There are many organisations across Leeds that may be important for older people, including:
Information for anyone, including older people, looking for help and support with mental health, for themselves or others.
Information and support for people helping a family member or friend due to illness, disability, a mental health issue or substance misuse problem.
Leeds Adult Social Care
Also known as ‘social services’, find information and support on things like mobility equipment, home help, unpaid carers, care homes and supported housing. It’s also the right place for reporting abuse or neglect.
Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Community healthcare services including falls prevention, speech and language therapy, sexual health, podiatry, continence, diabetes and more.
William Merritt Centre
Impartial information, advice and assessments on a wide range of disability equipment.
Age UK Leeds
An independent local charity working in the community to deliver services and activities for older people in Leeds.
Alzheimer’s Society – West Yorkshire
The local branch of the UK’s leading dementia charity, offering information and support for people with dementia.
Local GP services
Don’t forget that your local doctor may be an important first port of call – they can often refer you to other services if needed.
Leeds Neighbourhood Network Schemes
Community-based, locally-led organisations which support older people to live independently and participate within their own communities. Each area of Leeds, including villages and towns, is covered by one of the city’s 34 Neighbourhood Networks.
Our member organisations
Our members are all third sector organisations that work with older people in Leeds. From faith-based groups to community transport projects, housing associations to health charities, you’re likely to find something interesting or useful.