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The Wallich response: Amendments to existing Newport City Centre PSPO

A homelessness charity’s response to Newport City Council’s proposed amendment to its existing Public Space Protection Order – a PSPO. The amendment would introduce a 10m ban on begging around cash points. We support the view that, if aggressive or intimidating begging is causing distress or harm to the public, then it should be challenged […]Read more


We’ve moved! Newport services get new city-centre location

On Thursday 28 June, The Wallich and Jayne Bryant AM, the representative for Newport West, cut the ribbon to a new drop-in centre for people experiencing homelessness. The launch event was well-attended by representatives from partner agencies, the council, Gwent police, local business leaders as well as Assembly Members. You can now find our specialist […]Read more

The Wallich homelessness Street Fleet

New homelessness Street Fleet to launch in May 2018

Attend the launch of The Wallich’s new Street Fleet on Wednesday 16 May in Cardiff Bay. Thanks to the success of the 2017 Reaching Out to Rough Sleepers Winter campaign, we have been able to purchase five brand new vehicles for our Rough Sleepers’ Intervention Teams across Wales.  The campaign, in partnership with the South […]Read more

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Admiral Graduates raise more than £12,000 for The Wallich

Admiral Graduates have sported their fundraising skills and recruited their generous colleagues to help The Wallich prevent homelessness. In 2017, the Admiral Graduates set themselves a goal of raising £10,000 for The Wallich. They have since announced that they smashed their initial target, raising a whopping £12,890. The dynamic team used a number of innovative […]Read more

Employment training ex-offenders

External evaluator needed for The Wallich BOSS project

Call for expressions of interest in evaluation of The Wallich’s BOSS project (Building Opportunities Skills and Success) The BOSS project aims to re-integrate ex-offenders into their communities by giving them the skills, qualifications, confidence and support they need to gain employment or set up their own business. BOSS provides employability and entrepreneurship training to ex-offenders […]Read more


Could you be a Trustee for The Wallich?

We need Trustees to help us get people off the streets, keep people off the streets and create opportunities for people. It’s a great opportunity to obtain Board experience, while helping a cause you care about. Our Board of Trustees help us to operate legally as a charity, oversee our governance and serve as a […]Read more


Businesses can now register for Clash of the Corporates 2018

The super corporate fundraising event is back for 2018 and we’re challenging businesses to do something about homelessness in Wales. Clash of the Corporates is The Wallich’s annual competition which gives businesses just 50 days to use their corporate know-how to grow a £50 investment. In 2017, organisations raised more than £20,000 to prevent homelessness; coming together […]Read more


Rough Sleeping and Freezing Weather – What can you do to help?

  What can the public do across Wales?   The most important thing is to connect people sleeping rough with services which can help them and with the accommodation that is available to them.  The quickest and easiest way to do this is via StreetLink (although if you have immediate concerns about someone’s wellbeing dial […]Read more