Alternately please ring,

(01229) 666030 or (01229) 666025

Offering support to individuals and businesses either through partners or directly ourselves, we will develop a facility here that provides a one stop shop for information and advice. Examples of what areas we offer support on include:

  • Benefits and claims
  • Job Search / CV development / Job application
  • Financial and legal
  • IT
  • Personal development and other needs
  • Business requirements

Partner organisations that provide services to support individuals / businesses include:

  • Citizens Advice Copeland
  • Copeland Borough Council
  • Groundworks North East
  • Inspira
  • Job Centre Plus
  • Whitehaven and Egremont Credit Union

Getting Help

We’re working with Copeland Borough Council to help people learn where they can go to get help on a range of issues. The following is a list of links and contact details you can go to for help with a range of different issues…

Cumbria Constabulary:

Call 999 if crime is occurring or 101 for a non-emergency.

Victim Support:

Call 0300 303 0157 or visit www.victimsupport.org.uk for free and confidential support or call 0808 1689 111 for 24 hour support.

Women’s Aid:

Call 0808 2000 247 or visit www.womensaid.org.uk for a free 24 hour helpline.

Men’s Advice Line:

Call 0808 802 0327 or visit www.mensadviceline.org.uk for a confidential helpline for men.

West Cumbria Domestic Violence Support:

Call 01900 67167 or 07712117986 or visit www.freedom-project-west-cumbria.org.uk for a full advocacy and support service.

The Bridgeway:

Call 0808 118 6432 or email info@thebridgeway.org.uk for a sexual assault support service.

Copeland Borough Council:

Call 01946 598300 or email housing.options@copeland.gov.uk for crisis support, emergency housing and prevention services.

National Domestic Violence Helpline:

Call 0808 2000 247 for a free 24 hour phone service for women provided by Refuge and Women’s Aid.

Broken Rainbow Helpline:

Call 0300 999 5428 for a national helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.