Highfields Mental Health Café

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The Highfields Mental Health Café is funded by The Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland Health & Wellbeing Board (NHS). The café is a drop-in-service for anyone who is struggling to cope or wanting to talk about their mental health.

Our opening hours are Tuesdays 9.30am until 12.30pm at Merlyn Vaz Health Centre and Thursdays 3pm until 6pm at Highfields Library.The Highfields Mental Health Café offers local support for people who need immediate help with their mental health.

We have supportive and trained staff who can listen and provide the practical support you need. There is no need to make an appointment and you can just turn up during our opening hours. For further details please contact Jamila’s Legacy.

If you need urgent mental health support, call free 24/7 Mental Health Central Access Point on 0808 800 3302.


“Rehana has created something wonderful, a safe space both in the real world and online for people to talk about their mental health and well-being to support each other and bring about the change that is needed”

Darren Goddard – Force Crime Registrar at Leicestershire Constabulary