In addition to the services offered by Leeds Autism AIM, there are some other groups who can provide autism-specific support. We list below some of the services/groups who can provide support workers, employment support and/or peer support if needed.

Specialist Autism Services

A large autism charity with bases around West Yorkshire, Specialist Autism Services offer the following:

  • Social skills workshops
  • Employment programmes
  • Community outreach
  • Autism-specific counselling
  • Daily and weekly workshops

Website: Specialist Autism Services
Address: Great Northern House, Junction 7 Business Park, Stourton, Leeds LS10 3DQ
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0113 277 5656

Leeds Autism Services

Leeds Autism Services (LAS) provides residential, day care and outreach services for adults across the autism spectrum in Leeds. They have bases in Armley, Hunslet and Chapel Allerton.

Among the services offered by LAS are support workers, supported accommodation and day care at one of their bases. They do require funding in place to access their services, but it’s easy to make a referral by getting in touch with them.

Website: Leeds Autism Services
Address: Leeds Autism Services, 28 Grape Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 1BX
Online enquiry form: Make an enquiry
Phone: 0113 245 2645

Leeds Asperger Adults

Leeds Asperger Adults (LAA) are a support group run by and for autistic adults and their parents, carers and partners. Normally, they meet once a month at Leeds Civic Hall on the first Tuesday of each month from 6:45pm to 8:30pm.

Phone: 0113 265 8957

Creative Support

They provide supported living services in Leeds. You can find out more about what Creative Support can offer by visiting their website.

Other services

There are a number of services for Leeds that aren’t autism-specific, but they do offer some services for autistic adults.

  • People Matters – they create opportunities for autistic adults and adults with learning disabilities to be more independent and enjoy life
  • People In Action – they run social groups and provide activities for autistic adults and adults with learning disabilities
  • Pyramid – they run arts and craft groups, as well as work on digital inclusion of adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults
  • Purple Patch Arts – they support learning disabled and autistic people to engage with new experiences and reach their full potential through activities like art groups and lifelong learning

Our services

Leeds Autism AIM provides a few autism-specific services. These include:

We work with autistic adults aged 18 and over who live in the Leeds area or are registered with a Leeds GP, who also receive little or no funded support. If you’re interested, please visit our Services page. To make a referral, please com