A new collaborative working partnership with NET, Leeds NHS Primary Care Trust and the Alzheimer’s Society. This provides an informal and welcoming environment where those with memory problems and their carers can socialise, make friends, support each other and exchange ideas.

Memory Lane

A friendly fun supportive group for

anyone with memory problems and their

carers and family. Members have lunch

and take part in various activities and

entertainment.

Community Garden

The community garden produces fresh vegetables to anyone who is willing to make a donation. Clients and volunteers maintain the plot and provide guided tours to visitors. It is accessible for all disabilities.

Sainsbury’s Support

Staff from the stores at Colton, Garforth and Kippax assist at many of our events, help with the garden and provide collection points for donated items for our food bank.

Services

Information and Support

Free confidential information and advice on a range of benefits, entitlements, services and facilities for older people.

Emotional Support

We aim to offer support on an emotional and practical basis. On days when you may need a ‘sympathetic ear’ we will listen and not judge.

Drop In Service

Neighbourhood Elders Team Dover Street Garforth Leeds LS25 2LP Tuesday -Thursday 1000 -12.00 We hold a drop-in service for information and advice for clients three times a week. NET Staff and Volunteers are available at the drop-in each week for enquiries, to book trips and activities and to get any other information you need. Drop-in or call to arrange an appointment.

Coffee Mornings

Held at Dover Street, a great meeting place to make and be with friends. Serves hot and cold drinks, home made cakes. Held every Thursday morning; 10.00am to 12.00 noon.

Decafeast

Befriending One to One Support

Many older people who live alone or are house - bound, benefit from the support offered by our Befriending Service. A team of specially trained volunteer befrienders pay regular weekly visits to some of the most vulnerable older people in our communities. Friendships are forged in many ways:  Over a cup of tea and a natter about “the Soaps”  Through a shared interest  During strolls out together  Reminiscing over times gone by  Or a visit to the local library, shop, theatre or pub. Our befrienders come from all walks of life and all share a common concern for the well-being of older people. Volunteer befrienders are given lots of support and guidance. This, together with a careful matching up of individual client and befriender, ensures that everyone gets the best from this very popular service.

Telephone Befriending Service

We also provide a telephone befriending service to help relieve loneliness and isolation amongst older people. Trained volunteers make regular weekly telephone contact for a friendly and informal chat. Typically, weekly calls last between fifteen and twenty minutes. This service allows us to reach out to older people across our community where no ’ in- person’ befriending service is currently available and to those who prefer and look forward to a regular chat over the telephone.

The Caring Sharing Cafe

A supportive group for anyone with dementia and their carer. Two out of three meetings are split groups, with the carers receiving an hour of information or talks and the member with memory problems are engaged in reminiscence activities, games and quizzes to suit each ability. On the third meeting we have a whole group activity or entertainment. There is always someone on hand from Alzheimer’s or Memory Services to answer questions.
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Services

Information and Support

Free confidential information and advice on a range of benefits, entitlements, services and facilities for older people.

Emotional Support

We aim to offer support on an emotional and practical basis. On days when you may need a ‘sympathetic ear’ we will listen and not judge.

Drop In Service

Neighbourhood Elders Team Dover Street Garforth Leeds LS25 2LP Tuesday -Thursday 1000 -12.00 We hold a drop-in service for information and advice for clients three times a week. NET Staff and Volunteers are available at the drop-in each week for enquiries, to book trips and activities and to get any other information you need. Drop-in or call to arrange an appointment.
A new collaborative working partnership with NET, Leeds NHS Primary Care Trust and the Alzheimer’s Society. This provides an informal and welcoming environment where those with memory problems and their carers can socialise, make friends, support each other and exchange ideas.

Memory Lane

A friendly fun supportive group for anyone with memory problems

and their carers and family. Members have lunch and take part in

various activities and entertainment.

Community Garden

The community garden produces fresh vegetables to anyone who is willing to make a donation. Clients and volunteers maintain the plot and provide guided tours to visitors. It is accessible for all disabilities.

Sainsbury’s Support

Staff from the stores at Colton, Garforth and Kippax assist at many of our events, help with the garden and provide collection points for donated items for our food bank.
NET Garforth Dover Street Garforth LS25 2LP Tel:- 0113 2874784 e: info@netgarforth.org

Befriending One to One Suppoprt

Many older people who live alone or are house - bound, benefit from the support offered by our Befriending Service. A team of specially trained volunteer befrienders pay regular weekly visits to some of the most vulnerable older people in our communities.
Neighbourhood Elders Team