At the Oscars evening in October we celebrated by awarding those staff who had achieved 25 years. It is when we look at long service that adjectives like dedication, loyalty, commitment and devotion really do start to have a meaning. The people that were awarded on that evening have spent ¼ of a century with Read More
Residents, staff, family, friends and Trustees of the House of Light at Allerton Park got together this week to start their Christmas celebrations. Good food, company and entertainment from the Singing Santa followed by Christmas karaoke made for a very enjoyable evening. A great time was had by all.
With many schools closing for the Christmas break on Friday 16th December Craig Beedle, Catholic Care’s Financial Accountant took on a very different role as a van driver. Ably assisted by a young volunteer, he drove around the Diocese collecting all the very kind donations from Schools and Colleges who had responded to the Christmas Read More
With Christmas only days away our Christmas deliveries are well underway. Staff at Catholic Care are packing their cars full of toys and presents and taking them to the families we support out in the community across the Diocese for whom Christmas can be a very difficult time for a whole variety of reasons. We Read More
The Department for Communities and Local Government has published Dame Louise Casey’s review into integration and opportunity in isolated and deprived communities. The review highlights the contribution of faith-based work to society, with Caritas Social Action Network (CSAN) and its members being recognised along with two others as examples of faith-based organisations who “undertake social Read More
The DWP have issued a press release informing that a two-year project to support people with learning disabilities and autism in finding work, has been backed by £280,000 of Department for Work and Pensions investment. The project will include four new picture books to promote group discussions on finding and keeping a job and book Read More
A Home Office statistical release states that in September 2016 just under 38,000 asylum seekers in the UK were receiving support from the Government’s National Asylum Support Service, and were entitled to accommodation and/or financial support of less than £6 per day. Catholic Care are working collaboratively with Parishes and other organisations within the Diocese Read More
Festive music played and the room at the Crown Plaza in Leeds was adorned with decorations as Carol Hill (Director of Catholic Care) welcomed guests including the people we care for and support, Trustees, staff, friends and donors and people from the Parishes to the annual Catholic Care Christmas party. What a wonderful night it Read More