Blythswood

Since 1966, Blythswood Care has combined the Christian message with practical help for those in need. Whether through filled shoeboxes at Christmas, relief and development aid or social projects for young and old, Blythswood brings hope to thousands in Europe, Africa and Asia. Blythswood is committed to long-term care projects in Romania, enabling disadvantaged children and young people fulfil their potential. With the support of people like you, Blythswood provides loving care for body and soul.


Blythswood Update – June 17th 2021

Daniel Centre A builder has been found for the new storage centre and the parking lot and the work was due to begin on Monday 15th June. The training sessions for 13 successful candidates for the Kenya project are now complete and the party is ready to set off from Budapest with the blessing of […]

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Blythswood Update – June 2nd 2021

Daniel Centre Cipri’s health is not good, compounded by high blood pressure, but also by a good measure of drama.   Ioan has lost his job, comes home drunk and aggressive and is likely to have his probation ended next month. The demolition work on the depot has now been completed and all the rubble has […]

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Blythswood Update – May 19th 2021

Daniel Centre Cipri may now need a pacemaker for his heart.  Ioan has found work pushing trolleys at a local supermarket. The Centre has an ongoing task of monitoring and assessing their performance with the young residents and most of the load falls on their resident social worker Danny.  It is unlikely that the other […]

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Blythswood Update – May 5th 2021

Daniel Centre André and Gaby are working well, Cipri is still having his ups-and-downs.  New resident Damian is working now and in good form, having acquired a puppy for himself – a mixed blessing for the other residents. All of the residents have had their first vaccination, and most of them their second.  Alex the […]

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Blythswood Update – April 14th 2021

Daniel Centre André and Gaby are working well, Cipri is now feeling better and ready for a job in a bottle- and jar-making factory.  Silveu is currently subject of a police investigation.  New residents Damian and Ioan are showing more attitude problems and are not so keen on working. Alix and Julian have been working […]

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Blythswood Update – April 1st 2021

Daniel Centre André and Gaby are working well, Cipri is now on medication and has been offered a job in a bottle- and jar-making factory.  Silveu’s time at the Centre has been terminated and he is possibly facing charges for theft.  New residents Damian and Ioan are settling well and looking for work. Damian, Ioan […]

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Blythswood Update – March 17th 2021

Daniel Centre André and Gaby have currently found work but Cipri is in hospital for assessment.  Silveu is no longer bringing friends to the Centre but did not come home one night. There have now been offers for developing the depot and an offer by one tenant to take over those made redundant when Blythswood […]

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Blythswood Update – March 3rd 2021

Daniel Centre André, Gaby, Cipri and Alix have found work in a local factory in Cluj.  Silveu has brought questionable friends back to the Centre and needs to improve his attitude. Istvan  has moved out with friends, probably a permanent goodbye.  Alix has suicidal moments and has spent €2000, which he can ill afford, on […]

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Blythswood Update – February 17th 2021

Daniel Centre André, Gaby and Cipri still have no work but Daniel continues with online school and has a part-time electrician’s job.  The new resident Silveu has already found work with a construction company. Soreen is now trying to move out with friends, not a good idea.  Marian has a job fixing tyres to earn […]

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Blythswood Update – February 3rd 2021

Daniel Centre The ambulance will no longer come for Cipri’s nose bleeds.  André and Gaby still have no work.  Daniel continues with online school.  Silveu has joined the Centre. Soreen seems to be still in Italy.  Istvan had left to live with relatives but is now back, having been beaten up and put out by […]

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