About CATH

Chester Aid to the Homeless (CATH) was founded by a team of volunteers in 1972 to provide help and support to Chester’s homeless community. The charity has developed over four decades to become a leading homeless charity in the city of Chester providing a wide range of services.

CATH remains the key Chester City Centre charity for homeless people, offering support, encouragement and a safety net to those in crisis. The Harold Tomlins Centre is open to all in need of help and support.

  • CATH operates the only homeless day centre in the County of Cheshire
  • CATH welcomes up to 500 individuals to its day services per annum
  • CATH has 24 supported beds that operate under high demand and have a continual waiting list
  • CATH picks up those clients that have greatest difficulty accessing statutory services
  • CATH listens to client voices through a volunteer force that care

Due to the rapidly increasing numbers of homeless people on the streets of Chester, CATH needs your support NOW!

How you can help

Donations and community fundraising are an essential part of our income which helps us to provide the level and range of services we do.

Find out more about how you can help Chester Aid to the Homeless by clicking here

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Our Values

To CATH values are a set of principles that we as a charity live and work by…

Charity

CATH has been created by the people for the people.

Commitment

CATH’s priority is always to support those in crisis.

Enthusiasm

CATH believes that all things are possible when applied to community and partnership.

Learning

CATH commits to learning to help people grow and thrive as citizens

Conviction

CATH works to provide the most accessible services available.

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About us

Chester Aid to the Homeless remains the key Chester City Centre charity for homeless people, offering support, encouragement and a safety net to those in crisis. The Harold Tomlins Centre is open to all in need of help and support.

How you can help

Find out more about how you can help Chester Aid To the Homeless here

Contact us

CATH
The Bluecoat
Upper Northgate Street
Chester
CH1 4EE

Phone: 01244 314 834
Email: info@cath.org.uk

 

Harold Tomlins Centre
24 Grosvenor Street
Chester
CH1 2DD

Phone: 01244 409 158