To all members of our online community, if you are a service user or care for someone who receives any of these services we invite you to provide your views on Leeds City Council’s proposals to merge existing services provided by Leeds Mind, Community Links, Touchstone, and Dosti into a single contract starting in April 2019
This is Mary’s story which is both inspirational and heart-warming. When you read Marys’ story you will learn about her courage, strength, determination and endless resolve and her story along with countless others is what inspires us to do what we do …
Last year proved very difficult for us as 2 key funding sources were lost because of the wider changes in the City. This resulted in loss of a third of our income and staff team, making it harder to continue doing what we need to do. The support we have had since though has been truly inspiring. Members of the Irish business community and Irish individuals have rallied to our cry for help;
I hope you had a peaceful and joyous Christmas to bring you safely into the New Year. As I reflect on 2017, moving into our 3rd decade as an organisation I am mindful of the fantastic support we have to help us provide the many sorts of services and activities that engage so many people.
Thanks for everything that you and Leeds Irish Health and Homes have done for me – it’s been a genuinely life changing experience! Everyone has been so warm and kind, and I’ve always felt very valued. I’d recommend volunteering with you to anyone, and particularly people who have been jaded by their day jobs!
Housing is important, yet you do more then that you give people like me and Paddy a chance to do something without feeling like we will be judged. A community that Leeds Irish Health and Homes have set up and run touches individuals.