Voice and Influence Team

The Voice, Influence and Change Team (VIC) are based within the Children's Services department of Leeds City Council. To find out more download our VIC team leaflet.

We are here to enable children, young people and families to be involved in local decision making and we run a variety of projects and programmes including

Working with looked after young people
Leeds Children's Mayor
UK Youth Parliament
Working with children and young people with additional needs
Leeds Youth Council
Leeds Junior Safeguarding Board
Child friendly Leeds Junior Advisors

To find out more about the work of the Voice, Influence and Change Team please email us at: vic@leeds.gov.uk 


Children and young people to become young advisors. We are looking for 8 to 18 year olds (up to 25 with additional needs) to join our ‘Young Advisors’ Network. Download an application form from the link.

Young Advisor Application Form (PDF)

Children's Services - compliments and complaints

If you are not happy with one of the Leeds City Council services you receive you have a right to complain. Or, if you've had a really good experience, we would love to hear your compliments.
To find out more, you can download the compliments and complaints leaflets below:
Primary school ages leaflet
Secondary school ages leaflet 

Leeds Local Offer

Learn more about the Leeds local offer which ensures families can access clear information about all services for those aged 0-25 with SEN and disabilities here.​​