Welsh Assembly Elections - Hustings 2016

22 April 2016
Young people and women supported by Llamau had the opportunity to grill political candidates last week at a special hustings sessions organised at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. Candidates from the Labour Party, Green Party and Plaid Cymru attended to answer questions from the audience, asking about their parties’ plans for Wales during the next assembly term after this year’s elections on... Read More

Llamau releases its manifesto for Election 2016

18 April 2016
In the run up to this year's elections to the National Assembly of Wales on May 5th, Llamau has released its manfesto, calling on everyone elected to work towards improving outcomes for and the wellbeing of the homeless young people and vulnerable women we work with. You can download a copy of the manifesto here.... Read More

Principality chooses Llamau for three-year charity relationship

11 April 2016
Principality Building Society will extend its charity support further than ever before, by backing not one but three charities. Staff at Wales’ largest building society, based in the Cardiff city centre head office, 53 branches and 18 agencies across Wales and the borders, will support three different charities for three years, in an effort to widen the impact of its charitable... Read More

Bridgend’s Jehu Construction names Llamau as charity partner

04 April 2016
Wales’ leading homelessness charity, Llamau, is delighted to announce that Bridgend-based Jehu Construction Group have selected Llamau as their charity partner for the next 18 months. The construction company, which has been established for over 75 years, operates building sites across south Wales, and has a long history of delivering construction projects for organisations that provide social housing to vulnerable... Read More

Llamau receives £13,464 from the Morrisons Foundation!

15 March 2016
Llamau is pleased to announce it has received £13,464 from the Morrisons Foundation for its Learning 4 Life Centres across Wales. The money, which has allowed Llamau to purchase 20 laptops, will be used to upgrade old, slow equipment which has been in use in Learning 4 Life for several years. Learning 4 Life is Llamau’s prevocational education programme for young people... Read More

Coffee#1’s Charity Gingerbread Support for Llamau

08 March 2016
As the last bite of winter brings snow, ice and colder temperatures to Wales, have you ever wondered how people who are homeless cope? Coffee#1 and Llamau, Wales’ leading homelessness charity, have teamed up to help people in South Wales concerned about the issue to raise money to help young people who are at risk or experiencing just this situation. When you’re... Read More

Vicky at Tesco, Swansea

1,000 referrals for SYMF!

23 February 2016
There were celebrations this week as flagship employability scheme “Symud Ymlaen / Moving Forward” (SYMF) passed the 1,000 referral mark. The programme, funded by Welsh Government’s Getting Ahead fund and administered by the Big Lottery, has been designed to work with looked-after young people aged 16-18 and those who are leaving care. It also works with 16-18 year olds who have... Read More

Michael Sheen Visits Llamau

11 February 2016
After launching his petition to end the use of Bed and Breakfast for homeless young people, leading Welsh homelessness charity Llamau was delighted to welcome Hollywood-based actor Michael Sheen to its Cardiff projects on Wednesday, February 10th. Mr Sheen was met by a group of 16 young people supported by Llamau on Wednesday, and the actor had the opportunity to learn... Read More

Busy week for Learning 4 Life!

08 February 2016
Llamau’s flagship prevocational programme, Learning 4 Life, was busy last week, as a number of learners were able to take part in an open day at the St Fagans construction site and a first-aid course with the British Red Cross. Llamau took learners to visit the new development at St Fagans, the National History Museum of Wales, which upon opening in... Read More

100 Successful Work Placements for Symud Ymlaen / Moving Forward

29 January 2016
There were celebrations this week as flagship employability scheme “Symud Ymlaen / Moving Forward” marked 100 successfully completed work placements. The programme, funded by Welsh Government’s Getting Ahead fund and administered by the Big Lottery, has been designed to work with looked-after young people aged 16-18 and those who are leaving care. It also works with 16-18 year olds who have... Read More

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