Rainbow Hearts is a weekly group for women seeking asylum in Leeds and is supported by Leeds City Council.
At Rainbow Hearts, women of all ages come together to give and receive emotional support from other women who have had similar experiences. Health and social support information sessions are offered around topics such as self-care, well-being and healthy eating. We offer creative sessions such as therapeutic art activities, singing and movement.
Women attending Rainbow Hearts will:
be supported to link with other support services in the city
Make new friends and widen their support networks
Gain a better understanding of their rights
Will have increased levels of confidence and resilience.
Rainbow Hearts offer:
Support with transport
Support with learning English
Access to donated clothes, shoes and bedding
Breakfast, fresh fruit and other refreshments
What women say about Rainbow Hearts
"I love to chat to people and go to things with people. It's much better than sitting at home, thinking and being lonely."
"I love coming to Rainbow Hearts, all the different countries and backgrounds, always beside me."
"It's difficult to find a place i can go to with a child- thank you for being one of those places I can go"