Holbeck Together was privileged to be chosen as one of a number of charities and community leaders recently invited to a virtual meeting with the Earl of Wessex to share their experience of working during the Covid pandemic. The CEO of the organisation, Elissa Newman, was invited by the West
South-Leeds, not-for-profit organisation, Holbeck Together has launched a #VirtualKindness campaign to help care for the most vulnerable members of the community and to reach out to volunteers for support to manage the influx of new clients as a result of the current crisis. #VirtualKindness aims to raise awareness of community
St Matthew’s Community Centre in Holbeck was packed on Friday afternoon (15 November 2019) as Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA) unveiled its new identity as Holbeck Together. Members and service users were joined by partner organisations, funders and local councillors for a celebration of the organisation’s work to date and to
Leeds United Football Club has hosted a very special lunch to celebrate its new community partnership with not-for-profit organisation, Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA). The club welcomed HEA service users to Elland Road for the lunch where they were joined by HEA’s Patron, Hilary Benn MP. Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA), an
Coinciding with Dementia Awareness Week (14-20 May 2017) is the launch of Holbeck’s first Dementia Café, set up by Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA) – a South Leeds charity supporting vulnerable older people in the community. The Dementia Café, which will be held once a month, on the second Monday of
Hilary Benn MP cut the ribbon this morning (Friday 20 January 2017) as HEA opened their new office in the former Leeds Building Society branch on Domestic Street in Holbeck. HEA’s Chief Executive Elissa Newman commented: “This a real win-win for Holbeck. Not only has a landmark building been brought
Call for local out-of-hours helpline answered by Holbeck Elderly Aid and NHS Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA), a South Leeds charity supporting vulnerable older people in the community has received a Third Sector Health Grant from NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to the value of over £46,000.
Members and partners attending the Annual General Meeting of HEA last week heard that the organisation plan to increase their support work to older people in Holbeck to include personal care. John England, the Chair of Trustees at HEA said: “We are well placed to provide care and support to
St Matthew’s Community Centre in Holbeck has had a bit of a makeover, with housing contractors Keepmoat providing labour and materials to smarten up the entrance lobby. The project was officially concluded and celebrated with Keepmoat staff joined Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA) members and volunteers, and local councillors, for breakfast.
Holbeck Elderly Aid, the charity that supports older people to stay active in their community, has secured almost half a million pounds from the National Lottery. The Better Living Matters programme secured a grant of £475,000 from the Big Lottery Fund and marked the occasion with a celebration event at