The Race Equality Centre in Leicester and Leicestershire

Contact details

The Race Equality Centre in Leicester and Leicestershire
Highfields Centre
96 Melbourne Road

Public phone: 0116 2042790 / 07535 693 795 (EUSS) / 07494 730 489 (Emergency)


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Advice on racial harassment and discrimination, particularly around employment, housing, education and statutory service provision. Promote equality of opportunity, work towards the elimination if racial discrimination. Advice for refugees. EUSS. Racial harassment intervention and support.

Target group: General public, particularly minority ethnic communities.

Area served: Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

How to contact: Call in (Suspended during coronavirus pandemic), phone.


Monday: 10am - 1pm / 2pm - 4pm (Phone)

Tuesday: 10am - 1pm / 2pm - 4pm (Phone)

Wednesday: 10am - 1pm / 2pm - 4pm (Phone)

Thursday: 10am - 1pm / 2pm - 4pm (Phone)



Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: -

Accessible toilets: -

Access notes: There is limited parking onsite accessed from Melbourne Road and public street parking nearby, especially at the back of the Centre (Stoughton Street).

Other information

Languages other than English: Arabic, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Swahili, Urdu and access to interpreters.

Charity number: 1053154

Year established: 0

Staffing: 8 staff.

Public transport: Highfields Centre is about 3 minutes in a taxi from the train station and about a 10 minute walk. You can catch the number 17 bus from 60 Charles Street (City Centre) to Highfields Centre.

Record last checked: 25 July 2023


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