Annual Report

It’s Never too Late an Independent Domestic Violence Advocate for people aged over 55 in Dudley

Outreach work to help victims of domestic abuse is a core part of CHADD’s work. In the last year we have developed this work with a new member of our team: Rani Kaur. Rani is an IDVA, an Independent Domestic Violence Advocate. She launched our new outreach service for people aged over 55. Here she …

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Welcome to Rotary House

It’s been a hugely busy pre-Christmas for us with lots of activities and events, and in sorting through and distributing all of the donations received through our recent Big Give Christmas Campaign.  We have been overwhelmed with the success of our campaign this year and the generosity of so many people in Dudley willing to …

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New Year Honour for Jane Clarke, Former CEO at CHADD

Jane Clarke, who retired as the Chief Executive of Dudley charity CHADD (Churches Housing Association of Dudley and District) two years ago, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honour’s list. Jane has received the award for services to vulnerable women and children in Dudley. Jane worked for CHADD for 28 years, starting …

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Football at the Foyer, or following a passion.

This season our On Route Foyer’s fledgling footie team made it to the semi finals of their first competition. Reports from the sideline tell us it could’ve gone even better at the Wellbeing League Cup: “Slight controversy as a ‘phantom’ goal took it to a penalty shoot out which they then lost 4-3. It had been …

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Never Too Late: Domestic abuse and older people in Dudley

With an increasing number of older people becoming victims of domestic abuse, a new service is being launched in Dudley to support this older age group. Delivered by CHADD, this innovative new service is able to provide tailored support to older victims of abuse thanks to funding from the Victim’s Fund provided by the West …

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“We made bacon cakes with beans” – everyday life in our foyer for young people.

The range of work we do in our On Route foyer sometimes even surprises us – and it emerges through what the young people tell us in the impact app we use.  The quotes are the words of the young people we work with. It can be the simple and the practical as making food …

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