Catholic Care’s Very Busy Summer /

When the first wave of coronavirus came along and the country went into Lockdown in March, we entered unprecedented times. No one had experienced anything like it before and certainly no one expected it to continue into the summer. With these drastic changes in our lives came a surge in demand as people faced enormous Read More

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Would you like to work for a charity that makes a difference to so many lives? /

Would you like to work for a charity that makes a difference to so many lives? Check out our latest vacancies at: catholic-care.org.uk/recruitment/ We have currently have vacancies in: #LearningDisabilityService – #Leeds #Bradford #Calderdale #Shipley #Brighouse #Bingley #Todmorden #SuttoninCraven #Keighley #ChildrensResidentialService – #Leeds #OlderPeopleService – #Skipton Catholic Care is an Equal Opportunities employer At Catholic Care we provide services to people of all faiths and none and also employ people Read More

World Mental Health Day /

World Mental Health Day is recognised all over the world on 10 October each year. The theme for this year, set by the World Federation for Mental Health is: Mental Health For All. Greater Investment- Greater Access. Everyone, Everywhere. During these difficult and uncertain times, support for Mental Health has never been more important. At Read More

International Older People’s Day /

Yesterday, October 1st 2020, marked 30 years of international older people’s day. Many events due to take place where people would gather together have been cancelled. 2020 has been a challenging year with the severe impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought on older people. Today is a time to raise awareness of older people’s Read More

Young Carers Project – Welcome Lauren /

Welcome to Lauren Oliver newly appointed Young Carers Support Worker. Lauren is well known to our Young Carers groups as a volunteer who has supported our work at Catholic Care for the last eighteen months. Due to Covid-19 we have had to pause our large group work programme, however the support for our young people Read More

House of Light Welcome New Addition /

Residents at Catholic Care’s residential home for adults with a learning disability in Leeds welcomed new additions to their family recently when Harry the Hedgehog and his mum arrived. Harry is so small that the residents are taking great delight in keeping him fattened up with little bits of food. Harry is slowly making his Read More

A Holiday Under Canvas /

The day started brightly for one of the young people living at our Leeds Residential Children’s Home as he set off for a short summer camping holiday. Although he chatted excitedly throughout the journey the skies grew darker and darker and then as they arrived at the camp site so did the heavy rain. Undeterred Read More