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Leeds Fast-Track Cities Community Grants Programme

By |7th April 2024|Communities of Interest, Funding, Health & Care, Inclusion, MailChimp|

Leeds City Council, BHA and MESMAC are working in partnership to award micro grants (using historical funds from the Elton John AIDS Foundation) of up to £700 to groups in the Leeds area to express [...]

Food Aid Provision in Leeds – New and Improved Map

By |3rd April 2024|Communities of Interest, Cost of Living, Health & Care, Local Care Partnerships, MailChimp, News|

Leeds Food Aid Network (FAN) and Leeds City Council have published a new Food Aid Provision Map of Leeds. Direct link to Find Food Aid Provision in Leeds - ArcGIS Interactive Map The resource has [...]

Young people from ethnic minority backgrounds benefit from £1.7 million boost to tackle workplace discrimination in West Yorkshire

By |25th March 2024|Communities of Interest, Health & Care, Inclusion, MailChimp, News|

Young people from ethnic minority backgrounds in West Yorkshire are set to benefit from a £1.7 million grant to tackle workplace discrimination and support employment opportunities, Youth Futures Foundation announced on 22 March. The Hamara [...]

Third Sector Risks and Issues Capturing

By |21st March 2024|Communities of Interest, Cost of Living, Health & Care, MailChimp, News, Reps|

Forum Central has been working with colleagues in the West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board Insights team to develop a mechanism for capturing and recording risks and issues which are identified by third sector colleagues. This [...]

Small Grants Fund: Improving Roma Community Health and Wellbeing

By |14th March 2024|Communities of Interest, Funding, MailChimp|

Forum Central in partnership with public health is distributing a small grants fund, from a total pot of £12,000, to improve the health and wellbeing of the Roma Community through developing trusted relationships between the [...]

AutistiCon 2024 – Leeds Autism Event

By |27th February 2024|Communities of Interest, Events, Featured, Health & Care, Inclusion, Learning Disability, MailChimp|

AutistiCon, our annual autism information event for Leeds, is back for 2024! The date and venue have both been confirmed for this year. The event will take place on Tuesday, 11 June 2024 from 9.30am [...]

Police Race Action Plan: Three-month progress update

By |26th February 2024|Communities of Interest, Health & Care, Inclusion, MailChimp, News|

West Yorkshire Police launched a Police Race Action Plan in November 2023. It is a plan to improve policing for Black people in West Yorkshire. West Yorkshire Police understand they have much to do to [...]

Roma Community Co-production – Survey for Professionals

By |22nd February 2024|Communities of Interest, Have your say, Inclusion, Local Care Partnerships, MailChimp|

Can you help the West Yorks ICB understand more about the Roma community’s access to healthcare and their motivations and needs from your experience as a professional? Your feedback will be used to build a [...]

Harnessing the Power of Communities Small Grants Report out now

By |22nd February 2024|Communities of Interest, Featured, Harnessing the Power of Communities, Health & Care, MailChimp|

Forum Central is proud to have playing a key role in delivering this funding to organisations and small groups who make a difference to people's lives. Read this comprehensive report to see a snapshot of [...]

Growing Strength in Communities – Build the skills of your staff and volunteers

By |22nd February 2024|Communities of Interest, Funding, Harnessing the Power of Communities, MailChimp|

Deadline extended: Monday 8 April Do you want £1,000 to build the skills of your organisation's staff and volunteers? LCAN (Leeds Community Anchor Network) and Forum Central would like to invite you to apply for [...]

Share Your Experiences of Home Care Support with Leeds City Council

By |20th February 2024|Communities of Interest, Have your say, Health & Care, Learning Disability, MailChimp, Older People, PSI|

Do you receive home care support or support people who do? If so Leeds City Council (LCC) would like to speak to people who have home care support arranged through LCC, to share their experiences [...]

Leeds City Council expresses support for an extension of the Household Support Fund

By |8th February 2024|Communities of Interest, Cost of Living, Local Care Partnerships, MailChimp, News|

In a letter from Cllrs Lewis and Harland to the Chancellor, Leeds City Council has called for an extension to the Household Support Fund post March 2024 and outlined some of the impacts the funding [...]

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