About Hafod

Hafod is a not for profit company committed to Making Lives Better for our customers and our communities.

Over the past 50 years we have grown from a small housing association to be one of the largest providers of housing, care and support in South Wales.

We continue to develop and grow and are proud to support people throughout their lifetime.

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

The health, safety and well-being of our customers and colleagues continues to our highest priority. All of our colleagues are kept informed about the latest guidance and ensure they always follow excellent hygiene standards and social distancing. Any colleague who...

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What does good old age look like? Help us find out!

What does good old age look like? Help us find out!

Are you aged 25–40? We want to hear from you!   We’re looking for individuals to help us in our Reimagining Old Age research by taking part in a one hour workshop.    What will I have to do?  The workshop will be online via Teams so you’ll need internet...

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Real-world innovation

Real-world innovation

Read our Director of Research and Innovation, Jamie Smith’s latest contribution to Welsh Housing Quarterly (WHQ) which explores the potential for technology to change lives. The role of technology in people’s lives has long been a concern in social housing....

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Free period products for our Cardiff customers

Free period products for our Cardiff customers

We’ve teamed up with period product brand TOTM to trial providing free pads, tampons and liners to our customers in Cardiff who need them.    After we launched our question of the month and survey on the affordability of period products, it became clear that...

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The Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh

A message from our Chief Executive: His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was an extraordinary man. Since his passing on Friday the tributes we have seen across the media have highlighted aspects of his life and achievements that were unknown to...

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Apartments available for rent at our Tŷ Cwm Extra Care scheme

Apartments available for rent at our Tŷ Cwm Extra Care scheme

One and two bedroom apartments available now at our Tŷ Cwm Extra Care scheme, independent living for over 50s* with optional care and support services. Rent from only £296.90 per week (one person) which includes: meals utilities a range of onsite facilities Support...

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Community green fingers

Community green fingers

In August 2020, after losing her job and struggling with her mental health, Amanda one of our customers led a community garden project and set up a vegetable garden for her block of flats. After discussions with Fatoma, her Neighbourhood Housing Coach, about wanting...

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Here for homes

Here for homes

Together with 100 partner organisations, we have helped to develop Community Housing Cymru’s (CHC) Home manifesto which asks all political parties to put home at the centre of their plans, ahead of the forthcoming Senedd elections in May. More than ever, the...

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Male violence against women

Male violence against women

As I am sure you will have seen, the recent kidnap and murder of Sarah Everard has captured the nation’s attention, and rightly so.

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Help us understand more about affordability of period products

Help us understand more about affordability of period products

When our customers contact our customer services team, we ask them if they’d like to take part in our question of the month. In December our question of the month was: have you or someone in your home ever struggled to afford period products?   Out of the 147...

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The Gateholm Gazette: a community coming together

The Gateholm Gazette: a community coming together

At the beginning of the pandemic, after being furloughed from his job, Ben one of our customers in Barry started a community newsletter to bring the residents of his street together. The ‘Gateholm Gazette’ began as a weekly newsletter put together and produced by Ben...

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True innovation: the one thing we haven’t tried yet?

True innovation: the one thing we haven’t tried yet?

Our Director of Research and Innovation, Jamie Smith, is part of Community Housing Cymru’s Innovation Working Group that will be identifying the challenges facing people and communities in Wales, and looking at the ideas the housing sector has to tackle those...

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#Getinvolved and have your say

#Getinvolved and have your say

Do you like to share your ideas and opinions? We’re looking for customers to join us to help us make decisions, review the way we work and represent our customers’ voice. Your feedback is important and will help us to shape the services you receive. There’s lots...

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Innovation: It’s just doing new stuff… right?

Innovation: It’s just doing new stuff… right?

Jamie Smith, our Director of Research and Innovation has contributed to January’s edition of WHQ magazine. Read his take on embedding innovation to the way we work and how we are innovating social isolation and loneliness. In doing various roles involving...

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Supporting the well-being of our customers

Supporting the well-being of our customers

One of our Neighbourhood Coaches, Amy, has been working closely with one of our customers and former Hafod Care colleague, Mrs Marsh, since the first lockdown in March 2020.  Amy identified that Mrs Marsh was going through an extremely hard time following the...

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Christmas crafting at Golau Caredig

Christmas crafting at Golau Caredig

Our Golau Caredig Extra Care Scheme recently joined forces with Home Instead and Three Peas Ceramics for a community crafting project. Three Peas Ceramics supplied beautiful ceramics and decoration packs for our residents’ socially distanced crafting session....

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