22/06/17

Monmouthshire Building Society Chief Executive Donates Annual Bonus The Wallich

James Bawa, the CEO of Newport-based Monmouthshire Building Society, has this month donated his annual bonus to The Wallich, along with an overseas education charity. The funds will be used specifically by the Newport Rough Sleepers Intervention Team which provides a vital outreach service to support homeless and vulnerably housed people in relation to wide-ranging […]Read more

31/03/17

Learning Centre for learning and employability is launched

Last Friday, The Wallich officially opened a brand-new Learning Centre, on Pendyris Street Cardiff. The Learning Centre is home to The BOSS Project, Smart Skills and RSVP which are all Learning and Employability projects aimed at developing skills, confidence and opportunities for our service users. Sian David, Head of Participation and Progression at the Wallich said: […]Read more

27/03/17

A review of 2016

2016 was quite a year for us and we’d like to share our review with you.  Please contact us for more information mail@thewallich.net and we’d be happy to tell you more. Yn Gymraeg:Read more

23/03/17

Daily Post Article 20/3 – Our Response

Regarding the Daily Post article dated 20/03/17 titled: “School’s fears for pupils’ safety over sex offenders to be housed in Old Colwyn – Cardiff-based charity looking to overturn council’s decision to block it from creating housing for sex offenders in town.” The Wallich wishes to clarify: The proposed project is a Supported Living Residential Project […]Read more

14/03/17

WISE participant tells his story to BBC Radio One

Ben, a resident at our young persons project in Bridgend and currently on our WISE programme (Working in Sustainable Employment) got the chance to share his personal experience of homelessness with listeners of BBC Radio One who are currently doing a feature on Youth Homelessness. WISE is a programme tailored to support our residents and service […]Read more

07/03/17

RSVP hits 30,000 volunteering hours

Since RSVP (Residents and Service Users Volunteer Programme) began in 2011 it has supported 1160 residents and service users who in total have done close to 30,000 hours volunteering across Wales that amasses to a colossal 15 years of work for the average person with no breaks. Activities include gardening, maintenance, administration, being part of interview panels, bike […]Read more

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09/02/17

Cardiff Pop-up Shop to Raise Money for Homeless People

Two of A Kind is a brand new street-style clothing brand that aims to do more than make people look good – by donating proceeds from a forthcoming pop-up shop to help homeless people rebuild their lives. The not-for-profit brand will be selling jumpers at its very first pop-up shop event on February 17th & […]Read more

07/02/17

New partnership with NHS Wales Informatics Service and The Wallich

NHS Wales Informatics Service have partnered with The Wallich and will support us to raise vital funds and help service users gain skills and work experience. As part of the partnership, the NHS Informatics Service are planning a mixture of activities, from office fundraising in the offices, to giving service users of The Wallich a tour […]Read more

01/02/17

Our response to Welsh Government’s National Rough Sleeper Count

Welsh Government data shows a 72% increase in the number of rough sleepers in Wales compared to 2015. On the night of the 3rd November 2016, the Welsh Government undertook their second annual rough sleepers count covering the whole of Wales. The count includes a two-week information gathering exercise followed by a one-night snap shot count. […]Read more

11/01/17

Nik’s Swansea Volunteer Story

Nik has been volunteering with the Rough Sleepers Intervention Team in Swansea since April 2016, here’s his story: “I do the early breakfast run in Swansea with Karl Bresnan on Wednesday morning. We drive around all the known areas for rough sleepers and offer a warm drink, hot food and advice. Between 8am and 9am we […]Read more

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