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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 [...]

Introducing MAP+: shining a spotlight on local communities

By |Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
14th November 2017|

A project to bring communities together and help people connect with their neighbours has been launched by Leeds charity Touchstone in inner South and West Leeds. Local people will be put at the heart of the [...]

LeedsACTS! Seedcorn Funding Round is Now Open!

By |Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
14th November 2017|

Ever thought of working in collaboration with the universities?  Are you looking for a community organisation to partner with? LeedsACTS! is a partnership between the city's three universities and the many voluntary and community organisations in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

22 November | Leeds Funding Fair

By |Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
14th November 2017|

Leeds Funding Fair - Gipton,  Wednesday 22 November,  10am - 1pm at The Old Fire Station, Gipton, Approach, Gipton, LS9 6NL Voluntary Action Leeds, supported by Leeds Community Foundation, is holding a funding fair in Gipton [...]

24 November | Who Cares? Show Us You Do

By |Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
10th October 2017|

Who cares? Show us YOU do! Pledge your commitment to supporting unpaid/family carers in Leeds. Recognise employees that are working carers. Listen to what carers have to say. Explore the work that Carers Leeds provides. [...]

1 December | Leeds Skyline World Aids Day Event

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
14th November 2017|

Leeds Skyline is proud to invite you to this years World Aids Day event - please see the poster below for details:  

5 December | Dementia & Black and Minority Ethnic Communities

By |Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
17th November 2017|

Dementia & Black and Minority Ethnic Communities - Leeds The Race Equality Foundation with Faith Action and Friends, Families and Travellers, as member of the Health and Wellbeing Alliance, are running an event in Leeds [...]

8 December | Connect at the Space

By |Mental Health
6th November 2017|

A monthly liaison meeting for workers, volunteers and mentors from Drug, Alcohol, Mental health, Dual diagnosis, Criminal justice and Recovery services + groups. Meets 2nd Friday of each month, 10:00am – 12:00pm The Connect meeting [...]

13 December | Self Harm Workshop

By |Mental Health
20th November 2017|

Wednesday 13 December 2017 (only a few places left), 10 am - 3.30 pm, 1-day workshop around the issues of self-harm at the Stocks Hill Hub, Chapel Lane, Armley, Leeds, LS12 2DJ What is covered: Who [...]

Time to Change Champions Fund – Information Sessions

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
6th November 2017|

The Time to Change Champion’s Fund is now open for applications! It is available for people in Leeds with lived experience of mental health problems to run their own anti-stigma activities, with up to £500 available for [...]

1-day Self-harm workshops

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
6th November 2017|

Wednesday 13 December 2017, 10.00am-3.40pm at the Stocks Hill Hub, Chapel Lane, Armley, Leeds, LS12 2DJ People of all ages may self-harm, from children as young as 5 to those over 60. Unfortunately self-harm is [...]