Service description

The Mett Centre is a mental health day resource centre in Leicester city centre, offering recovery-focused support, through individualised programmes of meaningful activities, physical and mental health promotion, social inclusion and therapeutic interventions. Our service is available to adults with complex and enduring mental health difficulties who have a Consultant Psychiatrist at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust and may be particularly suitable for individuals who are isolated socially and may currently find it difficult accessing mainstream services.

The Mett Centre


Sessions offered include creative activities, cooking, relaxation, health promotion and community access and as well as providing some structured routine and meaningful occupation all groups offer opportunities to develop in areas such as self-confidence, self-esteem and social skills through interaction. We also have a weekly drop-in when our clients can call in for some unstructured informal social contact.

Access and facilities

The Mett Centre is located in Leicester City Centre and has easy access via public transport. The building is fully accessible and includes a large open-plan drop-in area, coffee bar, therapeutic kitchen, computer area, group discussion room, sensory room and creative arts area. Our team is made up of Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants and an Administrator who work with clients to formulate personally relevant recovery well-being plans, including signposting towards other activities and services which may be of value.


The Mett Centre,
Unit 2, 20 Lee Street,
Leicester LE1 3RE

Tel: 0116 2953190

Opening hours:

Mon-Fri 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Closed on Tuesday mornings for referral meeting


Referral criteria

This service is provided for adults who have a Consultant Psychiatrist within Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust who need support to transition from inpatient to community services and are aged under 65 years old.

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

Staff will make a referral to interpreting services if needed.

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