Activities

LIHH runs a large number of projects which range from Days Out to luncheon groups and volunteering programmes.  Whether you just feel like getting out of the house for some company, or you need a bit more support, we have a project to suit you.  See below for the full list of projects and details of how you can get involved.

3rd Annual Fundraising Céílí back by popular demand!

Leeds Irish Health & Homes 3rd annual Fundraising Céílí tickets are now on sale! To purchase tickets simply go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/3rd-annual-fundraising-ceili-tickets-39182432711or call us on 0113 2625614 We look forward to welcoming you to what promises to be a fantastic night!

Our Memory Café is officially open!

We are delighted to announce that our memory café will officially open this afternoon at 2:30 pm to 4:30pm at the Montague Burton Resource Centre, Banstead Street West, Leeds, LS8 5RU.

It’s never too late to go back to college!

The coach was buzzing this morning as Care Support Worker Emma set off with 10 clients who are very excited to start a 3 day residential course at Northern College to learn all about digital photography. The trip has been made possible by the kind gene …

Cara Friends – Play their cards right!

Another successful and fun afternoon was had recently at the Seacroft Library for our Cara Friends. Competative stuff it was too with Maggie winning and John getting extremely excited even with no money changing hands!

‘Oh we do like to be beside the seaside …..’

Once described as ‘Artificial Sunshine’, the illuminations have been a major part of Blackpool’s attraction since 1879 and have been a guiding light for visitors to the resort ever since. We are planning to visit Blackpool on Wednesday 28th October 2015.

Autumn Irish Afternoon Tea Dance

Get your dancing shoes on for our Autumn Afternoon Tea Dance and join us for a wonderful afternoon. With traditional Irish music from Irish Arts Foundation playing all your favourite session music to dance the afternoon away!

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 …

Summer Tea Dance - 17 June 2015

Afternoon Dance – 17 June – All welcome

In the Summertime get your dancing shoes on for our next Afternoon Tea Dance and join us for a wonderful afternoon. With music by the fabulous DJ Tommy K playing favourite tunes from the 50s, 60s and 70s you can dance the afternoon away.

St Patrick’s Day celebrations 2015

Leeds Irish Health and Homes are in full swing for celebrations of St Patrick’s Day – with a fabulous parade in Leeds City Centre on Sunday 15 March and a fun St Patrick’s Day lunch for our clients and friends today. Check out the gallery.

Irish Seniors Club

We run a weekly social group for people with dementia.  This group is by referral only and is for individuals who have been diagnosed with Dementia or have memory problems.  It’s a social group that gives people the opportunity to chat and meet people. …

Women’s Group

A number of our clients have expressed an interest in attending a women’s group.  We’re an organisation that constantly strives to deliver the services you want, so we’re happy to announce that this group will start in the new year.  It will be a frien …

Service user Involvement

We are running a number of consultation events and focus groups to gather feedback on our support services.  You’re welcome to join any of these groups if you are a client of Leeds Irish Health and Homes.  You can decide how involved you’d like to get. …

Men’s Group

  This is a weekly group for men which includes activities like cards and dominoes, watching Gaelic football and generally chatting about life.  Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided.  Advice on a one to one basis is offered on any issues affectin …

Monday Luncheon Group

This is an informal social luncheon group that takes place every Monday at  the Montague Burton Resource Centre.  It’s a chance to meet socially with a great bunch of people and have a tasty two course meal.  New people are always welcome.  We have a t …

Walking Group

The Walking Group get their boots on every fortnight and trek in different places around Yorkshire.  You can go for a stroll or a long hike, the day is tailored to suit your ability.   The group meet at our office every second Wednesday.  The mini bus …

South Leeds Group enjoy a day trip to Blackpool

South Leeds Group

  This group provides an informal and friendly meeting place for people to get together, make new friends and get out of the house. The group runs regular outings as we recognise that people often want to get out and about but don’t always have th …

Over 55’s Friday Group

The Friday Club is a social luncheon group for people aged over 55years. A two course lunch is served with plenty of tea and coffee. As well as a friendly chat with friends, old and new bingo and raffles are played. We also have a gentle exercise sessi …