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Ruairi collects donations for Llamau

15 June 2017
It was seeing food being given to homeless people while Christmas shopping with his family that spurred little Ruairi Clarke into action to do something about homelessness. Ever since, the kind hearted five-year-old from the Vale of Glamorgan has been collecting donations for young homeless people and vulnerable women, and he recently delivered them to homelessness charity Llamau, in Cardiff. In recognition... Read More

One week left to register to vote for the General Election 2017

15 May 2017
With just one week left for people to register to vote in June's General Election, we're working with the Electoral Reform Society Cymru to encourage the people we support to register before the deadline on 22nd May. At the last General Election around 350,000 eligible potential voters in Wales were not signed up to the electoral register, with students and younger... Read More

Brad Watson, Joe Catris and Scott Davies of Archenfield Insurance Management

Archenfield Insurance commit to supporting young homeless people in Wales!

21 April 2017
It was a desire to do more for local charities that spurred Joe Catris, of Archenfield Insurance Management, to get the firm that he works for to be the first team to sign up to raise money for young homeless people at this year’s Sleep Out. Joe has convinced the rest of the team at Cardiff and Monmouth-based Archenfield Insurance Management... Read More

We Loves the 'Diff - Supporting Llamau

19 April 2017
Throughout April and May, St David’s Cardiff has partnered with Llamau and two other Welsh homelessness charities and cult brand I Loves The ‘Diff to launch We Loves The ‘Diff, an appeal to support, raise awareness and collect funds for homeless and vulnerable people living in the city. On each Saturday from 29 April – 27 May, St David’s will release... Read More

A special gift for Mothers Day!

24 March 2017
Merthyr Tydfil Welsh Labour Grassroots (MTWLG) were pleased to present 25 makeup bags of various products from face creams to make ups and hair brushes to towels to local charity Llamau. They were kindly donated by Boots on Cyfarthfa Retail Park. Adam Mortimer, the manager of the Boots store was only too willing to become involved with the project once he... Read More

Violence against Women Still All Too Common for Most Vulnerable in Wales

08 March 2017
Exclusive research from Llamau, whose mission is to end homelessness for young people and women in Wales, shows a shocking rate of violence against women among young people who are at risk of homelessness. Around 33% of young homeless women surveyed reported having been pressured into or being forced into having sex. This is more than double the rate reported by... Read More

New Government legislation puts more young people at risk of homelessness

06 March 2017
On Friday 3rd March the UK Government laid out regulations which will restrict 18-21 year olds from claiming the housing element of Universal Credit.  Llamau works with thousands of young people every year who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness, and we fear the introduction of this new legislation will significantly increase the number of young people at risk... Read More

Llamau welcomes Children’s Commissioner for Report Launch

01 March 2017
Llamau was honoured to host Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Sally Holland, to launch her new report, Hidden Ambitions / Breuddwydion Cudd, challenging local authorities and Welsh Government to do more to meet the needs of young people leaving care. The Commissioner was joined by Cllr Susan Elsmore, representing the Welsh Local Government Association, and a number of officials from Welsh Government... Read More

Local fundraising makes the difference for Llamau

07 February 2017
 It was the impact of the work Llamau does in Caerphilly that attracted one group of like-minded men to raise money for Wales’ leading homelessness charity last year. Over £1750 was raised during 2016, which was presented to the charity by the Dan Callaghan Lodge of the RAOB in a ceremony last Wednesday (February 1st). The lodge is made up of a... Read More

Bridgend family construction firm raises thousands for Llamau

26 January 2017
Linking with Wales' leading homelessness charity, Llamau, has made sense for local Bridgend housebuilding construction firm Jehu Group. During 2016 the staff and partners working on sites across South Wales have held a number of fundraising activities in aid of Llamau, which supports homeless young people and vulnerable women. Fund raising events included the Annual Wales Property Triathlon, organised by Jehu Group,... Read More

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