Our Community Builder, Hiesha is working in the Harehills area to support carers from BAME communities. The aim of this work is to enable carers to access activities and provide them with a short break from caring. We use the Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) model which means we build on things already found in the community [...]
These gentle seated exercises, inspired by Joseph Pilates, will help mobilise your joints and strengthen your muscles and bones. Regular exercise is essential for maintaining strength as you age and it also improves brain function and helps to protect memory and thinking skills by promoting blood flow. The session will help you improve your relaxation [...]
Put a shine on your Saturdays with our new Yoga Shine online class with tutor Annemarie Hlavocova. These classes are for beginners and very friendly but advanced yogis will find benefits too. In each class, we will explore the element of Earth, Water, Air and Fire and also reflect on certain areas of our life. Annemarie [...]
‘Thank you so much, you have made me feel part of the Human Race’ The SWIFt Service in Leeds supports wellbeing and independence for people aged 50+ living with frailty or who have complex health issues and who are at risk of being socially isolated. At Feel Good Factor our SWIFt Wellbeing Co-ordinator Beverley Lock [...]
Leeds Hearing & Sight Loss Service supports Leeds residents from 16 years old who are deaf, hard of hearing, sight impaired, severely sight impaired or deafblind. Feel Good Factor is in partnership with BID Services (lead partner), Age UK Leeds and the Association of Blind Asians, who are all experts in delivering services to those with a sensory [...]
Our groundbreaking 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, who [...]
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+.
Making the most of nourishing food on a budget is our kind of fun!
Not just for the over 60s! Anyone who needs a hand getting to grips with technology is welcome.