#CareDay20 – A Global Celebration of Children in Care /

Care Day, the world’s biggest celebration of children and young people with care experience, took place this year on 21 February 2020. Care Day 2020 is an opportunity to celebrate the rights of care experienced children and young people and is a joint initiative between five children’s rights charities across the U.K. and Ireland, under Read More

Frank’s Big Wish Comes True /

In our Adult Learning Disability Service at Catholic Care we support the people we care for to identify and achieve a Big Wish each year, something they really want to do that they will look forward to and really enjoy doing. Something that is extra special. On the 24th of January this year, one of Read More

Celebration Evening at the Plater Trust /

On Thursday 20th February, the Charles Plater Trust held its 9th awards evening. As former recipients Catholic Care were invited to take part in the celebration to share learning and meet this year’s award winners. In 2018 the charity was awarded a grant to fund its Safer Together Project, an initiative to promote healthy none Read More

Catholic Care Roadshow at St Benedict’s Garforth /

Over the weekend of 15/16 February St Benedict’s in Garforth became the latest destination for the Catholic Care Roadshow. Despite Storm Dennis over 300 people attended Mass in the church across weekend. Carol Hill (Director of Catholic Care ) said “its heart warming when people come up to you and share their experiences of how Read More

Au Revoir Westhaven /

Westhaven is one of Catholic Care’s residential homes for adults with a learning disability which is located in Dewsbury. Established now for over 30 years the home has become tired and with the current trends in the care sector for residential care to be for only the most complex of needs Westhaven no longer fit Read More

Catholic Care Roadshow at the Cathedral in Leeds /

On 9th February Carol Hill (director of Catholic Care) and Anthony who is taking part in the Charity’s graduate scheme, took the Catholic Care Roadshow to St Anne’s Cathedral in Leeds. Carol spoke from the alter sharing with the congregation some of the work undertaken by the charity answering the questions; “Who are Catholic Care?” Read More

Young Carers Awareness Day 2020 /

Young Carers Awareness Day 2020 Young Carers Awareness Day raises awareness of the challenges faced by young carers and campaigns for greater support for them. It’s an annual event, led by Carers Trust, and this year it took place on 30 January 2020. Every day across the UK thousands of young people help to look Read More