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Our vision: To improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland by providing high quality, integrated physical and mental health care pathways.
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Homeless Service for Adult Mental Health


What Does Our Service Do?

We offer engagement, mental health assessment and referral to mainstream mental health and support services - for people age 16+ who are homeless in Leicester (rough sleeping / hostels) or staying in temporary accommodation (sofa surfing etc).

How Does Our Service Work?

We are a team of three mental health nurses, one part-time psychiatrist, one psychologist and one part-time team secretary. 

Our service is delivered from:

  • Daily “drop-in” service (Mon – Fri 9 - 11) within Healthcare suite at the Dawn Centre, Conduit st, Leicester, LE2 0JN – for people to “self refer”
  • Visits / appointments within hostels / GP surgeries / clinics etc
  • Other venues by pre-arranged appointment (telephone).

How Can You Access Our Service?

To access our service you can:

  • Speak to your GP
  • Speak to any other healthcare professional or anyone involved in your care
  • Contact us directly and refer yourself, providing you are over the age of 16 and homeless

Contact Us

You can telephone us on 0116 2958442 or by post at:

OSL House

East Link

Meridian Business Park

Leicester, LE19 1XU (please note this is an admin base only – no clinics)

Further Information

Choice and medication

To find out more about mental health conditions, treatments and medications, including the latest news and printable leaflets, visit www.choiceandmedication.org/leicspart/

Support Groups

General advice and support with issues related to homelessness and mental health available from the YMCA – Advice & Support Centre, Dawn Centre, Conduit Street, Leicester, LE2 0JN tel: 0116 2212787

How Did We Do?

You can give us feedback about our service by talking to a member of the team. Alternatively you can contact PALS or email feedback@leicspart.nhs.uk
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