Better Leeds Communities Horizon Project

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About The Horizons Project

Horizons: Supporting Each Other through Times of Crisis was launched on 1st July 2016 and is funded by the Big Lottery Fund. Our project is open to Leeds residents who feel that they are experiencing hardship-related crisis.

With support from our partners Leeds Mind and Age UK Leeds, we aim to reduce the immediate and medium term impacts of severe financial hardship crisis experienced by people in Leeds and reduce the level of hardship-related crisis in Leeds overall.

How Do We Deliver this Service?

  • We offer free, independent, professional and impartial Advice
  • We can offer Support with helping clients access services, completing application forms or any other assistance they may require.
  • We run free Peer Support workshops and courses to share knowledge and learn valuable life skills to prevent future crisis.
  • We can offer Advocacy support when your clients feel like they don’t have a voice.

To Find Out More About This Service, Please Click Here

About Better Leeds Communities

The Horizons project is based at Better Leeds Communities (BLC). BLC aim to make Leeds a better place to live for everyone in the city’s communities by delivering a range of services across the city from advice, activities, courses, volunteering and venue hire.

BLC’s mission is to create opportunities that enable people in Leeds to achieve their potential by raising aspirations, removing barriers and developing abilities that lead to a better life.

To Find Out More About BLC, Please visit our website

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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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