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Child friendly Leeds

We’re working to bring everyone together to make Leeds a child friendly city – a place where children are valued, supported, enjoy growing up, and look forward to a bright future.

Find out about what's going on and how you or your organisation can get involved at www.leeds.gov.uk/childfriendlyleeds
 
You'll find news, blogs and information on how to get started and play your part, for families, businesses, charitable organisations and young people.

Frequently asked questions

How can I get involved with child friendly Leeds?

To play your part in makning Leeds a child friendly city you can become a supporter, an ambassador or a partner. To find out more go to our contact us tab above.

What is the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)?

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (adopted by the UN in 1989) sets out internationally agreed minimum standards. The convention contains 54 articles which cover the main areas of children’s lives. The UK signed in 1991. They apply to every child under 18 without exception

How do I make a pledge of support?

Fill the online pledge form in​

https://secured.leeds.gov.uk/Pages/Pledge.aspx

Using the child friendly Leeds logo?

The child friendly Leeds logo does not constitute a charter mark or endorsement by the Council and is intended to demonstrate that an organisation has made a pledge to show support of making Leeds a child friendly city.  To find out how to get a copy of the logo please email childfriendlyleeds@leeds.gov.uk

What is a child friendly city?

A child friendly city is a place where children and young people are welcomed, encouraged, celebrated and are equal citizens based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

What can I do to support making Leeds a child friendly city?

Contact the child friendly city team and take a look at the menu to see what you can do to make Leeds a child friendly city.