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  • Life During Lockdown: Foodbags in East Surrey

    2 Jun 2020 | East Surrey

    Staff and volunteers at Welcare in East Surrey have had their hands full recently, with more demand than ever for food and basic supplies for local families. Prior to lockdown, Welcare offered a foodbag service based from our centre in Redhill.  Families finding themselves in financial difficulty could come to the centre to pick up […]

  • In Memory of Judy Rambridge

    1 Jun 2020 | Bromley

    Judy died unexpectedly on holiday in Sri Lanka on 2nd April 2020. She was Secretary of Parish Reps in Bromley and one of our most loyal and steadfast supporters. Anna Khan, Welcare’s CEO, wrote the following: Energetic, enthusiastic and efficient – these are the three words which spring to mind when I think of Judy. […]

  • Life during Lockdown: Family Support in SW London

    1 Jun 2020 | South West

    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 […]

  • Interview with our student social worker

    11 May 2020 | Inner London

    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 www.developingtogetherswtp.org.uk.   We offer social work placement opportunities to 2-3 students each year.  This year we welcomed Alois Kurewa to […]

  • Welcare Coronavirus Support

    20 Apr 2020 | Central Office

    Welcare is continuing to support families throughout the current Coronavirus crisis. All centres continue to accept new referrals for support and our staff have moved to remote working but are continuing to support parents and children by phone, email, through our website and social media channels. We also offer practical support and are distributing supermarket […]

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    8 Apr 2020 | Central Office

    The mission of Welcare is to work alongside parents to give practical and emotional support to overcome challenges and change lives for the better and we are continuing to do this. Our approach is all about working together, which is why our decision to close all our centres to the public and suspend home visiting […]

  • Children’s Mental Health Week 2020

    18 Feb 2020 | Inner London

    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 […]

  • Friends of Welcare

    18 Feb 2020 | Central Office

    Welcare’s Friends are from the local community, they work together as a cohesive local group and cooperate closely with their Local Centre with the aim of promoting Welcare and organising fundraising events. They support us through a programme of fundraising events and networking with local churches and community groups to raise awareness of the work […]

  • Welcare provided vouchers and gifts to families this Christmas

    10 Jan 2020 | Central Office

    This Christmas we enabled families to take control of their personal circumstances by providing supermarket and store vouchers to parents so that they could buy toys for their children in Bromley and South-West London and gave free gifts to nominated families in East Surrey and Inner London.   With thanks to everyone who helped us […]

  • Thank you to our supporters

    20 Dec 2019 | Central Office

    We have been overwhelmed by the magnificent level of support received throughout our 125th Anniversary year which has enabled us to provide help and support to 762 children and families through individual one-to-one or group work programmes. With special thanks to everyone involved in raising funds and awareness of our work during December 2019 including […]

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