Browse The Wallich’s comprehensive archive of publications. Our research and policy team produces in-depth reports about homelessness and homelessness-related issues in Wales.
2019 Housing First Anglesey – 2018 year in review
The Wallich launched the first Housing First project in Wales. Five years since its launch in 2013, we report on the successes and key statistics from the project.
2019 Street Based Lifestyle Monitor 2017-18
An analysis of the numbers gathered by our South Wales-based Rough Sleepers Intervention Teams between November 2017 and October 2018, which shows increasing numbers of people living street based lifestyles in Cardiff, Newport, Bridgend and Swansea over the year.
2018 Real Voices, Real Trauma
An investigation into trauma experienced by people aged 16-25 across Wales who either are experiencing or have experienced homelessness. This work was carried out by Nia Rees, acting as a research consultant to The Wallich, and was paid for by Swansea Council.
2018 Annual Report: 2017 At a Glance
2018 South Wales Street Based Lifestyle Monitor 2016-2017
An analysis of the numbers gathered by our South Wales-based Rough Sleepers Intervention Teams between November 2016 and October 2017, which shows increasing numbers of people living street based lifestyles in Cardiff, Newport, Bridgend and Swansea over the year.
Read the report: South Wales Street Based Lifestyle Monitor 2016-2017
2017 Support that Saves
An investigation into the value of money of the support The Wallich provides. The report uses a case-study based approach, analysing the experiences of The Wallich’s service users, to conclude that our services are cost-effective.
2016 Cardiff Street Based Lifestyle Monitor 2015-2016
An analysis of the work of our Rough Sleepers Intervention Team in Cardiff between October 2015 and October 2016, which identifies high numbers of rough sleepers consistently continuing over the year.
Read the report: Cardiff SBL Monitor (2015-2016)
2016 Welsh Assembly Manifesto
We’re calling on the next Welsh Government to get people off the streets, keep people off the streets and to create opportunities for people. Our manifesto lists the 9 key actions that will prevent homelessness in Wales.
Read the manifesto: Do Something About Homelessness
2015 Cardiff Street Based Lifestyle Monitor 2015
An analysis of the work of our Rough Sleepers Intervention Team in Cardiff between October 2013 and October 2015 which identified an increase of 64% in the numbers of those living a street based lifestyle.
Read the report: Cardiff SBL Monitor (2015)
2015 Newport Rough Sleeping Monitor 2013-2015
An analysis of the statistics collected by our Newport Rough Sleepers Intervention Team between October 2013 and October 2015, with sections discussing the specific circumstances of the rough sleepers they worked with.
Read the report: Newport Rough Sleeping Monitor (2013-2015)
2015 Good Practice in Abstinence Based Housing Projects Across South Wales
This study aimed to identify examples of effective practice used within abstinence based projects. The research also looked to obtain suggestions for service improvements from both residents and staff.
Read the report: Good Practice in Abstinence Based Housing Schemes (2015)
2015 Rough Sleeping in Denbighshire: An Evaluation of the Barriers to Engagement
A 6 month study into barriers to engagement for rough sleepers in Denbighshire.
Read the report: Rough Sleeping in Denbighshire (2015)
2015 The Shoreline Project
The Shoreline Project became operational in 1996 and as far as we can ascertain was the first example of “wet” accommodation for street drinkers in the UK.
Read the report: The Shoreline Project (2015)
2014 Exploring the Accommodation Needs of Street Drinkers in Newport
Assessing the demography and needs of people street drinking in Newport.
2014 Alcohol and Older People
A research and scoping exercise into the impact of alcohol on older people across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan.
Read the report : Alcohol and Older People (2014)
2004 The Stigma of Rural Homelessness in Wales
A 12 week research project using fieldwork to assess rural homelessness in Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Powys.
Read the report: Rural Rough Sleeping Report