Dial House, the Leeds voluntary sector Crisis Service is open 6pm – 2am on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. During the COVID-19 lockdown, our non-medical, holistic place of sanctuary is not seeing people in person, like many other services. So, to accommodate the needs of people in crisis, we are making two significant changes... Read More
Hey everyone, we have some amazing news for you! In collaboration with The Market Place we are offering a face-to-face crisis support service for 11–17 year-olds in Leeds. The Market Place have been successfully running this as a pilot programme every Monday. Now we’re joining in with the action and together we’re taking it to... Read More
Hi everyone, in these locked-down times Dial House is now providing face-to-face support via Zoom and conventional phone support via… the phone. Zoom is like FaceTime or Skype, but it’s better set up for business use. You can get it from the App Store/Play Store for your phone or tablet or use it on a... Read More
Following government guidelines, the decision has been taken to move all visitors to Dial House @Touchstone to phone support from Thursday 19th March. This is not a decision we take lightly but is there to protect people’s physical health while still being able to deliver crisis support to people from a BAME background.
The coronavirus pandemic is getting everyone worried, both for their physical and mental health. We want to ensure that we are still providing a service to the people of Leeds during this incredibly trying time and have been examining how we can best provide services without compromising people’s physical health. We’ve outlined the following changes... Read More
Hello everyone, with the movement today of the UK into the “delay” phase against Covid-19 Coronavirus, we’re asking that you please don’t try to attend Dial House or Dial House @ Touchstone if you have any of the following symptoms: a cough, a temperature, or difficulty breathing. We will offer phone support to those in... Read More
Andy Bagley is a trustee of Leeds Survivor Led Crisis service. Every registered charity has a board of trustees that take responsibility for the strategy and governorship of the charity, looking at the budgets, regulations, accountability, policies, and making sure the charity is acting in the best interest of the public, among others. Andy talks... Read More
Communications Support Worker (since January 2019) and Connect Helpline Worker (since June 2019) Tom Dent-Spargo reflects on 2019, a year of big changes for him as he integrates fully into the world of Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service. 2019, huh? It’s fairly zipped by. At least it feels that way to me. It’s been... Read More