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The Wallich wins gold at the CIPR PRide Awards

The Wallich’s 2017 winter campaign Reaching Out to Rough Sleepers has won a gold Award at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Cymru Wales PRide Awards 2018. Our communications team were delighted to be shortlisted in the Not-For-Profit category at the prestigious CIPR PRide Cymru Wales awards this year. Despite strong competition from regional […]Read more


New research published: Real Voices, Real Trauma report

The new Real Voices, Real Trauma report projects the voices of 30 young people who have experienced homelessness across Wales. 100 per cent of the study’s participants cited at least one form of trauma from their childhood. The report analyses how many of the participants have had to deal with mental health, substance misuse or […]Read more


The Wallich shortlisted for CIPR PRide Award

The Wallich communications team has been recognised for last year’s winter homelessness campaign by its industry body We are extremely excited and proud to announce that we’ve been shortlisted in the Not-For-Profit Campaign category at this year’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Cymru Wales PRide Awards for our Reaching Out to Rough Sleepers campaign. […]Read more


Swansea substance-recovery project celebrates tenth birthday

Our Gorwelion Project in Swansea has celebrated its tenth birthday this week with clients, past and present, staff and the Lord Mayor of Swansea at a reflective and emotional event. Gorwelion is a recovery-focused supported housing project in Swansea; supporting those who have had a substance misuse issue, have been involved in the criminal justice […]Read more

Housing First Anglesey

Fun day raises money for life-changing trips on Anglesey

On 25 August 2018, our Housing First project and the Anglesey community came together for a charity fun day. Hosted at Amlwch Port, the jam-packed fun day was made up of interactive games such as egg and spoon races, apple bobbing and sponge throwing, a bake sale and a raffle. The Wallich staff and volunteers […]Read more


Free Will writing service launched for September 2018

What will your legacy be? The Wallich has launched a Free Wills Month for September 2018 in the hope of inspiring generous individuals to provide a brighter future for people experiencing homelessness. We’ve teamed up with four well-known Welsh solicitors to offer you the chance to make or update your Will – free of charge. […]Read more

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The Wallich response: Amendments to existing Newport City Centre PSPO

A homelessness charity’s response to Newport City Council’s proposed amendment to its existing Public Space Protection Order – a PSPO. The amendment would introduce a 10m ban on begging around cash points. We support the view that, if aggressive or intimidating begging is causing distress or harm to the public, then it should be challenged […]Read more


We’ve moved! Newport services get new city-centre location

On Thursday 28 June, The Wallich and Jayne Bryant AM, the representative for Newport West, cut the ribbon to a new drop-in centre for people experiencing homelessness. The launch event was well-attended by representatives from partner agencies, the council, Gwent police, local business leaders as well as Assembly Members. You can now find our specialist […]Read more