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ABA partnering with MAECare

ABA partnering with MAECare

The demographics are changing in North Leeds, and we have partnered up with MAECare (Moor Allerton Elderly Care) to identify gaps in order to improve access to services for South Asian Communities in North Leeds. The consultation will be facilitated by Debbani, CEO of ABA and Julia, the Manager of MAECare. Come and join the […]

South Asian Heritage Month 2023: Stories to Tell

South Asian Heritage Month 2023: Stories to Tell

South Asian Heritage Month takes place annually between 18th July – 17th August. This year’s theme was “Stories to Tell” and ABA Leeds hosted and celebrated an event at Leeds Civic Hall on 15th August, bringing together remarkable and inspiring stories, shared cultures, histories,  diverse experiences and heritage of South Asians in Britain. With CEO […]

BME Roadshow – 23rd September 2023

BME Roadshow – 23rd September 2023

Do you look after a family member or friend? Come along to our BME* Carers Roadshow, organised by ABA in partnership with Carers Leeds. When: Starts 10.30am to 2pm Saturday 23rd September 2023 Where: Community Well-Being Hub (previously known as BAME Hub), Reginald Terrace, Chapeltown, LS7 3EZ Free food and refreshments available. For enquiries about […]

ID needed now to vote at local elections

ID needed now to vote at local elections

The deadline to register to vote in May’s local elections is 17 April. This year you will need to show a photo ID at the polling station. Thomas Pocklington Trust has put together a guide on which forms of photo ID are acceptable. to find out more visit their site: https://www.pocklington-trust.org.uk/priority-national-campaigns/accessible-voting/ — …..

Health Roadshows: Come along and join us.

Health Roadshows: Come along and join us.

Health Roadshows: Come along and join us. ABA Leeds is hosting Health Roadshows in Leeds to promote health and wellbeing. ABA Leeds will promote eye health and benefit support along with other organisations who will provide advice and support for older people, dementia, cancer services to raise awareness, blood pressure checks, advice and support on […]

Royal Mail – Articles for the Blind

Royal Mail – Articles for the Blind

Royal Mail scheme to help blind and visually impaired customers At Royal Mail, we’re committed to our customers – and to offering services that bring people and communities closer together. Articles for the Blind is a scheme for blind and visually impaired customers who are registered as blind under the provisions of the National Assistance […]

National Eye Health Week

National Eye Health Week

National Eye Health Week September 2022 was dedicated to increasing awareness of the importance of eye health by ABA Leeds.    The week began with our flagship event at the Hamara Healthy Living Centre. This was a particularly busy event for us with over 50 new attendees, several external stallholders (including Breaking Down Barriers, William […]

Trip to the Yorkshire Dales

Trip to the Yorkshire Dales

July 2022 – we made our first major trip post-COVID to Malham in the Yorkshire Dales. We had a fantastic reception from our service users on the day, several saying the day allowed them to feel energised by the clean air and breathtaking natural scenery. 

Women Friendly Leeds Recruiter

Women Friendly Leeds Recruiter

After an insightful visit to the Women Friendly Leeds Employability Fair in July 2022, we made the pledge to consistently continue to support the women who use our services and who work with us.  As part of this we intend to constantly reflect on our own practices in order to improve the way we support […]

Enhance Project

Enhance Project

In April 2022, we became one of the fourteen delivery partners for The Enhance Programme run by Leeds Older People’s Forum and Forum Central. The Enhance Programme aims to support safe and sustainable hospital discharges for people across Leeds. To do this, neighbourhood teams help discharged patients in a secure home environment and the project […]

The Age Proud Leeds Festival

In April 2022 ABA was part of the Age Proud Leeds Festival at Leeds Playhouse. We were able to celebrate the older people in Leeds and show events, activities and resources which are available for them. It was a lovely event where people enjoyed getting their mehndi done and learnt about the art of wearing […]

5000 flower project for Leeds Playhouse

Our brilliant ABA users worked hard in Spring 2022 to create as many flowers as they could for the 5000 flower project. Our users created these flowers using natural fibres, wool, scraps of material, intricate embroidery, glitter tissue paper and/or paper mâché. The flowers were beautifully displayed on stage at Leeds Playhouse. We were able […]

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