Leeds Youth Council


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 on the Network.


Any young person who lives in Leeds or goes to school/college  in Leeds can become a member of the Leeds Youth Council Network. Signing up is quick and easy 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 and run to become a member of youth parliament

  • Invites to events

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


As well as making new friends and having fun, any time you volunteer with us will be used to help you gain a Leeds Youth Award and once you hit over 10 hours you will be invited to our annual awards night!

You can apply to join the LYC Network online - it will only take two minutes!

Alternatively you can download and return the membership form here: LYC Network Membership Form 2019.pdf


More info? Get in touch by emailing vic@leeds.gov.uk