Making Leeds a fair city where everyone has the same opportunity.

Not everyone in Leeds has the same chances in life.


1 in 5 people in Leeds live in a deprived area.

People from deprived areas live on average 12 years less than those in more affluent areas of Leeds.

An estimated 37,000 people live in social isolation in Leeds

What we do

Zest offers support and opportunity to people facing disadvantage in our city. Working alongside residents, we provide people-led projects that connect residents and focus on hope and happiness.

See the work