Over the coming Christmas and New Year period, our office, advocacy services and inclusion projects will be closed during Bank Holidays and weekends. In some cases, they may also be away for some of the days in between and just before to take some well-earned rest.

Here is some information about when all our services will be open and closed during that time.

The Advonet Group

Our office will be closed from Saturday 24th December (Christmas Eve) to Tuesday 27th December. It will also be closed on Monday 2nd January 2023.

We will be open as usual on all other weekdays from 9am-5pm. Office hours and days will be back to normal from Tuesday 3rd January 2023.

Asking You!

The Asking You! team will break up for Christmas from Thursday 22nd December. They will be back on Tuesday 3rd January.


Our CHANGE team will be unavailable from Tuesday 20th December until Tuesday 3rd January. They will be back and able to take enquiries from Wednesday 4th January.

Leeds Autism AIM

The Leeds Autism AIM team will be unavailable from Thursday 22nd December to Tuesday 3rd January, aside from their monthly Peer Support Group on the 3rd from 6pm-7pm. Their last Autism Hub session of the year is a drop-in on Tuesday 20th December from 4pm-7pm at the Lovell Park Hub.

The team as a whole will be available from Thursday 5th January, when their first appointment-only Autism Hub session of the year will run from 4pm-6pm.

Leep1 and Café Leep

Café Leep will be closed on Thursday 15th December all day for Leep1’s Christmas party, but will be open on Friday 16th January from 9am-3pm. From Monday 19th December to Monday 2nd January, the café will be closed for the Christmas break.

They will be back open on Tuesday 3rd January from 9am-3pm. Leep1 will be closed from Monday 19th December to Monday 2nd January.

Yorkshire Autism AIM

The Yorkshire Autism AIM team will not be running any of their Mental Health Peer Support groups until the new year. Their next scheduled group is on Tuesday 17th January on Zoom from 6pm-7pm.

They will be available for enquiries from Tuesday 3rd January.