Christmas Appeal 2019 /

Toys, gifts and food has all been collected in schools and parishes across the Diocese and now the big collection has commenced. The Catholic Care van has been driving round the length and breadth of the Diocese making those all important collections and delivering to our Head Office in Headingley which over the next couple Read More

Christmas Wonderland for Gianna Families /

Parents and their young children who have been helped by the Charity’s Gianna: Baby Bank Plus Project during the year entered a winter wonderland at the Tonge Garden Centre for a very special Christmas Experience. The children enjoyed a magical journey guided by the Christmas robins which ended with a special audience with Father Christmas! Read More

Christmas is coming! /

There was excitement in the air at the St Anthony’s Beeston Stay and Play Group’s Christmas Party! Children arrived snuggled up in scarves and hats dressed for the cold weather before revealing their Christmas jumpers which was the dress code for the day! Parents, staff and volunteers enjoyed a buffet brunch while the children played Read More

‘Inspiring people, despite adversity’ /

Since 1992 the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is recognised on 3 December around the world. This year’s theme focused on inclusivity and runs alongside the pledge to “leave no one behind”. On Wednesday 4 December 2019 Catholic Care took part in an event in the Brodrick Hall at Leeds City Museum to Read More

Catholic Care Christmas Party 2019 /

Staff, Trustees, Volunteers, friends and the people we care for came together on the evening of the 30th November to celebrate the annual Catholic Care Christmas Party at the Leeds Metropolitan Hotel. Guests were welcomed into the beautifully decorated hotel in glittering Christmas decor, and they felt an instant Christmas glow as they walked through Read More

Spookelicious! /

How do you get into the spirit of Halloween? Bake some spooky cupcakes of course! Graham, who lives at Catholic Care’s Residential Home for adults with a learning disability in Dewsbury did just that and was very pleased with his Spooktacular Halloween cupcakes and biscuits he made at college. Everyone in the home agreed that Read More

Flying High /

On the 25th of October, Catholic Care’s resident thrills queen, Caroline, who lives in our residential home in Leeds,  had a fantastic day out at Manchester Ifly, the home of indoor skydiving. The day started with lunch before the big flight (not sure if that was a good idea, but all was well!). Caroline had Read More

Fireman David! /

David, who is cared for by Catholic Care near Keighley, recently spent an enjoyable and informative afternoon at the Fire Station. He arrived armed with cake (always a good start), and sat chatting to all the Fire Fighters, drinking a coffee and eating said cake. David was then shown around the station, told how the Read More

Blackpool Day Trippers /

The lure of Blackpool illuminations always promises a good day out and so it was for the intrepid day-trippers, Pauline, Dean, Jim and Christopher who are cared for by Catholic Care near Brighouse. They enjoyed a trip down North pier and a stroll along the prom prom prom, !!! taking in that unique Blackpool atmosphere Read More