A self advocacy group for adults with a learning disability in Leeds

Leep1 stands for Leeds People First.

We are an organisation run by and for people with learning disabilities. We offer a wide range of activities that improve life skills, build confidence and wellbeing. We support our members to speak up for themselves and their community.


Our vision is to create a better life for people with learning disabilities so they are treated fairly, feel valued and can have the lives they choose.


Is to support people to have a voice and transform world attitudes towards people with learning disabilities.

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Leep1 is part of the ADVONET GROUP an advocacy service in Leeds that enables people to better communicate their needs, understand their choices and obtain their rights.


Find out more about what we do by clicking on the images below.

Art & Crafts

Digital Skills

Club nights

Friendship Group

Day Trips

cafe training

Cooking groups

Hate Crime Campaigns


I am the co-chair of LEEP1.
LEEP1 helps people with a learning disability speak up for themselves. This is called self-advocacy.
We run a centre in Leeds 7 which has all sorts of projects you can join in with.
LEEP1 stands for Leeds People First. It’s easy to say and easy to remember!
We enjoy doing things together and help people do things for themselves.

I hope you enjoy our website and finding out what we do.

If you want to find out more about why I am passionate about my work at Leep1 please click the button below…