Homeless lockers Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
14/03/19

New lockers installed for homeless people in Aberystwyth

Brand new lockers have been installed for people experiencing homelessness in Aberystwyth at a Solutions Office managed by The Wallich, Wales’s leading homelessness charity Having to carry treasured belongings around all day can be tiresome and dangerous for people experiencing homelessness. Installing lockers, which are new, roomy and free to use, in Aberystwyth will mean […]Read more

Housing First at The Wallich - Welsh Government visit
15/02/19

Five years of Housing First at The Wallich

Housing First (HF) is high on the agenda in Wales as being part of the solution to housing people with entrenched rough sleeping lifestyles. Here, we reflect on our flagship Housing First project. The Wallich was the first organisation to deliver a Housing First service in Wales. With lessons learned and the development of a […]Read more

marathon
13/02/19

Meet our amazing London Marathon 2019 runner

Every year, The Wallich hosts a free charity ballot for the Virgin Money London Marathon. Runners apply by outlining why they want to run the marathon, why they chose to run for a homelessness charity and how they plan to raise funds.  The London Marathon is a renowned race that sees more than 40,000 participants […]Read more

Investors in Volunteers - The Wallich homelessness
12/02/19

The Wallich upholds Investors In Volunteers accreditation

The Wallich is proud to have maintained its Investing in Volunteers (IiV) award – having achieved the Award in 2019 for the third time. At the Wallich, we take on volunteers from the community and our enthusiastic services users. We look after and develop our volunteers to give them valuable experience for their future. This […]Read more

Welsh homelessness charity - The Wallich
05/02/19

The Walllich response to Welsh Government rough sleeping figures 2018

The Welsh Government has released its annual rough sleeping figures for 2018 following a one-night snapshot in November and a two-week count in October submitted by Welsh local authorities. Here’s our response to the Welsh Government findings of a 1% increase in rough sleeping, according to the one-night count, and a 16% decrease in rough sleeping, […]Read more

crisis
05/02/19

Homelessness faces a crisis of leadership

Lindsay Cordery-Bruce, chief executive of Wales’s leading homelessness charity The Wallich, makes an impassioned call to recognise that our current systems and support in Wales clearly aren’t working for everyone – from the person sitting outside on the concrete, right up to the suits in the boardroom. It’s time to shake things up. Across the […]Read more

Dangers of rough sleeping - homelessness charity
04/02/19

In-depth report shows RISE IN ENTRENCHED HOMELESSNESS

Ahead of the Welsh Government’s rough sleeper count, We have released an in-depth report into the types of people we support on the streets of South Wales last year. Our report also makes seven recommendations to reduce homelessness across the country. The Wallich’s Street Based Lifestyle Monitor (SBL) shows the number of people encountered by our […]Read more

Challenege McCann
28/01/19

McCann and Partners raise £10,000 to prevent homelessness in Wales

After selecting The Wallich as their charity of the year 2018, McCann and Partners excelled in their fundraising efforts hitting an impressive target. McCann and Partners are a south Wales-based organisation, specialising in providing the full range of building services associated with mechanical, electrical and public health engineering systems. Both their Cardiff and Swansea offices […]Read more

20/12/18

The Wallich statement on ONS report into Deaths of homeless people

The Wallich statement on the ONS report, released today (20 December 2018), regarding deaths of homeless people in England and Wales 2013-2018 Lindsay Cordery-Bruce, chief executive of The Wallich, Wales’ leading homelessness and rough sleeping charity, said:   “Every death of a person experiencing homelessness is a tragedy. Even though the number in Wales seems […]Read more

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

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