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Independent living

Are you leaving home for the first time? Maybe you’re looking for a job or have a question about housing? Struggling with your finances? All these things have a massive impact on how we are feeling about life in general and how well we are coping.

Below you can find links to a range of information which might help support you with living independently.

Living independently

The Mix

Get advice about sex, relationships, drugs, mental health, money & jobs.

Visit The Mix


Resources for self-care, sleep, depression and more.

Visit Blurt


A supportive online community where you can be yourself; a safe place to listen, share and be heard.

Visit Elefriends

Leeds pathways

Learning, training and employment for young people in Leeds.

Visit Leeds pathways

Citizens Advice

Information on benefits and tax credits if you are working or unemployed, sick or disabled, a parent, a young person.

Visit Citizens Advice

Mental Health at Work

Resources and information all about mental health in the workplace for employees and employers.

Visit website

Youth Information hub

This site has a range of information form Leeds City Council for young people in the city.

Visit Youth Information Hub

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