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Care & Support Resources

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‘West Yorkshire Healthier Together’ – a new website for families

The West Yorkshire Healthier Together website gives accurate and trustworthy healthcare advice to parents, carers, young people, and professionals. Links and information are also provided about local services and resources. ... [continue] ‘West Yorkshire Healthier Together’ – a new website for families

Alcohol Support

If you have concerns about the amount of alcohol or the frequency of your drinking, the leaflet below contains useful advice and 6 steps to cutting down. Your Drinking and ... [continue] Alcohol Support


Leeds Autism Diagnostic Service (LADS) LADS provides assessment and diagnosis for over-18s , including those who also have a learning disability or other developmental conditions, who may have autism and ... [continue] Autism

Bereavement and support

From 25 March 2022 the process for registering a death is changing. You can find out more details here: Registering a death in Leeds  If you or someone close to ... [continue] Bereavement and support

Bowel Cancer – Screening & Support

Bowel cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the UK. Most people diagnosed with bowel cancer are over 60 years old. Screening aims to detect bowel ... [continue] Bowel Cancer – Screening & Support

Cancer Support Services

There are a wide range of cancer support services available. Some are for specific cancers and others for cancer in general. These services are available locally. Community Cancer Support Service ... [continue] Cancer Support Services

Coronavirus – Useful Links and Local Support

Although things have changed significantly since this page was published at the end of 2020, the information below is still valid.   Testing The most up-to-date guidance to testing and ... [continue] Coronavirus – Useful Links and Local Support

Debt & Money help

The Money Information Centre has provided us this helpful resource, with lots of contact numbers and services.

Elderly Care Services & Support

Meals on Wheels Presto (provided by Leeds City Council) – to sign up yourself or for a relative, call 0113 378 3750 More information available via their website. Presto also provide ... [continue] Elderly Care Services & Support

Every Mind Matters

Every Mind Matters has lots of information to support people struggling with their mental health. This includes a dedicated Coronavirus and mental wellbeing section due to the pandemic.

Leeds Directory

The Leeds Directory is an online source of information about a range of local community care and support services, activities and events that support people to live the life they want to ... [continue] Leeds Directory

Memory & Dementia support

There are several ways to get support for people with memory problems or dementia as well as talking to the doctor. These include Memory Support Workers and the Alzheimer’s Society which provides ... [continue] Memory & Dementia support

Mental Health Support for Young People

Here are links to a number of sources of support for young people and their parents who may experiencing mental health difficulties. Young Minds  A national charity with a Parent ... [continue] Mental Health Support for Young People

Minor and Urgent Eye Care Services

A number of accredited local opticians (optometrists) offer NHS advice and treatment for anyone who is registered with a GP and experiencing eye problems. A referral from the GP is ... [continue] Minor and Urgent Eye Care Services

Sexual Abuse and/or Domestic Violence and Abuse

Domestic Violence and Abuse – support in confidence: Behind Closed Doors – 0113 222 4562 The National Domestic Violence 24 hour helpline number – 0808 2000 247 Leeds Domestic Violence Service ... [continue] Sexual Abuse and/or Domestic Violence and Abuse

Support for Carers

Do you look after or care for a family member or friend? There are many helpful charities who can support you, whether with practical queries about funding, assessments and financial ... [continue] Support for Carers

Support for Families and Children

There are all sorts of programmes across Leeds, designed to support families and parents in improving their health and wellbeing.   HENRY – “HENRY provides a wide range of ... [continue] Support for Families and Children

Unplanned Pregnancy and Advice Services

There are several local services offering free pregnancy advice, and termination if appropriate. Clients do not need a GP referral to access treatment at any of these providers and can ... [continue] Unplanned Pregnancy and Advice Services

Date published: 20th August, 2020
Date last updated: 30th May, 2024