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Statement from Llamau Chief Executive, Frances Beecher, in response to the statement made by Neil McEvoy AM on 19 January 2018

22 January 2018
In light of the statement made by Mr McEvoy on 19 January, I feel I must respond to the allegations made about me, and the erroneous accusation of a coordinated campaign or of a “political witch-hunt against him”. Firstly, I would like to state that Mr McEvoy is wrong in assuming that Ms Kiernan was working for Llamau at the time... Read More

Llamau awarded £5,000 to support vulnerable young people across Gwent

28 July 2017
Welsh homelessness charity Llamau has been awarded funding of £5,000 from the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert. The money will go towards funding EMPHASIS, Llamau’s innovative programme which prevents homelessness by working intensively with young people and their families. The project turns around the lives of 14-21 year olds living in Newport, Torfaen, Monmouthshire and Caerphilly areas,... Read More

Wonderful Donation to Honor Rhodri's Memory

24 July 2017
A huge thank you to Julie Morgan AM, who recently donated £1,000 to Llamau, in memory of her late husband, the former-First Minister of Wales, Rhodri Morgan. The money will go towards our Women’s Services projects which are located in the constituency of Cardiff West, which Rhodri used to represent in the National Assembly of Wales and the House of Commons. Our... Read More

£875,000 National Lottery funding to involve more young Welsh people in heritage

19 July 2017
Llamau will benefit from an award of £874,500 to National Museum Wales (NMW) through the Heritage Lottery Fund’s (HLF) Kick the Dust programme. The ‘Hands on Heritage’ project aims to connect young people with history by working with partners across Wales, including Llamau, to get young people from across Wales and different backgrounds stuck in to bringing all aspects of heritage... Read More

Llamau supports ERS Cymru’s ‘Missing Voices’ Project

12 July 2017
Llamau recently welcomed the Electoral Reform Society (ERS) Cymru to its Learning 4 Life Centres in Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff and Pontnewydd, Torfaen, to support their “Missing Voices” Campaign. "Missing voices" will find out how people feel about politics in Wales and why so many people still don’t vote. Representatives from ERS Cymru spoke to learners at the two centres in two... Read More

Llamau jointly receives £100k as part of Nominet Trust’s Digital Reach Programme

06 July 2017
The Nominet Trust, the UK’s leading social tech funder, has awarded almost £100,000 to a Welsh partnership that includes Llamau. The partnership, which comprises Llamau, the Wales Co-operative Centre, YMCA Swansea and GISDA, has received the money from the trust as part of Nominet’s “Digital Reach” programme – a pioneering initiative developed to increase digital skills amongst some of the UK’s... Read More

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

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