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Shelter Housing Aid and Research Project (SHARP)

Contact details

Shelter Housing Aid and Research Project (SHARP)
13 Welford Road

Public phone: 0116 254 6064


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Advice and advocacy on housing rights and options. Solicitor for legal advice and help at court. Training, consultancy and information for other agencies on housing law and rights.

Target group: Anyone who is homeless or badly housed, agencies working with them.

Area served: Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire.

How to contact: Phone or write to make an appointment.


Monday: 10am - 4pm

Tuesday: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 4pm

Thursday: Closed

Friday: 10am - 3.30pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Ramped entrance. Home visits for people unable to attend the office.

Other information

Languages other than English: Somali, Urdu, access to interpreters, BSL and Language Line.

Charity number: 1000515

Year established: 1974

Staffing: 4 full time staff, 2 part time +4 volunteers.

Public transport: Based in the city centre, opposite Old City Council offices. Train station - 15 minutes walk.

Record last checked: 23 September 2019


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