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Scarlett All stars hockey

Tŷ Hafan dad Chris to make All Stars ice hockey debut

The fantastic Tŷ Hafan All Stars ice hockey team will be back on the rink at the annual charity tournament in Cardiff this weekend (Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July) – with Tŷ Hafan dad Chris Thomas making his team...
Incidence and prevelance report Ty hafan Ty gobaith

Trends in Prevalence and Complexity 2009 – 2019 report

The Children in Wales Requiring Palliative Care: Trends in Prevalence and Complexity 2009 – 2019 report is the first ever report which specifically looks at the incidence and prevalence of children with life-limiting conditions in Wales. Written by Professor Lorna...
Prevelancy report ty hafan ty gobaith

Groundbreaking report launched

On Tuesday, June 20, 2023, Wales’s two children’s hospices, Tŷ Hafan and Tŷ Gobaith launched a ground-breaking new report which explores trends within the population of children with life-limiting conditions in Wales in the decade from 2009 to 2019.  The...
Volunteers collecting money for Ty Hafan Children's Hospice

Volunteers’ Week 2023 message from Chief Executive Maria

    “The first of June marks the first day of Volunteers’ Week 2023, where organisations across the UK celebrate, thank and recognize their volunteers for the fantastic contributions they make to their communities. “At Tŷ Hafan, we have more...

Stori Alice

“Alice yw ein cyntaf-anedig ond hanner ffordd trwy fy meichiogrwydd fe gafodd fy ngŵr Ian a minnau wybod nad oedd popeth yn hollol iawn,” meddai’r fam Hannah Hicks, o Gaerdydd. “Dangosodd y sgan 20 wythnos rai problemau, ac wythnosau yn...

Rose’s story

Andrew and Catherine Jeans lost their beloved daughter, Rose, to Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumour just days after her first birthday. This is their family’s story. “Our daughter, Rose, was born on 11th February 2019. She was perfect and a much longed...
Thomas's story

Thomas’s Story

“Until autumn 2017, Thomas was a normal eight-year-old boy,” says dad James Meacham, from Blackwood. “He was very fit, he studied karate, he was intelligent, a keen reader of David Walliams and Harry Potter, a total Star Wars geek and...

Marshall’s story

“My name is Susan and I live in Bridgend with my two sons, Tyler, 16 and Marshall who is 13. “Tyler is your typical teenager but life has worked out rather differently for his little brother. “Marshall was born full...

Darcy’s Story

“My middle child, Darcy, was born with Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome,” says father of three Matt Evans. “This means she has developmental delay. Darcy is five but is the size of an 18-month-old child. She was born with a cleft lip and...

Cai’s Story

“I’m Micaela, mum of two sons – Cai, who passed away at Tŷ Hafan earlier this year and his younger brothers Harrison and Nico. “So much has happened in my life with Cai. When he was little he was diagnosed...