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

Spook-tacular party held in Ystrad Mynach

04 November 2015
We had a fantastic Hallowe’en party in Ystrad Mynach on October 29th! It was held at Penallta Rugby Club and over 60 children and their parents attended. It was the first event of its kind held between Llamau, Action for Children’s Family Intervention Team (FIT) team and Barnardo’s Young Carers. The party was attended by children who have experienced domestic... Read More

Welsh Minister highlights vital work of Llamau's domestic abuse and homelessness services in Monmouthshire

02 November 2015
On a recent visit to Abergavenny, Leighton Andrews AM, Welsh Government Minister for Public Services, praised the work of Llamau in Monmouthshire, which offers support, assistance and advice services for domestic abuse victims in the area. He was accompanied by Welsh Assembly Labour candidate Catherine Fookes, who pledged her determination to contribute towards reducing violence against women and girls. Llamau's services,... Read More

Final Push to Make Sleep Out Most Successful Ever!

29 October 2015
We’re looking for even more people to sleep out for us this year at Sleep Out in Cardiff this November at Cardiff Central Youth Club! With just two weeks to go, we’ve been so successful in attracting people we've made room for even more participants! The event, which will be held this year in the new venue of Cardiff Central Youth... Read More

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