Dangers of rough sleeping - homelessness charity
13/12/18

The Wallich statement on the dangers of sleeping rough

The Wallich statement on the dangers of sleeping rough “Rough sleeping is dangerous; it can be damaging to peoples’ mental and physical health and can ultimately, as we have seen, end lives. Unfortunately, the dangers of rough sleeping go beyond extreme weather and beyond the Christmas period, which we’re all thinking about right now. People […]Read more

Behind the Label
22/11/18

Behind the Label: homelessness theatre show returns 

Following a successful run two years ago, Behind the Label is back. Once again, the show offers a gritty theatre experience from people who have experienced homelessness or have been marginalised by society.  Established in 2016 the project, delivered by Theatre vs Oppression (TvO) in partnership with Wales Millennium Centre and The Wallich, empowers vulnerable adults […]Read more

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06/11/18

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

25/10/18

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

PRide
11/10/18

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

28/09/18

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
20/09/18

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

31/08/18

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

PSPO Homeless Commercial Street Newport Wales
23/07/18

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

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