Yorkshire and Humber area

Welcome to the Yorkshire and Humber area page. Here you can find out what is happening in your area, and how you can organise an event yourself.

Area covered: South Yorkshire and Humber (Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster Rotherham, North and North East Lincolnshire, East Riding and Kingston upon Hull); North Yorkshire (York, Selby, Ripon, Harrogate, Craven, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Hambleton and Richmondshire); West Yorkshire (Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield, Kirklees, Calderdale). 

Need some local fundraising support?

Your Community Fundraiser and Regional Fundraising Support Officer are here to give you a hand by offering you support, materials and advice. Alternatively tell us about your fundraising idea and we will get in touch with you. 

Julie Lee
Community Fundraiser - West Yorkshire
Mobile: 07872 676326
Email: julie.lee@alzheimers.org.uk

Hannah Riley
Community Fundraiser – North Yorkshire
Mobile: 07484 513640
Email: hannah.riley@alzheimers.org.uk

Nicola Harkess
Community Fundraiser - South Yorkshire and the Humber
Mobile: 07710 966721
Email: Nicola.Harkess@alzheimers.org.uk

Sally Backhouse
Regional Fundraising Support Officer (North East & Yorkshire)
Tel: 01904 567908
E Mail: Sally.Backhouse@alzheimers.org.uk

Upcoming events

Check back later for more events coming soon!

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Join Alzheimer's Society Yorkshire and Humber on Facebook and Twitter - find out about upcoming events, local news stories and volunteering opportunities near you.

Local volunteering opportunities

Do you have some time to spare? Everyone has something to contribute to the Society. Volunteering is flexible, ranging from a few hours a year to several hours a week. It's your choice.

Please contact your Community Fundraiser, or take a look at the latest vacancies in your area.

More about Alzheimer's Society in Yorkshire and Humber

In Yorkshire and Humber there are over 60,000 people with dementia, and it is predicted that this figure will rise to just over 80,000 by 2021.

There are support groups and local services which provide day care and home care for people with dementia, as well as support and befriending services to help partners and families cope with the demands of caring.