The Orion Partnership

A consortium of four like-minded organisations.

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Feel Good Factor, Zest-Health for Life, Space2 and Shantona Women’s Centre are all based and working within East North East Leeds. We share common values and organisational cultures and over 40 years direct experience in our communities. We are currently funded to run:

1. Mens Health Development work

Employing a Men’s Worker to identify need and develop work to respond to this need. Through this work we are applying for funding to develop a Men’s Health and Wellbeing Programme running four groups for men across culturally diverse groups, focused on highest priority areas. Men taking part in a number of activities and interventions including creative arts, walking and gardening cooking and conversation.

2. Modern Living

A technology project for the over 60s. Helping older people use and engage with technology in a way that is appropriate to them.

3. Love Food Hate Waste

Delivering a series of fun interactive and practical workshops working with communities to help reduce household waste.

Pies Club!

“We’ve worked out the three of us are all going to go and pay our bills together at the beginning of each month, then go and have lunch (at one of the group’s house). He cooks a great pie, nice and cheap. We all chip in for that and all the bills are paid so we’ve nothing to worry about.”

The Orion Partnership