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

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 12th November 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

Lisa Linscott & Dorset Virtual School: Our Journey with Welfare Call

Lisa Linscott is Virtual School Head and Principal Teacher at Dorset Council.  The Virtual School provides education for children in care (CiC), and also for previously looked after children (PLAC). Its mission is to improve the education and life… Read more

Posted by on 28th February 2022

NAVSH Conference 2022: How to widen the brief without losing the plot

NAVSH conference 2022

We are really looking forward to seeing you all in person at the NAVSH conference on 16th – 17th March 2022 at Earl’s Court, London. This year’s theme is “How to widen the brief without losing the plot” so we’ll… Read more

Posted by on 17th February 2022

Welfare Call accredited for the government G-Cloud 12 framework

We’re happy to announce that we’ve once again been accepted on the latest iteration of the Government certified Digital Marketplace framework, G-Cloud 12.   The G-Cloud framework is an initiative that the Government began in 2012 to provide UK public… Read more

Posted by on 2nd February 2021

A VERY Happy New Year, and welcome to Somerset, Tower Hamlets & Waltham Forest

Welcome back one and all after the festive break. Welfare Call hopes the New Year has started as well for you as it has for us.   Another month brings more good news for us, and we can announce that… Read more

Posted by on 17th January 2017

Our busiest Summer EVER! Welcome back everyone, and welcome to our new authorities

September 2016 – Our busiest Summer EVER! Welcome back, everyone.   Even though this Summer’s calendar led to pupils having seven weeks holiday instead of six, the time has just as quickly flown by, and everyone will be in full… Read more

Posted by on 4th September 2016