News Highlights

My Journey - From Syria to Leicester
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Inter faith, cultural festivals and events, national & international observances calendar - 2016
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New Online Course - Managing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

VIEW 2015/2016 annual report
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This is a rough guide to your basic rights on arrest.
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We also provide volunteering opportunities where individuals can, to the benefit of all parties, join with the staff of the TREC in the pursuit of their mission in Leicester & Leicestershire

The Race Equality Centre in Leicester & Leicestershire

Monday to Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm
We have disabled access

Address: 2nd Floor, Phoenix Yard,
5-9 Upper Brown Street,
Leicester, LE1 5TE
Tel: 0116 2042790
Fax: 0116 2042791
Online Contact Form

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Advice & Support to Individuals


Advice and Support

The Race Equality Centre provides support, advice and information to newly arrived individuals to aid their integration into the City.


The REC provides assistance to those that are complaining about racial harassment or discrimination in either employment or the provision of goods, facilities or services


Advice & Support to Individuals

    Support, guidance and advice to help TREC clients complete their jobsearch activities as part of their Jobseeker Allowance (JSA) requirements.

    The Job Club is coordinated by dedicated volunteers and supervised by TREC staff to provide 1:1 sessions, drop in and workshops to help with improving IT and English language skills to support jobsearch activities. Volunteers will help our clients to access Universal Jobs Match (UJM) online services, help them to develop their CV’s, complete on line applications and prepare for job interviews. Translation services are also available if required by clients. The Job Club aims to support TREC clients to succeed in finding employment or further educational programmes to support their progression.

    Please note: This programme is only open to individuals that TREC Integration Service is currently supporting.

    For more information. Contact Vinod Chudasama, Snr Race Equality Officer, Tel: 0116 204 2790 Ext 214 or email

  • Integration Resettlement Service - Click here for more details
    Support provided to those who are newly arrived in the UK and Leicester to gain access essential support services to meet basic needs.

  • Race Discrimination Casework
    Individuals receive preliminary advice and assistance in addressing race discrimination in employment, goods and services.