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Life Coaching Service

The Life Coaching Service are a team of skilled youth workers employed by Leeds City Council to provide personalised support to young people aged 13-18 years old.

The Life Coaching Service works with young people who are experiencing poor mental health and:
• Family Breakdown – where there is a risk the young person may need to enter care
• Disengagement from education – where the young person is likely to become NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training)

The service operates 7-days a week to ensure that young people receive support when they need it, even when other services may not be operating. We will work with young people on a one-to-one basis for a period of around 6 months, identifying goals and supporting the young people to achieve them.

We also deliver drop-in sessions across the city, which young people are welcome to come along to, to talk to a Life Coach and receive support – no appointment is necessary; see details below:

  • Armley Community Hub (West)
    3 pm – 5 pm on Tuesday
    Contact: Abbi McHale – 07712214092 / Kieran Bartley – 07595218146
  • Merrion House (City Centre)
    3 pm – 5 pm on Wednesday
    Louise Cousins – 07891272680/ Mel Hughes – 07891279539
  • Compton Centre Community Hub (East)
    4 pm – 6 pm on Wednesday
    Joanna Davidson – 07891279660
  • Dewsbury Road Community Hub (South)
    5 pm – 7 pm on Thursday
    Contact: Candice Amusan 07562439622

To find out more, or make a referral, please contact the Life Coaching Co-Ordinator Leah Dyer on 07891 276104 or email