Welcome to Leeds Women's Aid

Our mission is to protect women and children in Leeds from the
damage that domestic violence can inflict on their lives.

Our mission

Is to protect women and children in Leeds from the damage that domestic violence can inflict on their lives. We believe that all women and children have the right to live their lives free from fear and harm. We will achieve this by providing women with choices from a range of services including temporary supported housing, outreach support, telephone support and floating support.

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I was also supported by my key workers with

housing and was able to start a fresh life

with my children.




Latest LWA News

***New Shop Opening – Volunteers required***


We are currently seeking volunteers to help out in our new charity shop opening in Horsforth.

Do you have a friendly attitude? Are you reliable and punctual? If so click here to read more LWA – Shop Volunteer JD Sept 15,

To apply please email harriet@leedswomensaid.org.uk for an application form.




Project Manager

£35,662 p.a. (pro rata)

28 Hours p.w.


We are looking for an experienced and committed Project Manager to lead on the establishment and delivery of a four-year funded project supporting and empowering some of the most vulnerable women and girls in our city.


The post will be located with and managed by Leeds Women’s Aid as the lead agency but will work closely with twelve partner organisations to deliver lasting change.


Closing date for applications: 6 June 2016 at 5pm

Interviews to be held: 13 June 2016


For information and an application form please contact Leeds Women’s Aid by email at administration@leedswomensaid.org.uk, by phone on

0113 246 0401 or write to Leeds Women’s Aid PO Box 826, Leeds, LS1 9PL


LWA is committed to Equal Opportunities and Managing Diversity and welcomes all applications.


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International Women’s Day Bake Sale




On Tuesday 8th March as part of the International Women’s Day Celebrations Yorkshire Bank held a department bake sale at their Head Office in Leeds and raised £76 for Leeds Women’s Aid.


Thank you for thinking of us.





Well done to the Ladies from http://www.setufree.co.uk gym in Pudsey for completing the Yorkshire Warrior 5 Mile Obstacle Challenge.

They raised an amazing £1420 for Leeds Womens Aid.

Thank you very much for thinking of us.


Phillip Painter

To raise money for Leeds Women’s Aid, Phillip Painter and his wife  will be undertaking The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge which is a 24 mile trek up three mountains Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough in under 12 hours.


Please help them to raise much needed funds to transform and rebuild the lives of extremely vulnerable women and children in Leeds. 






Sam & Simon’s Bike Ride on Sunday 8th May.


Well done to you both for cycling an amazing 25 miles for Sam and 50 miles for Simon!!

And raising £335 in the process.

We greatly appreciate all the effort!