New Pilot Scheme helps transition to Independent Living

13 December 2016
Llamau is celebrating the successful completion of an innovative pilot scheme to help care leavers manage the transition to independent living. The pilot, which has been delivered as part of the Flexible Support Fund and has been funded by UK Government’s Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), has been running since November 2015, working with 81 young people during an extremely... Read More

Happy International Volunteer Day!

05 December 2016
It’s International Volunteer Day today, and Llamau would like to pay tribute to all the volunteers that work in the organisation to help us achieve our goal. Whether it’s our award-winning volunteers in our domestic abuse befriending scheme, or volunteers in our offices helping out with tasks large and small, Llamau’s work is truly enhanced with the support of volunteers. Here are... Read More

Llamau celebrating Success at Promoting Independence Awards

05 December 2016
Llamau is celebrating after winning two awards at Cymorth Cymru’s Promoting Independence Awards last Friday. This is the 10th year of the Promoting Independence awards, which hail the success of organisations working with marginalised and at-risk people in Wales as well as challenging stereotypes and recognising the inspirational achievements of those people. The Employment, Training and Skills Award was presented to Symud... Read More

What can you do about Homelessness this Winter?

29 November 2016
For many people, Christmas can be a difficult time of the year, no more so than for people who are facing homelessness. At a time when many are thinking about family and friends, Llamau, Wales’ leading homelessness charity, supports homeless young people and women who have no one to turn to, by making sure that they have somewhere warm and... Read More

Welsh Businesses Support Llamau During Week of Action

24 November 2016
Welsh business has once again shown its support for leading Welsh homelessness charity Llamau by getting involved with Business In the Community’s (BITC) Wales Action Week on Homelessness. This year’s Volunteering Week Wales has taken a focus on the action that business can take to prevent homelessness, and four local companies have spent time at Llamau to do just that. Over the... Read More

280 people take part in this year’s Sleep Out!

14 November 2016
A massive 280 people braved the streets of Cardiff yesterday evening (Thursday November 10th) to raise money for homeless young people in Wales, in what was the largest “Sleep Out” ever to take place in Wales.   This is the fifth year that Sleep Out has been run in Cardiff and it took place this year at Cardiff City Football Stadium. It... Read More

Llamau awarded a share of nearly £250,000 in cash seized from criminals

02 November 2016
Llamau has been awarded funding of £1,500 from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent’s Partnership Fund, which is funded by the proceeds of crime awarded to the police and from the sale of unclaimed found property. The latest round of the Commissioner’s Partnership Fund was made available in June 2016 for charities, voluntary organisations and community groups in Gwent involved... Read More

First Minister and Michael Sheen help Llamau mark 30 years of changing lives in Wales

21 October 2016
This week, Llamau marked 30 years of changing lives in Wales with its “Impact Event” on 19th October. The event celebrated the achievements of the 67,000 people it has helped since it began its work in 1986. The event was opened by First Minister Carwyn Jones AM, who described Llamau as an exemplary third sector organisation, saying Llamau “gives them the... Read More

30 years of Changing Lives in Wales

20 October 2016
Our latest Impact Report is available to download here. If you'd like a hard copy, please email richardlewis@llamau.org.uk and we'll send you one in the mail.... Read More

Jehu downs tools and calls its business community to action in support of Llamau with charity triathlon

26 September 2016
More than 120 Welsh property professionals from across the country swapped their suits for swimming goggles, cycling shorts and running shoes today to raise over £6,500 for Wales’ homeless at the Wales Property Triathlon. The annual triathlon, which is organised by family firm Jehu Group, in aid of the group’s chosen charity of the year, Llamau.   Staff from the Jehu Group and... Read More

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