Support Services Timetable

 

UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, our clinics have been cancelled until further notice. We have added the information on how to contact the providers directly below. If you require support please visit our Signposting and Out of Hours support pages.


There are lots of different services and clinics that run from the University and Students’ Union to provide you with a wider choice of easily accessible support during your time here. 

Click to view our Support Services Timetable

Take a look below for more detailed information about our services and clinics.  Some of our clinics are term time only, so if the clinic isn't running email advice@le.ac.uk  for help finding an alternative.

AccessAbility Centre

Support and advice for students with dyslexia or other specific learning difficulties, sensory disabilities, mobility difficulties, mental health conditions and autism.

Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm

Email accessable@le.ac.uk

Advice Service

Free, confidential academic, housing and signposting advice.

Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm.

Get in touch via this online form, or drop in during opening hours.

Email: advice@le.ac.uk or call 0116 223 1132/ 1184/ 1109.

Located on the First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).

C-Card
Registrations are not currently taking place until further notice

Register for a card that gives anyone quick and easy access to free condoms across a range of venues, including the Students’ Union.

Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm

No need to book an appointment – just drop in. 

Registration and collection from the Advice Service, First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).  You can also collect from the Students’ Union Reception.

Email: advice@le.ac.uk  for more information.

Choices
Cancelled

Call 0300 124 0102 for advice and telephone appointments. Lines are open: Monday to Thursday: 9.30am - 12pm & 1pm - 5.30pm Friday: 9.30am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm Saturday: 11am – 3pm

Free, confidential sexual health advice and contraception for students aged 24 and under.

Tuesdays during term time, 10:00am-12:30pm.

No need to book an appointment – just turn up.  Runs on a first come, first served basis.

Located in the Charles Wilson Building, Mezzanine Floor.

Drug and Alcohol Advice
Cancelled

Turning Point are offering free 40 minute phone appointments, Tuesday – Friday. Call 0808 800 3302 to book.

Support for drug and alcohol use. Led by trained staff from Turning Point.

One Thursday per month during term time, 1:30pm-4pm.

Term 2: 7th May, 4th June.

Located in the Advice Service, First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).

Free Legal Advice Clinic
Cancelled

Operating at reduced capacity as an online clinic. If you have a legal issue and have exhausted all other options, you can get in touch via lawadviceclinic@leicester.ac.uk..

Providing free legal advice on issues such as landlord and tenancy law, employment law and contractual disputes.

Future dates TBC.

To book an appointment email lawadviceclinic@leicester.ac.uk.

Located in the Advice Service (term-time only), First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).

Headspace
Cancelled

Turning Point are offering free 40 minute phone appointments, Tuesday – Friday. Call 0808 800 3302 to book.

A confidential space for you to get support with mental health; Led by trained staff from Turning Point.

Mondays and Wednesdays during term time.

Drop-in from 11am-1pm, or email: advice@le.ac.uk to book an appointment between 1pm-3pm.

Located in the Advice Service, First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).

Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA)
Cancelled

ISVA sessions are not currently running. For sexual and domestic violence support call UAVA on 0808 802 0028.

Providing coordinated sexual and domestic violence support.

Thursdays during term time, 10:30am-1:30pm.

No need to book an appointment – just turn up.

Located in the Advice Service, First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).

Student Services Centre

Includes services such as Student Counselling, Student Welfare and Career Development.

Opening hours vary so see here for details.

Email studentservices@le.ac.uk  or call 0116 252 2448.

Located in the Charles Wilson Building, Ground Floor

Therapy Dogs
Cancelled

Relax and relieve stress with a visit to our therapy dogs, Ruby and Nutmeg.

Tuesdays during term time, 1pm-3pm.

15 minute appointments available for up to 3 people at a time.

To book a slot emailadvice@le.ac.uk  with the names of who will be attending, as well as your email address and phone number.

Located in the Advice Service, First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).

Victim First
Cancelled

Call 0800 953 9595 for phone appointments, or use their website for webchat (victimfirst.org). Both open 9am-6pm.

Support to help you cope and recover from being a victim of crime.

Last Friday of each month during term time, 12pm-4pm.

Term 2: 29th May and 31st July

Appointments available.  Email advice@le.ac.uk with your name and contact details to book a slot.

Located in the Advice Service, First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).