Caring for our elders in their communities

Welcome to Leeds Black Elders Association.

Leeds Black Elders Association has been running for 12 years & provides a number of services that are unique.

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Leeds Black Elders Association was established in 1991 and provides a number of services. The Association was built on a firm foundation of dedicated committee members, staff and volunteers.

Leeds Black Elders Association takes great pride in providing specialised provision for Black elders, ensuring that their particular needs are being met but, our main aim is to address the many issues affecting all elders in the community.  This is particularly important as there will be an inevitable increase in the elderly population over the next 10-20 years and we are well equipped to provide services, facililties and activities to meet the current and projected social, cultural, health and economic needs.

Leeds Black Elders Association is a Neighbourhood Network Scheme that is commissioned by Leeds City Council to deliver appropriate services that meets the needs of the elderly who are living in parts of Leeds 6,7,8 and 9.  Leeds Black Elders Association also has a city-wide remit which enables us to work with African-Caribbean's in the wider district of Leeds.

Leeds Black Elders Association's core funding comes from the Leeds City Council who has commissioned the Association to provide appropriate provision which will have a positive impact on the well-being of our service users.

The provisions that LBEA provides are focussed on keeping all elders within their own homes for as long as possible and as a third-sector communtiy organisation, we are often the first point of contact for the elders and their families.  This gives Leeds Black Elders Association the unique opportunity to carry out an Initial Assessment which will identify areas of need and therefore, provide tailor-made support that will enhance the lives of all our service-users. 

Assessments & Referrals

Once contact is made with the Leeds Black Elders Association an initial assessment will be carried out on the service user, this will determine the individual's needs.

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Contact LBEA

Tel: 0113-2374332
Fax: 0113-237 4313
Email: contact us via our email form

Address: 3 Reginald Terrace, Leeds, LS7 3EZ

Here to Stay - Videos

First Impressions

Travel to England

What is Life Like Now

We interviewed our elders about their memories when moving to England

View all videos on the Here to Stay website

Here To Stay Booklet

Click here to view our
Here To Stay Booklet(PDF)

Get Involved

Leeds Black Elders Association recognises the vital contribution that volunteers can make. We value this contribution and are committed to follow good practice guidelines.

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