About Hafod

Hafod is a socially conscious, not-for-profit organisation providing housing, care and support services across south Wales for the benefit of our customers and communities.

We deliver high-quality affordable homes and support for people to maintain their independence and well-being for as long as possible. We also provide care to people in their own homes, in supported housing or in our residential care and nursing homes.

Our ambition is to transform housing, health, social care and support in order to improve the well-being of our customers and our communities.

 

Omar innovates in social housing

Omar innovates in social housing

Our Research and Innovation Lead, Omar Idris recently spoke to This is Housing about his transition of working for Gilette to innovating the social housing sector. Here’s what he had to say: For eight years, I worked within the fast-moving consumer goods sector...

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Emergency repairs service

Emergency repairs service

Following the government announcement on 23 March, we are now operating an emergency repairs service only. Emergency repairs are those that are essential to protect your health and safety or to prevent any serious damage to your home. Examples include gas and...

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Changes to our customer services calls

Changes to our customer services calls

Due to the current circumstances of COVID-19, we’ve had to make some temporary changes to the way we handle your incoming calls. This is so are colleagues can work safely away from the office and continue to support you with your queries. Our customer services...

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Jamie Smith joins CHC’s Housing Futures steering group

Jamie Smith joins CHC’s Housing Futures steering group

We’re really pleased to announce Jamie Smith, our Director of Research and Innovation, has been appointed to sit on Community Housing Cymru’s (CHC) Housing Futures steering group. The group consists of 15 people representing housing associations across Wales with...

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Could your idea change your life?

Could your idea change your life?

We’ve launched Dream Big, a brand new campaign to help fund inspirational ideas from our tenants to help bring their dreams to life and benefit their local community. Are you a Hafod tenant with an idea that could transform your community? What would it take to bring...

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Cwrt Parc wins building excellence award

Cwrt Parc wins building excellence award

We’re thrilled to announce that our Cwrt Parc development in Barry has won the Best Social Housing award at the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s annual Building Excellence Awards which took place on Friday 24 January. Cwrt Parc has provided 27 affordable homes for local...

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New homes bring new purpose to Aberdare Girls’ School

New homes bring new purpose to Aberdare Girls’ School

As works to transform the former Aberdare Girls’ School receives its finishing touches, guests were invited to a launch event to celebrate the development of 44 new homes. Originally built in 1908, Aberdare Girls’ School was a state secondary school for girls aged...

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Grateful tenants settle into new £4.2m homes in Barry

Grateful tenants settle into new £4.2m homes in Barry

Happy new tenants who have recently made Provincial house in Barry their home welcomed Jane Hutt AM, to have a look around our new facilities. The former office block which we’ve refurbishment into 32 affordable one and two bedroom homes on Kendrick Road, has provided...

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Life-saving defibrillator donated to Vale village

Life-saving defibrillator donated to Vale village

Villagers in Penllyn were thrilled to install a new defibrillator outside the village hall recently, ready for use in an emergency. The life-saving equipment which is accessible by the public, we have jointly funded with our contractor, Ashgrove Partnerships as part...

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Glanogwr House receives first platinum RNIB Cymru award

Glanogwr House receives first platinum RNIB Cymru award

Tenants living at Glanogwr House in Bridgend can now live independently for longer after renovation works have improved the building for those living with sight loss. Glanogwr House is the first of its kind, a managed retirement scheme for over 55s, in Bridgend County...

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Did you work at Provincial House in Barry?

Did you work at Provincial House in Barry?

As work nears completion on the former office block on Kendrick Road in Barry into 32 affordable homes, we’re on the lookout for old photos and stories about the building. Did you use to work in the offices? Maybe you made lifelong friends? We’d love to see your...

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A big welcome to our first work placement colleagues

A big welcome to our first work placement colleagues

We’re excited to welcome our very first work placement colleagues, Saeed and Jonny, to Hafod with more joining us soon. Our work placement programme forms part of our brand new learning and development offer, academi Hafod, available to our colleagues as well as...

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Make a house a home with Hafod

Make a house a home with Hafod

Are you a first-time buyer looking for a home in the Vale of Glamorgan or do you know someone who is? We only have one beautiful brand new home remaining…

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Is your rent affordable to you?

Is your rent affordable to you?

Over the next few weeks our Engagement team will be out and about in your communities as well as contacting customers by phone to chat about what rent affordability means to you.

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