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

A Great British Holiday /

On Monday 10th August spirits were high and there was great excitement at the Charity’s Leeds children’s home as the young people set off for a week’s holiday in Filey. After a picnic lunch on route, the first stop in Filey was the beach and of course a dip in the sea to test the Read More

Congratulations to Jess Price /

Congratulations and well done to Jess Price who has been appointed Manager of the Schools, Children and Family Wellbeing Service. This is a new role created as part of the Charity’s new management structure. Jess joined the service in 2015 as a senior social worker, since this time Jess has established a excellent reputation within Read More

How to enjoy a beautiful summers day /

Robert and Caroline, who live in Catholic Care’s Residential home for adults with a learning disability in Leeds, love the outdoors and especially the local woods at Gledhow valley. They had a lovely morning on a beautiful summers day watching local wildlife and walking amongst the trees, they were both very pleased to be able Read More

Taking advantage of the pause in shielding /

For all those who have been shielding life has been a challenge with no access to the big wide world and none more so that the residents we care for in our residential home for adults with a learning disability in Leeds. Frank and Ann had a lovely morning up at our local park recently. Read More

Fruit for families /

Thanks to funding from the Gubay Fund, our Fruit for Families continues to thrive during the summer holiday period. To date we have delivered fruit to 219 individual families and as you can see they are delighted to receive it. Fruit can be expensive and when money is tight is one of those items left Read More

“Hello” Harrison /

Last Wednesday Carol called in at Harrison to say “hello” to the young people and staff in a socially distanced visit in the garden. One of the young people was very keen to show Carol his garden and they chatted away about the beans, pumpkins, tomatoes and onions that he is growing. The home has Read More

Welcome Rachel /

Welcome Rachel Carol Hill warmly welcomed Rachel Wilkinson on Monday to Catholic Care as the Charity’s newly appointed Head of Children & Family Care. She started her career as an RMN and continued to train as a specialist practitioner who has extensive experience in the areas of trauma, parenting, adverse childhood experiences and attachment, working Read More