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  • Welcare Summer Activity Project

    16 Jul 2021

    We are delighted to announce our 2021 Summer Activity Project will take place from Monday 9th – Friday 13th August this year! Join us for fun activities such as Arts & Crafts, DJ workshop, keep on moving activities and more. Open to ages 6-13. Staff will be following Covid-safe measures throughout. A hot meal and […]

  • We’re recruiting

    27 Jun 2021

    We are looking for a Business Manager for our Central Office in Kennington. Visit our Vacancies page for more information  

  • Mummy & Me

    22 Jun 2021 | East Surrey

    In our Redhill Family centre, playworker Hina has embraced the lifting of restrictions by implementing a Covid-safe group for new mothers who have been feeling isolated through lockdown. Hina’s current ‘Mummy & Me’ group has 6 attendees, all with babies born during 2020 or early 2021. “The mummies who are coming are all high need,” […]

  • Children’s services in England “shaky as Jenga tower” according to independent review

    22 Jun 2021

    The head of an independent review has described English children’s services system as “a tower of Jenga held together by Sellotape”.  According to Josh MacAlister the system needs major reform and investment, and is currently “bureaucratic, risk-averse, financially strained, and over-focused on investigating potential abuse and neglect at the expense of providing practical support for […]

  • New this autumn: Caring Dads group

    18 Jun 2021

    We’re delighted to announce that starting this Autumn, Welcare will be delivering Caring Dads™ – a group programme which aims to improve the parent-child relationship between fathers and their children. For more information see our flyer below, or contact info@welcare.org to sign up or make a referral.

  • Tribute to Reverend Jean Griffiths

    18 Jun 2021 | Greenwich

      We were sad to learn of the death of Reverend Jean Griffiths on 4th February.  Jean, pictured above, was a persuasive ambassador and volunteer for Welcare in Greenwich and part of the ‘Welcare family’ for over twenty-five years, until recently serving as chair of our supporter group, Friends of Welcare in Greenwich.   Jean bought great wisdom and energy to meetings and […]

  • Our work with the Youth Offending Team

    14 Jun 2021 | Central Office

    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 […]

  • Second Hand Tech Saturdays at Richmond Rugby Club

    22 Apr 2021 | South West

    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 […]

  • Families in Crisis: how our fund has helped

    9 Mar 2021 | Central Office

    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 […]

  • Busy in Bromley

    9 Mar 2021 | Bromley

    Despite the challenges presented by the current pandemic, Welcare in Bromley have continued to actively support children, young people and families over the past year. Working closely with local schools and partner agencies, we’ve provided support for 34 families, facing issues ranging from isolation, mental health and domestic abuse concerns during lockdown, to finance and […]

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