Neath Port Talbot Launch

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


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


Monmouthshire Building Society Chief Executive Donates Annual Bonus The Wallich

James Bawa, the CEO of Newport-based Monmouthshire Building Society, has this month donated his annual bonus to The Wallich, along with an overseas education charity. The funds will be used specifically by the Newport Rough Sleepers Intervention Team which provides a vital outreach service to support homeless and vulnerably housed people in relation to wide-ranging […]Read more


Learning Centre for learning and employability is launched

Last Friday, The Wallich officially opened a brand-new Learning Centre, on Pendyris Street Cardiff. The Learning Centre is home to The BOSS Project, Smart Skills and RSVP which are all Learning and Employability projects aimed at developing skills, confidence and opportunities for our service users. Sian David, Head of Participation and Progression at the Wallich said: […]Read more


A review of 2016

2016 was quite a year for us and we’d like to share our review with you.  Please contact us for more information and we’d be happy to tell you more. Yn Gymraeg:Read more

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Daily Post Article 20/3 – Our Response

Regarding the Daily Post article dated 20/03/17 titled: “School’s fears for pupils’ safety over sex offenders to be housed in Old Colwyn – Cardiff-based charity looking to overturn council’s decision to block it from creating housing for sex offenders in town.” The Wallich wishes to clarify: The proposed project is a Supported Living Residential Project […]Read more


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