Making Leeds a better place for everyone.

Zest offers support and opportunity to people living in disadvantaged areas of Leeds, addressing health inequalities and social isolation through activities which improve physical, mental, social and emotional wellbeing.

Not everyone in Leeds has the same chances in life.


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

People born in deprived areas have a life expectancy of 10 years less.

An estimated 37,000 people are living in social isolation in Leeds

Your Support

Lend a helping hand at our cookery classes, volunteer at one of our social groups, or put on a fundraising event of your own.

Your support will make a difference to 1,500 people a year through our community health and well-being projects.