Advice, Employment and Engagement

Get online! Whether you’re job seeking, claiming benefits or applying for housing – now, it’s nearly all done on the internet. You can call into our Opportunity Shops for advice and support. We offer:

  • Support to set your goals and someone to talk to regarding your future options
  • 1-2-1 Support around job searching and applications
  • Email & Internet Access and/or support using it
  • Advice on where to job search and how to job search effectively
  • Advice and support around writing your CV or a cover letter
  • Welfare advice
  • Support around getting into volunteering or work placement
  • Support writing job, apprenticeship or college applications
  • Opportunities to gain qualificiations or attend short courses
  • Opportunities to take part in other activities to build your confidence

If you’re a regular Opportunity Shop visitor and you need advice with complex benefits or a housing/legal issue you can also use these contact details to arrange an appointment with Advice Quality Standard accredited service.

Contact our Employment and Engagement Team for individual appointments:

East North East Leeds

Brent Riley 073388 227 832

West North West Leeds

Cath Binns 073388 227 843

South & Central Leeds

Wayne Dixon 073388 227 831

Housing & Advice Sessions

Every Wednesday 1pm - 4pm

South Leeds – Appointments only

Dewsbury Road Community Hub, 190 Dewsbury Road, LS11 6PF

Contact the hub on 0113 3807615 to make an appointment for Wednesday afternoon between 1-4pm. You can also ask the one stop centre to call us to make the appointment.

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Every Wednesday 9am - Noon

West Leeds – Appointments only

Armley One Stop Centre, 2 Stockshill, LS12 1UQ

Contact the hub on 0113 3807615 to make an appointment for Wednesday morning between 9-noon. You can also ask the one stop centre to call us to make the appointment.

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Every Monday 3pm - 5pm

East Leeds

The Compton Centre, Harehills Lane, LS9 7PG

Drop-in run weekly on Mondays between 3-5pm.

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Opportunity Shops

Every Thursday 10am - Noon

The Old Fire Station, Gipton

Feel Good Café, The Old Fire Station, Gipton Approach, LS9 6NL More Details..
Every Wednesday 2pm - 4pm

St. Georges One Stop Centre

St. George's Road, Middleton, Leeds, LS10 4UZ More Details..
Every Tuesday 1pm - 3pm

Ladybeck House

Ladybeck House, Ladybeck Close, Leeds , LS2 7QX More Details..
Every Monday 10am - 12pm

Bramley Community Hub

Bramley Community Hub, Hough Lane, Leeds , LS13 3ND More Details..
Every Wednesday 10am - 12pm

New Wortley Community Centre

40 Tong Rd, Leeds , LS12 1LZ More Details..
Every Wednesday 11am - 1pm

GIPSIL Family Centre

1 Woodfield Court, Gipton, Leeds , LS8 3NT More Details..
Every Tuesday 1pm - 3pm

Moresdale Lane One Stop Centre

90-95 Moresdale Lane, Seacroft, Leeds, LS14 6GG More Details..

Events

Every Friday 2pm - 4pm