Inner London

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

  • Welcare Summer Programme 2021


    This August, with thanks to funding from Sherborne in the Community, Welcare ran its Summer Programme for children ages 6-13, at St John’s Community Centre in Inner London.   Attended by 16 local children, the week-long Programme included activities such as a DJ workshop, photography walk, arts & crafts, costume making, and keep on moving […]

  • Working to prevent the cycle of youth crime in Inner London – enabling children to improve their futures


    Welcare has recently secured funding from the Youth Endowment Fund Covid-19 grant. This is to facilitate work with families referred to us by Lambeth Children, Youth and Family Services, in conjunction with Lambeth Youth Offending Service, supporting young people and their families who have a child or sibling already in the criminal justice system or at severe risk of being so.

  • 2 x Family Support Worker (35 hrs p/w) Bromley and Lambeth


    Do you have experience of working with families and children aged 0-13, a good understanding of the needs of vulnerable families and a relevant vocational or academic qualification? Welcare is recruiting 2 experienced Family Support Workers to deliver practical and emotional support to enhance the life chances of children who have experienced domestic abuse and […]

  • Helping Young People at Risk


    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


    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


    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   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


    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


    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!


    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!


    “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 […]

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