Latest News

CEO attends Global Irish Civic Forum, Dublin

Ant Hanlon welcomes guests

Our CEO Ant Hanlon and Vice Chair, Rachael Loftus will be representing LIHH the first Global Irish Civic Forum taking place in Dublin Castle on 3-4 June 2015.

Valuing our Volunteers

Cake Stall (Sept 14) 7

Next week is Volunteer’s Week 2015 and Ant Hanlon, CEO of Leeds Irish Health and Homes shares his opinion about the vital role volunteers play in voluntary organisations. Valuing people is what volunteering should be about; not using as cheap labour. Surely that isn’t right is it? Read his blog here…

Watch our volunteer video

Volunteer video

We recently interviewed four of our volunteers  – Roisin, Deirdre, Sean and Mary to find out why they volunteer with LIHH and the impact their time makes on the lives of others.    

The Méala Group


This is a group of people who have experienced bereavement. It is a support group that meets once a month at Leeds Irish Health and Homes head office. We have a chat, a laugh, share experiences, lots of cups of tea and even cake! If you would like to s …


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.

Brian Clark


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!

Anna Walsh