South West

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

  • Merlin’s Magic Wand


    This summer, with a little help from Merlin’s Magic Wand, we were able to help over 30 families in SW London. Merlin’s Magic Wand is a children’s charity that supports children facing challenges of serious illness, disability or adversity around the world. With the help of Merlin’s Magic Wand, we were able to secure tickets to […]

  • Second Hand Tech Saturdays at Richmond Rugby Club


    Richmond Rugby Club launched its Second Hand Tech Saturdays in early 2021 during lockdown.  The initiative encouraged people to donate any unused laptops and tablets by dropping them off at the club on Saturdays, and these were then distributed to local children and families. The initiative was supported by Veritas Digital Services, who securely erased […]

  • How Welcare helped me: Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities parent interview


    We interviewed Mel*, a mother who attended our online Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities course run in association with Skylarks this autumn, to find out how the experience helped her. Welcare’s ongoing partnership with Skylarks dates back over the past three years, and this course was made possible through funding from the Richmond Parish Lands Charity. […]

  • Christmas Raffle


    We are delighted that the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Wandsworth Common is continuing to support us with their Christmas Raffle.  They have some fantastic prizes including: Year’s Annual Membership to National Art Pass, National Trust or Kew Gardens £120 Philglass & Swiggot Voucher with 6 Wine Glasses St Mary Magdalene Christmas Hamper Venetian […]

  • Life during Lockdown: Family Support in SW London


    Debbie Eldridge, Family Support Worker in our South West London Centre, shares her experience working with families during the Lockdown… Over the past few weeks, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought a lot of sudden changes for families. During these uncertain times, anxiety and worry have increased or emerged for families who have had to […]