White Ribbon Day 2023 - How Is Llamau working to #ChangeTheStory?

Today, the 25th of November, marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence with White Ribbon Day. White Ribbon Day, is an incredibly important day for Llamau as we work to raise awareness of how our staff and services are working to #ChangeTheStory by supporting women and young girls who have experienced domestic abuse and violence. Read more

Tackling Youth Homelessness: The My Way Home Project and Llamau’s UNHRC session

In recognition of Llamau's pivotal role in embodying the values of the Nation of Sanctuary, we were delighted to facilitate one of the evidence collecting sessions during the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR) official visit to Wales. Read more

Welsh Minister Visits Tŷ Pride: A Beacon of Hope for LGBTQ+ Youth Facing Homelessness

Welsh Minister for Finance and Local Government, Rebecca Evans MS, recently made a significant visit to Tŷ Pride in Rhyl, Wales. Read more

The Silent Struggle: Impact of Homelessness on Young People's Mental Health in the UK

The experience of being homeless goes beyond the absence of a physical shelter; it penetrates the very core of your well-being, often leaving long lasting scars on mental health. Read more

UNISON supports Llamau's Fundraising Efforts

We sat down with Emma, a dedicated Unison branch secretary, to understand the reasons behind Unison’s support for Llamau's fundraising efforts. Read more

Our Response to the Latest Homelessness Figures

Sam Austin, Deputy CEO comments on the release of the latest Welsh Government Homelessness Figures Read more

Tŷ Pride Leading The Way in Wales

Pride month is very important to all of us here at Llamau and we wanted to take this opportunity to share a bit about our Ty Pride project… Read more

Honouring the life and legacy of Laurence Brophy

This June, we are honouring the life and legacy of Laurence Brophy, one of Llamau's most ardent supporters. Laurence, or Laurie as he was affectionately known, was a tireless fundraiser and advocate for our organisation, dedicating his time and resources to support young people and women experiencing homelessness in Wales. Read more

"If not now, then when? Radical reform for care experienced children and young people” report

Over the past year, Llamau collaborated closely with the Welsh Government, to provide evidence to the Children, Young People and Education Committee, and subsequently inform the “If not now, then when? Radical reform for care experienced children and young people” report. Read the full report here. Read more

International Women's Day 2023 - An interview with Kirstie Addleton

This International Women’s Day, we find out more about Llamau’s women’s services by talking to Kirstie Addleton who joined Llamau in October 2022 as Head of Service for Domestic Abuse and Gender-Specific Services. Read more

5 Best Fundraising Challenges to Take on in 2023 with Llamau

Looking for a meaningful way to help end homelessness in 2023? The New Year is a great time to take on a new challenge and make a real difference in the lives of the people we support. Take inspiration from 5 of our best charity fundraising events, from hiking across Wales, running marathons, jumping out of planes, and much more. Read more

Our Thoughts Are With Avid Fundraiser, Laurence Brophy and His Family

Since 2017, Laurence raised more than £14,000 to support young people and women experiencing homelessness in Wales. Read more

Jobs Growth Wales+ Launches Providing New Support for Young People

That’s why we are thrilled to be delivering the new programme Jobs Growth Wales+, bringing to life the Welsh governments Young Person’s Guarantee, which promises everyone under the age of 25 the offer of support to gain access to education, training or to find employment. Read more

White Ribbon – We must change the narrative!

We must change the narrative we use when talking about domestic abuse Read more

It's White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Day provides a unique opportunity to focus a bright spotlight on how men play the largest part in ending violence and abuse against women. Read more

Broadcaster Jason Mohammad to host Sleep Out 2021

Sleep Out is a challenge event where participants are encouraged to sleep outdoors for the night and has been organised by Llamau for more than a decade. It continues to be one of our leading fundraising events, bringing in life changing funds to support young people and women experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Wales. Read more

Make a real difference - Join the Tai Ffres Youth Board

Welsh for ‘Fresh Housing’, Tai Ffres is being developed and delivered with Welsh Government Innovation Funding by United Welsh in partnership with Llamau. Read more

Meet the women delivering domestic abuse programme, IRIS across Gwent.

Earlier this year, Llamau announced the roll out of domestic abuse programme, IRIS, as part of an exciting new partnership with social enterprise, IRISi. Read more

A Wales Without Homelessness Begins Upstream

On Thursday 1st July, Llamau joined several partner organisations in an event that unveiled the results of the school-based early intervention programme, Upstream Cymru. Read more

Llamau partner with SafeLives on new toolkit aimed at identifying and preventing domestic abuse

Llamau have teamed up with UK-wide charity, SafeLives, to develop and deliver a brand new toolkit aimed at young women, girls and non-binary young people, aged 13-24, who may be experiencing or be at risk of domestic abuse. Read more

Laurence Brophy takes on colossal challenge in aid of Llamau

It has been less than a year since Laurence Brophy took on his record-breaking, Lands’ End to John o’ Groats, challenge. We say record-breaking because as far as we know, when Laurence reached John o’ Groats on his much-loved bicycle, he became the first 88-year-old to complete the 1,000-mile journey. Read more