9 Mar 2021 | Central Office
As 2020 brought about many changes in day to day life for the nation, our supporters found ways to get creative with their fundraising. As we approach one year since the nation was first placed under lockdown, we look back on the innovative ways Welcare supporters have continued to help us raise funds for the […]
10 Feb 2021 | Greenwich
We were sad to learn of the death of Reverend Jean Griffiths on 4th February this year. Jean, pictured fourth from the left above at our Annual Meeting, 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 […]
2 Feb 2021
We are delighted to have been awarded a £2,000 grant to support children and their families in Richmond who are struggling to cope with the pandemic through our community grant programme. The local community grants will enable us to provide practical support for families in immediate need and to assist them in emergency situations. Thank you to The […]
14 Jan 2021
Welcare in East Surrey is delighted to have been awarded a £2000 grant from the small grants fund at Reigate and Banstead Borough Council. Our thanks go to Councillor Sue Sinden and Councillor Stephen Mckenna for their support with our application. The grant is for our Families in Crisis Fund which we use to […]
9 Dec 2020 | South West
We interviewed Mel*, a mother who attended our online Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities course run in association with Skylarks this autumn, to find out how the experience helped her. Welcare’s ongoing partnership with Skylarks dates back over the past three years, and this course was made possible through funding from the Richmond Parish Lands Charity. […]
9 Dec 2020 | East Surrey
In East Surrey, playworker Hina has managed to adapt her usual group programmes into 1:1 sessions with parents/carers and their young children.
8 Dec 2020 | Bromley
This weekend Anna Khan, Welcare’s CEO, visited Keston Church in Bromley to address the congregation and thank them for their support of Welcare over this year. See Anna address Keston Church congregation below.
Working to prevent the cycle of youth crime in Inner London – enabling children to improve their futures7 Dec 2020 | Inner London
Welcare has recently secured funding from the Youth Endowment Fund Covid-19 grant. This is to facilitate work with families referred to us by Lambeth Children, Youth and Family Services, in conjunction with Lambeth Youth Offending Service, supporting young people and their families who have a child or sibling already in the criminal justice system or at severe risk of being so.
27 Nov 2020 | South West
We are delighted that the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Wandsworth Common is continuing to support us with their Christmas Raffle. They have some fantastic prizes including: Year’s Annual Membership to National Art Pass, National Trust or Kew Gardens £120 Philglass & Swiggot Voucher with 6 Wine Glasses St Mary Magdalene Christmas Hamper Venetian […]
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