City Centre

Kirkgate – City and South Leeds Hub

Our groups are very popular but places are limited and so we ask you book ahead.

Forward Leeds
74 Kirkgate

Mon 9am-5pm
Tue 9am-5pm
Wed 9am-7pm
Thu 9am-5pm
Fri 9am-5pm

Find us

For those arriving by public transport, the Kirkgate hub is located five minutes walk from Leeds City Bus Station and the Corn Exchange travel interchange.

The hub is close to Leeds Minster.

There is no on site parking at the Kirkgate hub.


Due to numbers some of our groups take place at the St Anne’s Resource Centre on York Street. Check the location before attending. Reserve a place by speaking to your worker or contact the hub reception either in person or over the phone 0113 887 2477.


No in-person groups but please see our online timetable for details of Groups happening on Zoom.


Understanding your Addiction and Recovery (at St Annes Resource Centre)
A short group work programme that explores how addiction develops, its impact on behaviour and thinking, and the process of recovery and change.


SMART Recovery (at St Annes Resource Centre)
A research-based mutual aid group that teaches rational, easy-to-learn and self-empowering skills to help people recover from any type of addictive behaviour.

Taking Control (at the Kirkgate hub)
A solution-focused group helping clients to make reductions in their alcohol use. Participants work towards their individual goals, support each other to find practical solutions to problems, celebrate successes and get set-backs into perspective.


Mind Your Head
(at the Kirkgate hub)
Learn some simple mindfulness techniques to help you become calmer, more resilient, and more able to cope with difficult and unhelpful thoughts, feelings, and impulses.

To book your place in a group, speak to your worker or contact the hub reception either in person or over the phone 0113 887 2477.

The manager

The manager of the Kirkgate hub and the Area Manager for City and South Leeds is Damien Frain.