Who-tastic Impact Event!

26 October 2015
We had a fantastic day celebrating the successes of the past year at our Impact Event at the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff Bay on October 6th. We were joined by around 200 people, sitting between different Tardis time ships and Daleks and listening to our choir open and close the event. We had inspirational stories from some of the individuals... Read More

Llamau's Impact Report 2014-2015

07 October 2015
Llamau's annual Impact Report, "Celebrating Success," covering the period from April 2014 - March 2015 is now ready for download! You can download a copy here. Hard copies are available from Head Office - please e-mail if you would like one.... Read More

Team Llamau's Cardiff Half Marathon!

07 October 2015
On Sunday morning, Team Llamau took to the streets of Cardiff to run the Lloyd’s Bank Cardiff Half Marathon! And what a chilly morning it was, but the atmoshpere was far from chilly with runners from all over the world gearing up to run the 13.1miles ahead! Music was blasting and colours were filling the streets with all sorts of... Read More

Llamau's Rowing Challenge!

28 September 2015
On Friday the 25th of September, Llamau hosted their first ever Rowing Challenge at The Gym Group on Newport Road! 2 teams competed against one another to row a huge 30km in aid of Llamau… and what a challenge that was! With The Gym Group’s own Personal Trainers Vs a very energetic team from Llamau (with a little help from David... Read More

50 days until Cardiff Sleeps Out

23 September 2015
Today marks exactly 50 days until Sleep Out – the flagship fundraising event from Wales’ leading homelessness charity, Llamau. The event, which will be held outside Cardiff Central Youth Club, sees everyday people ‘sleep out’ in the elements to raise money for the most vulnerable young people and women experiencing domestic abuse, and Llamau have just signed up their latest challengers... Read More

Donations from Welsh Football team!

Donations from Welsh Football team!

25 August 2015
Llamau have been very lucky to be chosen as one of the charities to receive a range of brilliant donations this month from the Football Association of Wales. Louise Edwards kindly arranged for an overwhelming donation of Welsh football kit, including base layers, t-shirts, warm winter coats, jerseys and plenty of football socks! As you can imagine, these were all very well... Read More

Llamau welcomes Ringfenced Budget for Mental Health Spending

24 August 2015
Llamau welcomes Welsh Health Minister Mark Drakeford’s recent announcement that the mental health budget in Wales will continue to be protected by a ring fence. Frances Beecher, Chief Executive of Llamau stated “This is an important decision which recognises the importance of continued investment in mental health funding. Properly funding mental health and other services must remain the priority for this... Read More

Young People welcome Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty to Barry

19 August 2015
Young people living at Llamau's Ty Newydd project in Barry were delighted to welcome Lesley Griffiths AM yesterday. The Minister was visiting the project to find out more about its work with vulnerable, homeless young people in the Vale of Glamorgan. The Ty Newydd project is operated by Wales' leading homelessness charity, Llamau, in partnership with the Vale of Glamorgan Council. During her... Read More

Workshop to Explore Community-Based Solutions for Women Offenders

18 August 2015
A workshop is being held today at the Welsh Government’s offices in Merthyr Tydfil to discuss innovative community-based approaches to working with women offenders in Wales. The workshop, which is being jointly held by the National Offender Management Service in Wales and the Welsh Government’s Violence Against Women and Domestic Abuse Team has been arranged as part of the Intergrated Offender... Read More

Dr Kathy Hampson's Blog

07 August 2015
Have a read of  Dr Kathy Hampson's blog, Llamau’s North Wales Resettlement Broker; "Resettlement, why collaboration is king."   Recently in youth justice, there has been a real focus on resettlement, with a variety of research identifying what makes for good resettlement practice. However, as the latest Beyond Youth Custody update states: “Over two thirds of children re-offend within 12 months of release from... Read More

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