Tag: learning disabilities

A Place Where People Matter

I recently visited not-for-profit social enterprise ‘People Matters’, an organisation providing opportunities for people with learning disabilities and autism to gain independence and expand skills through social groups, learning courses, and one to one support. Through meeting others and engaging in activities they love, members of People Matters are able

Middleton’s Design & Print United offers training to disadvantaged

  We are a small voluntary constituted user led group based in Middleton, South Leeds called ‘design & print united’. The aims of the group are to promote the health and well being of people with mental health problems learning disabilities BME communities disadvantaged groups, ex convicts by breaking down

Leeds launches safeguarding campaign to protect vulnerable adults

  A new campaign focusing on ‘doing nothing is not an option’ when it comes to adult abuse and that everyone has a responsibility to safeguard people in the city launches this week. The Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board launched the prevention of adult abuse campaign today (Monday 21 July 2014).

Councillors support SLATE social enterprise

  The much needed work of a Leeds social enterprise is set to receive a boost thanks to local councillors. SLATE ‘Feel Good Furniture Shop’ aims to help the local community through offering people second hand furniture at bargain prices and by giving people who have learning disabilities and physical