Useful Contacts

There are plenty of services in Cambridge to support you during your time here. These are comprised of a mixture of services and departments within the University to help and support students and their studies, and other services run by the City Council and other government departments. Familiarise yourself with what’s available below, and don’t forget – there are plenty of officers on the JCR committee who are very approachable and can point you in the right direction!

University Counselling Service:
Tel: 01223 332865



A student-run confidential listening service. Running through every night of full term from 7pm-8am. Call on 01223 367575, or drop in to 8 St Edwards Passage.


Clinic 1A, Addenbrookes:

Confidential and free testing, support, and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. Phone 01223 217774, to make an appointment for a check or a chat. You do not need to see your GP first.


Other useful support numbers:

Addenbrooke’s Hospital
01223 245 151

Drugs Advice Centre
01223 214 604

The Samaritans: NHS Direct: CUSU Student Support Phone:
08457 909090 (24 hrs) 0845 46 47 07999 859 940 (9am-7pm)



Disability Resource Centre:

Keynes House, Trumpington Street
01223 (3)32301

Parkside Police Station:

Parkside, Cambridge, CB1 1JG
0845 456 456


Taxi Firms:

01223 715715

Cam Cab

01223 704704