Overview

Service description

The Neighbourhood Mental Health Cafés  are part of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust’s local support for people who need immediate help with their mental health. The cafes are drop in centres for anyone to come and talk to us about their mental health – no appointment needed. We have supportive, trained staff who can listen and provide the practical support you need.

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO NEIGHBOURHOOD MENTAL HEALTH CAFES

Due to changes in the operation of the Neighbourhood Mental Health Cafés, there may be some disruption to some of the cafés across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. 

Cafe closures: 

From Sunday 31 March 2024, the following cafés will be closed until further notice:

  • Aylestone
  • Eyres Monsell
  • West End
  • Wigston
  • DeMontfort University
  • University of Leicester
  • Loughborough University

THURNBY LODGE RE-OPENING DATES: 

The Thurnby Lodge Neighbourhood Mental Health Café will re-open on Wednesday 5 June.
Every Wednesday, 10.30am – 1.30pm and Fridays, and 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Thurnby Lodge Community Centre, Thurncourt Road, Leicester, LE5 2NG

 

Satellite Neighbourhood Mental Health Cafés

Provided by Rural Community Council, come and find out about your local Neighbourhood Mental Health Cafés
Wednesdays, from 5 June – 10 July 2024
5 June – 10 July 2024
George Ward Centre, Church Lane, Barwell, LE9 8DG

Contact details for each café can be found below.


Helpful resources: 

Download the Neighbourhood Mental Health Café generic poster here.

Neighbourhood Mental Health Cafés currently running in Leicester City

Highfields  Neighbourhood Mental Health  Café – provided by Jamila’s Legacy
Tuesdays, 9.30am – 12.30pm
Merlyn Vaz Centre, 1 Spinney Hill Road, Leicester, LE5 3GH
Thursdays, 3pm – 6pm
Highfields Library, 98 Melbourne Road, Leicester, LE2 0DS
Email: info@jamilaslegacy.co.uk or admin@jamilaslegacy.co.uk

Leicester City Neighbourhood Mental Health  Café – provided by Turning Point
Tuesdays, 9.30am – 4.30pm (latest arrival 4pm)
David Wilson Foundation Centre, St Martin’s House, 7 Peacock Lane, Leicester, LE1 5PZ
Email: leicestershire.helpline@turning-point.co.uk

New Parks Neighbourhood Mental Health  Café – provided by Team Hub
Thursdays, 12.30pm – 5.30pm
Saturdays, 11.30am – 4.30pm
Team Hub, New Parks Community Centre, St Oswald Road, Leicester, LE3 6RJPhone: 0116 222 1072
Email: teamtroupersttda@gmail.com

The Peepul Neighbourhood Mental Health Café – provided by the Peepul Centre
Wednesdays, 2pm – 7pm
Peepul Centre, Orchardson Avenue, Leicester, LE4 6DP
Phone: 0116 261 6000
Website: www.peepulenterprise.com/peepul-crisis-cafe

Saffron Neighbourhood Mental Health  Café (Saff Caff) – provided by Saffron Lane Neighbourhood Council
Tuesdays, 10am – 4pm
Saff Caff, Heathcott Road, Leicester, LE2 6LS
Phone: 07393 036 131
Email: saffcaff@srcentre.org.uk

Neighbourhood Mental Health Cafés currently running in Leicestershire and Rutland

 

Coalville Neighbourhood Mental Health Café – provided by Marlene Reid Community Action
Tuesdays, 10am – 1pm, Thursdays, 3pm – 6pm
Marlene Reid Community Action, 85 Belvoir Road, Coalville, LE67 3PH
Phone: 01530 510515

Earl Shilton Neighbourhood Mental Health Café – provided by Rural Community Council 
Every Monday, 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm
The Stute (Earl Shilton Social Institute), 12-14 Station Road, Earl Shilton,  LE9 7GA.
Phone: 07519 316461
Email: vmarciniak@ruralcc.org.uk

Enderby  Neighbourhood Mental Health  Café – provided by Beacon Care and Advice
Thursdays, 2.30pm – 8.30pm
Enderby Adult Learning Centre, Townsend Road, Enderby, Leicestershire,LE19 4PG
Phone: 0777 690 5898
Email: wellbeing@beacon-care.com 

Hinckley Neighbourhood Mental Health Café – provided by Turning Point
Wednesdays, 1pm – 7pm
Hinckley Baptist Church, Baptist Walk, Hinckley, Leicester, LE10 1PR
Email: leicestershire.helpline@turning-point.co.uk

Loughborough Neighbourhood Mental Health Café – provided by Turning Point
Mondays and Fridays, 5pm – 10pm
Asha House, 63 Woodgate, Loughborough LE11 2TZ
Email: leicestershire.helpline@turning-point.co.uk

Lutterworth Neighbourhood Mental Health Café – provided by Beacon Care and Advice CIC
Wednesdays, 5pm – 8pm and Fridays, 9am – 12 noon
The Wellbeing Hub, Lutterworth Leisure Centre, Coventry Road, Leicester, LE17 4RB
Phone: 0777 690 5898
Email: wellbeing@beacon-care.com 

Market Harborough Neighbourhood Mental Health Café – provided by Turning Point
Wednesdays, 12.30pm – 7.30pm
The Symington Building, Adam & Eve Street, Market Harborough, Leicester, LE16 7LT
Please note – from Thursday 11 April, this cafe will operate from a new address and will move to Thursdays:
Congregational Church Centre Bowden Lane, Market Harborough, Le16 7Jd

Thursdays, 10.30am – 5pm
Email: leicestershire.helpline@turning-point.co.uk

Measham Neighbourhood Mental Health  Café – provided by Age UK Leicestershire and Rutland
Tuesdays, 4pm – 7pm
Fridays, 1pm – 4pm
Age UK Measham, 40 High Street, Measham, Swadlincote, DE12 7HZ
Phone: 07731 019 489
Email: nmhcafe@ageukleics.org.uk

Melton Neighbourhood Mental Health Café – provided by Sunny Skies CIC
Fridays 2pm – 8pm
Melton Mowbray Country Park Café, Wymondham Way, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE13 1HX
Please note from April 1 2024, the venue will change to the following: 
Sunny Skies CIC, Unit 7, Old Dairy, North Street, Melton, LE13 1NL 
Phone: 07486 594 363

Rutland Neighbourhood Mental Health  Café – provided by Pepper’s – A Safe Place
Thursdays, 5.30pm – 8.30pm
Pepper’s – A Safe Place, 2A High Street, Oakham, LE15 6AL
Email: nmc@peppersasafeplace.co.uk

Syston  Neighbourhood Mental Health  Café – provided by Rural Community Council
Thursdays, 12 noon – 3pm and 3.30pm – 6.30pm
The Old School Room, Syston Community Centre, School Lane, Syston, LE7 1HN
Phone: 07752 183 044

 

Referral criteria

No referral is needed, simply come along and visit us.

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

Please note the main area in use for the Leicester City Neighbourhood Mental Health Cafe is not accessible but alternative space is available. If there are language needs, then our trained staff can advise when people come to the cafes and provide the necessary support.

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