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Age UK Leicester Shire and Rutland

Confidential, free advice line which can help with anything that affects your quality of later life.

T: 0116 299 2239 (Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm)

Benefits - DWP

Get information about the changes the government has brought in to support people who are already claiming benefits, need to claim benefits, or are at risk of losing their job as a result of coronavirus.

Citizens Advice Leicestershire

Offering free, independent and confidential advice on debt, budgeting, housing, employment, family issues and community care.

T: 0300 330 1025 (Monday to Friday from 9am to 4.30pm)

Community Advice and Law Service (CALS)

Offering specialist welfare benefits, debt and housing advice.

T: 0116 242 1120 (Monday to Thursday from 9am to 5pm, and Friday from 9am to 4:30pm)

Domestic violence/sexual abuse

United Against Violence and Abuse (UAVA) offer support for anyone who has been affected by domestic abuse and or sexual violence.

T: 0808 80 200 28 (Monday to Saturday from 8am to 8pm)

Text support: 07715 994 962 (calls to this number will not be answered)

Moneywise Plus

Moneywise Plus provides financial and digital support to people out of work.

T: 0300 003 7004



The UK's largest provider of relationship support.

T: 0300 003 0396 (Monday to Thursday from 8am to 8pm, and Friday from 9am to 1pm)

Helping Hands

Offering welfare benefits, housing, employment, family law, and debt advice.

T: 0116 278 2001 (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am to 5pm)



Confidential support for people with mental health problems.

T: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm)


Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

T: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

Saffron Resource Centre

Provides advice regarding benefits, debt and money guidance.

T: 07393 719 607 (Monday to Thursday from 9.30am to 4.30pm, and Friday from 9.30am to 3pm)


Somali Development Service

Offers a wide range of information and support which includes; benefits, family and youth support, community care, housing, domestic violent support. Translation is also available.

T: 0116 285 5888

WhatsApp: 07958 166 960 (9.30am to 5pm)


Zinthiya Trust

Provides a wide range of support including; money, debt, domestic abuse, emergency food, utilities and grants for white goods and furniture. Face to face appointment service available with social distancing in place. Call the number below to make an appointment first.

T: 0116 254 5168 (Monday to Thursday from 9.30am to 4pm, and Friday from 9.30am to 2pm)

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