You can make a difference by donating today to PEOPLE MATTERS (WEST YORKSHIRE) CIO.
People Matters began in 2002 and have a proven track record in working with people with learning disabilities and autism to live independently, seek and gain employment and be active members of their community.
Through innovative, person-centred individualised programmes of supported social & learning activities, barriers are addressed & overcome to raise confidence, visualise and realise aspirations and increase independence.
We offer individual 1-2-1 support, social groups from teens to adulthood and employment opportunities in work-based programs such as Nourishing People our micro social enterprise where members gain experience in running a small business. From packaging the product to sales and marketing and delivery they learn all aspects of running a small business.
Our Wellbeing Group is for anyone, particularly neurodiverse people, who often struggled the most through the pandemic and social isolation. The group have been creative during the winter, and last summer had a wide variety of outdoor activites including trips on Leeds Liverpool canal and football training with staff from Leeds United.
'My Body, My Choice' gives advice and guidence on sexual matters including safe sex and gender identity amongst many others.