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All our advice services are currently being delivered over the phone or online.

If you can’t find the advice you need on our website please email or call:

0300 330 1025 (Leicester residents)

0300 3302 111 (Leicestershire residents)

Lines are open 9am – 4.30om Monday to Friday.

Support for domestic violence

If there is an emergency, or you or someone else is in a dangerous situation, call the police on 999.

Local support in Leicester and Leicestershire is provided by UAVA:

Helpline: 0808 80 200 28

We know it might be harder than normal to get away from your home or stay somewhere else.

There are still things you can do to get support and stay safe.

Check the guide to staying safe on the SafeLives website.

Find out about other sources of support.

Specialist advice

Consumer advice: 03454 040506

Help to Claim0800 1448444

Help for anyone to claim Universal Credit

Macmillan Advice: 0300 4568400

Benefits advice for people who have been diagnosed with cancer and their families or carers.

Mesothelioma Advice: 0800 169 2409

Benefits and compensation advice for people with asbestos cancer and their families or carers

Money Advice: 0116 4647239

Specialist debt advice for residents of Leicestershire county only.

Pension Wise: 0800 1383944

Advice for over-50s about ways to take money from your pension


Citizens Advice LeicesterShire is an independent local charity serving the communities of Leicester and Leicestershire.

During 2019 – 20, our trained advisers supported 16,478 local people to solve their problems.

We are continuing to provide advice and information by telephone and email during the coronavirus lockdown. We’re here for everyone.

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