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Household Support Fund Leeds – Cost of Living Grants

By |2nd July 2024|Communities of Interest, Cost of Living, Featured, Funding, Harnessing the Power of Communities, Health & Care, MailChimp, Older People|

The Household Support Fund (HSF) is a Central Government fund to help people in need pay for food and fuel. Due to unprecedented demand this fund is now closed. Forum Central is administering grants for [...]

Share Your Experiences of Home Care Support with Leeds City Council

By |7th May 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 [...]

12 – 13 July | Ageless Festival 2024 Tickets Now On Sale!

By |8th April 2024|Events, Events, Health & Care, MailChimp, Older People|

Yorkshire Dance's Ageless Festival returns this July with an unmissable line up of performances, talks and workshops which invite you to reimagine age. The events will be taking place over a two-day period between Friday [...]

Funding available for Active Travel Hubs

By |31st January 2024|Communities of Interest, Funding, Health & Care, MailChimp, Older People|

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority Active Travel Team have funding available to create Active Travel Hubs within communities. These hubs would act as a one-stop-shops that cater for people’s walking, cycling, scooting and wheeling (using [...]

Mature Driver Appraisals: keeping older people driving safely for longer

By |22nd January 2024|Health & Care, MailChimp, News, Older People|

Leeds Older People’s Forum and the William Merritt Centre are leading a pilot scheme to support older drivers to drive safely for longer. The Mature Driver Appraisal is part of our Driving Change Together project. Book your [...]

Orange Travel Wallets Scheme for West Yorkshire

By |19th December 2023|Health & Care, Inclusion, Learning Disability, MailChimp, News, Older People, PSI|

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has recently launched a new initiative called the Orange Travel Wallet scheme, to help people with communication difficulties or disabilities to use public transport.   The bright orange wallet is a [...]

Winter Wellbeing Messages for the Older People Workforce

By |4th December 2023|Featured, Health & Care, MailChimp, Older People|

The risks for vulnerable groups during winter increase. To raise awareness of this and to increase understanding of services and support available for those most at risk Leeds Older People's Forum and Public Health hosted [...]

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