Social prescribing service

The term 'social prescribing' is used to describe a service which supports people to access a range of non-medical services and activities in their local area.

Social prescribing can help people with different social, emotional or practical needs to find the right support and improve their health and wellbeing.

Our local service is run by Linking Leeds

What does Linking Leeds do?
It connects you to relevant services in your area which will benefit your overall health and wellbeing.
Their friendly Wellbeing Coordinators will work closely with you to understand your needs and will then help you to access relevant services and groups in your community.

Patient information:

Linking Leeds is a city-wide social prescribing service for anyone aged 16+ and registered to a GP surgery in Leeds. We are currently offering telephone appointments to link you with services and activities within your community to improve and maintain your health and wellbeing. This includes:

  • Housing Matters
  • Money Management Skills
  • Meaningful activities
  • Social activities
  • Emotional and Mental Wellbeing
  • Healthy Lifestyle
  • Coronavirus support: If the spread of the coronavirus has left you feeling isolated, worried or without essentials including food and utilities.

If you would like to book an appointment or have any questions, you can contact us on 0113 336 7612 or complete our online introduction form

Please note: this service does not offer any support services such as counselling or crisis support. If you need to speak to someone urgently please speak to your GP or call NHS 111.
This is an NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group funded project led by Community Links in association with Feel Good Factor, Better Leeds Communities, Barca Leeds, Leeds Mind, Leeds City Council, Leeds Irish Health and Homes, and Age UK.