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The Leeds SEND Youth Council is a group of fifteen young people aged 11 to 25 years old with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) who live in Leeds or attend school in Leeds.

 What is involved?

  • A group of fifteen young people who serve a two year term.
  • They meet once a month online or in person.
  • They work on campaigns and projects they are passionate about.
  • Different teams and services from across the city visit the group, provide information and seek their views about what is happening in Leeds for young people with SEND.
  • There are opportunities to take part in other youth voice opportunities to influence SEND services in Leeds.

What are the benefits?

  • Learn about and contribute to improving SEND services for young people in Leeds.
  • Learn new skills and build new friendships.
  • Share ideas and experiences with decision makers.

If you are interested in joining the Leeds SEND Youth Council email VIC@leeds.gov.uk for more information and to register your interest.