Homelessness charity co-curates art exhibition at Cardiff Museum

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. […]Read more


The Wallich response: Proposed changes to Supporting People funding

The Wallich is extremely concerned to hear that Welsh Government, in its draft detailed Budget, is essentially proposing to remove ring-fenced Supporting People funding entirely for 2019/20, and to some degree 2018/19. The Welsh Government’s proposals to merge funding streams with non-housing/homelessness related programmes in 2019/20 – which in itself potentially sees an overall reduction […]Read more


Le Gros Solicitors hosts epic charity football tournament

As part of The Wallich’s annual Clash of the Corporates competition, one participant hosted a football tournament to help prevent homelessness. On a chilly Tuesday morning, 12 teams geared themselves up on Cardiff’s House of Sport pitches for a 5-a-side football tournament. The organisers, Le Gros Solicitors, coordinated the sporting battle as part of The […]Read more


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


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


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


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


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