Overview

If you are in need of urgent NHS mental health support you should call our Mental Health Central Access Point on 0808 800 3302. For more information head to: www.leicspart.nhs.uk/contact/urgent-help

Service description

Covid19 notice: WE ARE STILL OPEN

The Homeless Mental Health Service is an award winning multi-disciplinary team offering, engagement, mental health assessment and referral to mainstream mental health and support services – for people age 16+ who are homeless (sleeping rough in hostels) or staying in temporary accommodation (sofa surfing etc.). The team is made up of three full-time mental health practitioners (2 are mental health nurses and 1 is an Occupational Therapist), a part-time psychiatrist, part-time clinical psychologist and a part-time secretary.

 

Read more about the team here and our street outreach project here.

 

Referral criteria

Self-referral by anyone who is homeless and any person in contact with someone who is homeless. Referral via telephone 0116 295 8442 or email: homeless.mhs@nhs.net

Referrals can be received from

Anyone who is in touch with someone who is homeless. The team also welcomes self-referrals.

Who to contact if you need an interpreter or information about disabled access

An interpreter can be arranged as required.

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