Many churches across the UK will mark Homeless Sunday on 22 January. Falling in the cold days of January, it is a timely reminder of those members of society who – for a variety of reasons – do not have somewhere safe and warm to call home.
The Cardinal Hume Centre has stressed the need not only to confront the current homelessness crisis but to tackle it from its roots.
St. James Theatre and Cardinal Hume Centre are delighted to announce that an incredible £18,667.66 has been raised during the sell-out five week run of The Pianist of Willesden Lane, which ran at the St. James Theatre from 20 January – 27 February 2016.
Willie got in touch with the Cardinal Hume Centre out of the blue in June, 20 years after receiving help from staff in the Centre’s Hostel. His email was extremely touching, and he has kindly allowed us to share his words with you.
When the Cardinal Hume Centre was selected as Grosvenor’s charity partner in April 2014 to say we were elated is an understatement. We couldn’t wait to see what would happen with this partnership and we have not been disappointed.
Ed and Kenji give an account of their week of volunteering at the Cardinal Hume Centre: “We spent this week at the Cardinal Hume Centre, experiencing the vast range of services that it offers to all who desire them. On arriving at the centre, we expected it to be a normal soup-kitchen type homeless shelter. However, it quickly became apparent […]
Volunteers play a valuable role in the delivery of our services and we strive to ensure that all volunteers have a meaningful and rewarding experience while working with us. Our commitment to volunteering is demonstrated through our investing in volunteers award. We have a large number of volunteers, almost 100 at the last count, who are involved in many different […]
Joanne Joanne has been volunteering in our charity shop since early 2013. She writes about how much she enjoys giving directly back to the community. Tom “Having done precious little volunteering before, I was keen to get some first-hand experience and learn something new about the great work voluntary groups do to help those in need. I […]
George Haliburton Hume OSB, OM, MA, STL (March 2, 1923-June 17, 1999) was born in Newcastle upon Tyne to Sir William Errington Hume and Marie Elizabeth Tisseyre. His father was a Protestant heart doctor from Scotland, and his mother the French Catholic daughter of an army officer. He had three sisters and one brother. He joined the Benedictine monastery at […]
Why work with us? Support your local community – by working with the Centre you are giving back to the local community in which you work. Motivate your staff – supporting us will boost staff moral and sense of worth. Whether it is fundraising, volunteering or team events, staff participation leads to more driven and happy employees. Enhance your reputation […]
The Cardinal Hume Centre’s charity shop is a great place to pick up a high quality bargain. Donations and volunteers are always welcome.
A gift to the Cardinal Hume Centre in your will, however small, would help those who do not have a family to look out for them. Those who rely on people they do not know – people like you – to care about them.
The Cardinal Hume Centre is supported by a wide range of Charitable Trusts and Foundations. We aim to work in partnership with Trusts to deliver long-term and secure funding so that we are able to meet the needs of the local community in a sustainable way. Business Plan 2014-17 lays out the strategic and operational objectives of the Centre. The Annual […]
The Cardinal Hume Centre has developed strong relationships with schools across the country and we are keen to welcome new supporters.
Support the Cardinal Hume Centre by doing a Big Sleepout A sponsored Big Sleepout is a wonderful way to raise money for the Centre and continue the work started by Cardinal Hume. Sleeping out under the night sky is also an opportunity to reflect on what life without a home is like. You can do a Big Sleepout at any time of they year in […]
Celebrate and support the Cardinal Hume Centre by holding a cheese and wine party. The Big Cheese started as a fundraising campaign to celebrate 25 years of the Cardinal Hume Centre and its popularity has enabled it to continue into our 30th year and beyond. Many of our supporters are planning their next Big Cheese, they say that the first one […]
Cardinal Hume Centre provides free and accredited advice on basic as well as complex immigration matters.
The Surgery has two doctors and provides a full range of medical care solely to homeless people from across London. It has a particular focus on the primary care management of substance misuse, alcohol abuse and chronic severe mental illness. The surgery is open Monday to Friday 10am to 12:30pm and 2pm to 4pm (except Wednesday afternoon when closed) and […]
If your family are living in unsuitable accommodation or at risk of becoming homeless then the Centre can help you. If you live in Westminster and have an issue with your accommodation, we can help with confidential housing advice and support. We’ll listen to your concerns and do our best to help improve your situation. Please or call 020 7227 1673. […]