What we’ve been up to…

London marathon 2015: support Jack

Jack Scrimshaw from Sir Robert McAlpine is running for WBAF  in this year’s London marathon  on  Sunday April 26.

The 26 year old  quantity surveyor from south east London has worked at the construction company for over two years.

He says: ‘Completing a marathon has been a long term goal… Continue reading

Inspiring Young People

On Friday 30th May 2014, Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd hosted a Young People’s Careers Insight Day event for Westminster Befriend a Family and 15 of our young people and their families. Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd is a leading UK construction and civil engineering company and their staff team organised… Continue reading

There were 5 in the bed and the little one said…

Well done to WBAF family worker, Nadine Docherty, who managed to obtain some financial assistance to provide beds, carpets and domestic items for a vulnerable family of five. 

WBAF have been supporting the single mother and her daughters who were victims of domestic violence. Their accommodation lacked some of the… Continue reading

WBAF Supports Service User to Achieve her Dream: Getting into University

UCL university

One of Westminster Befriend a Family’s service users of over 3 years, Jannatul Chowdry, has secured a place at one of London’s leading multidisciplinary universities: UCL.

“At a time when it is harder than ever to get into University we are over the moon at the news that Jannatul has… Continue reading

Westminster Befriend a Family works with local foodbank

 westminster foodbankWestminster Befriend a Family (WBAF) is a referrer for the Westminster Foodbank.

WBAF is working with Westminster Chapel, who set up the initiative, to alleviate hunger faced by the poorer residents of Westminster.

Foodbanks provide three days’ worth of food in exchange for a voucher.  Westminster Foodbank supplies these vouchers… Continue reading