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
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
31 New York Street
Chapeltown Citizens Advice
New Roscoe Buildings
Cross Francis Street
Tel. 0113-2234400 or 0113-262 9479
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
Compton Centre 322 Harehills Lane LS9 7BG 9:15am to 1pm
Otley Library – Nelson Street LS21 1EZ 9:15am to 1pm
Welfare Rights Team – Tel. 0113 3760452
Debt charity ‘offering free advice on problem debt based on what’s best for you’.
Tel. 0800 138 1111
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.
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