Shama Women's Centre

Contact details

Shama Women's Centre
39-45 Sparkenhoe Street

Public phone: 0116 251 4747


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Community centre for women living in Leicester situated in the Highfields area of Leicester. 10 minutes walking distance from the City Centre and 5 minutes from the train station. Provide the following services Bereavement counselling, domestic abuse counselling , befriending and peer support,Health activities including health surgeries, keep fit, yoga, holistic therapies,Parenting workshops. Training including industrial textiles training, accredited Computer and ESOL programmes, professional Level 2 courses. Help into work, information, advice and guidance, volunteering opportunities, access to onsite gym and sauna. Onsite Ofsted registered 'good' rated nursery for 2-4 year olds.

Target group: Women.

Area served: Leicester and part of Leicestershire

How to contact: Phone (01162514747)/Email.


Monday: 9am - 4pm

Tuesday: 9am - 4pm

Wednesday: 9am - 7pm

Thursday: 9am - 4pm

Friday: 9am - 3pm

Weekends: N/A

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Ramp, permit for on street parking

Other information

Languages other than English: Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.

Charity number: 1087995

Year established: 1983

Staffing: 20 part time staff.

Public transport: Arriva buses 16, 18.

Record last checked: 02 February 2024


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