NEW – Chess Class

Are You A Keen Chess Player? or Would You Like To Learn How to Play Chess?

A new chess class starts on the 28th June

Every Thursday 2-4 pm, 50p contribution

All welcome


New Dementia Friendly Activities Available

As part of our Living Well Programme we are delighted to have launched additional activities to our current timetable, which as well as being open to all, they are also specifically dementia friendly.

For further information click here  

If you are living with dementia or memory loss, or caring for someone in the North Leeds area and you feel that you may need some support please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. Call 07590 862 509 or email in confidence.


Come In and Rest

We are delighted that the Marjorie & Arnold Ziff Community Centre and thewellfairshop @ Moortown are now on the list for ‘Come in & Rest’ places in Leeds.

Inspired by similar schemes in Manchester and Nottingham, ‘Come In and Rest’ invites older people to pop in for a moment and sit down without the obligation to make a purchase.

Together we can all make Leeds a more age friendly city

For further information see:


We now offer 2 Chairobics (Armchair Aerobics) classes on Tuesdays: 11am -12noon and 2pm-3pm

£1.50 per session

Chair based exercise for the older person, to help mobility, keep active and independent

Booking essential – Contact Sharon 0113 218 5857

The Listening Line

THE LISTENING LINE is a new, free service from The Arnie & Essie Helpline.

Are you, or someone you know:

  • Living Alone
  • Living away from family & friends
  • Recently out of hospital
  • Feeling lonely or down
  • Socially isolated
  • Recently bereaved
  • Experiencing a significant change to daily living

Our trained staff & volunteers will contact you by telephone, to offer a hand of friendship, a listening ear or just a chat on a regular basis, Monday – Friday 8am-12noon

To join our service call 0113 218 5875 for an initial and confidential chat

The Listening Line

What’s New for 2018

What will you try in 2018? Take a look at our timetable of classes and activities. We have something for everyone ….


For any further information please contact Hagit on 0113 218 5846


Volunteer Newsletter

Take a look at our recent Volunteer Newsletters. Our Volunteer have had another busy month…

January 2018 volunteering newsletter

December 2017 volunteering newsletter

November 2017 volunteering newsletter (002)

For further information please contact Angie 0113 218 5893

Morning Coffee With Women 4 Welfare

The lovely ladies of Women 4 Welfare hosted another fabulous coffee morning last week, which was a huge success, raising over £2200 for LJWB’s mental health services.

The group were delighted to welcome Openers Pat & Arnold Zermansky, Guests of Honor Sue & Tim Friedman and Child Presenters Amelie & Ruby Ordever .

£5 Meal Deal