ADHD Solutions

An independent initiative set up in Leicester to support children, young people, and adults who have ADHD, their families, and the professionals who are working with them.

Phone: 0116 261 0711

Website: www.adhdsolutions.org

 

Action for Children


Work with and support young carers across the UK

Phone: 0300 123 2112 (9am-5pm, Monday to Friday)

Email: ask.us@actionforchildren.org.uk

Website: https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/contact-us/

 

Alzheimer's Society


The UK's leading dementia support and research charity. Including getting information and advice and emotional support and information on local dementia services for people with dementia, their family, friends and carers.

Phone: 0300 222 1122

Website: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

 

beat

The UK's eating disorder charity. A vision to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.

Help for adults (over 18):
Helpline: 0345 634 1414
Email: help@b-eat.co.uk

Help for young people:
Youthline: 0345 634 7650
Email: fyp@b-eat.co.uk

Website: https://www.b-eat.co.uk/

 

BPAS

British Pregnancy Advisory Service

Phone: 03457 30 40 30 (Appointment and Treatment Queries, open 24/7)

Email: info@bpas.org

Website: https://www.bpas.org/

 

Citizens Advice Leicestershire

An independent charity helping people in the local area by providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice and campaigning for better policies. They offer practical, up-to-date information and advice on a wide range of topics including debt, benefits, housing, family issues, discrimination, employment, immigration, and other problems.

Phone: 0300 330 1025

Website: www.leicscab.org.uk

Address: 60 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FB

 

Cruse

Cruse offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

Phone – Leicestershire Area: 0116 288 4119

National Helpline: 0808 808 1677

Email: leicester@cruse.org.uk

Website: http://www.cruse.org.uk/

 

First Step

"Provide confidential services to male survivors of sexual abuse and their supporters living in the city of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland".

Phone: 0116 254 8535

Website: www.firststepleicester.org.uk/first-step-leicester/

 

FREEVA (Free From Violence and Abuse)

A registered charity based in Leicester providing specialist support and information to anyone affected by domestic violence, rape. and sexual assault.

Phone: 0808 802 0028

Email: info@uava.org.uk

Website: www.freeva.org.uk

 

Jasmine House

“Free, confidential therapeutic services for women and girls who have experienced rape, sexual abuse or sexual violence recently or in the past.”

Phone: 0116 255 8852

Website: www.jasminehouse.org.uk

Address: Leicester Rape Crisis, PO Box 10158

 

The Jenkins Centre

Provides a range of interventions designed to help people end their use of abusive behaviour in relationships in Leicester.

Phone: 0116 254 01 01

Email: info@jenkinscentre.org

Website: www.jenkinscentre.org

 

Juniper Lodge

Sexual assault referral centre, providing information, advice and guidance.

Phone: 0116 273 3330 (24 hour voicemail service)

Email: Juniper.lodge@leicestershire.pnn.police.uk

Website: www.juniperlodge.org.uk

 

Karma Nirvana

"British Human Rights Charity supporting victims of Honour Based Abuse and Forced Marriage".

Phone: 0800 5999 247 (open 9am-9pm weekdays & 10am-4pm weekends)

Email: info@karmanirvana.org.uk

Website: www.karmanirvana.org.uk/

 

Lamp Direct

LAMP is an independent voluntary organisation working to promote good mental health for everyone living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Phone: 0116 255 6286

Email: info@lampdirect.org.uk

Website: http://www.lampadvocacy.co.uk/

 

LASS

Providing services for people affected by HIV/AIDS, working to prevent the spread of HIV and promoting positive sexual health.

Phone: 0116 255 9995

Email: reception@lass.org.uk

Website: www.lass.org.uk

Address: 53 Regent Road, Leicester, LE1 6YF

 

Leicester Autistic Society (LAS)

Provides support, information, and advice to families and professionals dealing with Autism in Leicestershire, Leicester City and Rutland.
Offers support groups for people dealing with Autism and Aspergers Syndrome around the City, County, and Rutland.

Phone: 07775 777 524 (Chair, Jenny Cornwell)

Email: cornwells@hotmail.co.uk (Chair, Jenny Cornwell)

Website: www.leicestershireautism.org.uk

 

LGBT Centre

“Leicester Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Centre is a voluntary organisation supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.”

Phone: 0116 254 7412

Website: www.leicesterlgbtcentre.org

Address: 15 Wellington Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 6HH

 

Macmillan Cancer Support


At Macmillan, we know how a cancer diagnosis can affect everything. So we're here to support you and help you take back some control in your life. From help with money worries and advice about work, to someone who'll listen if you just want to talk, we're here.

Phone: 0808 808 00 00 (Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm)
Online Contact Form: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/aboutus/contactus/askmacmillanform.aspx
Website: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/

 

The Mix

Whether you’re 13, 25, or any age in between, we’re here to take on the embarrassing problems, weird questions, and please-don’t-make-me-say-it-out-loud thoughts you have.
We give you the information and support you need to deal with it all. Provide you with the support and tools you need to take on any challenge you’re facing – for everything
from homelessness to finding a job, from money to mental health, from break-ups to drugs.

Phone: 0808 808 4994

Website: http://www.themix.org.uk/

 

The Monday Club (Asperger Syndrome Support)

A social group based in Leicester supporting adults aged 18–65 who have Asperger Syndrome. 
Aims to create a supportive environment for members to meet, either in a mainstream setting or in the community,
with trained staff and volunteers available to offer support where necessary.

Phone: 07873 311 610

Email: themondayclub@hotmail.co.uk

Website: www.themondayclub.co.uk

Address: The Peepul Centre, PO Box 9288, Leicester, LE41 9FT

 

The Quetzal Project

"Supporting women recovering from the trauma of childhood sexual abuse".

Phone: 0116 253 9103

Email: help@quetzal.org.uk

Website: www.quetzal.org.uk/

Online Referral Form: www.quetzal.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Client-online-referral-form.pdf

 

Richmond Fellowship

Working towards a society that values everyone with mental health problems.

Website: http://www.richmondfellowship.org.uk/

Leicestershire Crisis Services:

Crisis Helpline: 0808 8003302 (open 2pm – 9am, Mon to Fri, and 24hrs on weekends)

Address:
Box Tree Farm 5 Main Street Ratby
Leicestershire
LE6 0JG

Leicestershire Life Links:

Phone: 0116 2626337

Address:
4th Floor, Room 413
60 Charles Street
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 1FB

 

Samaritans

A listening service you can talk to about your concerns, worries and troubles.

Phone (Local): 0116 270 0007

Phone (National): 116 123

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Website: www.samaritans.org

Address: 1a Elmfield Avenue, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 1RB

 

Scope


A charity that exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else

Phone: 0808 800 3333 (9am-5pm, weekdays)

Email: helpline@scope.org.uk

Website: https://www.scope.org.uk/

 

SHACC

Sexual health and contraception clinic, “providing contraception and early pregnancy advice as well as investigation and treatment for sexually transmitted infections.”

Phone: 0800 75 66 277

Website: www.shacc.co.uk

Address: Victoria Park Health Centre, 203 Victoria Park Road, LE2 1XD

 

The SMILE Group (Supporting Mums in Living with Emotions)


This website has been put together by mums who have all supported post-natal depresssion. We understand how it feels and hope that you gain comfort from knowing you are not alone. As well as offering support we run local peer support sessions and have a full list of groups across the UK as well as other ways to get help

Email: hello@thesmilegroup.org

Twitter: @TheSMILEGroup

Website: http://www.thesmilegroup.org/

 

Students Against Depression

Students Against Depression provides you with the resources you need to find a way forward from stress, low mood, depression or suicidal thinking.

Website: http://studentsagainstdepression.org/

 

Support after Suicide


Support after Suicide is a partnership of organisations that provide bereavement support in the UK. This includes emotional support, practical support, advice on what to say, and advice if you have witnessed something.

Online Contact Form: http://supportaftersuicide.org.uk/contact/ (reply within 48 hours)
Website: http://supportaftersuicide.org.uk/

 

UAVA (United Against Violence & Abuse)

A consortium of three local specialist providers of domestic abuse and sexual violence services.

Phone: 0808 80 200 28 (8am - 8am Monday - Saturday)

Text: 07715 994 962

Email: info@uava.org.uk

Website: www.uava.org.uk

Address: UAVA Ltd, PO Box 26, Leicester LE1 1AA

 

Victim First

Free, independent, and confidential service for victims and witnesses of crime and high risk antisocial behaviour in Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland.

Phone: 0800 953 9595 (8am - 8am Monday - Friday; 9am - 5pm Saturday)

Email: support@victimfirst.pnn.gov.uk

Website: www.victimfirst.org

Address: Victim First, Mansfield house, 74 Belgrave Gate, Leicester LE1 3GG

 

Women's Aid

A unique service provider accompanying domestic abuse and sexual violence survivors on every step of their journey whilst also working to prevent future violence.

Phone: 0116 283 2225 (Women's Aid Leicestershire)

Phone: 0808 2000 247 (24 Hour National Domestic & Sexual Violence Helpline)

Phone: 0808 80 20 028 (Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland Domestic & Sexual Violence Helpline, 8am - 8pm Monday - Saturday)

Website: www.wa-leicester.org.uk

Address: PO Box 26, Leicester LE1 1AA