Post lockdown limited opening

Woodhouse Community Centre is 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-3pm. Subject to available staffing.

 

We are currently taking bookings for support groups, training, exercise classes, and some other well planned activities.

 

Due to the continued risk from Covid-19, we are carefully considering certain bookings for parties, gatherings or other social bookings on a case-by case basis.
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

What's on at the centre

Leeds Palestinian Film Festival - Saturday Shorts 

An evening of inspiring and moving short films, including a 2020 BAFTA winning drama.

The event will include interviews with Directors.

Films have been recommended for a 15 certificate.
November 20, 2021 6:00 pm.  Booking recommended - Tickets available from Eventbrite


IT Suite 

Our new public access opening times are:

Open Monday - Thursday 10am - 3pm

Excluding bank holidays, Walk up bookings for 1 hour (or more when it's quiet)

We have PCs, printer, scanner and photocopier.

 


Positive Minds - Online

Positive Minds is a mental health support group developed for people of colour living in Leeds to improve access to mental health services for this demographic. The project considers all aspects of the group members' needs including their spirituality, mental health, culture, interpersonal relationships and physical health. It empowers group members to understand their unique and shared needs and create goals for improving their wellbeing. Positive Minds allows for group members to engage in conversations around race, culture and identity within a safe space with facilitators with shared lived experience. Positive Minds will be launching in Autumn 2021, online and face-to-face dependent on government guidelines.

For more info or to book a place on the course email Aicha - aicha@oblong.org.uk or call on 0113 898 0061.


Headspace

Headspace is a 7 week, peer-support, mental health and wellbeing group. Each week we focus on a different theme related to our mental health (see below). Available online and in-person.

    Peer Support
    Stress & Relaxation
    Resilience and Mental Health
    Connection & Isolation
    Relationships
    Looking After Yourself
    Keeping it Going

Mon, Oct 11th, 10.30am-12.30pm on Zoom
further sessions planned to start in 2022. Email wellbeing@oblong.org.uk if you are interested


Leeds Community Clothing Exchange

Refresh your wardrobe and recycle your clothes! Bring up to 20 items of
unwanted clothes to swap.  Booking essential due to covid capacity requirements.

Next events: Saturdays November 27th (eventbrite link) and every 4th Saturday fom Jan 2022.

 


Leeds Zen Group

Zazen is silent, seated, objectless meditation. Contact John on 07946 476471 to find out more.
First session is free, then £5 / £3 per session.

Monday 19.00 - 20.30, Thursday 18.30 - 20.00 & Saturday 9.00 - 10.30

 


After School club

W Childcare Learning Centre - 'Working holistically, to make a difference today for generations to come.'
After school club for 5 -15 year olds. Tuition, trips, games, free play, crafts, meals and more.
OFSTED registered. Contact Amendeep on 07790684852 for more information, or to book.

Monday to Friday; term time 15.00 - 19.00, holidays 11.00 - 15.00