Sheila Taylor’s retirement and New Director at HWCT

Sheila Taylor has retired this August as Director of The Hampstead Wells and Campden Trust (HWCT) after 28 years of service. Trained as a lawyer at London University and subsequently admitted to the bar she initially worked as an in-house legal adviser to The Jewish Welfare Board, now Jewish Care. During her time there she… Continue reading

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News June 2021

We have received a number of applications for our Large Organisational Grants this quarter which will be considered at the next Grants Committee Meeting in July. In addition, we continue to receive a number of applications for grants to individuals and families. To give an idea of what these grants have been funding we have… Continue reading

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News May 2021

Demand for our individual grants continues to be high and we are managing to have a quick turnaround on these with decisions usually made within a maximum of two weeks and payments made shortly after. The most requested items are currently beds, fridge freezers, cookers and basic furniture items. Applications are coming in from families, older people and individuals, many living in… Continue reading

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News April 2021

Our second Emergency Fund is now closed. This fund provided support to the following organisations:  Queens Crescent Community Association Abbey Community Centre  Home Start Camden and Islington  Camden Carers Centre  Sidings Community Centre  Citizens Advice Camden  Solace Women’s Aid  JW3  Reverse the Trend Foundation  The fund enabled these organisations to provide emergency support including shopping vouchers,… Continue reading

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Covid 2021 New Emergency Fund

Organisations within our area of benefit are invited to apply for small grants of a maximum of £2,000 to support vulnerable individuals and families swiftly and effectively during the current lockdown. We expect applications to be used for food, clothing, utility bills and materials for home schooling or any other urgent need intensified by the… Continue reading

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