03/10/17

Cardiff Half runners raise more than £7K to prevent homelessness

We’re proud to announce that 31 participants of the Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon 2017 have raised £7,215, and counting, for The Wallich. On the warm but often drizzle-filled Sunday, our #TeamWallich heroes battled through the 13.1 mile course around Cardiff. With individuals and teams coming from varying professions such as WRAP Cymru, a resource […]Read more

27/09/17

The Wallich launches Support that Saves report

On 27 September 2017, we launched our Support that Saves report at the National Assembly for Wales. We’re proud to announce the publication of the Support that Saves report, which assesses the value for money of support provided by The Wallich. At the report’s launch event, we welcomed guests including Assembly Members, officials from the […]Read more

26/09/17

The Wallich and South Wales Echo Launch Reaching Out to Rough Sleepers campaign

This year, we’re launching our Winter campaign with the South Wales Echo. The Reaching Out to Rough Sleepers campaign aims to raise £75,000 for a new, much-needed Street Fleet. Our statistics show that homelessness in Wales is increasing and many more people are noticing. Together with the Echo, we want to do something about it. Our […]Read more

21/09/17

The School of Hard Knocks story

At The Wallich, we’re helping our BOSS Project participants break through the barrier of a criminal record and get back into work.  As part of our support, we sponsored four of our BOSS clients through an eight-week sport and employment programme called the School of Hard Knocks.  Professional training, such as interview techniques, was intertwined […]Read more

22/08/17

Homelessness charity’s service users co-curate art exhibition

For the first time, National Museum Cardiff has invited a diverse group of people – those who have experienced homelessness – to select art, from The Derek Williams Trust, and co-curate a unique exhibition.   Who Decides?, a brand new contemporary art exhibition, will open its doors on Saturday 28 October at the National Museum Cardiff.   The exhibition, in collaboration with The Wallich and The Derek Williams Trust, will run until 2 September 2018.  National Museum Cardiff […]Read more

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

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