Rebecca makes progress with EMPHASIS

21 January 2016
Rebecca* was helped by Catherine,* one of our EMPHASIS workers recently. Rebecca's story shows how EMPHASIS works with young people on an individual basis to help them access services that they need, helping young people re-engage with the work around them and preventing issues from escalating into problems that are more difficult to resolve at an older age. "I had been bullied... Read More

New Year's Honours List!

08 January 2016
To mark Llamau’s 30th anniversary year, we’ve released our first ever New Year’s Honours List! We’re so grateful to everyone that’s supported us over the past year, organisations and individuals that we’ve worked with and anyone who’s helped Llamau in any way. There are too many people for us to include everyone – we’re really sorry if we’ve left you... Read More

Michael Sheen says no to B&Bs for vulnerable young people

21 December 2015
The Welsh charity partnership End Youth Homelessness Cymru is delighted that Welsh actor and passionate campaigner Michael Sheen OBE is demanding that no 16 or 17 year old is housed in emergency bed and breakfast accommodation while they are homeless. The Hollywood actor has launched a petition on website change.org, calling on the Welsh Government to put an end to placing... Read More

Llamau wins Homelessness Prevention Award!

07 December 2015
Llamau won an award at Cymorth Cymru’s 2015 Promoting Independence Awards– our Family Mediation Service won an award for the "Preventing Homelessness" category! A massive well done to everyone in our Family Mediation service for their hard work and for beating off the strong competition for the award category – there were nine other entries for the award. Young people are at... Read More

Learning 4 Life secure funding from Hilton Hotels!

04 December 2015
Learning 4 Life recently received funding for 2 iPads from the DM Thomas Foundation (Hilton hotels). Digital skills are an integral part of learning for our service users and an essential part of modern life, therefore ICT skills are embedded in everything we do and are crucial if our young people are to access employment opportunities and avoid benefit sanctions. This funding will enable learning 4... Read More

Leeds Building Society replace Cardiff Learning 4 Life computers.

04 December 2015
Leeds Building Society have very kindly made a donation to Cardiff Learning 4 Life for replacement computers.  The donation will make a huge difference to our service users and their tutors, who will now be able to focus on their work rather than fixing or waiting for slow computers. The laptops will be used three to four days per week by approximately... Read More

Paul Fosh

Paul Fosh takes on the Arctic for Llamau

02 December 2015
We’re delighted to announce that Paul Fosh Auctions, who are the leading and largest property auction house in Wales, have chosen Llamau as their charity to support throughout 2016! They’ve already kick-started their support by having a team of five take part in our Sleep Out challenge event in 2015, braving a night against the cold November elements to sleep outside,... Read More

Llamau's response to the Comprehensive Spending Review November 2015

26 November 2015
The chancellor, George Osborne, revealed his Comprehensive Spending Review and Autumn Statement yesterday. Although many increases in spending were announced and the planned cuts to tax credits have been cancelled, there will continue to be severe pressure on the services that local authorities are expected to deliver in Wales. The spending announced today will not change the reduction in expenditure that... Read More

180+ People Sleep Out at Cardiff Central Youth Club

13 November 2015
During a night of terrible weather, over 180 people settled down to sleep at Cardiff Central Youth Club with just a cardboard box for shelter, as they attempted to ‘Sleep Out’ for charity. The unusual fundraising event, held outside the youth club on November 12th, was hosted by Wales’ leading homelessness charity, Llamau, in a bid to raise money for some... Read More

Llamau wins top accolade at Knowledge Transfer Partnerships Best of the Best 2015 Awards

11 November 2015
Llamau, Wales’ leading homelessness charity, has won the RCUK Societal Benefit Award prize at this year’s prestigious Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) Awards in London. Knowledge Transfer Partnerships is a UK-wide programme linking commercial and charity organisations with academic institutions to help support and shape the future of British business. Its primary objective is to help businesses grow through improved innovation, competitiveness... Read More

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‘ Llamau’s work has been identified as a ‘model of good practice’’
Cardiff University Housing MSc research project, entitled ‘Social Inclusion: Myth or Reality’
‘ Professionally recognised as an organisation that are experts in this field.’
Housing Association