09/08/17

Daily Post Article 09/08/2017 – Our Response

Regarding the Daily Post article dated 20/03/17 titled: “Charity wins fight to turn Colwyn Bay house into homes for sex offenders and ex-addicts” The Wallich wishes to clarify: The proposed project is a Supported Living Residential Project for people who wish to remain abstinent from former substance misuse issues.  The proposed residents of the project […]Read more

24/07/17

Duo to tour Welsh Premier League football stadiums as part of mammoth charity cycle

Dynamic duo, Dan Beynon and Rob Merrills, are preparing a 382-mile cycling tour to visit 12 Welsh Premier League football stadiums, all in aid of homelessness charity The Wallich. Kicking off in Carmarthen, Dan from Llandeilo and Rob from Cross Hands have challenged themselves to complete the tour in just three days, between 4-6 August. From there, they will visit the 12 stadiums of the 2016-17 Dafabet Welsh Premiere League. The route makes […]Read more

Neath Port Talbot Launch
18/07/17

New housing and wellbeing service launches in Neath Port Talbot

Welsh homelessness charity, The Wallich, has opened the doors to its new Neath Port Talbot Prevention and Wellbeing Support (PAWS) service. PAWS hosts a variety of floating support services available to anyone who has a housing-related need in Neath Port Talbot. Services include access to individual support, workshops on budgeting and maintaining a tenancy as […]Read more

05/07/17

Haircuts4Homeless launches with The Wallich in Wales

Lottery-funded organisation, Haircuts4Homeless (H4H), is now involved with The Wallich, offering free haircare for its service users.   During Haircuts4Homeless‘s first visit to Wales, 10 people at The Wallich’s Cardiff Rough Sleeper Solutions Service drop-in signed themselves up for a haircare session. Service users were offered free haircuts, beard trimming and styling and were treated to other hair products and treatments. Haircuts4Homeless UK was set up by hairdresser, Stewart Roberts, from Essex. He encourages skilled […]Read more

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

Stack of magaiznes
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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