LE MO-TOUR For Refugees /

Explore the beautiful Yorkshire Dales and support one of our Community Sponsorship Groups in their efforts to raise funds to welcome a refugee family to Nidderdale at the same time. All you need to do is to register on the Nidderdale Community Welcome website and off you go! It costs just £10 to enter – Read More

Men’s Health Week 2021 (14-20 June) /

This week is National men’s health week, this year there is a focus on encouraging men to share how they are feeling, particularly in relation to the Covid- 19 pandemic, helping to improve mental health in difficult times. The Five Steps to Wellbeing for men and women! These steps improve everyone’s health and wellbeing. But Read More

Refugee Week 2021 /

The theme for this year’s Refugee Week (running from 14-20th June) is “We Cannot Walk Alone”, a particularly pertinent topic in the context of Community Sponsorship as once groups have welcomed a refugee family, they walk beside them as they rebuild their lives in the UK. Watch the impact that Community Sponsorship has in this Read More

Catholic Care – A Values Led Charity /

Catholic Care is a faith based charity which has been providing services to anyone who is disadvantaged, vulnerable or marginalised across West and parts of North Yorkshire for over 150 years. We work without prejudice and support families and individuals of all faiths and none. We also employ people of all faiths or no faith Read More

Catholic Care Cookery School /

Tesco Community Cookery School with a little help from Jamie Oliver comes to Catholic Care! In partnership with Jamie Oliver and FareShare, Tesco’s Community Cookery School is an amazing initiative to promote cookery skills and healthy eating. Sue Parsons has completed her training so that we were able to launch the programme this week at Read More

A Celebration of Our Year 2020 /

We are delighted to present our review of 2020, which has been a year like no other, a year of challenges that none of us have ever been faced with before and ever want to be faced with again. Despite all the phenomenal challenges we have continued to provide a full range of services and Read More

Mary Simmons Retires /

After nearly 40 years working for Catholic Care on 23rd December Mary Simmons bade a fond farewell to colleagues as she left to start her very well earned retirement. Many of you will know Mary, she has been the heart of the Charity for so long and she will be very sadly missed, not just Read More

Christmas Vouchers for Families /

Christmas is a time for celebration, but it can also put additional financial pressures on families and we knew that this was even more likely to be felt much more strongly this year due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In November we tasked our social work team who work in over 60 schools Read More

Christmas Doorstep Visits /

Rachel Beedle, Development Worker for older people’s groups, has been very busy over the last two weeks. Rachel has undertaken 100 visits across the Diocese, visiting group members who have not been able to come together in their groups for some months now. Rachel created gifts for all the group members, hand decorating the gift Read More