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Welcome to Armley Helping Hands!
Written by Dawn Newsome   
Thursday, 24 May 2012

Armley Helping Hands is a Registered Charity supporting older people in Armley  & wortley district of Leeds, West Yorkshire . the charities aim is to provide facilities for thje advancement of educational, recreational and leisure time activities with a view to improving quality of life, promoting indpendance, Safeguarding older people and reducing social isolation.

 

 

The charity was established on Monday 5th June 1995, by a steering committee of older people, Carers and representatives who work with older people in the local community. Over the last 16 years the charity has developed from a small community group to  a well established charity supporting over 500 older people each year ( 2300 registered )

 

 

A key element of the the charity is the persistant representation of older people on the Board of Trustees and Management Committee, in which 95% of each committee is represented by service users.

 

 

The charity is fully operational five days a week, and has regular contact with over 200 older people each week with in social activities  and within the local community. The charity provideds oneto one support via the telephone communication and visit invidiuals directly within their own homes.

 

 

The main aim of the charity is to enable older people to live independantly within the local communit, give older people and their carers the oppertunity to "have a Choice" and establish services and activities with in the local community to reduce social isolation, improve mental and physcal weelbeing and develop community partnership and engagement.

 

 

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Photo By Casey Orr, Armley Photographer who invited Armley Helping Hands members to paticipate in her wool Exhibition July 2010

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated ( Friday, 01 March 2013 )
 

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