‘I have been receiving meals now since a month ago. I find it hard to go out sometimes due to my depression. My support worker recommended the meals to me so I said yes straight away…
Wonderful to hear that this Mayo gentleman is celebrating his 100th birthday this weekend in Leeds and what an achievement!
We are delighted to announce our partnership with Catholic Care and the Ciaran Bingham Foundation, and the launch of a new telephone support service for older people, The Hand of Friendship – a free and confidential chat line for lonely people over the age of 50. This pilot has been funded by the National Lottery and the chat line enables trained people to provide:
St Patrick’s Day is always a prominent date in our calendar as we like to celebrate as only the Irish know how but as this year is our 20th Anniversary we want our float to be the biggest, brightest and most colourful yet!
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.
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!