Sunday, 15 January was the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. Almost three quarters of people who come to the Cardinal Hume Centre for support were born overseas.
The Cardinal Hume Centre has stressed the need not only to confront the current homelessness crisis but to tackle it from its roots.
Just three weeks ago we had our annual staff and volunteer conference. We had chosen the theme of hope.
Land Securities, the company responsible for the recent transformation of Victoria, is hosting an even bigger and better Christmas carol concert at Westminster Cathedral in aid of the Centre, following the success of last year’s inaugural event. The festivities will spread beyond the Cathedral too, as ticket holders will be invited to a post-concert reception on the roof garden at […]
Last Thursday (3rd November), on a cold, wintery night, the Cardinal Hume Centre met with local investment advice firm, Cambridge Associates, for a friendly eleven-a-side football match. Gareth Farmer, one of our Advice and Assessment Officers, was tasked with pulling a squad together to represent the Centre on the pitch.
This summer the Centre’s family services team ran a space-themed holiday activity programme for families living on low incomes. Over 36 families attended, with 90 children getting to enjoy a range of inter-galactic activities, games, trips and film screenings between 27th July and 28th August.
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.
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 left the Centre four-years-ago, in a much better situation than when he arrived, and things have kept improving for him.
Join Etcetera Choir on Tue 14 Jul at 1pm, for their summer concert at St Stephens Church
Nadeisha started volunteering in our hostel at the beginning of this year, returning to the Centre 18 years after receiving help here herself.
After seven years of getting nowhere, Abiola finally found the help she needed at the Cardinal Hume Centre.
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.
As requested by supporters. How £100 is spent across the Centre.
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.
After sleeping rough, Lavonne and her daughter are starting a new life, all thanks to the Centre’s dedicated support.
Sixteen years after his death, friends of the Cardinal Hume Centre filled the Sacred Heart chapel celebrating an anniversary Mass for Cardinal Hume.
The Cardinal Hume Centre is pleased to announce the new Chair of its Board of Trustees, Dr Robert Arnott, who has been a trustee of the Centre since November 2013.
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 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.