Leicestershire AIDS Support Services (LASS)

Contact details

Leicestershire AIDS Support Services (LASS)
The Michael Wood Centre
53 Regent Road
Leicester
LE1 6YF

Public phone: 0116 255 9995

Email: Click to Email

Website URL: http://www.lass.org.uk / www.wellforliving.co.uk

General information

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.

Availability

Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 5pm

Wednesday: 9am - 5pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Friday: 9am - 5pm

Weekends: as required and for special events

Office Hours:

Accessibility

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.

Other information

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: 02 December 2016



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