Other Local Counselling Agencies

The Leicester Counselling Centre

No 1 Lodge, Victoria Park, London Road, Leicester LE1 7RY
Tel: 0116 255 8801
Email: admin@leicscounselling.co.uk

A charity providing low cost professional counselling, both short and longer term, on all issues.


New Dawn New Day
Women’s Counselling Service

New Dawn New Day
Unit 3, Forest Business Park, Oswin Road, Leicester LE3 1HR
Tel: 0116 2795097
Email: admin@ndnd.org.uk Website: www.ndnd.org.uk

Low cost counselling for women for up to 6 months. Some free of charge counselling may be available. All issues.


The Quetzal Project

14-16 Talbot Lane, Leicester, LE1 4LR
Tel: 0116 253 9103
Helpline: 0116 253 3383
Email: help@quetzal.org.uk

Offers counselling for women recovering from the trauma of childhood sexual abuse. Crisis counselling provides between two and six once-weekly sessions. Long term counselling provides once-weekly sessions for up to one year. All Quetzal counsellors are female.


Trade Sexual Health

Second floor, 27 Bowling Green Street, Leicester. LE1 6AS

Tel: 0116 254 1747
Fax: 0116 254 1750
Email: info@tradesexualhealth.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TradeSexualHealth
Opening hours:
Monday - Thursday 9.30am - 5.00pm
Friday 9.30am - 4pm

Offers a range of free and confidential support and advice services around sexual health and HIV information; one-to-one emotional and practical support; support in 'coming out', sexuality and relationships; rapid HIV testing; community based men’s sexual health clinics; safer-sex packs for men and women and a fully qualified counselling service.

Appointments can be arranged in some circumstances out of office hours.


First step

Website: https://firststepleicester.org.uk/

Tel: 0116 254 8535

An organisation run for male survivors and their supporters. Offers 1 hour face-to-face counselling sessions on a weekly basis, initially on a 6 month contract with the opportunity of day or evening appointments with male or female counsellors who are Diploma trained and adhere to BACP guidelines.


Juniper Lodge Sexual Assault Referral Centre

Tel: 0116 273 3330

Telephone and face to face support for men and women aged 13 or over and living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who have experienced rape or sexual assault. 24 hour voice mail service (all calls returned). Medical support, referrals to other agencies. They have experienced and trained volunteers who can offer a programme of emotional and practical support.

Jasmine House Leicester Rape Crisis

Helpline: 0116 2558852
Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm, Wednesday and Thursday evenings until 8 pm
Email: admin@jasminehouse.org.uk

Helpline, support service and counselling for female survivors of rape and sexual assault aged 14 and over either recently or in the past.
Free and confidential crisis support and information.


The Laura Centre

4-6 Tower Street, Leicester LE1 6WS
Tel: 0116 254 4341
Email: info@thelauracentre.org.uk

Offers specialist bereavement counselling to parents whose child has died and to children or young people who have been bereaved of a parent or significant person.


Relate Leicestershire

83 Aylestone Road, Leicester, LE2 7LL
Tel: 0116 254 3011
Email: info@relateleics.org

Counselling, sex therapy and education regarding relationship issues.


British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)


See website for information about different types of therapy and this directory of local private therapists www.itsgoodtotalk.org.uk/therapists/

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