These are are the main sources of help and advice in Leicester.
Community Advice and Law Service
Areas covered: Welfare benefits, housing, employment, debt
Open: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday
Phone: 0116 242 1120 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1st Floor Epic House
Leicester LE1 3SH
LeicesterShire Citizens Advice Bureau
Areas covered: Benefits, employment, debt, housing, family, education, consumer, health, immigration, discrimination
Open for advice sessions: 9 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday
Open for telephone advice or assessment: 10 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday
Phone: 0844 417 1025 or 0300 330 1025 (mobiles only) Email: email@example.com
74-76 Charles Street
Welfare Rights Service
Areas covered: Benefits, pensions and tax credits. Includes form filling.
Open for telephone advice: 1 pm to 4 pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Phone: 0116 256 8211 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Welfare rights website leicester.gov.uk/welfarerights
The Welfare Rights Service also offers benefit checks and form filling at vanues around the city including:
St Matthews Surestart
34 Vancouver Road
Tuesday mornings. Phone 0116 242 6370 to make an appointment.
New Parks Customer Service Centre
321 Aikman Avenue
Fridays 10 am to 4 pm. Phone 0116 252 7000 to make an appointment.
St Peters Health Centre
Phone 0116 256 8233 or 0116 256 8217 to make an appointment.