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  • Food & Fun Summer Club

    4 Sep 2019

    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.           […]

  • Trustee roles available – applications close in 2 weeks!

    6 Aug 2019

    Welcare is recruiting Trustee roles – Central Office We are looking for trustees with diverse skills who can demonstrate a commitment to Welcare’s mission, and a willingness to devote the required time and effort; a problem solving ‘can-do’ attitude, enthusiastic approach, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team. This is a […]

  • Food & Fun Summer Club is a a hit!

    6 Aug 2019

    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 […]

  • Team Welcare smashes Asics 10k

    22 Jul 2019 | Central Office

    A team of 6 took on the Asics London 10k in aid of Welcare yesterday, and did us proud in spite of the heat! Julian, Justyna, Alison, Tom, Cameron and Yuki were among 9000 participants in Sunday’s event.                   Participants followed a closed route past some of […]

  • 125 Years of Welcare!

    2 Jul 2019 | Central Office

    In a special service in Southwark Cathedral on 15th June, diocesan family support charity Welcare celebrated 125 years serving children and families struggling with poverty, mental and physical ill health, domestic abuse and social isolation. The history of Welcare Welcare’s roots go back to 1894 when the Diocesan Association for Friendless Girls was started, and […]

  • Trustee roles available – apply today

    1 Jul 2019 | Central Office

    Welcare is recruiting Trustee roles – Head Office We are looking for trustees with diverse skills who can demonstrate a commitment to Welcare’s mission, and a willingness to devote the required time and effort; a problem solving ‘can-do’ attitude, enthusiastic approach, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team. This is a […]

  • Welcare renews Investing in Volunteers

    3 Jun 2019 | Central Office

      Following a recent assessment, Welcare is proud to have renewed its award status for Investing in Volunteers for another 3 years. Welcare currently has 41 volunteers working across various roles, including: Groupwork assistants Family support volunteers Mentors Administrative volunteers Community volunteers Our volunteer roles are varied, and we work with volunteers to allow each […]

  • Anna Khan gives talk on mental health in young people

    31 May 2019 | Central Office

    “External appearances can tell you very little about the struggles someone faces behind closed doors.”   For Mental Health Awareness Week, Anna Khan, CEO of Welcare gave a talk at St Mary with St Alban, Teddington, as part of a series of local  ‘Tedd talks’. The topic of mental health in young people is particularly […]

  • OurPlace group gets their hands dirty in the garden!

    30 May 2019 | Inner London

    “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 […]

  • Playlink 16th Birthday Party April 2019

    25 May 2019 | East Surrey

    “The children enjoyed exploring the activities and many people just said ‘wow – there is a ball pool’ upon entering.”   Playlink in East Surrey hosted its own 16th birthday party last month, in an afternoon enjoyed by Welcare staff and service users alike. “We had several ball pits and tents set up.” Says Helen […]

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