A varied experience of work

The Centre was very grateful to have two enthusiastic volunteers from London Nautical School helping out across various services last week.

Kathy & Evelyn’s Story

Kathy & Evelyn both generously volunteer in the advice and assessment team, running the client facing reception. The experience has really opened their eyes to how much people are struggling.

Centre’s volunteers praised in House of Lords debate

At a debate in the House of Lords this week, Lord Touhig praised the diversity of volunteers at the Cardinal Hume Centre and the support they give to the hundreds of people who come to the Centre for support each month.

Darryl’s Story

Darryl left the Centre four-years-ago, in a much better situation than when he arrived, and things have kept improving for him.

Nadeisha’s Story

Nadeisha started volunteering in our hostel at the beginning of this year, returning to the Centre 18 years after receiving help here herself.

Abiola’s Story

After seven years of getting nowhere, Abiola finally found the help she needed at the Cardinal Hume Centre.

Celebrating young people

Hundreds of young people, youth workers, teachers and supporters from across England and Wales, gathered in London’s Leicester Square on 1 July, for the inaugural Celebrating Young People Awards, organised by Million Minutes.

Free Summer Programme

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Lavonne’s Story

After sleeping rough, Lavonne and her daughter are starting a new life, all thanks to the Centre’s dedicated support.

Keep a Young Person Safe – Donate to our Lock Appeal

The Centre needs to raise £4,500 to replace the locks for the 32 rooms in our hostel. A donation to our lock appeal could ensure that the young people in our hostel continue to feel protected, supported and safe.

Volunteers’ Week BBQ 2015 – photos

Volunteers’ Week 2015 was a great success! We really wanted to highlight all the incredible work our volunteers do and let them know how much we appreciate them.

CEO Blog – Robbing the future

Those of us working in the housing and homelessness world were very concerned to learn from last week’s Queen’s Speech that the government intends to cut housing benefit for 18-21 year olds.

Volunteers’ Week – Nadeisha’s story

Over a hundred people regularly give of their time and skills to support the work of the Cardinal Hume Centre in London. Nationally, 23 million people volunteer, and 1-7 June is time to celebrate their hard work in National Volunteer Week.