Womens Health Matters reduces health inequalities experienced by women from communities across Leeds.
We work with women who have unequal access to health and support services due to poverty, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or traumatic personal experience.
Our outreach work allows us to broaden our reach to a wide range of women who have often found it more difficult to work with statutory services. Through group work, peer support and intensive 1:1 support we create a safe environment where women can build trusting relationships and begin to recover their health and regain control of their lives.
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Karen, one of our Project Workers, recently received some fantastic feedback from a woman who had just finished attending one of our LDVS domestic violence support groups – “I must admit on my first time at the group meeting I had no idea what to expect and didn’t really want to talk to anyone. I …
We are delighted to have joined with lead partner Touchstone and Holbeck Elderly Aid to deliver a fabulous new service – Your Space. The service will deliver and promote a range of activities, awareness campaigns and signposting for people who live in LS8, LS9, LS10 and LS11. We will work with individuals and communities to develop and …
Rosebuds is one of our groups for women who are living apart from their children, meeting weekly at the Tetley Art Gallery. It’s funded by Leeds Trust as part of their year long support of projects working in the community to overcome loneliness. As part of this important piece of work, we have …