Event List

  • Slaves on Our Doorsteps
    Slaves on Our Doorsteps
    Tuesday 1st May 2018
    Our Lady Immaculate and St Andrew Catholic Church Hall, 16 Nightingale Road, Hitchin, SG5 1QS

    Join us for an evening of practical advice on a local response to human trafficking, delivered by experts from the local Police and anti-trafficking charities.

    The evening will be introduced by Bishop Paul MacAleenan.

    Our speakers will be focusing on:

        - Recognising the signs of trafficking

        - What the church is doing to support victims and end modern slavery

        - The work the police are doing to bring traffickers to justice and help their victims.

        - What local organisations are doing around Hertfordshire to raise awareness and help victims.

    To RSVP please click herehttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/slaves-on-our-doorsteps-tickets-44588457276


    What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

    The nearest station is Hitchin, which is served by Great Northern and Thameslink trains. The parish is a ten minute walk from the station or there is there is the option of two buses (the 80 and the 98) which run regularly. There is disabled parking at the venue.

    How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

    If you have any questions about the event please email caritaswestminster@rcdow.org.uk or call 0207 931 6077.

    Is the venue accessible?

    The venue has disabled access and a hearing loop.

  • Community Sponsorship Information Evening
    Community Sponsorship Information Evening
    Thursday 31st May 2018
    Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN

    The event will: 
    • Bring different practitioners  to share experiences 
    •  Be an opportunity to hear from community sponsors and sponsored families  • Be an opportunity to  learn how to build teams and work towards welcoming a new family • Be an opportunity to connect with others 

  • Caritas Volunteer Fair
    Caritas Volunteer Fair
    Tuesday 5th June 2018
    Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN

    Join us for an evening looking at the motivation behind volunteering, how you can use your gifts and talents to volunteer and hear about the impact volunteering has.

    The event will also feature stalls and volunteering opportunities from a range of different organisations, so come along to get involved!

     Please RSVP to caritasvol@rcdow.org.uk or call 0207 931 6077 

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