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Helping Helps Advice
Helping Helps Advice
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Helping Hands offers free, independent and confidential advice topics including, benefits and tax credits, forming filling, utility bills, consumer worries, housing, domestic abuse, employment, legal and finding household goods

Helping Hands also offers an outreach service via home visits if you, or something you know, is unable to come to the office.

South Wigston

South Wigston Centre
66-68 Blaby Road,
South Wigston, Leicestershire LE18 4SD

Tel: 0116 2782001
Fax: 0116 2786278
Email: office@helpinghandscentre.co.uk

Monday – 10.00am to 1.00pm
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – 10.00am to 1.00pm
Thursday – Closed
Friday – 10.00am to 1.00pm

Trinity Methodist Church,
The Public Car Park Entrance,
Oadby, Leicestershire LE2 5AB

Tel: 07814 705794
Email: office@helpinghandscentre.co.uk

Open: Monday – 9.30am to 12.00pm

Self referral
LeicesterShire Citizens Advice Bureau
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Citizens Advice LeicesterShire serves people in Leicester and Leicestershire (except for Charnwood, which remains independent). We have a number of branches and outreach venues across the county covering Blaby, Market Harborough, Coalville, Melton Mowbray, Hinckley, Oadby and Wigston, Leicester and Lutterworth.

We offer practical, up-to-date information and advice on a wide range of topics including debt, benefits, housing, family issues, discrimination, employment, immigration, and other problems.

Outreaches are held in Braunstone, New Parks, Spinney Hills, Beaumont Leys, Humberstone/Hamilton, Eyres, Charnwood/Coleman and Rushey Mead (call for details

Call us for free advice

General advice service
Wherever you live in Leicestershire, please ring our general advice service Mon-Fri between 9am-4pm on: 0300 330 1025

Macmillan service

For advice on benefits for people suffering from cancer and their relatives, please call our Macmillan team on:

0300 456 8400 (this is not for general advice)

County Money Advice

If you are living in the County of Leicestershire and require any advice regarding debts or any other money issues, please call our dedicated helpline on:

0116 340 0116 (this is not for general advice)

Pension Wise

We are now offering face-to-face Pension Wise appointments. Please click here for more information.

0300 330 1025
3rd Floor
60 Charles Street
Monday-Friday 9am-4.30pm
Network For Change Supported Housing

Provides specialist housing related and personal support tailored to individual needs to adults with severe, enduring and/or complex mental health problems living in the city of Leicester. Network for Change is an award-winning local organisation with over 25 years of experience in delivering high quality, recovery-focused services. Home visits available.

0116 247 0335
15 Wellington, Leicester
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Self referral, via statutory or voluntary agencies
Contact Network for change – support can be purchased from personal budgets.
Shelter Housing Aid & Research Project (SHARP)
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Provides information, advice and practical help to people who have a housing problem whether they have somewhere to live or are homeless. A case worker can help and may be able to offer representation at court in certain circumstances. The service is free, confidential and impartial. For emergencies in the case of homelessness telephone Shelterline on free phone 0808 800 4444.

0808 800 4444
13 Welford Road,
Monday – Wednesday, 10 – 4 and Friday 10 – 3.30
Self referral