Get on board with Llamau!

15 June 2015
Let's turn the tide on homelessness!     Ahoy Shipmates! Llamau invite you to a nautical themed evening at the World of Boats on Thursday 16th July 4-7pm, where we hope to cast our nets to raise much needed funds to swell our coffers and continue the good work we do! Tickets are priced at £20 a head, and includes a free drink and a... Read More

London Nightrider

10 June 2015
Massive congratulations are due to Clare Price, one of our Learning 4 Life centre tutors in Cardiff, who completed last week's London Nightrider challenge event to raise money for Llamau. The gruelling event, which took in nearly 60 miles of the capital, started late on Saturday evening (June 6th) and continued through into the daylight of Sunday morning. Clare had the... Read More

Please vote for our SEYHoPe project!

01 June 2015
For the next two weeks, we’re urging everyone to vote for our SEYHoPe project in this year’s Cardiff University Social Innovation Awards. We’ve been entered into the People’s Choice Award, which means that members of the public are given the opportunity to vote for the project that they like the most. The study of the Experiences of Young Homeless People (SEYHoPe)... Read More

WAO Volunteering

Wales Audit Office volunteering with Llamau.

29 May 2015
Earlier this year, staff from the Wales Audit Office volunteered to take part in their employee engagement program, Ignite, to lend their time & skills to help out a local charity. Fortunately, Llamau were chosen to benefit from this great scheme and we set the 8 volunteers, who had 6 weeks to complete the challenge, the task of looking at our... Read More

Llamau attends the theatre

Llamau attends the theatre!

28 May 2015
St David’s Hall kindly invited Llamau service users to attend the opening night of the circus theatre show ‘Flown’. On Wednesday 27th May, a group of 30 young people, women and their children were treated to a night at the theatre, with a brilliant performance including trapeze, ropes, aerial hoops, tight-rope walking, music & roller skating! It was a really fun night... Read More

Asda Toiletries donations

Asda customers donate toiletries in-store to Llamau!

19 May 2015
Last week, we were delighted to take part in a Toiletries Price Promotion in Asda stores across Blackwood, Caerphilly, Aberdare and Cwmbran. Community Champions from each of the stores encouraged their generous customers to pop another item in their trollies and donate them to Llamau’s Women’s Services. It was a brilliant chance for us to raise awareness of Llamau’s Women’s Services in... Read More

Supporting People Fund Celebrates 12 Years

19 May 2015
Llamau joined a large group of supporters at the National Assembly of Wales yesterday to celebrate the 12th anniversary of the Supporting People Fund. The celebration brought together politicians, organisations, campaigners and the people that use services. It was also a rallying call to warn against further cuts in the Supporting People Fund by reminding those at the heart of... Read More

An Open Letter to Iain Duncan Smith MP

15 May 2015
Dear Mr Duncan Smith MP, We write with grave concern about the intentions of your government to reduce or even eliminate the entitlement to housing benefit for young people aged between 16 and 24.  This is an area that both the Prime Minister, David Cameron MP, has spoken on several times, along with the Chancellor, George Osborne MP, and it appeared... Read More

Learning 4 Life explore the Senedd

06 May 2015
Learning 4 Life were lucky enough to have the opportunity to tour behind the scenes at the National Assembly for Wales. We led a group of 15 young people down to Cardiff Bay last Tuesday, April 28th to explore the building and understand more about how democracy works in the run up to tomorrow's General Election.  The young people who attend... Read More

Learning4Life visit Vision Products, Pontyclun

30 April 2015
Some great news from our Learning4Life learners in Rhondda Cynon Taf. L4L took a group of young people to visit Vision Products in Pontyclun to have a site visit of the factory and office on April 29th. Vision Products make a range of products, including PVCu windows and doors. Vision Products works closely with employers to ensure the needs of... Read More

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‘ We still have our ups and downs, but thanks to Kerry I’m still at home and we’re working through our problems together. Thanks.’
Alex, aged 16
‘ As an organisation Llamau is approximately 12–24 months ahead of most other advice providers.’
Quality Mark Review