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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 [...]

20 November | Local Offer Live: Preparing for Adulthood

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, PSI
20th October 2017|

Following the successful event in June there will be another Leeds Local Offer Live: Preparing for Adulthood marketplace on Monday 20 November 2pm - 7pm at Leeds Civic Hall, Calverley Street Leeds LS1 1UR (use Portland [...]

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 [...]

Leeds Shopmobility Service

By |Health & Care, Older People, PSI
18th October 2017|

Leeds Shopmobility service is located near to the Merrion Way entrance to the Merrion Centre, opposite the First Direct Arena, in Leeds City Centre. The Access Bus regularly drops people off at this location and, [...]

Leeds Targeted Short Break Grants Available

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Older People, PSI
18th October 2017|

The allocation process and opportunity to bid for 2018/19 grant funding is now open for all providers that currently deliver, or have an interest in delivering, targeted short breaks/play schemes to disabled children & young [...]

New NHS England guides for GPs

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, PSI
25th September 2017|

NHS England have just published guides about how to make GP services more accessible to disabled people, linked to the Accessible Information Standard: https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/guides-to-help-staff-support-people-with-access-needs/ There is one specifically about reasonable adjustments for learning disabled patients

Meet our new member: The Unlimited Company

By |Health & Care, PSI
1st September 2017|

Forum Central is pleased to welcome our new member The Unlimited Company. The organisation has joined PSI Network, one of the four partner organisations in Forum Central. Jim Bright Customer Engagement Executive tells us: Previously [...]

Exercise for over 50+ ‘s with long term conditions

By |Health & Care, PSI
21st August 2017|

Feel Good Factor Leeds are running the following exercise classes for people aged 50+ and living with long-term conditions LISHI TAI CHI Wednesdays, 4.00-5.00PM at Church of God of Prophecy, 196 Chapeltown Road, LS7 4HZ Cost: [...]

13 September | MEETS- New MS Support Group starting

By |Health & Care, PSI
21st August 2017|

Meet and make new friends Enjoy a chat over a cuppa Exchange tips and ideas. Take time out for you Every Wednesday 10-30am – 12 noon. Everyone welcome Welcome In Community Centre Cafe, 55 Bedford [...]

Meet our new team member: welcome Lucy!

By |Health & Care, Mental Health, PSI
2nd August 2017|

Last week you might have read the news that Gill Crawshaw is leaving Forum Central in August. We have more news to share: Lucy Graham is joining us on 1 August. Lucy will be taking [...]

Forum Central news – goodbye Gill!

By |Health & Care, Mental Health, PSI
24th July 2017|

Gill Crawshaw, who has been a key member of the Volition team for over 10 years, is leaving us in August. She will be starting a Masters in Curation Practices at Leeds College of Art. [...]