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  • Lent Lunch

    9 Mar 2022

              A huge thank you to Margaret Squire who organised our first Lent Lunch of 2022. Margaret leads by example and has raised thousands of pounds for the work of Welcare and is an active member of St Mary with St Alban Church in Teddington. Margaret brings passion and commitment to […]

  • Edith Davidson – Co-founder of Welcare

    4 Mar 2022

    The Diocesan Association of Friendless Girls was founded in 1894 by the Rt Revd Randall Davidson, Bishop of Rochester and his wife Edith. The status of women in the Victorian era is often seen as an illustration of the striking discrepancy between British wealth and power and its appalling social conditions.  In a time when […]

  • Tribute to Denise Mumford – former Director of Welcare

    1 Mar 2022

    Written by Anna Khan, Chief Executive, Welcare: Denise Mumford (first row, right side) sadly passed away in January and I wanted to pay tribute for the vision and warmth she brought to the work of the charity and also her prolific ability as a fundraiser – evolving the charity alongside the changing needs of society. […]

  • We’re recruiting!

    21 Feb 2022

    Welcare are recruiting a new Family Centre Manager for our Redhill Centre in East Surrey. The closing date is Friday 18th March 2022. For more information about this exciting role, follow this link.

  • Spring Baby

    2 Feb 2022

    We are delighted that our work has been featured in the Diocese of Southwark  Social Justice blog. It is good to read about the impact our work has on the families we work with, and we would like to thank Father Steffan Mathias, Vicar at St Peter’s Streatham for sharing his story. To read the […]

  • Carol Singing by the Crib

    20 Dec 2021

    Through all the challenges of the Covid-19 crisis, we have devised new ways to continue our work of supporting local families and children. Our supporters have been equally innovative and determined to continue to fundraise for our work, especially over the festive period. We are delighted to be part of the wonderful YouTube Carol Singing […]

  • Joy to the World

    17 Dec 2021

    We had a wonderful evening at The Glades Shopping Centre, Bromley carol singing and raising money. Backed by an accordion and recorder and singing heartily despite our masks we performed a selection of popular carols to cheer the busy shoppers. It was a joy-filled event and we even got appreciation and applause from passers-by. Thank […]

  • St Martin of Tours, Chelsfield Advent Appeal

    16 Dec 2021

    We are delighted to see that St Martin of Tours Church, Chelsfield have generously launched an Advent Appeal to raise money for Welcare in Bromley and The Bridge Trust. It is generosity like this that helps Welcare continue its vital work supporting local families to improve their lives for the better. We want to take […]

  • Unexpected Legacy

    10 Dec 2021

    Chris Elliott, new Welcare Chair of Trustees, welcomed Bobby (pictured) and Peter Johnson to the Welcare Centre in Redhill this week to unveil a plaque marking an unexpected legacy gift. This legacy was made to the Johnsons from the estate of the late Gloria (known as Laura) Evelyn Price, a lady who lived for many […]

  • Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities at Welcare

    8 Dec 2021

    This week, Welcare staff held the final graduation class of the most recent Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities course. Welcare reintroduced the Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities in-person course this term, working with a group of 8 parents over 13 weeks in our Inner London Centre. Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities, or SFSC, is a strengths-based parenting course, […]

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