Inner London

Here you can find the news and jobs from our centres in Inner London

  • Helping Young People at Risk

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    We are thrilled to have been awarded £36,661 from the Youth Endowment Fund Covid-19 grant round to fund our work for twelve months in Inner London with families referred to us by the Youth Offending Service.  We will be working with young people, their parents and siblings with multiple risk factors for involvement in youth […]

  • Hannah Franklin: 4 years at Welcare

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    As Hannah prepares to move on after four years managing our Child & Family Support Service in Inner London, we interviewed her to look back on her time with Welcare… Re-launching Services in Inner London Welcare has served families in inner London boroughs for many generations, although by 2013 funding from statutory sources had completely […]

  • Interview with our student social worker

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    Alois Kurewa shares his experience of completing his social work student placement with us. Welcare is key voluntary sector partner with  Developing Together – Kingston University’s Social Work Teaching Partnership covering South West London and Surrey www.developingtogetherswtp.org.uk.   We offer social work placement opportunities to 2-3 students each year.  This year we welcomed Alois Kurewa to […]

  • Children’s Mental Health Week 2020

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    Children’s Mental Health Week takes place from Sunday 2nd to 9th February 2020, offering a period of reflection on the importance of emotional and mental wellbeing in young people. For Welcare, the week provides an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the work we do to help empower children and families in looking after their […]

  • Food & Fun Summer Club

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    Welcare’s first ever ‘Food & Fun’ summer club was run this year, in partnership with Together Southwark and churches in the North Lambeth Deanery.   Around 20 families participated overall, taking part in weekly activities designed to help children and parents/carers work together, and promote positive communication between family members.           […]

  • Food & Fun Summer Club is a a hit!

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    Welcare’s new Food & Fun Summer Club has got off to a great start this summer.   Welcare staff, along with volunteers from Together Southwark and Lambeth North Deanery, run the club 10am-4pm every Tuesday during the summer holidays, at Christ Church Primary School in SW9. The club involves play and crafts, workshops for adults […]

  • OurPlace group gets their hands dirty in the garden!

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    “I didn’t know you could massage soil!” This half-term, participants of Ourplace – a drop-in group for children and young people in our Inner London Centre –  have been out in our Garden. The group is for young people to improve emotional, social and mental wellbeing. Young participants who have recently begun attending OurPlace have […]

  • An explosive MySpace session!

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    Children in our Inner London MySpace Group made a bang this week with their home-made volcanoes. The volcanoes were created and decorated as part of an exercise designed to help the MySpace participants understand and express their anger and negative emotions. The bicarbonate of soda, vinegar and red food dye “lava” represented how negative emotions […]

  • Residential Week Away For Our Young People

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    Over the August Bank Holiday a group of young people aged 11-13 who have been supported by Welcare, two members of staff and a volunteer set off from our Inner London centre for a week long adventure in the Lake District