Children and Young people

Do you work in the third sector with children, young people or families?

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There are a range of partnerships and initiatives that strive to improve the lives of children, young people and families in Leeds, by giving organisations the voice, information and advice they need to build better services.


In this section:
Young Lives Leeds
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Young Lives Leeds supports the Third Sector to improve the lives of children, young people and families in Leeds.

Children Leeds

All services that work with and for children and young people in Leeds are brought together through Children Leeds.

One Minute Guides
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A series of short digestible fact sheets covering project initiatives and people within Children's Services.

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Young Lives Leeds NEET Research 2015

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Now available - a report reflecting the views, issues and aspirations of local young people not in education, employment or training.

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How volunteering can change lives

Volunteer Centre Leeds

Michael Isherwood from Volunteer Centre Leeds Prisoner and Ex Offender Project writes about its new service to support under 18s with convictions or who are at risk of offending.

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Leeds Approach to Early Help

Ann Crossland

Ann Crossland, Young Lives Leeds Co-ordinator, looks at how Leeds Safeguarding Children Board responds to the needs of children and families in Leeds.

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Pool Youth Club, one year on

Pool in Wharfedale, recorded in the Domesday Book, with a Conservation Area, a modern community and thriving social media.

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Helping young people through volunteering

Helping young people through volunteering

There are some excellent organisations working with young people in Leeds who need your help.

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