Welfare rights

Welfare rights agencies in Leeds

Better Leeds Communities
Offers advice on welfare benefits, debt, housing home energy advice & children’s centres to anyone living in Leeds.

42-46 Burley Lodge Road
Tel. 0113-2753498

Better Leeds Communities website

Leeds Citizens Advice 
Citizens Advice Leeds provides ‘free, confidential and independent advice to residents of Leeds and the surrounding areas.’ Provides ‘advice and information on a wide range of subjects, including Benefits, Tax Credits, debt, housing and employment.’

CAB also offers advice in various outreach locations across the city.

City Centre Citizens Advice
Westminster Buildings
31 New York Street
Tel. 0113-2234400

Leeds Citizens Advice Website

Chapeltown Citizens Advice
Willow House
New Roscoe Buildings
Cross Francis Street
Tel. 0113-2234400 or 0113-262 9479

Chapeltown Citizens Advice website

Leeds City Council Welfare Rights Team
Gives ‘free, confidential, impartial advice and support on a whole range of welfare benefits help you to complete claim forms offer guidance and support when making appeals.’

For an appointment at one of the following welfare rights sessions, please ring 0113 3760452

St George’s Centre – St Georges Road LS10 4UZ 9:15am to 1pm
Pudsey Library – Church Lane LS28 7TY  9:15am to 1pm
The Reginald Centre – Chapeltown Road LS7 3EX 9:15am to 1pm


Osmondthorpe One Stop Centre – Wykebeck Mt LS9 0JE 9:15am to 1pm (fortnightly)
City Centre One Stop Centre – Great George Street LS2 8BA 9:15am to 4pm
Compton Centre 322 Harehills Lane LS9 7BG 9:15am to 1pm


Wetherby One Stop Centre – Westgate LS22 6NL 9:15am to 1pm (fortnightly)
North Seacroft One Stop Centre – Seacroft Green Shopping Centre LS14 6LU 9:15am to 1pm


Garforth One Stop Centre – Lidgett Lane LS25 1EH 9:15am to 1pm
Rothwell One Stop Centre – Marsh Street LS26 0AD 9:15am to 1pm
Morley One Stop Centre – Queen Street LS27 9DY 9:15am to 1pm
The Compton Centre – Harehills Lane LS9 7BG 9:15am to 1pm

Armley One Stop Centre – Town Street LS12 1UQ 9:15am to 1pm
South Seacroft One Stop Centre – Moresdale Lane LS14 6GG 9:15am to 1pm
Dewsbury Road One Stop Centre – Dewsbury Road LS11 6PF 9:15am to 1pm

Otley Library – Nelson Street LS21 1EZ 9:15am to 1pm

Welfare Rights Team – Tel. 0113 3760452

Leeds City Council Welfare Rights website

Debt advice

Step Change
Debt charity ‘offering free advice on problem debt based on what’s best for you’.

Wade House
Merrion Centre
Tel. 0800 138 1111

Step Change website

Welfare rights information online

A Guide to Food Aid in Leeds 

Our branch of Unite Community, together with Unity in Poverty Action, has produced A Guide to Food Aid in Leeds, which contains not only sources of free or very low cost food but also a list of welfare rights agencies in Leeds and can be accessed here.

Disability Rights

Good, comprehensive benefits information. Website: Disability Rights

Government benefits website

Welfare rights information can also be found on this government website:GOV.UK


Turn2us is a national charity helping people when times get tough. It’s website also gives good, comprehensive benefits information. Website: Turn2us

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