Organisation details - Persian Association

Persian Association

Address c/o Dame Fanny Waterman Community Centre, Brander Street, , , , , Leeds, LS9 6QH




The Persian Association is a voluntary organisation run by a voluntary management committee.

Our aims are:

  • To bring together people from Iran, who are living in Leeds, to meet and share concerns and give help and assistance.
  • To organise cultural, educational, health and social opportunities, classes and activities to meet the needs of all community members and to promote and preserve Iranian culture through the organisation of social events.
  • To help and assist refugees and asylum seekers from Iran in getting the right advice and help in areas such as housing, vouchers and immigration matters with solicitors.
  • To act in an advisory capacity with the local authority and other organisations involved in providing services for the Persian Association.
  • To recruit, train and empower volunteers.


  • drop-in session on Saturdays 12:30 till 3:00pm
  • Farsi language class for children - Saturdays 12:30 till 3:00pm

How to contact

The Persian Association is only at the Centre on Saturdays from 12:30 till 3:00pm. Please make an appointment before you come, by phoning 07875 141 113.

asylum seekers


other migrants


We cover the following areas Leeds

Organisation type
migrant/refugee community organisation
voluntary sector or charity


Outreach We are part of Leeds Refugee Forum.

Accessible to wheelchair users Yes

Languages offered Farsi. Help with other languages may be available.

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