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Get advice online from Citizens Advice
All our advice services are currently being delivered over the phone or online.
0808 2787970 (Leicester residents)
0808 2787854 (Leicestershire residents)
Lines are open 9am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
The Adviceline is a free telephone number from landlines and mobiles.
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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.
Debt Advice: 0116 4647239
Specialist debt advice.
Help to Claim: 0800 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
Pension Wise: 0800 1383944
Advice for over-50s about ways to take money from your pension
Consumer Advice: 03454 040506
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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