Autumn/Winter Magazine Now Available!

The Autumn/Winter 2019 edition of our magazine is here! Inside you will find an introduction from our Chief Executive, George O’Neill, a look at what our clients have to say about us, a delicious Doro Wot recipe from Alem, some immigration facts and figures along with the inspiring stories of Adam, Brenda and Monica. Enjoy! You can download the magazine PDF […]


Do you want to continue living in the UK after Brexit?

If you are an EU, EEA, Swiss Citizen or non-EU family member, you and your family can apply to the European Union Settlement Scheme. At the Cardinal Hume Centre, we can give you the support needed with the application FOR MORE INFORMATION: 07930 661 564 carlamonteiro@cardinalhumecentre.org.uk Please click here  for more information on the scheme


London Legal Walkies

Legal Walkies is a chance for dogs and their owners to get together in support of access to justice. Immigration is increasing all over the world, with conflict, discrimination and economic unrest forcing people to risk their lives by leaving their home countries. These are the very people that our immigration team try to support. 256 new cases were opened […]


Mending broken family bonds

Marwa’s successful move-on from the Cardinal Hume Centre’s hostel for homeless young people: In January this year Marwa moved into a room at the Cardinal Hume Centre’s hostel for young people. Her father had thrown her out of the family home after she had been seen talking to a boy whom he believed to be her boyfriend. Homeless, separated from […]


ROOM FOR GROWTH

Most of the families who come to the Cardinal Hume Centre, as well as the homeless young people living in the hostel, have little to no access to gardening, let alone a garden of their own – for them the struggle to survive takes priority. Many have told us they would appreciate access to an outside space. Green areas and […]


Read all about it!

The Summer 2019 edition of our magazine is here! Inside you will find an introduction from our Chief Executive, George O’Neill, the inspiring story of Feven who is now a rising star working at Pret, memories and photographs or Cardinal Hume and a recipe for Mohammed’s delicious Lebanese soup. You can download the magazine PDF in full, or if you’d like […]


When Yasmin Met Fella…

Fella joined the Cardinal Hume Centre’s Advice and Assessment Team in September 2018 and is one of the first staff members that clients meet when they come through our doors. Yasmin was one of her first clients.


Fauré Requiem

Come along to St James’s Church to hear works by Schmidt, Aresnsky, Mozart and Bach, performed by the Schola Cantorum of Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School, Mary Bevan and Laura van der Heijden on 9 July 2019. 

 

 


Centre hosts special celebration to mark completion of £1m hub

Supporters of the Cardinal Hume Centre are heading to the charity today for a special event, celebrating the successfully completion of the Centre’s £1m rebuild project. As part of the celebrations, guests will hear directly from clients about how the Centre transformed their lives, before joining Centre trustee Bishop Nicholas Hudson, Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Westminster, as he […]


Volunteers bring festive cheer to Cardinal Hume Centre

More than 100 volunteers from companies based in London Victoria and beyond are rolling up their sleeves at the Cardinal Hume Centre, as they help prepare the charity for the festive season. Christmas at the Cardinal Hume Centre – which supports individuals and families to overcome poverty and homelessness – is the charity’s busiest time. Every year, our corporate and […]


Cathedral concert-goers raise roof and funds for Cardinal Hume Centre

One of London’s largest charity carol concerts is to return to Westminster Cathedral this year, once again raising funds to help local young people and families overcome poverty and homelessness. With all proceeds going to the Cardinal Hume Centre, the event on 13 December – organised by our corporate partners Landsec – the event will include a variety of yuletide […]


Centre to benefit from double donations as Big Give Christmas Challenge launches

Donations to the Cardinal Hume Centre can be doubled be between 12pm on 27 November and 12pm on 4 December, as the charity once again takes part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge – the largest match funding campaign in the UK. The Westminster-based charity – which helps people access the support, and develop the skills they need, to overcome […]


Londoners brave cold to help tackle poverty and homelessness

Adventurous Londoners are being urged to grab a sleeping bag, brave the cold and spend a night sleeping out in the grounds of the Royal Academy of Arts on 6 November – generating vital funds to prevent homelessness. The all-night challenge aims to raise money for the Cardinal Hume Centre, a Westminster-based charity which has been helping people overcome poverty […]


The big reveal: Cardinal Hume Centre hosts special open day

The Cardinal Hume Centre is to showcase its brand new hub and the specialist services running from there on Tuesday 23 October 2018. Potential and existing clients, referral agencies, partners and other interested organisations are invited to attend. Guests will have the chance to tour the charity’s attractive and accessible new space – the result of a £1m revamp of […]


Autumn/winter Magazine 2018 now available!

The autumn/winter 2018 edition of our magazine contains a selection of stories from our services. Inside you will find an introduction from our new Chief Executive, George O’Neill, a sneak peek at what the children in our family centre get up to during their summer in the city and the story of Ahmed, a refugee who has developed a love […]


Cardinal Hume Centre’s summer programme helps youngsters have fun in the sun

Local children from families in need are to benefit from three weeks of summer fun, thanks to the Cardinal Hume Centre’s summer programme which launches today. The popular annual event, set up by the charity to help people overcome poverty and homelessness, will see 30 youngsters aged 5 to 13 years getting involved in a wide range of free activities, […]


Cardinal Hume Centre singers come together in perfect harmony

Clients, staff and volunteers from the Cardinal Hume Centre’s Key Notes singing group are today taking centre stage at Wigmore Hall in Central London, performing a medley of songs they have learned and written to colleagues, friends and family. The special event marks the end of another successful term of singing at the Cardinal Hume Centre. Led by professionals from […]


Cardinal Hume Centre welcomes new CEO George O’Neill

Trustees, staff and volunteers of the Cardinal Hume Centre are extending a warm welcome to the charity’s new Chief Executive, George O’Neill, who takes up his post today. George joins the Centre from L’Arche London, part of an international charity providing housing and support to adults with learning disabilities, where he worked as Director and Community Leader. He has previously […]