Largest client group graduates from The Wallich employability course

The latest round of The Wallich Working in Sustainable Employment (WISE) project has seen its highest graduation rate since the six-month employability course began in 2015.  WISE is designed to support people who have experienced homelessness to move into work, either with The Wallich or with our corporate partners across South Wales. Sixty referrals were made […]Read more

Satisfaction surveys

Survey shows 96% satisfaction rate with The Wallich support

The Wallich asks its clients about the standards of support they receive on a regular basis. Here are the latest results. We publish the results of an annual 20-question survey where clients rated their support between “Excellent”, “Good”, “Okay” and “Bad”.   Between April 2018 and March 2019, 712 people completed satisfaction surveys with valuable insight […]Read more

Mount Kilimanjaro

Trustee takes on Mount Kilimanjaro to prevent homelessness

Rosanna, a current Trustee for The Wallich, is taking on the challenge of Mount Kilimanjaro with her family in June 2019. Read about why she’s taking on this challenge, raising money for The Wallich and how you can donate. Why did you choose to fundraise for The Wallich and support people experiencing homelessness? I recently […]Read more

Homeless lockers Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

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

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


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

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

The Wallich 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


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


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