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Young Person’s Mental Health Focus Group in Harehills

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
20th November 2017|

Wednesday 29th November 11am -12.30pm Are you aged between 18-30? Are you from a Black or Minority Ethnic (BME) background? Do you live in Leeds? Do you have mental health issues? Want to come together [...]

Public Health External Vacancy

By |Health & Care, Older People
20th November 2017|

Public Health are currently recruiting to the following vacancy externally on the Leeds City Council and NHS recruitment websites: Head of Public Health (Older People) – Older People, Long Term Conditions and Cancer Team (maternity [...]

Expression of Interest to be Lead Partner – Place Based Social Action Fund

By |Health & Care
17th November 2017|

Applications are invited from organisations working in Leeds to be the lead partner to apply for the Big Lottery’s Place Based Social Action Fund The deadline is 23rd November at 12pm, so extremely tight.   To reflect [...]

Time to Shine Small Funds Now Open

By |Health & Care, Older People
10th November 2017|

Closing date 12noon Wednesday 10 January 2018 The Small Funds Programme has been established to help third-sector groups develop ways of reducing loneliness and isolation and strengthen communities benefiting older people defined as over 50 [...]

16 Days of Action Against Gender Based Violence

By |Health & Care
15th November 2017|

16 Days of Action Saturday 25th November - Sunday 10th December Background: 16 Days of Action, a global campaign founded by the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute in 1991, strives to eliminate violence and abuse [...]

National HIV Testing Week 18 – 24 November 2017

By |Health & Care
15th November 2017|

NATIONAL HIV TESTING WEEK 18 - 24 NOVEMBER 2017 See the calendar below to find out where you can get a free, confidential rapid test, or call our team on: (0113) 244 9767 Saturday 18th November 11.00-1.00pm - Testing [...]

Stay Well This Winter With Winter Friends

By |Health & Care, Older People
13th November 2017|

By Jenna Robinson, Graduate Local Government Officer, Older people and Long Term Conditions Team, Adults and Health Directorate Winter is coming! That’s right, our Winter Friend’s campaign is back and we are armed with shiny [...]

Volunteers Wanted for LSLCS Connect Helpline

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
15th November 2017|

Leeds Survivor-Led Crisis Service are looking for volunteers to help with their Connect Helpline, based at Touchstone Support Centre in Harehills, East Leeds By Martha Adebambo, Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service On Connect we offer up to 1 hour of [...]

ICO launches GDPR helpline for small organisations

By |Health & Care
14th November 2017|

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched a dedicated advice line to help small charities prepare for a new data protection law. The phone service is aimed at people running small charities or businesses and recognises the [...]

Beacon Leeds Vacancy – Intensive Support Worker

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
14th November 2017|

Beacon Leeds is a partnership of 3 Leeds-based charities; Leeds Housing Concern (LHC), Touchstone and Foundation that provides temporary housing related support accommodation in intensive supported environments and dispersed accommodation for vulnerable adults, couples and [...]

Leeds Mind Vacancy – Receptionist/Administrator Support

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
14th November 2017|

Leeds South East (LSE) Social Prescribing service Leeds Mind is the lead agency in a partnership with Hamara, Touchstone, Barca-Leeds, Better Leeds Communities and Leeds Irish Health and Homes which has the contract to provide [...]

Touchstone Free Mental Health Awareness Training

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
14th November 2017|

Touchstone invites professionals from voluntary and statutory sectors working in the South and East of Leeds to take part in free mental health awareness training courses. These training sessions will run for one full day [...]

Better Action for Families Weekly Activities

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability
14th November 2017|

Monday 6.00pm to 7.30pm Social Group for adults with learning disabilities Sugar Mill Business Park, Oakhurst Avenue LS11 7HL Wednesday 5.00pm to 7.00pm Family Fun Sugar Mill Business Park, Oakhurst Avenue LS11 7HL Thursday 1.45pm [...]

Leeds City Council, Community Committee Wellbeing Fund 2018/19

By |Health & Care
2nd November 2017|

The Inner North West, Inner West and Outer West Community Committees are inviting applications to their Wellbeing grant fund for projects starting after 1 April 2018.  Projects must be delivered within the communities the committees serve, [...]

Are You Interested in Making Connections with Older LGBT People?

By |Health & Care, Older People
1st November 2017|

Sage is a Time To Shine project focused on reducing the social isolation faced by older LGBT people. Sage offers activities, events, opportunities for volunteering and training. They are recruiting more volunteers to help them [...]