Our ground breaking project, Manbassadors, is reaching out to isolated men to support their mental health with a simple intervention of bite size support on a very local level to tackle high rates of male suicide in Leeds 9. In April 2020 our Manbassadors Project extended its reach to encompass women, as well as men, [...]
Come along to our peer led and carers groups at these weekly cafés.
A space to relax, enjoy, have fun, make new friends and learn new skills for men age 18+.
The Orion Partnership and Touchstone are very pleased to be taking part in the Community Cares Volunteering (CCV) initiative set up by Voluntary Action Leeds and Leeds City Council to support vulnerable people, people who are self isolating and shielded members of the community during this period of lockdown in response to Covid 19. The [...]CONTINUE READING →
We’ve produced a new regular ‘zine called UnLocked which is packed with information and entertainment for everyone who is in Lockdown, particularly anyone at risk of (self) harm or suicide due to isolation. We’ll distribute UnLocked across Leeds 8 and Leeds 9 safely, and leave copies with our Manbassadors in local shops that are still open. These [...]CONTINUE READING →
The SWIFt Service is for people aged 50+ living with frailty or having complex health issues and who are at risk of being socially isolated. The service offers one to one support to help people living in the Chapeltown area to identify their needs and to improve their wellbeing. Beverley Lock is our newly appointed [...]CONTINUE READING →