admiral graduates help homeless
13/04/18

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
03/04/18

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

29/03/18

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

15/03/18

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

27/02/18

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

07/02/18

THE WALLICH REPORTS 36% RISE IN PEOPLE LIVING A ‘STREET BASED LIFESTYLE’

The Wallich, has released an in-depth report into how many people are spending time on the streets of South Wales. The report echoes trends of last week’s Welsh Government rough sleeper count, showing a consistent upwards trajectory. However, The Wallich’s figures provide further data on the type of people on the streets, reporting on characteristics […]Read more

22/01/18

John Lewis knitting kit raises £12,600 for Welsh homelessness charity

Welsh homelessness charity, The Wallich, John Lewis Cardiff and Harlequin Printing & Packaging have created a sell-out knitting kit called the One Knit Wonder. Due to high demand the 1,260 boxes commissioned had completely sold out the weekend before Christmas, raising a total of £12,600 for people sleeping rough.  The One Knit Wonder, a unique hat kit, contained […]Read more

08/01/18

The Wallich appoints formerly homeless CEO

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Lindsay Cordery-Bruce, as our new chief executive. Mrs Cordery-Bruce, who experienced homelessness as a teenager, moves from NewLink Wales where she was CEO for six years. The Wallich’s previous chief executive, Antonia Watson, sadly passed away in July 2017.  Joint-interim chief executives, Darren Pritchard, Director of Finance […]Read more

05/01/18

BESA Cymru raises more than £3,000 for charity employment programmes

At the end of 2017, a rugby-inspired event organised by BESA Cymru (Building and Engineering Services Association) raised £3137.70. Funds raised will go to The Wallich’s learning and development programmes, such as the Building Opportunities Skills and Success (BOSS) project. BESA Cymru members flocked to the SSE SWALEC Legends Lounge in November, for a lunch […]Read more

Black and White Rough Sleeper in tunnel
04/01/18

The Wallich response: Newport City Council proposed begging amendment of PSPO

The Wallich statement We support the view that, if aggressive or intimidating begging is causing distress or harm to the public, then it should be challenged and this is already included in the existing PSPO. However, the proposal to amend the Newport PSPO to include a blanket ‘no begging’ restriction is concerning. We need to […]Read more

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