||Where to access facilities in Leicester and Leicestershire|
||Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of our website, all counsellors have provided us with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body.|
||DWP National Partnership Team
||Hypnotherapy Directory only lists hypnotherapists who are registered with a recognised professional body or those who have sent us copies of their qualifications and insurance cover.|
||The Carers Trust
||Leicester Association for Recuperation and Care provides a range of services to members and non-members.|
||This is a people's petition
||Substance Misuse Strategic Team
||An organisation that helps people with drug and alcohol problems in Leicestershire and Rutland.|
||Migraine Action Leicester
||There is an increasing public awareness of the large number of older people experiencing memory problems. The loss of short term memory and associated communication difficulties has been highlighted in documentaries on radio and television. These endorse research evidence that long term memory, often associated with music and poetry learnt when young, can be recalled even when short term memories fail. Rutland Reminders provides an opportunity for guests and carers to meet to share memories, through singing favourite songs from their young days and chatting over tea.|
||Kidney Research UK
||Provides information on a range of topics around kidney disease.|
||Mental Health Care
||mentalhealthcare.org.uk is a website for family members and friends of people with psychosis.
It gives up-to-date, evidence-based information about schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other mental health problems that may involve the symptoms of psychosis.
There is information about causes, symptoms and treatments. The site aims to help relatives and friends in their caring role.|
||Choose My Support
||Choose My Support is a new way of finding care and support services in the county and city.
Provided by Leicestershire County Council jointly with Leicester City Council, it is an on-line market place for care and support services and care products which the citizens of Leicester and Leicestershire can use to find and buy what they need.
For further information go to: www.choosemysupport.org.uk
If you have any questions about Choose My Support please contact:
Senior Compliance Manager,
Strategy and Commissioning,
Adult and Communities,
Leicestershire County Council,
Tel: 0116 2323232
||Carers Direct is a natinal information, advice and support service for carers in England. Available online at www.nhs.uk/carersdirect and as a free, confidential helpline 7 days a week on 0808 8020202, it provides accurate, relevant information for carers and those who support them.|
||Friends and Family Scheme offers both practical and emotional support to carers. Membership is free and aims to provide you with the support needed to keep you and the person you care for as independent as possible.
Information and Advice Line - a free service offering information, support and guidance on practical issues and benefits. Tel 0800 132320 in office hours|
||National Autistic Society
||NAS Education Rights Service
0808 8004102,Providing advice and support on educational provision and entitlements throughout the UK.
NAS Autism Helpline
0808 8004104,for people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, family members and carers offering impartial and confidential advice, informatin and support around autism and related issues.
NAS Parent-to-Parent Service
0808 8004106. A confidential telephone service providing emotional support for parents and carers of an adult or child on the autism spectrum.|
||University Hospitals of Leicester
||Rutland County Council
||Information about County Council services in Rutland.|
||Crossroads Care is Britains leading provider of support for carers and the people they care for. They provide flexible services to people of all ages and with a range of disabilities and health conditions.
Crossroads Care East Midlands ,The Leicester Mental Health Carers Project is based at Wycliffe House, Gilmorton Road, Lutterworth, LE17 4DY. The new General Enquiry Line telephone number is 07799 858587 or the Lutterworth Office is 01455 555575|
||Voluntary Action South Leicestershire
||Carers in Leicestershire can contact VASL for information and support|
||Leicestershire County Council
||Information about services in the County of Leicestershire.|
||Carers Uk is the main UK charity for carers. The website carries information about carers rights on many issues and also information about Carers UK campaigns. There is a web forum for carers on this site.|
||A group for carers of people who use, or have used, drugs.|
||Leicester City Council
||Information about Leicester City Council services.|