Junior Young Carers Project Summer Trip /

The plight of young carers is well documented, family circumstances mean that from an early age some children and young people provide regular or ongoing care and support to another family member as a result of them having a physical or mental illness, a disability, or are struggling with substance misuse. Young carers often take Read More

Community Sponsorship in Settle – Update /

Since the family arrived towards the end of August it has been really busy for both them and the volunteers. They have been supported in registering at the GP’s and the opticians, attending the jobcentre, setting up bank accounts and understanding their money, how much they will receive and how bills etc can be paid. Read More

A Huge Welcome to our Syrian Refugees /

The Diocese of Leeds welcomes its first Syrian Refugee family to arrive via Community Sponsorship. Members of the ReSETTLEment Community Sponsorship Group set out one August morning to Manchester Airport to meet the family they had been preparing for over the past 12 months. “I don’t know who was more nervous” said Paul Kelly the Read More

Food Bank Runs Out of Food /

We heard earlier this week that Batley Food Bank, despite its best efforts and generous donations from local people and businesses has run out of food due to such a high level of demand. (News Article) Food poverty is a disease of our modern society. At Catholic Care we see this all too often especially Read More

Paul’s Wish Comes True /

Paul lives in Catholic Care’s Residential Home in Leeds and has a learning disability. His big wish was to drive a fast car! So on 24th August Paul and his friends set out for a day to remember. They headed for Elvington racetrack where’s Paul’s wish came true with his high performance car experience in Read More