Bullying, Harassment and Abuse


Everyone deserves the right to feel safe and comfortable at University, so if you're struggling with this, have a look at the services below and see what options are available to you. Remember, if you are in immediate danger or know someone that is, call 999 or 111 to speak to an emergency service.

Campus Support
Advice Service

Free, confidential academic, housing and signposting advice and guidance.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Phone: 0116 223 1132
Email: advice@le.ac.uk
Website: www.leicesterunion.com/advice
Facebook: @ulsuadvice
Skype: ed_ucation1
Location: First Floor of the Students' Union (Percy Gee Building)

Headspace drop-in

The Headspace Mental Health clinic is run by trained practitioners, who provide a confidential space for you to get support with any mental health issues you may be experiencing. Ideal for short-term support.
Opening hours: Monday & Wednesday, 11:00am to 3:00pm. (Term-time only)
Location: Advice Service, First Floor of the Students' Union (Percy Gee Building)

Let's Talk Wellbeing

Let's Talk Wellbeing provides psychological assessment and treatment for what are known as mild to moderate common mental health problems.
It provides community support and access to resource programmes.
Opening Hours: Tuesday afternoon.
For more information or to make an appointment, please go to: www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/letstalkwellbeing 
Location: Mezzanine floor in the Charles Wilson Building 


Nightline is a student-run, anonymous phone service for students, which provides listening, support and information services.
Opening Hours: 8:00pm to 8:00am every night.
Website: leicester.nightline.ac.uk/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/NightlineLeicester
Twitter: www.twitter.com/nightlineleic

Student Counselling and Wellbeing Service (Mental Health Services)

The Student Counselling and Wellbeing Service offers appointments for emotional and mental wellbeing. They offer booked sessions with trained practitioners, ideal for short-term support.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (some appointments may be available after 5pm).
Phone: 0116 223 1780
Email: wellbeing@le.ac.uk
Website: www2.le.ac.uk/offices/counselling 
Online contact form: Self-referral form
Location: Student Services Centre, Charles Wilson Building 

Student Welfare Service

Based at the Charles Wilson Building on University campus. Provide advice on financial issues, immigration, housing, leaving care, childcare, bullying and harassment and benefits.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00am to 05:00pm.
Phone: 0116 252 2448
Email: studentservices@le.ac.uk
Website: www2.le.ac.uk/offices/welfare
Location: Student Services Centre, Charles Wilson Building

Community Support
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

Karma Nirvana

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

Opening Hours: 9:00am to 9:00pm weekdays & 10:00am to 4:00pm weekends
Phone: 0800 5999 247
Email: info@karmanirvana.org.uk
Website: www.karmanirvana.org.uk/

Living without abuse

Provide support to anyone experiencing or fearing violence or abuse from a partner, ex-partner or family member.

Phone: 0159 274 740
Website: www.lwa.org.uk

Respect UK

Respect is the UK membership organisation for work with domestic violence perpetrators, male victims of domestic violence and young people’s violence in close relationships.

You can access information and support from Respect UK by going to their website at www.respect.uk.net/

UAVA (United Against Violence & Abuse)

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

Phone: 0808 80 200 28 (8:00am to 8:00pm Monday - Saturday)
Text: 07715 994 962
Email: info@uava.org.uk
Website: www.uava.org.uk
Postal 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 (Monday to Friday 8:00am to 8:00am, Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm)
Email: support@victimfirst.pnn.gov.uk
Website: www.victimfirst.org
Location: 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
Postal address: PO Box 26, Leicester LE1 1AA