It was a beautifully sunny day when two of our community development workers set up camp at Notre Dame College in Woodhouse, Leeds. Notre Dame College was developed in 1898 by a group of Roman Catholic Sisters who came from Notre Dame in France to Leeds. They intended to build a community that would provide … More Community Development Team meet Notre Dame College students
Following on from a busy period developing links with other networks, forums and key partners the date for the next forum meeting will be… Thursday 13 July 10.30am – 1.00pm. Venue: Leeds Church Institute, 20 New Market Street, Leeds, LS1 6DG Read the First Forum Meeting Report here Book your place here The main theme … More Leeds Women’s Forum – Next Steps
We are looking for an experienced and committed Community Development Worker to join our team! The post will be working with, supporting, signposting and promoting services for some of the most vulnerable women and girls in our city as part of a four-year Big Lottery funded project The Community Development Worker post will be employed … More NEW VACANCY – COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WORKER
Yesterday saw the third meeting of Women’s Lives Leeds Advisory Board, the most diverse of our meetings so far, with 10 women attending from 6 of our partner organisations. It was hosted by Shantona, at the Bangladesh Centre on Roundhay Road. In two hours we shared stories and looked at the vast skills women acquire by … More Another successful Advisory Board
UPDATE – THIS EVENT IS NOW POSTPONED AS MANY YOUNG WOMEN HAVE EXAMS AND RAMADAN WILL BE TAKING PLACE FROM 26TH MAY-24TH JUNE. THIS EVENT WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED FOR THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS -WATCH THIS SPACE! Are you a girl or young women aged between 13 and 17 years old? Do you want to have your … More POSTPONED – First Young Women & Girls Forum!
We now have a date for our next Advisory Board meeting – for current and ex service users of any of our partner services – WEDNESDAY 24TH MAY FROM 11AM-1PM. This time the Board will be hosted by Shantona Women’s Centre and held at Leeds Bangladeshi Centre on Roundhay Road, LS8 5AN. At the last … More Upcoming Advisory Board
Our Peer Support worker is carrying out lots of research around the offer of peer support across Leeds. She is asking far and wide for people working with any of our partner organisations to share their thoughts and experiences of giving and receiving peer support, as well what peer support means to you! We would love … More Peer Support – Your Thoughts!
We held our second Advisory Board meeting yesterday. We had a great turnout with 11 women from all across Leeds sitting around the table. A big thank you to all the women who attended the second meeting of the Women’s Lives Leeds Advisory Board. A productive few hours were spent working out what direction the … More A full table at our 2nd Advisory Board meeting!
Our Community Development Workers have been very busy getting out into communities and raising awareness of our exciting new project and what they can offer to the diverse communities of Leeds. We now have our first lot of drop-ins up and running! All of our drop-ins are free to access, open to all women and … More First WLL Drop-Ins Up and Running
We are developing our website and Virtual Women’s Centre, and we want the many voices of women and girls across Leeds to help us! Our new website will have lots of information about Women’s Lives Leeds and up-to-date news. It will also include a Virtual Women’s Centre and an online Peer Support Forum for women and girls … More Use websites? We want your ideas!