Other places to get help...
Here you will find a detailed list of charities, helplines, websites and contact details of a variety of dedicated teams who are able to help you.
Addictions & Substance Misuse
Turning Point Drug & Alcohol Service
Turning point provide support help and guidance for anyone affected by their own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use.
Members meet to share their experiences and give each other mutual support to stay sober. A meeting is held everyday, call the helpline for details.
Provides accurate and consistent advice, information and support to anyone concerned about drugs. Advisors are professional trained and give unbiased information. Calls are free and will not appear on phone bills.
Cruse Bereavement Care
Offers information support and advice to anyone who has been bereaved by a death to help them understand and cope with their loss. Services include telephone support, publications, support and advice for children and training for organisations who work with bereaved people. Home visits available.
Domestic And Sexual Assault
FreeVa (Free from Violence and Abuse)
FreeVa is a charity based in Leicester working towards reducing domestic violence, rape and sexual assault.
Physical Disabilities, Equality & Health
Range of services for learning disabilities
The Race Equality Centre in Leicester and Leicestershire
Advice on racial harassment and discrimination, particularly around employment, housing, education and statutory service provision. Promote equality of opportunity, work towards the elimination if racial discrimination. Advice for refugees. Racial harassment intervention and support.
Specialist information and advice on all aspects of living with diabetes.
Includes helping someone cope with diagnosis etc.
Loughborough Youth Affairs
Support and social groups for 16-25 year olds who feel depressed, confused, stressed or living with mental health issues. Includes young women's group and young carer's group
Free and confidential debt advice.
Community Advice and Law Service (CALS)
An independent, free and confidential advice service. Offers free legal advice for areas of law which include debt, welfare benefits and housing.
Leicester City Homeless City Outreach
Helps to find suitable, sustainable accommodation and referrals to the Dawn Centre dormitory in cases of immediate need. Offering help to access to healthcare, benefits and housing.
Signposting to voluntary and charitable organisations who provide clothing, food parcels or similar.
Emergency housing help to those who need help as soon as possible.
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