Tag: homelessness

Hunslet shopkeeper on a Christmas mission: can you help?

Hunslet shopkeeper Steve Barron is inviting the community to help him collect warm clothes, to be shared out amongst people who are homeless in Leeds this Christmas. Steve runs Leasowe Stores and Cafe in Hunslet Carr, and – despite himself suffering multiple break-ins in the past months – is looking

Complex needs project seeks peer mentors

The WY-FI (West Yorkshire Finding Independence) project – which aims to help people with multiple and complex needs to access services and support they need to overcome issues associated with mental ill health, re-offending behaviour, homelessness and problematic substance misuse – has announced that it is seeking applications/Expressions of Interest

Hope no more: addiction project closes

Beeston charity New Hope has sadly closed its doors after 16 years service to the local community. The small organisation, based at the Nazarene Church on Hunslet Hall Road, has since 1999 provided wide-ranging support for people battling drug and alcohol addiction – but has now called it a day.