- Boundaries & Behaviour
- Domestic Abuse
- Emotional Wellbeing
- Financial Support
- Parenting Support
- Under 5s
Following a recommendation from the Family Courts, Mark referred himself to the Welcare Caring Dads programme because he wanted to learn more about abuse, abusive relationships and how to address issues in relationships, as well as get support to improve his relationship with his children and enable him to become a better father.
The family were referred to Welcare by school as parents were struggling to manage the behaviour of Erin (8) and Tom (5) and this was having a significant impact on the whole family.
Nicole and her daughter Chloe were referred by Lambeth Children’s Social Care due to multiple complexities around communication, Chloe’s physical and emotional wellbeing, and Nicole struggling to navigate parenting of Chloe after multiple breakdowns in their relationship.
Emotional Wellbeing / Financial Support / Parenting Support
Amy and 7 of her 8 children, aged between 1 – 16, were referred to Welcare due to complex housing and financial challenges and Amy’s difficulty establishing boundaries and routines at home.
Financial Support / Housing
Yvonne was living with extended family in a two bedroom flat – this meant that 4 children and 4 adults were vying for space and attention. With no outdoor space and two of the children sharing a bed there was constant chaos, little structure and increasingly aggressive behaviour.
Boundaries & Behaviour / Emotional Wellbeing / Financial Support / Housing / Parenting Support
Kate was a young mother who was living in unsuitable accommodation. Welcare’s team empowered Kate to turn her life around and start making plans for how to bring her daughter up in a safe loving home.
Samuel, a single father, came to Welcare when he was struggling financially just before Christmas. We were able to help with food and heating costs, and enable Sam and his children to have a proper family Christmas.
Myra and Mia were referred to Welcare via Lambeth’s domestic violence service after domestic abuse towards Myra by Mia’s father. Welcare programmes for Myra (Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities) and Mia (MySpace) helped them both to come to terms with the abuse and their feelings.
Louise and daughter Ada* were recommended to Welcare by a play therapist in Ada’s school. 5-year-old Ada’s father had been violent and emotionally abusive towards Louise, and antagonism between the two was affecting Ada.
Financial Support / MySpace
We know what a difference a positive male role model can make to the lives of children. However 8 year old Sam, living with his grandmother and sister, felt that he had no one special in his life he could turn to.
Financial Support / MySpace
Mary, an asylum seeker, was referred to Welcare as she was isolated with a young child and had limited funds. Welcare helped practically, linking her into the services she needed, but also gave her the support and confidence she needed to become part of the local community.
Domestic Abuse / Financial Support / Under 5s
Children’s Services referred mum Charlotte to us when she was struggling with her son Alfie’s challenging behaviour. This included extreme tantrums which would last for hours until Charlotte gave in to what he wanted.
Financial Support / MySpace / Under 5s
Bethany was referred to Welcare having witnessed domestic violence towards her mother perpetrated by Bethany’s father.
Domestic Abuse / MySpace
Carly, who has Autism Spectrum Disorder, was referred to Welcare with her overwhelmed mum - struggling with 5 sleep deprived children in temporary housing.
Joshua, aged 4, was referred to our Every Child a Talker Course by his school. He was in reception class and both the school and his parents were concerned about his speech and language development.
Financial Support / Under 5s
When 8 year old Zack’s mum Anne was diagnosed with breast cancer, their life was turned upside-down. Welcare matched Zack with a mentor while Anne underwent treatment.
Domestic Abuse / Financial Support / MySpace
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