Changes in how we're working

Due to Coivd-19 and the subsequent UK Government and Local guidelines. We have implemented an Appointment only system for Advice sessions, To book an appointment please call 01162855888 or email It is mandatory to wear a mask or some other type of face covering, you will be asked to sanitise your hands and complete a track and trace form.

What we're doing during the Coronavirus

We have run the following projects to help and provide support during the uncertain times,

Covid-19 fund – funding to help SDS to continue to provide AIG assistance remotely this was funded by the Leicester Leicestershire & Rutland community foundation this funding ended in July 2020.

Covid-19 support fund this was funding provided by the Department of Culture Media and Sports and distributed by the National lottery community fund, this funding was similar to the funding above but has a broader remit of funds and is scheduled to end in December 2020.

SDS has also run community workshops through ZOOM for the Somali Community targeted at helping them with issues such as educational challenges, discrimination.