Leeds Youth Council


LYC Working Group 2018-2020

We are now accepting applications for a place on the LYC Working Group from September 2018 to September 2020. The Working Group meet monthly in Leeds City Centre and members get to:

  • Plan and run their own campaigns and workshops

  • Meet with local politicians and decision makers

  • Attend skill building and training workshops

  • Come along to fun days and residentials

  • Make new friends have fun

There are 40 places available on the group. If you are aged 13-18, live in Leeds and think you would be a great member of the Working Group you can now apply online. You can also apply in writing  and read further information about the project by downloading the application pack.

The deadline to apply is Friday 24th August at 5pm

What is the LYC?

The Leeds Youth Council is a network of 10 - 18 year olds (or up to 25 with additional needs) who live in Leeds and who are passioniate about making a difference. There are currently over 400 members.


Any young person who lives in Leeds or goes to school/college  in Leeds can become a member of the Leeds Youth Council. Signing up takes less than five minutes and once you are a member you will receive:

  • A welcome pack of freebies and information

  • Regular updates telling you about events, new groups and consultations

  • Option to apply to join the monthly LYC Working Group

  • Get invited to fun events like bowling

  • Opportunities to have your say on the issues that affect you

  • Free training workshops - and get a Leeds Youth Award

  • Make new friends and learn new skills


If you would like to join the LYC network just download and complete the LYC membership form and return it to us by email at vic@leeds.gov.uk or to the postal address on the form.