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


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

Angharad in Cardiff

Cardiff Pop-up Shop to Raise Money for Homeless People

Two of A Kind is a brand new street-style clothing brand that aims to do more than make people look good – by donating proceeds from a forthcoming pop-up shop to help homeless people rebuild their lives. The not-for-profit brand will be selling jumpers at its very first pop-up shop event on February 17th & […]Read more


New partnership with NHS Wales Informatics Service and The Wallich

NHS Wales Informatics Service have partnered with The Wallich and will support us to raise vital funds and help service users gain skills and work experience. As part of the partnership, the NHS Informatics Service are planning a mixture of activities, from office fundraising in the offices, to giving service users of The Wallich a tour […]Read more


Our response to Welsh Government’s National Rough Sleeper Count

Welsh Government data shows a 72% increase in the number of rough sleepers in Wales compared to 2015. On the night of the 3rd November 2016, the Welsh Government undertook their second annual rough sleepers count covering the whole of Wales. The count includes a two-week information gathering exercise followed by a one-night snap shot count. […]Read more


Nik’s Swansea Volunteer Story

Nik has been volunteering with the Rough Sleepers Intervention Team in Swansea since April 2016, here’s his story: “I do the early breakfast run in Swansea with Karl Bresnan on Wednesday morning. We drive around all the known areas for rough sleepers and offer a warm drink, hot food and advice. Between 8am and 9am we […]Read more

Behind the Label stage design

Incredible Production Looks ‘Behind The Label’ of Homelessness

Real-life stories of homelessness, addiction, abuse and mental ill-health were told an incredible production last weekend – performed entirely by people with experience of the issues. Residents, service users and staff of The Wallich took the stage at Wales Millennium Centre to tell their stories, using powerful multi-media images and moving performances to challenge audience members’ […]Read more


Clash of the Corporates Winners Announced in Cardiff Ceremony

Over the past fifty days, nineteen teams have been busy trying to raise as much money as possible for The Wallich by growing an initial investment of just £50 in our corporate challenge. Businesses across South Wales have been using entrepreneurial, innovative and fun ways to grow their £50 including auctioning rugby tickets, holding cake […]Read more


Swans Support Local Homeless People with ‘Give A Jack A Jacket’

Swansea City FC is embarking upon a campaign to help homeless people in Swansea this winter.   The Swans have launched the ‘Give A Jack A Jacket’ campaign which encourages fans to donate warm jackets to be given to rough sleepers. The campaign will run throughout November and December with collection points set up at the […]Read more


Award Win For Inspirational Cardiff Student

Julie Avery, a resident of the Riverside project has won the Cardiff and Vale College (CAVC) Adult and Community Award after returning to learning with help from The Wallich. She was presented with her accolade at an awards ceremony at the college on Dumballs Road and staff at CAVC’s The Friary Centre nominated Julie because of her […]Read more