Leicestershire AIDS Support Services (LASS)
The Michael Wood Centre
53 Regent Road
Public phone: 0116 255 9995
Website URL: http://www.lass.org.uk / www.wellforliving.co.uk
Service offered: Advocacy, advice, info, emotional & practical support for people affected by HIV/AIDS. Short term crisis management, longer term mentoring, befriending, social support & practical help, including food vouchers. Hardship fund applications for people who are HIV+. User led support group (Lhive), women's group, & men's group. Free instant HIV testing, HIV, sexual health info, training, workshops. We also have a social enterprise which trades as Well for Living and are able to provide personal support to people with other long term conditions through their personal budgets, wellbeing workshops and other opportunities as funding allows.
Target group: People living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, and the general public.
Area served: Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
How to contact: Phone or contact for an appointment.
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Weekends: as required and for special events
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Blue badge parking on street outside. Ramp to ground floor, chair lift to first and second floors. Access to signers, information can be made available in large print/tape. Induction loop.
Languages other than English: Access to interpreters and BSL.
Charity number: 1023914
Year established: 1987
Staffing: 14 full time equivalents + 100 volunteers
Public transport: Leicester train station - 10 minutes walk. 5 minutes walk from bus stops on Welford Road.
Record last checked: 30 October 2017