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 – 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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Blythswood Update – January 13th 2021

Daniel Centre The church’s FEBE old folk’s nursing home initially lost 3 residents to the Covid pandemic but the home is now Covid-free.  The number of daily cases in the country has fallen from above 10,000 to just above 4,000. André, and Gaby are still without work.  Daniel continues to do occasional delivery jobs but […]

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Blythswood Update – December 16th 2020

Daniel Centre The Covid situation in the church’s FEBE nursing home has improved significantly. Cipri still struggles with his health, more emotional than physical.  André has lost his work for refusing to sweep floors.  Gaby still has no job and brother Daniel has had to give up his job. Soreen has phoned from Italy, wanting […]

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Blythswood Update – December 3rd 2020

Daniel Centre The number of Covid-19 is levelling off in Cluj and a total lockdown may be averted, but 66 out of 68 residents at their church’s FEBE old folk’s nursing home have been affected by the virus and two have died.  Most of the staff are self-isolating but asymptomatic. Cipri is still struggling with […]

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Blythswood Update – November 18th 2020

Daniel Centre Finding jobs are more difficult with Covid-19 now at 10,000 new cases a day.  Alix has had one anger counselling online session.  Cipri has found a job but needs more health testing first.  André should start soon. Istvan’s return to the Centre is on hold till he displays more motivation.  Daniel is doing […]

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Blythswood Update – November 04th 2020

Daniel Centre Alix would now like to receive anger counselling before he can find a place to rent for himself.  Cipri has developed a fever and was to be tested for Covid-19 on Tuesday morning.  André, who shares a unit with him in the Centre is finding it hard to self-isolate. Istvan wants to come […]

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Blythswood Update – October 14th 2020

Daniel Centre Alix is still looking for a place to rent to move out from the Centre.  Cipri still struggles with diabetes but stubbornly  refuses treatment.  André is still looking for a job but the employment situation at the moment is very difficult. Daniel who quit his job to attend school is doing well and […]

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Blythswood Update – September 30th 2020

Daniel Centre Alix, with his new security company job, has improved in attitude, and is now positive about leaving the Centre in a month to rent for himself.  Cipri struggles and takes days off work, refusing treatment for his diabetes.  André lost his new job, not reporting on time to sign his contract. Daniel has […]

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