Online Training: Extranet/Analytics functionality and features

Calling all new Virtual School users or anyone who would like refresher training: the first of our termly repeat training sessions is coming up this Thursday 9th May.   Are you a new user eager to unlock the full potential… Read more

Posted by on 7th May 2024

Maximising Resources and Minimising Costs: Welfare Call’s Crucial Role in Supporting Local Authorities

In an era of tightening budgets and increasing demands, local authorities are facing unprecedented challenges in delivering essential services and meeting and exceeding their statutory obligations, particularly for vulnerable children and young people. The struggle to balance budgets while ensuring… Read more

Posted by on 1st May 2024

Free upcoming Analytics webinars: have you booked your place?

We’ve got a big programme of free Analytics webinars coming up this term – have you booked your place yet?   Over the next two weeks in April and May, the team will be running sessions on using our AnalyticsRead more

Posted by on 20th April 2024

Come and meet us at the NAVSH Annual Conference in Birmingham, 11th-12th March 2024

With the NAVSH conference only a week away now, Welfare Call always looks forward to this time of year, when we can catch up with new and familiar faces. Our goody bags are becoming infamous as well (I’ll keep it… Read more

Posted by on 4th March 2024

Empowering Every Child: Welfare Call’s Commitment to SEND

In the challenging landscape of child welfare and education, ensuring that every child’s unique needs are met is paramount. Not only are local authorities responsible for maintaining a clear, accessible local offer of services to support children and young people… Read more

Posted by on 2nd January 2024

Come and meet us at the National Children and Adult Services Conference 2023

We’re excited to announce our participation in this year’s National Children and Adult Services Conference, a must-attend event for councillors, directors, senior officers, directors of public health, policymakers and service managers, and any individuals or organisations with responsibilities for… Read more

Posted by on 20th November 2023

Bridging the Gap: Welfare Call’s Impact on Education Equality

The pursuit of education equality is a huge challenge for councillors and policymakers. Tackling issues such as the educational attainment gap and child poverty demands innovative solutions that go beyond traditional approaches; it needs a comprehensive, multi-faceted approach.   Welfare… Read more

Posted by on 23rd October 2023

Unifying Services for Better Care: How Welfare Call Leads the Way

In the ever-evolving landscape of health, social care, and education, effective coordination and collaboration are crucial for ensuring the well-being of vulnerable children and young people. Welfare Call stands at the forefront, playing a key role in unifying services to… Read more

Posted by on 23rd September 2023

Why work for Welfare Call?

Our people are our greatest asset. Help us build our story and be part of something special.   What we do Here at The Welfare Call Group, we provide solutions and services to over 100 Local Authorities and organisations throughout… Read more

Posted by on 23rd August 2023

Empowering Communities and Protecting Vulnerable Individuals: Welfare Call’s Role in Safeguarding

Ensuring the safety and well-being of children and young people is a paramount concern to local authorities. The prevalence of issues related to child abuse, neglect, and exploitation demands a robust and comprehensive approach, and Welfare Call stands at the… Read more

Posted by on 23rd August 2023

Discover Your Future with Welfare Call Group: Visit us at the Barnsley Careers Fair on Weds 30th August 2023

Are you a recent graduate, eager to embark on an exciting career journey? Or perhaps you find yourself at a crossroads, seeking a new path filled with growth and opportunities. We’re delighted to announce our participation in the upcoming Barnsley Read more

Posted by on 28th July 2023

Case Study: Utilising Data to Enhance Support for CIN and CP Children in Virtual Schools with AfC Virtual School and College

Background Suzanne Parrott is the Executive Headteacher of AfC Virtual School and College and is the Associate Director for the education standards of children with a social worker.  AfC Virtual School supports the education of all children looked after who… Read more

Posted by on 13th June 2023

Our Attendance Service Continues to Expand: Welcome to Welfare Call

Attendance Monitoring data is a vital tool allowing Authorities to take control and react where problems arise and strive for improvements in their absenteeism and exclusion figures. We already work with more than 75% of Local Authorities to ensure that… Read more

Posted by on 17th April 2023

Reflections on the NAVSH conference 2023

A massive thank you to everyone who came to say hello and chat with us at the NAVSH conference 2023.   We had a fantastic two days at the event and as always it was lovely to catch up with… Read more

Posted by on 31st March 2023

Come and meet us at the NAVSH 2023 Annual Conference in Manchester, Weds 8th & Thurs 9th March 2023

This week we’re taking part in the NAVSH annual conference at the Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester on Weds 8th & Thurs 9th March 2023. We’re very much looking forward to seeing you all during the two-day… Read more

Posted by on 6th March 2023

Welfare Call accepted for the government G-Cloud 13 Framework

Welfare Call are happy to announce that we’ve once again been accepted on the latest iteration of the Government certified Digital Marketplace framework, G-Cloud 13. The G-Cloud framework is an initiative that the Government began in 2012 to provide UK… Read more

Posted by on 12th December 2022

National Mourning Closure : Monday 19th September

As you will probably be aware Britain has been given an extra bank holiday for the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral on Monday September 19th. The DfE has confirmed that all schools and colleges should close on the bank… Read more

Posted by on 13th September 2022

Celebrating Success: Internal Staff Changes

We have recently conducted internal interviews for two senior posts and are pleased to announce the following internal staff changes:   Rebecca Fevers – Head of Product Development Rebecca has worked for Welfare Call for over ten years and over… Read more

Posted by on 28th June 2022

Welfare Call Forum: Give us your views

For the last two years, we have been unable to host our annual forums (usually hosted in Leeds and central London in November) due to the impact which COVID has had. Instead, we have hosted and conducted a series of… Read more

Posted by on 22nd June 2022

Increased government focus on children with a social worker: how do you monitor CiN & CP attendance?

On the 6th May 2022, the DfE published a guidance document named Working together to improve school attendance. The guidance is intended to help schools, academy trusts, governing bodies, and local authorities maintain high levels of school attendance. It… Read more

Posted by on 8th May 2022
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