Justine’s Story

Thanks to the Centre Justine finally has security and a way to support her family, but her struggle continues.

Jenny’s Story

Read an account of our Welfare Rights Officer’s typical day helping the vulnerable people who come to the Centre for advice.

International Women’s Day

Sunday is International Women’s Day. Teresa who learn to read at the Centre is one of many stories of inspirational women connected to the Centre.

Plater Trust Awards

Once again we were delighted to host the annual Plater Trust Awards, presented by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, who is also a Patron of the Cardinal Hume Centre.

Expanding fundraising team

The Cardinal Hume Centre is very excited to announce that we are expanding our brilliant fundraising team and as a result of we are now recruiting for two new part-time roles; Major Donor Assistant and Trust Officer.

Did you see us in the Telegraph?

Did you see our insert in the Telegraph’s Saturday magazine this week inviting you to join the George Basil Hume Foundation? By giving regularly to the Cardinal Hume Centre you could help vulnerable people turn their lives around, offering them hope for the future. Committing to give a regular gift to the Centre provides long term stability to people in need and helps us […]

Yassir’s Story

When Yassir first came to the Cardinal Hume Centre for help he was demoralised, lacking confidence and fired up by a sense of injustice. His family were struggling, his father was sick, and Yassir needed to find work in order to look after them. “I’ve got a lot of responsibilities,” says Yassir. “At the end of the day it’s not […]

A hugely successful evening!

The Cardinal Hume Centre’s inaugural concert has been a definite success, with incredible performances invoking huge applause and over £25,000 raised.

Ken’s story

For many people facing a crisis it is hard to know where to turn. Pride, fear, uncertainty can all make taking the first step difficult. For Ken, who has always worked hard to put food on the table for himself and his partner, unemployment and failed attempts at finding work meant having to choose between a meal for the day […]

CEO Blog – Use your vote or lose your voice

In the run up to the general election, the Centre will be encouraging and supporting people to register, particularly the young people in our hostel, given that some 3 million young people who are eligible to vote have not registered.

A very special thank you – video

We were all very moved by the generosity displayed by our supporters before Christmas, and our clients were incredibly appreciative. Please watch this watch this special short video.

Tomasi’s Story

Tomasi spent 10 years trying to get the right to stay in the UK with his children, then he met the Cardinal Hume Centres immigration advice team.

The Volunteer Survey 2014

Our volunteers are incredibly valuable to us, therefore we want to know whether they feel valued and if their time here is mutually beneficial. For two years we have collected detailed feedback from them in the Annual Volunteer Survey, and the 2014 results are in.

A Tribute to the late Paul Goggins

This tribute was also published in the January issue of the Oremus. Tickets to the memorial concert are on sale here. I can count the number of times I shared time with Paul Goggins on one hand. And yet I will never forget this lovely man. He had a magnesium flash about him; as busy as ten stretched people, there […]