What We Do



Working with people from the most deprived inner-city areas of Leeds, we offer a range of training courses, 1-to-1 support and personal development opportunities to help children, young people, adults, families and communities.


We can provide volunteering opportunities and work placement schemes and can also work in partnership with businesses to train and supply potential candidates to meet precise job requirements.


Did you know?


We also provide bespoke services for businesses…

Our Vision: “A society where individuals are engaged, inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.”


Since forming in 1991, Learning Partnerships has helped more than 100,000 people.



View our full range of projects and courses below:

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Current Projects:

Adult Learning

We offer a range of programmes for Adults which support individuals in their journey to employment through increasing skills and confidence. Short, non-accredited courses are delivered through various programmes often within the community and include: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Confidence Building, Steps 2 Work, Inspire & Achieve, NHS into Work, Maths and English for Parents and Digital Inclusion.

The Stronger Families Project

The Stronger Families project works with families who are out of work to help them gain entry to the job market and gain sustainable employment.  Using a 1:1 Key Worker approach and early intervention, participants are supported with a variety of issues including housing, debt, mental wellbeing and access to further education, training and employment.

New Opportunities – Community Led Local Development (CLLD)

Working in partnership with GIPSIL; New Opportunities offers intensive 1-1 support targeted at long term unemployed and economically inactive adults from inner East Leeds’s most deprived areas to engage and inspire individuals to improve their life chances and choices.

Let’s Read

A school reading volunteer programme which aims to raise levels of literacy amongst inner-city primary school children. Volunteers from local businesses and the community provide regular support to help improve the children’s literacy and language skills.

2<Way> Street

Improving the local area through community work, community cohesion, and raising awareness of the importance of green spaces. This project with its health and wellbeing focus, carries out gardening clubs in the community and schools to litter picking, community clear ups as well as tree planting and vegetable growing.


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Money Advice Hub

The Money Advice Hub provides money advice and delivers workshops to those who need it around; debt, benefits, utility bills, better off in work calculations, budgeting and money management.

Future Opportunities

Tailored 1:1 and group support to improve the English and employability skills of those aged 18+ from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities (BAME) helping them move closer to/into employment.


Asset Based Community Development (ABCD)

Working with the local community in the Clifton and Nowells area of East Leeds through the engagement and motivation of the local people as ‘Community Connectors’ to bring about positive change in the area.

There is also soon to be a new Community Builder, who will start to work at Bankside Primary School.

Lowell Community Giving Fund 

Working alongside our New Opportunities programme this funding supports a part time key worker to provide intensive 1-to-1 support targeted at long term unemployed and economically inactive adults from inner East Leeds’ most deprived areas to engage and inspire individuals to improve their life chances and choices .

Bespoke Services for Business

Did you know?

We also deliver short courses for businesses and can work in partnership with employers on recruitment solutions.