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William’s Story

October 19th, 2017

William has been homeless and having found God he now volunteers to help the homeless. William's outlook is quite simple."He who has two coats, let him give to him who has none." 

 

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David Elliot- The Volunteer’s Story

October 16th, 2017

David Elliot is a volunteer at the soup kitchen in Llanelli. David has been homeless himself and has become an advocate for the homeless. His concerns are that the problem of homelssness in Llanelli is growing and that the town is seeing the creation of an 'underclass' who remain invisible to the local authority and service providers. David is calling for a greater emphasis on advocacy for the homeless and those who are sofa surfing. David says he would like this service to be provided by an independent source. 

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Richard

October 16th, 2017

Richard struggles with mental health issues and says that trying to navigate the system to try and find accommodation is frustrating. He champions the establishment of an advocacy service for vulnerable people. We spoke to Richard at Y Lle when he was attending the soup kitchen. This is Richard's story.

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Open Your Eyes

October 15th, 2017

We spoke to 18-year-old Ayden who is homeless. He says he has been told he is not a priority for accommodation.  His message to the council and service providers is 'open your eyes and provide suport to these people'.

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