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.
Thirty years may seem a mere blip in the great scheme of things but thinking about the number of people who have come through our doors over those years, it’s time beyond measure.
Our Foot in the Door Partner for the month of February was The St James Theatre. The Centre was delighted to be selected as the chosen charity of the St. James Theatre in late 2015, but we could not have anticipated their recent fundraising efforts. During the sell-our run of The Pianist of Willesden Lane, which ran at the Theatre […]
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.
“Richard helped me so much. He made me feel strong when I was weak and he understands me. I give all my thanks to him. He told me I’d get my dream job, but I didn’t believe him” Joewell first came to the Centre in 2008. She was unemployed and living in a homeless hostel nearby. She had aspirations of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 has developed strong relationships with schools across the country and we are keen to welcome new supporters.
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 […]
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. […]
Our work simply couldn’t happen without our amazing supporters. Find out how you can join them in fundraising to help homeless people, and those in poverty to transform their lives.
Founded by Cardinal Basil Hume in 1986, the Cardinal Hume Centre gives people access to the skills and support needed to overcome poverty and homelessness. The Centre gives homeless young people, families in need and local people the support they need to realise their full potential. The Centre focuses on four areas of need: employment, housing, education and skills, and legal status. […]
Carmel-Anne Wright (now Carmel Hayes) studied physiotherapy in Kettering in the 90s and then continued her studies in London. It was there that she got involved with the Young Adult Pilgrims programme, organised by Cardinal Hume. When Cardinal Hume was recovering from a hip operation, Carmel-Anne acted as his physiotherapist, although George Basil called her a ‘phsyio-terrorist’. Carmel-Anne recently made […]