Happy Birthday Sharon /

Congratulations Sharon on your 50th birthday. Sharon, who has worked for the Charity for 21 years, celebrated her special birthday with colleagues and friends at Head Office. Sharon, who is Service Manager for the Charity’s Adult Learning Disabilities and Older People’s Services, enjoyed a buffet lunch with colleagues. Fresh strawberries and cream gave the occasion Read More

Memories with Friends /

Normanton, 7th August 2017, and our Monday Friends group came together with other parishioners from the parish of St John the Baptist and people from the local area to enjoy a morning of “memories with family and friends”. We held event to celebrate international day of friendship and provided an opportunity for people to take Read More

Investors in People – Recognition Approved /

Catholic Care has recently undergone its Investors in People assessment. We are very pleased that the assessor has just confirmed that we have met the challenging requirements of the Generation 6 Standard and has confirmed that we have retained our Investors in People accreditation. In the report the assessor commented: “I have thoroughly enjoyed assessing Read More

The St Stephens & Friends Breakfast Club /

Friday August 4th saw some of the newly formed St Stephens and Friends group take to the road for their first summer trip. A leisurely tour of the museum at Cliffe Castle was thoroughly enjoyed before everyone went for a sumptuous carvery lunch together at The Toby. One of the Keighley members excitedly reported, “Whilst Read More

Yorkshire Day Celebration in Silsden /

Catholic Care is a member of the national Embrace Project which supports parishes to engage with the older members in their communities to address loneliness and social isolation. Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Silsden is the first parish to have started an Embrace group and, on the 1st August, the first Tuesday Friendship Group celebrated Read More

A close ‘knit’ parish /

Following an appeal, delivered by a representative of Catholic Care, St Joseph’s parish in Brighouse began to think of ways they could get involved and support the charity. We are so very grateful for the many people who have made donations of time, toys, clothes and money which has enabled Catholic Care to support a Read More

Happy Birthday Helen /

A few weeks ago Helen Brand celebrated “one of those birthdays” where in her own words she became “more mature”. The occasion was marked at Head Office on Monday 12th June at morning coffee when Helen was presented with a gift and a delicious birthday cake. Helen started working for Catholic Care when she was Read More

Fish & Chips Calypso Evening /

It was a period of calm in what otherwise had been a stormy week and the sun shone brightly on Friday evening, 9th June, as the people we provide a service to, staff, family, Trustees and friends gathered in our garden at Headingley to enjoy a fish and chip supper. This year came with a Read More