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

Thank you

A brilliant story of why a supporter chose to donate to Llamau!

06 August 2015
Having received a donation from someone who lived in Manchester, the fundraising team decided to ask what had inspired this person to donate. Here is the response …   “It's a bit of a story: I was travelling back from visiting one son in Switzerland to seeing my grandchildren, so was driving from Stansted to Devon after a 5 hour delay at... Read More

Sainbury's Newport

Sainbury's in Newport choose Llamau as Charity of the Year!

05 August 2015
Llamau are delighted to announce that we have been chosen by Sainsbury’s Superstore in Newport as their ‘Charity of the Year’, after customers and staff voted for Llamau as one of the 3 nominated charities. This fantastic relationship will help us raise awareness in Newport of the work we do to support vulnerable people in the community and we’d like to... Read More

End Youth Homelessness

Welsh Charities partner to End Youth Homelessness

04 August 2015
An exciting new partnership was announced today between Adref, Dewis, GISDA, Llamau and Swansea Young Single Homeless Project (SYSHP). End Youth Homelessness Cymru will work together to develop a Welsh dimension to the existing UK campaigning and fundraising group End Youth Homelessness, led by Centrepoint and where Llamau is the Welsh representative. In one of its first actions, the End Youth... Read More

ACT donations

ACT Learners support Llamau with donations

03 August 2015
In July, ACT ‘Business Services Learners’ and ‘Fast Track Programme Learners’ chose to support Llamau for their Charity & Community focused month.  With the help of tutor Louisa Gregory, they were encouraged to research Llamau and the people we support and then create posters to explain our charity and the work we do to other learners and staff. They asked staff and... Read More

Largest team to sign up to Sleep Out!

21 July 2015
This morning, Llamau visited the Go Compare office and had a photoshoot with the employees to celebrate being the LARGEST team to sign up to Sleep Out 2015!   With a massive total of 12 people, Go Compare is fielding a team with the greatest number of participants to sign up to the event so far! The team are "excited" and are... Read More

Turning the tide on homelessness at the World of Boats

20 July 2015
Everything was all ship shape and Bristol fashion as Llamau welcomed admirals and able seamen to its “Get on Board” summer fundraiser and networking event at the Look Out Café Bar at the World of Boats Museum, Cardiff Bay last Thursday evening, July 16th. Building on the success of our most recent fundraising event “Tea at 73” event at Cathedral 73... Read More

Loren Dykes joins Llamau for Big Match

17 July 2015
Wales leading homelessness charity, Llamau, was joined by Wales Full Back Loren Dykes for its “Big Match,” a day of football fun at the Gol Centre in Leckwith, Cardiff on Wednesday 16th July. The event, organised in partnership with Swansea-based Street Football Wales, attracted around 30 young people, all of whom are supported by Llamau. Many are experiencing homelessness and have... Read More

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