Earlier this month the young hostel residents enjoyed a New Years outing made possible thanks to the support of holiday rental company HomeAway. The young people showed their skills on the ice followed by dinner with staff from the Centre. It was a wonderful evening and great to see the young people having such a good time and supporting one […]

Westminster Abbey

In November 2015 the renowned Westminster Abbey generously opened its doors and invited employment clients to an inspiring experience with their ‘World of Work day’. The Abbey have been supporting the Centre since 2013 and one former client Natalija, has been working in their visitor service team for over two years. The Abbey were keen to provide a unique and inspiring […]

Land Securities

In mid August Land Securities opened their doors and invited some of the Centre’s clients to join their ‘Work Insight Day’, at their offices on Palace Street.  For many people, experiencing a real working environment  can be an important step in  securing employment… Employment Officer Richard Breedt along with six clients, joined the Land Securities Team for a tour of […]

Standard Chartered Bank

September’s Partner of the Month: Standard Chartered Bank “I came to the skills workshop at Standard Chartered with Ben. I couldn’t imagine I’d be standing up here giving this speech.” – Mary, former client of the Cardinal Hume Centre Last week the SCB UK Women Network welcomed employment officer Ben and eight clients into its head office to hear from staff about […]

Refugee crisis: Precious in the eyes of God

Given the current refugee crisis, there is a temptation to join the fearmongers in calling for iron gates to ‘keep out the masses’. As an organisation which holds the belief that each person is created in the image of God, and is therefore valuable and precious with the right to the fullness of life, what should our response be? Our CEO Cathy Corcoran […]

Gallowglass Security

July’s Partner of the Month:  Gallowglass Security After five years of unemployment Asan*, has found work with the support of the Cardinal Hume Centre and Foot in the Door partner Gallowglass Security. Asan, 46, fled to London to avoid conflict and persecution in his own country. He initially found work as a Security Guard but a change in personal circumstances […]

Young Persons’ Hostel

Our supported accommodation provides homeless young people between the ages of 16-24 with a place to call home, as well as the help needed to reach their full potential and equip them to thrive in adult life. There are 32 single bedrooms in the main building, with shared kitchens, lounges, games rooms, IT suite, shower rooms and bathroom facilities. Each […]