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Housing Advice for Young People 

Housing Advice for Young People aged between 16 and 25 and their parents or Carers. If you are having difficulties at home, there is help available to you.

 

The Council's Housing Service, Childrens services and Llamau have joined together to open a one stop shop specifically for you. Llamau offers a wide range of advice services to help you at this difficult time. They can be reached on:

 

One Stop Advice Shop

236 Holton Road

Barry

Vale of Glamorgan

  • 01446 748852

 

They offer a mediation service that will try to help you to reconnect with your family so that you can stay at home (if it is safe for you to do so) permanently or until a planned move can be arranged with you, or just so that you can have some support from us while you are in alternative accommodation.

 

They can also offer an assessment from Children Services and Housing to see what extra support you need or want, such as referrals into supported accommodation, help accessing benefits and planning for permanent accommodation. Additionally, we can help you through the Learning4life project and with Careers Wales to access education, training, employment and voluntary opportunities.

 

If you are a parent or carer of a young person they can offer practical advice if you are struggling.

 

 

Telephone numbers and addresses of some local facilities and national help lines that you may find useful:

 

Jobcentre Plus

9 Holton road, Barry CF63 4HA

  • 01446 444048

 

www.jobseekers.direct.gov.uk

 

 

Shelter Cymru - Shelter provides advice to people in housing need.

Cardiff 

  • 02920 556120

 

www.sheltercymru.org.uk      

     

            
Atal Y Fro - Atal Y Fro offers support for people suffering domestic violence.

121 Broad Street, Barry, CF63 4HS

  • 01446 746981

 

www.atalyfro.org    

 

 

Flying Start - The aim is to support families to give children a better start in life. 

Skomer Road, Barry, CF62 9DA

  • 01446 732180

 

Llamau

240 Holton Road, Barry, CF63 4HS

  • 01446 722574

 

www.llamau.org.uk

 

 

Citizens Advice Bureau - Free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone.

119 Broad Street

Barry

CF62 7TZ

  • 08444 772020

 

www.adviceguide.org.uk

 

 

Mind - Provides help and support for people with mental health issues.

29 Tynewydd Road, Barry, CF62 8HB

  • 01446 746191

 

www.mind.org.uk

 

 

Amy Evans Centre - Offers local services to help people who suffer from mental health issues 

190 Holton Road, Barry, CF63 4HN

  • 01446 733331

 

 

Newlands - Offers support for those with drug and alcohol addictions. 

26 Newland Street, Barry, CF62 8EA

  • 01446 701501 

 

 

 

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