• Amazing News

    13 Nov 2020

    Funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund, will help us work alongside more parents and children in Inner London, especially those families with more complex challenges and increased exposure to harm. Thanks to the Government for making this possible

  • BBC Children in Need Grant

    4 Nov 2020

    We are thrilled to have been awarded a grant from BBC Children In Need to expand our work in Bromley and South East London with children who have been exposed to domestic abuse. Through this funding we will be able to help more children and young people aged 8-13 through our online and one-to-one support.

  • Lancelot Andrewes Medal

    12 Oct 2020

    Congratulations to Ruth Martin who is the Diocesan Secretary and Trustee of Welcare. She and six others were awarded the Lancelot Andrewes Medal by Bishop Christopher for distinguished service during the pandemic on Sunday 27th September. As Diocesan Secretary, Ruth worked with Bishop Christopher on the Coronavirus Task Group. Speaking of the award, Bishop Christopher […]

  • Back to school in Bromley

    21 Sep 2020

    Our social worker manager, Barbara Wilson has been working over the summer with children and families anxious about the return to school. Given the unprecedented circumstances this year has brought and five months away from the routine of school attendance Welcare staff have had to work differently to continue to work with families and children […]

  • New Grant for Lambeth

    14 Sep 2020

    We are delighted to be awarded a £7,340 grant for our work in Lambeth from Lambeth CLIPs.  This will enable us to deliver digital, phone support and group work to children and families who are in need, including those affected by domestic abuse, income deprivation and mental ill health.   We will provide practical and emotional […]

  • Baby massage and wildlife walks

    8 Sep 2020

    Staff and volunteers in our East Surrey centre have been going the extra mile – sometimes literally – to find creative ways to engage safely with service users this summer, and continue their work while adhering to the restrictions of social distancing. Nature walks Family Support Worker Cathy Kershaw has been conducting family visits everywhere […]

  • Helping Young People at Risk

    28 Jul 2020 | Inner London

    We are thrilled to have been awarded £36,661 from the Youth Endowment Fund Covid-19 grant round to fund our work for twelve months in Inner London with families referred to us by the Youth Offending Service.  We will be working with young people, their parents and siblings with multiple risk factors for involvement in youth […]

  • Domestic Abuse Funding

    9 Jul 2020 | Bromley

    We are thrilled to be awarded a grant from @CommsLinksBromley for our work with children and families exposed to domestic abuse in Bromley and we would especially like to thank the Direct Line Group who gave the money!   Grants like this enable us to continue to provide both practical and emotional support as this case […]

  • Where would we be without our volunteers?

    29 Jun 2020 | East Surrey

    As you can imagine after 12 weeks of lockdown the front drive of the East Surrey centre was looking a little tired and overgrown. As part of the preparations for getting it ready for a rota of staff to return we were lucky enough to be able to benefit from three of our volunteers helping […]

  • Phased Return to Work

    25 Jun 2020 | Central Office

    From the week beginning the 22nd June 2020, we began Phase 1 of a Four phase return to work.  This means that while a majority of staff continue to work from home some members of staff are now working from our centres on a rota basis.   We will monitor how these arrangements work and will review […]

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