Re-engage in North East Leeds

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Re-Engage are currently developing new small social groups in north east Leeds around the Barwick in Elmet/Scholes area.

They are looking for 6-8 over 75 year olds who are becoming isolated in their own homes.

They have all the volunteers in place to start this group where guests are picked up by a driver taken to a hosts house for tea and cake and chat and are taken home again on a Sunday afternoon once a month.

If you would like more details you can contact Debra Meynell, Development Officer Yorkshire Support Officer North West and West Midlands at deb.meynell@reengage.org.uk or telephone: 07591 129 0571

About Re-engage
Re-Engage (formerly Contact the Elderly) is committed to older people being heard, valued and engaged

They exist to bring older people together into social groups at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing.

Last year, nearly 7,000 older guests were part of over 900 groups across the UK, supported by 12,000 volunteers.

You can find out more at their website…

 

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2019-11-08T11:13:57+00:00 8th November 2019|0 Comments

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Sean Tunnicliffe
Sean is the communications Officer at Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and also deals with admin and office management. He enjoys the wide variety of his role which covers things like designing reports and documents, organising meetings, putting together ebulletins, writing blogs, updating the LOPF website and social media and making sure that the office never runs out of milk. He has worked in the third sector since 2001 first with Volition and then LOPF and is the longest serving member of the Forum Central team. Previous to this Sean had mainly worked in horticulture and also had a spell managing a newsagent shop.

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