LEAPS is an independent and confidential peer support group for unemployed, unwaged people in North Tyneside and Newcastle. It promotes the idea of "helping each other" through group work and finds it therapeutic to share problems and experiences with others who are in similar situations. It aims to offer support, advice, advocacy and listening ear. It meets at North Shields Customer First Centre on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Friday of the month from 1.30pm to 2.30pm This service is free