BARCA joined the 100% Digital Leeds Tablet Lending Scheme and borrowed iPads to help support their service users to develop their basic digital skills. They piloted this approach with four groups: An ESOL conversational groups in Little London; a coffee group in Gotts Park; a men’s group in Armley; a craft group in Bramley.

BARCA – Better Together

BARCA are a health and wellbeing organisation that support those at risk of social exclusion by bringing individuals together. Better Together focus on the issues that lead to poor health, such as social isolation, and use a community development approach to work with individuals, groups and communities to help them improve their situation and live longer, healthier lives. The Better Together work is prioritised on the most disadvantaged areas in West Leeds.

Supporting digital inclusion