Marwa’s successful move-on from the Cardinal Hume Centre’s hostel for homeless young people: In January this year Marwa moved into a room at the Cardinal Hume Centre’s hostel for young people. Her father had thrown her out of the family home after she had been seen talking to a boy whom he believed to be her boyfriend. Homeless, separated from […]
Most of the families who come to the Cardinal Hume Centre, as well as the homeless young people living in the hostel, have little to no access to gardening, let alone a garden of their own – for them the struggle to survive takes priority. Many have told us they would appreciate access to an outside space. Green areas and […]
The Summer 2019 edition of our magazine is here! Inside you will find an introduction from our Chief Executive, George O’Neill, the inspiring story of Feven who is now a rising star working at Pret, memories and photographs or Cardinal Hume and a recipe for Mohammed’s delicious Lebanese soup. You can download the magazine PDF in full, or if you’d like […]
Fella joined the Cardinal Hume Centre’s Advice and Assessment Team in September 2018 and is one of the first staff members that clients meet when they come through our doors. Yasmin was one of her first clients.
Come along to St James’s Church to hear works by Schmidt, Aresnsky, Mozart and Bach, performed by the Schola Cantorum of Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School, Mary Bevan and Laura van der Heijden on 9 July 2019.
Supporters of the Cardinal Hume Centre are heading to the charity today for a special event, celebrating the successfully completion of the Centre’s £1m rebuild project. As part of the celebrations, guests will hear directly from clients about how the Centre transformed their lives, before joining Centre trustee Bishop Nicholas Hudson, Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Westminster, as he […]
More than 100 volunteers from companies based in London Victoria and beyond are rolling up their sleeves at the Cardinal Hume Centre, as they help prepare the charity for the festive season. Christmas at the Cardinal Hume Centre – which supports individuals and families to overcome poverty and homelessness – is the charity’s busiest time. Every year, our corporate and […]
One of London’s largest charity carol concerts is to return to Westminster Cathedral this year, once again raising funds to help local young people and families overcome poverty and homelessness. With all proceeds going to the Cardinal Hume Centre, the event on 13 December – organised by our corporate partners Landsec – the event will include a variety of yuletide […]
Donations to the Cardinal Hume Centre can be doubled be between 12pm on 27 November and 12pm on 4 December, as the charity once again takes part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge – the largest match funding campaign in the UK. The Westminster-based charity – which helps people access the support, and develop the skills they need, to overcome […]
Adventurous Londoners are being urged to grab a sleeping bag, brave the cold and spend a night sleeping out in the grounds of the Royal Academy of Arts on 6 November – generating vital funds to prevent homelessness. The all-night challenge aims to raise money for the Cardinal Hume Centre, a Westminster-based charity which has been helping people overcome poverty […]
The Cardinal Hume Centre is to showcase its brand new hub and the specialist services running from there on Tuesday 23 October 2018. Potential and existing clients, referral agencies, partners and other interested organisations are invited to attend. Guests will have the chance to tour the charity’s attractive and accessible new space – the result of a £1m revamp of […]
A new hub at the Cardinal Hume Centre to help people overcome poverty and homelessness is opening its doors to the public on Wednesday 12 September.
The autumn/winter 2018 edition of our magazine contains a selection of stories from our services. Inside you will find an introduction from our new Chief Executive, George O’Neill, a sneak peek at what the children in our family centre get up to during their summer in the city and the story of Ahmed, a refugee who has developed a love […]
Local children from families in need are to benefit from three weeks of summer fun, thanks to the Cardinal Hume Centre’s summer programme which launches today. The popular annual event, set up by the charity to help people overcome poverty and homelessness, will see 30 youngsters aged 5 to 13 years getting involved in a wide range of free activities, […]
Clients, staff and volunteers from the Cardinal Hume Centre’s Key Notes singing group are today taking centre stage at Wigmore Hall in Central London, performing a medley of songs they have learned and written to colleagues, friends and family. The special event marks the end of another successful term of singing at the Cardinal Hume Centre. Led by professionals from […]
Trustees, staff and volunteers of the Cardinal Hume Centre are extending a warm welcome to the charity’s new Chief Executive, George O’Neill, who takes up his post today. George joins the Centre from L’Arche London, part of an international charity providing housing and support to adults with learning disabilities, where he worked as Director and Community Leader. He has previously […]
Friends of the Cardinal Hume Centre are to attend a special anniversary Mass this evening, giving thanks for life and legacy of Cardinal Basil Hume, our charity’s founder. The event is being celebrated by Bishop Nicholas Hudson, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster and a trustee of the Centre, with music provided by Clare Dawson, Director of Music at the London Oratory […]
The stunning Royal Academy of Arts will be the venue for the Cardinal Hume Centre’s 2018 sleepout on 6 November, the Cardinal Hume Centre has announced today. The all-night event challenges business and community leaders – along with their colleagues, family or friends – to grab a sleeping bag, brave the cold, and spend a night under the stars in […]
Volunteers at the Cardinal Hume Centre will receive special treatment this week in recognition of the vital work they do to support the Westminster-based charity. The Centre’s volunteers will receive a specially designed thank you card and enjoy an array of edible treats, as part of National Volunteers’ Week (1 – 7 June 2018). The Centre will also release a […]
Sure-footed solicitors from the Cardinal Hume Centre are this week preparing to join the Lord Chief Justice and thousands of other legal professionals for the annual sponsored London Legal Walk event on Monday 21 May. The participants will walk 10k through the capital to raise money for the Cardinal Hume Centre and more than 100 other organisations across London and […]