Our work with families

  • Clare's Story

    Clare is a single mother with a two year old daughter. She came to Welcare for support and talks about her experience.

  • Emily's Story

    Emily came to us as a young single mother struggling in her new role. Watch her video.

  • Eva's Story

    Eva came to us aged nine years old from a volatile, unstable background. Her mother had moved the family away to a new area so they could start a new life for themselves.

  • Sam's Story

    Single dad Sam came to us when he was struggling financially around Christmas time. His mental health was affected and he felt powerless to give his children the Christmas they deserved.

  • Zack's Story

    When 8 year old Zack’s mum Anne was diagnosed with breast cancer, their life was turned upside-down. Welcare matched Zack with a mentor while Anne underwent treatment.

  • Kate's Story

    Kate had spent much of her life in care because of her parents’ drug and alcohol problems, and was struggling to cope raising her 8 month old daughter alone.

  • Carly's Story

    Carly, who has Autism Spectrum Disorder, was referred to Welcare with her overwhelmed mum - struggling with 5 sleep deprived children in temporary housing.

  • Bethany's Story

    Bethany was referred to Welcare having witnessed domestic violence towards her mother perpetrated by Bethany’s father. At the time she came to us, Bethany was 10, suffering with low self-esteem and had been assessed as being at risk of self-harm.