Central Office

Here you can find the news from all the areas we work in and jobs at our Central office

  • Chris Elliott joins as new Chair of Trustees


    We are delighted to welcome Christopher Elliott as the new Chair of Trustees for Welcare. After 6 weeks in his new position, we asked about his first impressions, and hopes for the future of Welcare.

  • Asics London 10k July 2021


    On Sunday 25 July, the largest closed-road running event in London since the March 2020 lockdown took place through central London. Welcare was proudly represented by one of our most loyal and hard-working supporters, Sue Floyd, and two friends Queen and Ngozi who all represented Welcare and raised funds for our work. Pictured, Queen, Sue […]

  • Our work with the Youth Offending Team


    This year, Welcare staff have been working closely with the Youth Offending Team, working with children who have been in trouble with the law, and their siblings, helping them to rehabilitate and stay away from crime. This work has been funded by the Youth Endowment Fund. Since joining us in early 2021, Welcare Senior Family […]

  • Business Manager


    Welcare is looking for an experienced full time Business Manager to deliver a broad range of administrative functions at its Central office. You will need to demonstrate a high standard of written English, excellent IT skills, experience of data in-putting and database management, understanding of financial procedures, good people skills and the ability to transfer […]

  • Families in Crisis: how our fund has helped


    One thing that stood out to our teams in the last year is the range of challenges different families face. By introducing our Families in Crisis Fund we have been able to allocate funds at our discretion, working closely with families who desperately need immediate and practical support   Over the Christmas period, our supporters […]

  • Fundraising achievements through the pandemic


    As 2020 brought about many changes in day to day life for the nation, our supporters found ways to get creative with their fundraising. As we approach one year since the nation was first placed under lockdown, we look back on the innovative ways Welcare supporters have continued to help us raise funds for the […]

  • Phased Return to Work


    From the week beginning the 22nd June 2020, we began Phase 1 of a Four phase return to work.  This means that while a majority of staff continue to work from home some members of staff are now working from our centres on a rota basis.   We will monitor how these arrangements work and will review […]

  • Challenges for Carers


    Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of the challenges carers face and an opportunity to celebrate the hard work and dedication of all unpaid carers. But there is a big difference between caring for your child, which is part of parenting, and being your child’s carer. It is essential that we recognise […]

  • Life during Lockdown: Keeping families connected


    Bea, a single mother of 2 children in her 30s, was referred to Welcare earlier this year in order to access our MySpace programme. When the country locked down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Bea began to feel isolated and reached out to ask for help.   Bea was referred to Welcare’s Myspace programme to […]

  • Welcare Coronavirus Support


    Welcare is continuing to support families throughout the current Coronavirus crisis. All centres continue to accept new referrals for support and our staff have moved to remote working but are continuing to support parents and children by phone, email, through our website and social media channels. We also offer practical support and are distributing supermarket […]

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