Forward Leeds invites members of the local Leeds community to come in, have a tour and chat to the staff of Forward Leeds at Armley Park Court. They will: Have an introduction to the services we offer and the reasons behind them Get a better understanding of the work that we do Meet with different…

The WY-FI Project have used gardening therapy for their staff away day. WY-FI works to support people across West Yorkshire who have multiple needs to live more fulfilling lives and achieve their goals. The team visited the 5 WAYS Grow Together group in their Hyde Park allotment to help out the project. The 5 WAYS…

Staff on the booth

Forward Leeds attended a couple of events at the main Leeds Pride weekend. On Saturday 5 August they were in Leeds City Museum on Millennium Square at the LGBT+ Pride Market Place. This was a chance to find out about LGBT+ services, support and community groups in Leeds. The event was opened at midday by the…

The Leeds recovery community got together for a day of school-age sports at Woodhouse Moor in Hyde Park. Staff, volunteers and users of the services at 5 WAYS took part in a Sports Day with staff and clients from Spacious Places, The Space, Learning to Live Again and St Anne’s Rehabilitation on the 28 of July Events…

Forward Leeds pride goup

Forward Leeds will be attending two Pride events this year on the 5 and 6 of August. On 5 August we will have a stall at the Pride Marketplace in Leeds City Museum from 12-4pm. Entry is free and it’s a chance find out about the work that Forward Leeds do with and for the LGBT+ community…

The Family Plus team at Forward Leeds will be running activities for clients and their families across the city throughout August. This includes animal handling days, picnics and games in the park as well as gardening and nature days. Sophie Parker the head of the Family Plus team said: ”These events are so important for…

Forward Leeds have just had the figures back for the first quarter of of the 2017/8 year and they are impressive. The figures for successful completions, that means people exiting the service, for April to June show that we have beaten our quarterly target with a total of 415 people leaving treatment. That’s 415 people…

5 Ways Logo

On the 30th of June, The Recovery Academy, run by Forward Leeds, was renamed the 5 WAYS @ the Recovery Academy. The name, which was chosen by the current members, reflects the five ways to improve mental well-being. A new logo and branding has been created for 5 WAYS that reflects this. 5 WAYS takes…

5 WAYS sign

On the 30th of June, The Recovery Academy, run by Forward Leeds, will be renamed 5 WAYS @ the Recovery Academy. New signs have been erected and the exterior has had a fresh coat of paint to match. The name, which was chosen by the current members, reflects the five ways to improve mental well-being….

​A dozen Forward Leeds clients, some still in treatment and some former clients attended a session at the University of Leeds to gain insights into accessing further and higher education. Graham Hale, Education, Training and Employment Worker for Forward Leeds said: “It was like watching lightbulbs go on above our clients heads. They realised that…

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