We are now open on a limited basis.
For anyone on site we are still requiring masks and social distancing.

Reception & IT Suite will be open Monday to Thursday 10am-4pm.

Due to the continued risk from Covid-19, we are taking bookings for parties, gatherings or other social bookings to a maximum of 30 attendees.  Beyond February bookings will be subject to covid rates & other safety concerns and may have to be cancelled at short notice.
For large or social bookings please email events@oblong.org.uk and we can discuss what precautions are necessary.

If you are in need of support while shielding or self-isolating, see oblong.org.uk/support for self referral options in the community. or call 0113 8980024

Information on vaccinations & boosters in Leeds

Community Support in Woodhouse & Little London

Support you can access without a referral







Rainbow Junktion 24 Regent Terrace, Burley, Leeds LS6 1NP
Opening times: Pay-as-you-feel cafe and signposting service
Monday: 11:30am–3:00pm (food served 12-2.30)
Thursday: 11:30am–3:00pm (food served 12-2.30)
Friday: 11:30am–4:00pm - Foodshare (shopping only)



Leeds Grand Mosque - Love in a Box 9 Woodsley Road, Leeds, LS6 1SN Self collection food and clothes every Sunday 10.30am-12.30pm. Some ethnic and cultural foods available here.



West Yorkshire Hardship Offering a variety of emergency support, and you can refer yourself by phone or on their website - 07427 652 683 / https://www.westyorkshirehardship.org.uk/request-support



St George’s Crypt free 3-course lunchtime meal, 5 days a week. Open: Monday to Friday – 11am to 1.30pm (lunch 12pm – 1pm) St George’s Crypt, Great George St Salvation Army (Central) Drop-in Free meals and hot drinks Monday – meal is served at 5.30pm prompt - limited to 40 people Nile Street (off Bridge st)



All Souls Church Undercroft, Blackman Lane, LS2 9EY Free soup, bread, hot drinks and a warm social environment. Thursdays from 6 to 8pm



Food-Club at Woodsley Community Centre 64 Woodsley Rd, Woodhouse, Leeds LS3 1DU Every Sat 11am-1pm. Self collection, £3-£5.



Woodhouse Community Centre 197 Woodhouse St, LS6 2NY has a very limited supply of basic food items available for free when the centre is staffed - Monday-Thursday 1000-1600.
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If any of the above are incorrect or you find that availability times have changed, please let us know.




Mental Health Support:




Linking Leeds A social prescribing service which can link you to social, emotional and wellbeing support you need in your community. Linking Leeds Hub on 0113 336 7612 linking.leeds@nhs.net



Live Well Leeds A variety of mental health and wellbeing groups and activities for you to join for free. 0113 219 2727 Live Well Leeds, Support Centre, 53-55 Harehills Avenue, Leeds, LS8 4EX info@livewellleeds.org.uk



Dial House Crisis Mental Health Support An out-of-hours crisis service in Leeds. Call 0113 260 9328 or text 07922 249452 from 6pm on the night you want to request a visit (it’s best to ring before 7.30pm if possible). Dial House has a family room, so parents can bring children with them. Taxis to and from the service are provided. Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday – 6pm-2am.
Dial House @ Touchstone An out-of-hours crisis service in Leeds for people from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups. Refugees and asylum seekers are welcome. Call 0113 249 4675 or text 07763 581 853 on the night you wish to request a visit. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6pm-11pm.




Other Support:


Leeds City Council / Welfare support Line: 0113 376 0330


If you are over 55 and need continued support with shopping or isolation, contact Caring Together (0113 243 0298) or OWLS (Email Address: infoowls@gmail.com Phone Number: 0113 369 7077) who may be able to give you the help you need.



Money Buddies Financial and money support and advice. E-mail admin@egac.org Tel 01132350276 Facebook @VirtualMoneyBuddy Twitter @LeedsMoneyBuddy



The Community Care Hub team in Woodhouse & Little London are available as much as possible on 0113 8980024 (call or text) or by email on ccvdispatch@oblong.org.uk we can help with signposting, food parcels, information and referrals if necessary.