Tackling Homelessness

Homelessness is the most extreme form of social exclusion, and can have a devastating impact on an individual. Grŵp Cynefin supports a number of projects that aim to reduce homelessness.

Going it Alone Project

The award winning Going it Alone project is funded by Welsh Government and Grŵp Cynefin, and works in partnership with Cartrefi Conwy, North Wales Housing, Conwy County Borough Council and Denbighshire County Council. The project’s aim is to prevent youth homelessness through education and raising awareness.

This is done by delivering:

  • an information and advice service for young people across Conwy and Denbighshire
  • a programme of early, targeted help to young people most at risk
  • a flexible outreach programme of support to young people in temporary and supported accommodation

You can read more about the project in this information leaflet.

Contact Details

post@goingitalone.co.uk 01745 818485

Llys Seion Hostel (Gwynedd)

Llys Seion is a block of 6 flats in Pwllheli. They have been specifically allocated for the use of homeless people with Gorwel offering support and advice to enable clients to achieve independent living. A floating support service also provides support to individuals in the community.

Floating Support (Gwynedd)

The Floating Support Scheme is a Gwynedd wide service to families and individuals living in housing association properties, private rented property, temporary accommodation or for home owners. The scheme aims to support them to live in their home independently and successfully.

Family Intervention Project (Gwynedd)

The Family Intervention Project provides intensive support to families at risk of being homeless due to their anti-social behaviour. The aim of the project is to work with families to prevent homelessness and breach of tenancy, reduce anti-social behaviour, working with external agencies and improving perceptions of safety in the community.

Contact Details
Phone: 01758 703087
E-mail: llysseion@gorwel.org
Address: Gorwel, Canolfan Felin Fach, 12 Stryd Penlan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 5SD

Yr Hafod

The Hafod is a supported housing project for 6 young people aged 16 to 25 years old, based in Maes Hyfryd, Denbigh (on the same site as the Hwb Dinbych).

The project delivers support activities to the young people in their accommodation, on site and in the community.

The project is owned and managed by Grŵp Cynefin, and the support is delivered via Supporting People funding from Denbighshire County Council.

Contact Details:
Phone: 0300 111 2122
E-mail: post@grwpcynefin.org


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