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  • Asics London 10k July 2021

    20 Sep 2021 | Central Office

    On Sunday 25 July, the largest closed-road running event in London since the March 2020 lockdown took place through central London. Welcare was proudly represented by one of our most loyal and hard-working supporters, Sue Floyd, and two friends Queen and Ngozi who all represented Welcare and raised funds for our work. Pictured, Queen, Sue […]

  • Welcare Summer Programme 2021

    17 Sep 2021 | Inner London

    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 […]

  • Merlin’s Magic Wand

    17 Sep 2021 | South West

    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 […]

  • Another £2000 grant for Welcare in East Surrey

    10 Aug 2021 | East Surrey

    Welcare in East Surrey is delighted to have been awarded a £2000 grant from the Reigate and Banstead Borough Council 2021/22 small grants fund. Our thanks go to Councillor Sue Sinden and Councillor Stephen Mckenna for supporting our application to this fund for a second year. The grant is part of Covid recovery and will […]

  • 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 […]

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