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Citizens Advice Lancashire West - Debt team
Citizens Advice Lancashire West - Debt team
<p>Dedicated telephone line for debt issues. Available 9-5 weekdays.</p><p>The advisors can help you understand your rights. They can help you make choices about paying different debts.</p><p>This page also has links to lots of different online resources.</p><p>Some of these resources do not belong to Citizens Advice and are links to other organisations</p><p><br></p><p><br></p>
8/23/2022
Phone
Self referral
Spring Into Action
Spring Into Action - Spring Into Walking is a project group support 18+ people with learning disabilities to access locally led walks in both Hyndburn &amp; the Fylde coast area. This helps them transition to face to face meetings, overcome their anxiety around leaving their home, and join in outdoor walking. In addition some indoor activities can be moved outdoor into local parks etc. to assist in this.For more details please ring 01254 457026, email info@spring-projects.co.uk or look at website www.spring-projects.co.uk
Child Action Northwest - Telephone
01254 692709
Hyndburn
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Citizens Advice Lancashire - Self Referral
Citizens Advice Lancashire - Self Referral
<p>Use&nbsp;this link to make a self-referral to Citizens Advice Lancashire&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://citizensadvicelancashirewest.org.uk/index.php/refernet-making-a-self-referral/" href="https://citizensadvicelancashirewest.org.uk/index.php/refernet-making-a-self-referral/">https://citizensadvicelancashirewest.org.uk/index.php/refernet-making-a-self-referral/</a></p><p>Include as much detail as possible so they can refer you to the best service to help you.&nbsp;</p><p>They could refer you to someone in the Citizens Advice Bureau or it might be to an outside agency.</p><p>It could take a few days for someone to contact you after you complete the self-referral.</p><p>Please note: This service is available to residents or people working in Chorley, South Ribble, West Lancashire and Wyre. If you live in another part of Lancashire or England, please visit "Find Your Nearest Citizens Advice Office", on the web site</p>
8/23/2022
Online
Self referral
Citizens Advice Lancashire West
Dedicated telephone line for debt issues. Available 9-5 weekdays.The advisors can help you understand your rights. They can help you make choices about paying different debts.This page also has links to lots of different online resources.Some of these resources do not belong to Citizens Advice and are links to other organisations
Spring Into Action
01254 457026
LANCASHIRE ALL
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Citizens Advice - Energy Advice
Citizens Advice - Energy Advice
<p>Citizens Advice can give advice on how to save money on your fuel bills and other topics around heating your home. They can look at:</p><p>Accessing financial help and grants to make your home warmer and more energy efficient<br>Help you to deal with fuel debt and other household debts<br>Look at benefit entitlement to increase your income<br>Help reduce your energy bills and save money on household expenditure<br>Understanding your energy bills<br>Switching supplier and saving money on energy use</p><p>For more information please ring 01254 304129</p><p>If you want a call back please complete the form here -&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://carh.org.uk/index.php/contacts" href="https://carh.org.uk/index.php/contacts">https://carh.org.uk/index.php/contacts</a></p><p><br></p>
energyproject@carh.org.uk
8/23/2022
Phone
Self referral
ICANN - Independent Community Advocacy Network North
ICANN offer free advocacy services for Lancashire residents who are looking for support with Personal Independent Payment (PIP) and/or Work Capability assessments (WCA), PIP and WCA Appeal Tribunals or Subject Access Requests (SARs) for medical or social care information.The&nbsp;independent Advocates are clear and honest about what ICANN&nbsp;can and cannot do.You can talk to your advocate either in person in a public place, over the phone or virtually.These services are available to those who live outside Lancashire on a payable basis. &nbsp;We may be able to signpost you to other services in your area.Call for more information or fill in the contact form
Citizens Advice Lancashire West - online service
ICANN
LANCASHIRE ALL
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Benefit Advice for carers
Benefit Advice for carers
<p>Carers Link Lancashire have a dedicated Benefits &amp; Welfare worker who helps carers to make sure that they are claiming all the benefits they are entitled to receive. In addition they also assist carers to complete the benefit assessment form<br>.<br>If you are a carer and unsure about what if any benefits you can claim, please ring 01254 387444 or click on the link - &nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.entitledto.co.uk/" href="https://www.entitledto.co.uk/">https://www.entitledto.co.uk/</a></p>
info@carerslinklancashire.co.uk
8/22/2022
Phone
Self referral
Citizens Advice Rossendale and Hyndburn
Citizens Advice can give advice on how to save money on your fuel bills and other topics around heating your home. They can look at:Accessing financial help and grants to make your home warmer and more energy efficientHelp you to deal with fuel debt and other household debtsLook at benefit entitlement to increase your incomeHelp reduce your energy bills and save money on household expenditureUnderstanding your energy billsSwitching supplier and saving money on energy useFor more information please ring 01254 304129If you want a call back please complete the form here -&nbsp;https://carh.org.uk/index.php/contacts
ICANN - Telephone Services
Reception
01772 746061
Hyndburn
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Befriending Service - Age UK Blackburn with Darwen
Befriending Service - Age UK Blackburn with Darwen
<p>Befriending service for those who are housebound and isolated and those living with dementia. Support includes telephone befriending, being matched with a volunteer visitor, support to access groups and activities and help to get out and about again.&nbsp; Get in touch by email or phone&nbsp;to request access to the service.</p><p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">For more details about this service complete the online form at&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></p><p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.ageuk.org.uk/blackburnwithdarwen/about-us/contact-us/" href="https://www.ageuk.org.uk/blackburnwithdarwen/about-us/contact-us/" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline"><span style="color:blue">https://www.ageuk.org.uk/blackburnwithdarwen/about-us/contact-us/</span></a>&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></p><p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">You can also email&nbsp;us, or call us&nbsp;any weekday between 9am and 5pm on 01254 266620</span></span></span></span></p>
enquiries@ageukbwd.org.uk
8/15/2022
Phone
Self referral
Citizens Advice Rossendale and Hyndburn
Citizens Advise offers help and support for people with debt and money worries.If you are having any problems and don't know what to do next give them a call and have a chat.For more details please ring 0808 278 7975 Monday to Friday 10.00am to 4.00pm, or complete the form here to self refer or to refer someone else -&nbsp;https://carh.org.uk/index.php/contactsYou can also make an appointment for a face to face interview at Stubbylee Hall Bacup or the New Era centre Accrington
Carers Link Lancashire
0345 688 7113
Hyndburn
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Pet Fostering Service - When owners need a hospital stay
Pet Fostering Service - When owners need a hospital stay
<p>A national fostering service is provided for pets whose owners face a spell in hospital – volunteers take pets into their own homes until owner and pet can be reunited.</p><p>The Cinnamon Trust also provides long term care for pets whose owners have died or moved to residential accommodation which will not accept pets. Arrangements are made between owners and the Trust well in advance, so owners do have peace of mind in the knowledge that their beloved companion will have a safe and happy future. Emergency cards are available on request.</p>
9/23/2022
Venue
Self referral
Care Network
Over 50 local businesses have been through our rigorous quality assurance checks and specialist training so that vulnerable people in Blackburn with Darwen can arrange for home repairs and improvements easily and with peace of mind.Contact by telephone during working hours or leave a message at other times, or complete the online referral form here -&nbsp;https://www.carenetwork.org.uk/make-a-referral
Burnley Youth Theatre
01282 427767
BLACKBURN All
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Young Carers - support
Young Carers - support
<p>Young Carers is part of Carers Link Lancashire and is a support group in Hyndburn and the Ribble Valley for anyone under the age of 18 who is looking after a family member who has a long term illness, disability, mental health problem or substance misuse issues.&nbsp;<br>Carers Link Lancashire aim is to give young carers the support they need by making new friends, giving you time out to yourself, provide 1 to 1 support, enjoy fun activities, have&nbsp;days out and learn new skills through training and workshops.</p><p>For information please ring 0345 688 &nbsp;7113 our 24/7 helpline, email info@carerslinklancashire.co.uk , or look at the&nbsp;website&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.carerslinklancashire.co.uk/for-young-carers" href="https://www.carerslinklancashire.co.uk/for-young-carers">https://www.carerslinklancashire.co.uk/for-young-carers</a></p>
info@carerslinklancashire.co.uk
8/22/2022
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Self referral
Lancashire County Council Libraries
Bring your knitting or other craft for an informal gathering of like-minded people. Beginners welcome.&nbsp;Come along and have a knit and a natter, share gossip, tips and patterns. It doesn't matter whether you're new to knitting or a 'dab' hand, everyone is welcome - friendly atmosphere guaranteed.&nbsp;Places at the Whitworth Library sessions are limited and must be booked in advance. Call, visit or email on&nbsp;whitworth.library@lancashire.gov.uk&nbsp;to book a place.For more details about this service and other services go to&nbsp;https://events.lancashire.gov.uk/search/index.asp?q=&amp;area=allVenue&amp;venue=&amp;daterange=&nbsp;On the left of the page, there is a search box.&nbsp;&nbsp;Use the search by Keyword, Location,&nbsp;Date, Category and cost to look for anything group or event you are interested in. Anyone living in Lancashire can become a member of the library and attend any session at any library.There is one main contact number for all libraries&nbsp;0300 123 6703If you wish to contact a library by email the email will be the name of the library in front of&nbsp;&nbsp;.library@lancashire.gov.ukso the email for Nelson library will be Nelson.library@lancashire.gov.uk&nbsp;and the email for Coal Clough library will be CoalClough.library@lancashire.gov.uk&nbsp;
THOMAS - Drop in - Blackburn
Reception
01254 660 861
EAST LANCASHIRE ALL
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Sexual Violence - one to one support
Sexual Violence - one to one support
<p>Sexual violence is the general term we use to describe any kind of unwanted sexual act or activity, including rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, and many others.<br>At the centre there are two specialist sexual violence support workers who can offer one to one trauma informed support.<br>For help and information please contact rosie@emilydavisoncentre.com or call us on 0330 1 34 34 34<br><br></p>
rosie@emilydavisoncentre.com
10/21/2022
Phone
Self referral
Carers Link Lancashire
Young Carers is part of Carers Link Lancashire and is a support group in Hyndburn and the Ribble Valley for anyone under the age of 18 who is looking after a family member who has a long term illness, disability, mental health problem or substance misuse issues.&nbsp;Carers Link Lancashire aim is to give young carers the support they need by making new friends, giving you time out to yourself, provide 1 to 1 support, enjoy fun activities, have&nbsp;days out and learn new skills through training and workshops.For information please ring 0345 688 &nbsp;7113 our 24/7 helpline, email info@carerslinklancashire.co.uk , or look at the&nbsp;website&nbsp;https://www.carerslinklancashire.co.uk/for-young-carers
Great Harwood Library
Carol Pollard
0300 123 6703
LANCASHIRE ALL
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Spark-Steer Clear Awareness Programme-
Spark-Steer Clear Awareness Programme-
<p>IMO Charity would like to present our drug and alcohol awareness programme to raise awareness in the local community.<br></p><p>To be able to reduce substance misuse within the local community, prevention is key. Education and awareness of substances which cause individuals and families, severe harm is needed to prevent further substance misuse.<br></p><p>The sessions are available to all including users of substances, supporting family members of users, parents and anyone who would like to know more about substance misuse.<br></p><p>The road to recovery takes time, effort, motivation and IMO are here to support you.</p><p>How we can help:</p><p>Group and one to one session’s available.<br>Guide and support you with appointments.<br>Help refer and signpost you to the right services.<br>Improve your physical and mental well-being.<br>Socialise and build a stronger support network around you.<br>Educate and learn about coping strategies.<br>Help you on your way to recovery.<br></p><p>Improve your knowledge around the harms of drugs and alcohol</p><p>Learn how to seek confidential support</p><p>Registration for this service is ongoing.&nbsp;</p><p>Go to this link to register for support - <a data-cke-saved-href="https://bit" href="https://bit">https://bit</a>.ly/SteerClearAwareness</p><p><br></p>
ajmal.mohammed@imocharity.org
10/5/2022
Venue
Self referral
The Emily Davison Centre
Sexual violence is the general term we use to describe any kind of unwanted sexual act or activity, including rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, and many others.At the centre there are two specialist sexual violence support workers who can offer one to one trauma informed support.For help and information please contact rosie@emilydavisoncentre.com or call us on 0330 1 34 34 34
Carers Link Lancashire
0345 688 7113
Hyndburn
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Singing for the Brain
Singing for the Brain
<p>Join our singing group where you can meet new people in a friendly, fun and social environment. Singing can improve your brain activity, wellbeing and mood. You don’t need to be a good singer to benefit. Join us for fun vocal warm-ups and sing a wide variety of familiar and new songs in a supported environment. The group is hosted by our skilled, compassionate and experienced group leaders.</p>
EastLancashire@alzheimers.org.uk
10/12/2022
Venue
Self referral
Age UK Blackburn with Darwen
Short term support to those aged 50+ to get out and about and more active again following a significant life event. The service can accompany to activities or on a short walk. To make a referral please call 01254 266620
Nicola Blackledge
01254 781 310
BLACKBURN All
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Pet bereavement and pet loss - Telephone, email and online chat services
Pet bereavement and pet loss - Telephone, email and online chat services
<p>Lives are transformed by the love and companionship pets bring. So, saying goodbye to one – whether due to death or separation – is always sad, difficult and often traumatic. It affects people in many ways.</p><p>But, remember, you are not alone. If you are grieving for a pet, or facing loss, our free and confidential Pet Bereavement Support Service (PBSS) is here for you by phone, email or webchat.</p><p>Our webchat service is staffed by our trained Pet Bereavement Support Service volunteers from 8.30am to 8.30pm, every day.</p><p>If you'd like to chat with one of our team, visit our about the PBSS page and click the chat icon in the bottom-right hand corner of your screen.</p>
pbssmail@bluecross.org.uk
8/17/2022
Phone
Self referral
Alzheimer's Society
Join our singing group where you can meet new people in a friendly, fun and social environment. Singing can improve your brain activity, wellbeing and mood. You don’t need to be a good singer to benefit. Join us for fun vocal warm-ups and sing a wide variety of familiar and new songs in a supported environment. The group is hosted by our skilled, compassionate and experienced group leaders.
The Emily Davison Centre
01254 266620
BLACKBURN All
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Mental Health Crisis Line
Mental Health Crisis Line
<p>lscft - &nbsp;Mental Health Crisis Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 0800 953 0110. It is staffed by trained mental health professionals who are able to provide assessment and referrals to appropriate services - ring it if you need to access services or for advice about someone who needs treatment/support.</p>
lct.enquiries@lscft.nhs.uk
9/9/2022
Phone
Self referral
Lancashire Women
Lancashire Women offer a weekly friendly and welcoming drop in service in a safe space every Tuesday from 9am to 12pm for women to discuss getting help with their mental health problems.&nbsp;
Policy in Practice - Online
Head office - 0330 088 9242
LANCASHIRE ALL
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Befriending Service
Befriending Service
<p>The aim of the befriending service is to reduce social isolation for people, or the carers of people in Rossendale, who are elderly or have health problems. The scheme matches each person&nbsp;with a volunteer befriender who can visit regularly to provide some company and, in some cases, assistance with accessing particular interest groups or sources of support.</p><p>The service is for people who are registered with a Rossendale GP practice and meet one or more of the following criteria: Aged 75 and over, have a life limiting illness and / or have a long term condition.&nbsp; However, this doesn’t exclude those under 75 who may be suitable for the service, it just means they will assessed on an individual basis.</p><p>Ring 01706 253633 to book an appointment. Times are flexible depending on when volunteers are available.</p><p>We operate an open referral system which means that people can self-refer or be referred by family, friends or providers of health and social care. &nbsp;<br></p>
Amy.O'Connor@rossendalehospice.org
10/7/2022
Phone
Self referral
Citizens Advice Rossendale and Hyndburn
Citizens Advice can help with advice on benefits. They can help with information across many benefits and if you need help just get in touch and speak to someone.Please ring 0808 278 7975 Monday to Friday 10.00am to 4.00pm or you can use the form here https://carh.org.uk/index.php/contacts&nbsp;to refer yourself or someone else.You can make an appointment to go to either Stubbly Hall or the New Era Centre if you want a face to face appointment
Lymphoma Action - Online/telephone
Reception
0808 808 5555
Hyndburn
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Befriending & Mentoring
Befriending & Mentoring
<p>Community Solutions North West offers various forms of mentoring and befriending.</p><p>They offer home visits, telephone support and group activities.</p><p>This support is given by volunteer befrienders.&nbsp;</p><p>This support is available to anyone. Being in touch with other people helps improve peoples health and wellbeing.</p><p>The home visiting support helps those who are housebound through age, ill-health or disability.</p><p>The telephone support service keeps people in touch with others on a weekly basis.</p><p>For more details please ring 01254 460080 or&nbsp;email <a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:info@csnw.co.uk" href="mailto:info@csnw.co.uk">info@csnw.co.uk</a>.</p><p>You can complete a self referral form here -&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://csnw.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Participant-Referral-Form.pdf" href="https://csnw.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Participant-Referral-Form.pdf">https://csnw.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Participant-Referral-Form.pdf</a></p><p><br></p>
info@csnw.co.uk
10/11/2022
Phone
Self referral
Rossendale Hospice
The aim of the befriending service is to reduce social isolation for people, or the carers of people in Rossendale, who are elderly or have health problems. The scheme matches each person&nbsp;with a volunteer befriender who can visit regularly to provide some company and, in some cases, assistance with accessing particular interest groups or sources of support.The service is for people who are registered with a Rossendale GP practice and meet one or more of the following criteria: Aged 75 and over, have a life limiting illness and / or have a long term condition.&nbsp; However, this doesn’t exclude those under 75 who may be suitable for the service, it just means they will assessed on an individual basis.Ring 01706 253633 to book an appointment. Times are flexible depending on when volunteers are available.We operate an open referral system which means that people can self-refer or be referred by family, friends or providers of health and social care. &nbsp;
Stubbylee Hall
Amy O'Connor
0808 278 7975
Rossendale
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Citizens Advice
Citizens Advice
<p>We provide free, confidential and impartial advice and campaign on big issues affecting people's lives.</p><p>Our goal is to help everyone find a way forward, whatever problem they face.</p><p>People come to us with all sorts of issues. You may have money, benefit, housing or employment problems. You may be facing &nbsp;a crisis, or just considering your options.</p><p>We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination wherever we see it.</p><p>Please ring 01200 427336or 0300 330 1182 on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday between 10.00am to 4.00pm&nbsp;</p><p>You can also fill in the form here to ask them to give you a call -&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfZ3ZDvme4-JX26BGnmwGNpegf5OZ30OInveS8k4KajgV7dZQ/viewform" href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfZ3ZDvme4-JX26BGnmwGNpegf5OZ30OInveS8k4KajgV7dZQ/viewform">https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfZ3ZDvme4-JX26BGnmwGNpegf5OZ30OInveS8k4KajgV7dZQ/viewform</a></p><p>Website states that face to face appointments are still suspended 23/08/2022</p><p>for more details check the website here -&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/ribble-valley/contact-us/?serialnumber=103718" href="https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/ribble-valley/contact-us/?serialnumber=103718">https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/ribble-valley/contact-us/?serialnumber=103718</a></p>
8/23/2022
Phone
Self referral
The Prince's Trust
The free Get Started with Health and Fitness programme gives young people the chance to learn abouttraining and nutrition. All abilities are catered for, from beginners to experts.• Learn how to design your own training session• Learn how to be a successful instructor in various sports• Meet new people and build your confidence• Work with other people to demonstrate and deliver a fitness session.For young people aged 16-25, this course is free, and your travel expenses and lunch will be provided eachday.WHERE: Blackburn Leisure Centre WHEN: 15th -19th November (taster day 9th November)and Blackburn College 24th - 28th of October (taster session 19th October)
Community Solutions Telephone
Andrew McNally
01254 460080
BLACKBURN All
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Befriender Service - For those seriously injured or bereaved in a traffic accident
Befriender Service - For those seriously injured or bereaved in a traffic accident
<p>A befriender is a member of RoadPeace who gives&nbsp;telephone support to callers referred by the RoadPeace helpline. Befrienders are not counselors. Befrienders&nbsp;give&nbsp;emotional support. Telephone befriending means that people who have been bereaved or injured in a crash can be put in touch with someone who really does know how they feel. It does not matter&nbsp;where&nbsp;you&nbsp;are calling from.<br></p><p>Call&nbsp;0207 733 1603 Mon - Friday 10am to 1pm or email&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:helpline@roadpeace.org" href="mailto:helpline@roadpeace.org">helpline@roadpeace.org</a>.</p><p>Self referral can be made through the helpline on&nbsp;0845 4500355.</p>
helpline@roadpeace.org
10/7/2022
Phone
Self referral
Newground Together
Would you like to work in a childcare setting? Are you thinking about working in a school?MPT Steps are offering a free Teaching Assistant course plus a level 1 NCFE Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning.The course is flexible around childcare commitments.For more information call or email.&nbsp;The course runs for 2 weeks starting 12th Sept 2022.To be eligible for this course you must be 19+ and unemployed
Citizens Advice - Ribble Valley
01200 427336
BLACKBURN All
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Lets Live Life - Long Covid
Lets Live Life - Long Covid
<p>Lets Live Life - Long Covid is based at Roefield Leisure in Clitheroe and is a support group that offers help and assistance to people suffering from Long Covid<br>The group support offered covers emotional needs, help to improve symptoms, dealing with employers and anything else you are concerned about.<br>The group meets fortnightly on Tuesday&nbsp;from 1.00pm to 2.30pm</p><p>Contact&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:&nbsp;sam.letslivelife@gmail.com." href="mailto:&nbsp;sam.letslivelife@gmail.com.">sam.letslivelife@gmail.com</a>&nbsp;to find out when the next session is being held</p>
sport@roefield.co.uk
10/7/2022
Venue
Self referral
Community-circles
This is a Facebook group that has lots of activities arranged each week.To access the activities you must join the group and then you will get notifications for the activities.&nbsp;Go to the group and click join, you will get a message when you have been accepted in the group.Activities include things like quizzes, poetry, photography and sketching.
Road Peace - Online/telephone
Cath Barton
07506 692 154
LANCASHIRE ALL
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Single Parent Helpline
Single Parent Helpline
<p>This helpline can give support and advice to single parents.</p><p>You can speak to someone about benefits, child maintenance, dealing with a break-up, and going back to work. You can chat about what is worrying you.</p><p>After&nbsp;your telephone&nbsp;call, you will get&nbsp;some information in the post. Your call is free and no one will know about it unless you want to tell them.<br>If you are the main or equal carer of a&nbsp;child you can use this service. The helpline can also help those who may become a single parent and those ringing on behalf of a single parent. Parents who don’t live with their children can look at the&nbsp;information pages for help and support and find&nbsp;information about other&nbsp;charities that will be able to help them.</p><p>This service is really busy&nbsp;so&nbsp;you may be on hold for a while but be patient the call is free so it will not cost you anything while you are waiting. Calls will usually take about 20 minutes. It is a good idea to write down what you want to talk about and have a pen and some paper ready for if you want to make some notes during the call.</p><p>If English is not your first&nbsp;language then the person on the helpline will take your details and you will get a call back from someone who can speak your language. When you get a call it will be from a withheld number so no one will know who has been calling you.<br><br></p><p><br></p>
8/25/2022
Phone
Self referral
Lancashire County Council Libraries
A weekly story reading session for pre-school childrenAll pre-school children and their parents or carers are welcome to join us. We'll be reading from the best and brightest and most funny picture books in the library for your kids to enjoy and to inspire them to find books and reading fun!&nbsp;For more details about this service and other services go to&nbsp;https://events.lancashire.gov.uk/search/index.asp?q=&amp;area=allVenue&amp;venue=&amp;daterange=&nbsp;On the left of the page, there is a search box.&nbsp;&nbsp;Use the search by Keyword, Location,&nbsp;Date, Category and cost to look for anything group or event you are interested in. Anyone living in Lancashire can become a member of the library and attend any session at any library.There is one main contact number for all libraries&nbsp;0300 123 6703If you wish to contact a library by email the email will be the name of the library in front of&nbsp;&nbsp;.library@lancashire.gov.ukso the email for Nelson library will be Nelson.library@lancashire.gov.uk&nbsp;and the email for Coal Clough library will be CoalClough.library@lancashire.gov.uk&nbsp;For Sessions at Accrington, Great Harwood, Whitworth libraries the numbers are limited so you need to book a place.The sessions at Burnley Campus, Longridge, Oswaldtwistle, Rishton libraries only run during term times&nbsp;
Burnley Youth Theatre
Reception
01282 427767
EAST LANCASHIRE ALL
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Get Into Business Administration - With BAE Systems
Get Into Business Administration - With BAE Systems
<p>The Prince's Trust are working with BAE Systems and the Launch Group to offer a free three week "Business Administration" training programme for young people aged 18 to 30.</p><p>The courses run for 3 weeks. Some content will be online and some will be at&nbsp; BAE sites around Preston.</p><p>The programme is completely free and won’t affect your Jobseeker’s Allowance</p><p>Your travel costs will be covered.</p><p>You will complete an onsite work placement learning valuable communication skills and team working.</p><p>There will be a taster day on Wed 2nd of November.</p><p>The full course will run between&nbsp;14th November and the&nbsp;2nd December 2022</p>
janice.bradley@princes-trust.org.uk
10/23/2022
Venue
Self referral
Gingerbread
This helpline can give support and advice to single parents.You can speak to someone about benefits, child maintenance, dealing with a break-up, and going back to work. You can chat about what is worrying you.After&nbsp;your telephone&nbsp;call, you will get&nbsp;some information in the post. Your call is free and no one will know about it unless you want to tell them.If you are the main or equal carer of a&nbsp;child you can use this service. The helpline can also help those who may become a single parent and those ringing on behalf of a single parent. Parents who don’t live with their children can look at the&nbsp;information pages for help and support and find&nbsp;information about other&nbsp;charities that will be able to help them.This service is really busy&nbsp;so&nbsp;you may be on hold for a while but be patient the call is free so it will not cost you anything while you are waiting. Calls will usually take about 20 minutes. It is a good idea to write down what you want to talk about and have a pen and some paper ready for if you want to make some notes during the call.If English is not your first&nbsp;language then the person on the helpline will take your details and you will get a call back from someone who can speak your language. When you get a call it will be from a withheld number so no one will know who has been calling you.
Padiham Library
0300 123 6703
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Spring Into Action - Spring Into PHAB
Spring Into Action - Spring Into PHAB
<p>Spring Into Action - Spring Into PHAB is affiliated to the national charity PHAB which stands for Promoting Health Across Boundaries. It is a multi activity group run by people with learning disabilities who want to make a difference in their community by helping disabled people to integrate into society. For more information on this group please ring 01254 457026, email <a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:info@spring-projects.co.uk" href="mailto:info@spring-projects.co.uk">info@spring-projects.co.uk</a> or look at website <a data-cke-saved-href="www.springintophab.org.uk" href="www.springintophab.org.uk">www.springintophab.org.uk</a></p>
info@spring-projects.co.uk
10/19/2022
Phone
Self referral
Community Solutions North West (Gatty Park)
The Changing Futures project supports people with multiple barriers to employment. This is for people who are not working. There is support for people with physical or mental health problems and people with learning difficulties and people from the BAME communityEveryone will work with an individual coach. Their coach will help them find out what they can already do. They will find out what they want to do and what they need to build on and overcome to get ready for work.For more details please ring 01254 460080, email info@csnw.co.uk or&nbsp;download the self referral form at https://csnw.co.uk/what-we-do/ complete and email to info@csnw.co.uk
Cruse Bereavement telephone/online
0808 808 1677
Hyndburn
https://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query=,
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Debt Service - Support to help you can get out of debt - CAP
Debt Service - Support to help you can get out of debt - CAP
<p>Free debt help from Christians Against Poverty (CAP). CAP&nbsp;has been providing free debt help in the UK since 1996. Debt help service is face-to-face* and run through local churches.&nbsp;You get practical help and support to get you through whatever challenges you’re facing.&nbsp;</p><p>You can speak to a member of the enquiries team on the phone.</p><p>To find your local CAP support go to&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://capuk.org/i-want-help/our-services/cap-debt-help" href="https://capuk.org/i-want-help/our-services/cap-debt-help">https://capuk.org/i-want-help/our-services/cap-debt-help</a></p><p>Click on the country you live in and on the new page enter your postcode and you will see the details of your nearest CAP services.</p><p><br></p>
info@capuk.org
8/23/2022
Venue
Self referral
Shelter Lancashire
If you require assistance with a legal matter within the next seven days – including a court hearing – or need an appointment with our Legal team, call between the hours of 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.Emergency helpline 03301 755 121 during opening hours if you are homeless, have nowhere to stay tonight, are worried about losing your home, or are at risk of harm or abuse in your home.
Shine Coaching - online/telephone
Emma Garner
BLACKBURN All
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Teenage Family Project
Teenage Family Project
<p><br></p><p>Accommodation for young parents. Fully furnished supported properties.</p><p>Accommodation is offered for up to 2 years. Young parents will be supported to maintain their own household, helping them to take control of their own lives. Young people are supported to move onto their own independent accommodation when ready.<br></p><p>The project lasts approximately 12 to 18 months. During this time regular home visits will be conducted to monitor, advise and guide accordingly.<br></p><p>M3 Teenage Family Project also works closely with PCT professionals and Sure Start Centres. This is to ensure that young people are engaging with child development services, and that their welfare is being monitored by relevant services.</p><p>Compulsory training is offered to all young people on the Teenage Family Project around the following issues: Rents and arrears, dealing with neighbour nuisance, introduction to home safety and health and well-being.</p><p>This training is not optional, as the Teenage Family Project has an agreement with landlords committed to the B-with-us Choice-based lettings scheme. Young people taking part in this training will be supplied with a reference which will assist them in locating permanent accommodation for their own families. Young people taking part in this scheme will be guaranteed the offer of a property after the first or second bid.</p><p>The online referral form can be found here: <a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.rossendalem3.org/m3-move-on/how-to-refer-to-mops/" href="https://www.rossendalem3.org/m3-move-on/how-to-refer-to-mops/">https://www.rossendalem3.org/m3-move-on/how-to-refer-to-mops/</a>.&nbsp;You can also contact Joanne Mitchell Aspin - Senior Teenage Family Project Worker. Contact details are available on the website.</p><p>Fill in the online referral form and email it back and you will then be contacted for further appointments / assessments.</p><p>An on-call service for householders and young people is available out of hours. Fully furnished properties are available in Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale and Hyndburn. You can refer yourself to this service or be referred by another organisation or agency.<br></p>
info@rossendalem3.org
9/6/2022
Information advice and guidance
Self referral
Colne Open Door Centre LTD
The free counselling service is a big part of what the charity does. The counselling service is so well regarded many statutory services such as the NHS refer clients directly to us. The service&nbsp;provided is free and unlimited, so clients can have the time and luxury of working through their issues at their own pace.There are 3 counselling rooms which are both comfortable and private and are accessed by a separate entrance to ensure client confidentiality.Contact by telephone to discuss accessing this service
0800 328 0006
Pendle
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Equipment grants - for disabled or seriously ill Children
Equipment grants - for disabled or seriously ill Children
<p>Funding for essential community equipment<br>Newlife provides funding for essential community equipment, such as beds, buggies, wheelchairs, seating systems, and much more.<br>Our equipment grants can improve child health, reduce risk of significant injury and pain, as well as support delivery of care – while enabling childhood experiences and encouraging independence.</p><p>You can apply online or download an application form. For more information you can call the helpline on&nbsp;0800 902 0095.</p>
9/18/2022
Online
Self referral
M3 Project
Accommodation for young parents. Fully furnished supported properties.Accommodation is offered for up to 2 years. Young parents will be supported to maintain their own household, helping them to take control of their own lives. Young people are supported to move onto their own independent accommodation when ready.The project lasts approximately 12 to 18 months. During this time regular home visits will be conducted to monitor, advise and guide accordingly.M3 Teenage Family Project also works closely with PCT professionals and Sure Start Centres. This is to ensure that young people are engaging with child development services, and that their welfare is being monitored by relevant services.Compulsory training is offered to all young people on the Teenage Family Project around the following issues: Rents and arrears, dealing with neighbour nuisance, introduction to home safety and health and well-being.This training is not optional, as the Teenage Family Project has an agreement with landlords committed to the B-with-us Choice-based lettings scheme. Young people taking part in this training will be supplied with a reference which will assist them in locating permanent accommodation for their own families. Young people taking part in this scheme will be guaranteed the offer of a property after the first or second bid.The online referral form can be found here: https://www.rossendalem3.org/m3-move-on/how-to-refer-to-mops/.&nbsp;You can also contact Joanne Mitchell Aspin - Senior Teenage Family Project Worker. Contact details are available on the website.Fill in the online referral form and email it back and you will then be contacted for further appointments / assessments.An on-call service for householders and young people is available out of hours. Fully furnished properties are available in Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale and Hyndburn. You can refer yourself to this service or be referred by another organisation or agency.
CAP - Blackburn - Telephone / Online
Joanne Mitchell Aspin
01282 860 342
Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale
https://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query=,
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Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline - Support services for any area of life
Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline - Support services for any area of life
<p>The helpline is staffed by volunteers who also identify as LGBT+</p><p>A helpline where you can talk through anything that is worrying you.</p><p>Relationships, Sexual health, mental health, bereavement, nothing is off-limits.</p><p>You can get in touch by telephone, email or chat.</p><p>Telephone -&nbsp;0300 330 0630<br>Open 10:00-22:00 every day 365 days a year</p><p>Live chat - Access live chat from the Chat Icon at the bottom right of the web page&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://switchboard.lgbt/how-we-can-help" href="https://switchboard.lgbt/how-we-can-help">https://switchboard.lgbt/how-we-can-help</a>&nbsp; - you will see the chat icon, at the bottom right corner of the web page, when this is available&nbsp;</p><p>A call or live chat is never ended until you want it to end</p>
10/19/2022
Phone
Self referral
Homewise
Helping people to improve, adapt, repair and maintain their homes. You will get a visit from a qualified person.&nbsp;FULL MAINTENANCE SURVEYThis will mainly look at the outside of your home. You will be told about any jobs that should be done as soon as possible. You will also be told about any other work that needs doing but which can wait a while.HOME IMPROVEMENT SURVEYThe Technical Officer will provide a schedule of works and plan (if required) on larger type works e.g. new bathroom, downstairs toilet.D-I-Y ADVICEYou will get advice on any small repairs that you might be able to do yourself. You will get advice on how to do the work. You will also get advice on the materials and tools you will need for the job.ACCESSIBLE GARDEN SURVEYAfter looking at your garden you will be given advice on how to make the area easy to access and maintain.The technical support includes supervision of work and an inspection on completion ensuring you are completely happy before payment is made.
Care Network Hub
7482669919
Hyndburn
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Young Carers - ongoing support
Young Carers - ongoing support
<p>What is the Young Carers Project?</p><p>Young Carers at BPRCVS is an excellent, much needed project that provides a number of services directly to young carers in recognition of the hard work they do every day. Our dedicated Young Carers team help the young carers of East Lancashire manage with the emotional strain of caring for vulnerable adults. We also provide young carers with regular breaks from their caring responsibilities and specialise in delivering long-term support to young carers aged 8-18.</p><p>What Young Carers Does?</p><p>Young Carers at BPRCVS delivers a wide range of support, services and activities to the young carers in Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale.</p><p>Young Carers delivers one-to-one sessions with trained Young Carers Development Workers designed to determine the level of support required.</p><p>We understand the impact on young carers and their families. Our committed, friendly volunteers offer a family support service</p><p>Young carers can need support at any time of the day. That's why we provide phone, text and email support</p><p>Free day trips, parties, events and activities are arranged during the school holidays: skiing, the cinema, Chester Zoo, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and theatre trips to mention just a few</p><p>Residential breaks include all accommodation, meals and activities. Breaks are local and last 1 or 2 nights to provide young carers with a much needed mini holiday</p><p>Young Carers host a range of workshops designed to help young carers learn new skills, try something different and gain certificates for their record of achievement</p><p>Time Out sessions take place weekly in Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale during term time. Different activities are arranged and include crafts, baking and cooking, sports, movie nights and games nights.</p><p>'Older Nights' are for young carers aged 14-18 and involve going to restaurants, the cinema and outdoor adventure activities such as paintball</p><p>Office open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm</p><p>Next Steps</p><p>A referral form is needed before using this service.</p>
shaun.dodds@bprcvs.co.uk
8/19/2022
Venue
Self referral
Alzheimer's Society
A forum where you can post and get support from people in a similar position. The forum is set up in different areas so you can easily find posts on topics you are interested in.Go to this post to start your using the forum and you will find helpful tips and videos to help you on your way&nbsp;https://forum.alzheimers.org.uk/forums/welcome-and-how-to-use-dementia-talking-point.32/​​​​​​​The forum can be used by people with a dementia diagnosis or those supporting someone, everyone is welcome.You need to register to use the forum. click the "Register" button on the top right of the web page -&nbsp;https://forum.alzheimers.org.uk/​​​​​​​
Albion Mill
01254 266620
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Bereavement Support - Islamic perspective
Bereavement Support - Islamic perspective
<p>This service is offered from an Islamic perspective.&nbsp;&nbsp;This is a free and confidential bereavement support service, provided by trained volunteers. They can act as trusted friends.&nbsp; Support can be either in person or via telephone sessions. This service has&nbsp;close links&nbsp;with some of the national bereavement&nbsp;charities that have also trained our team of befrienders.</p><p>Initial contact is by telephone, email or by completing the form here -&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.hopeandhelp.uk/contact-us/" href="https://www.hopeandhelp.uk/contact-us/">https://www.hopeandhelp.uk/contact-us/</a></p>
info@hopeandhelp.uk
8/26/2022
Phone
Self referral
Geek Retreat Blackburn
Geek Retreat run gaming evenings for people to join-in and meet up with other people.&nbsp;There are different types of board games that are played on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday&nbsp;and Friday evenings.The games played are modern role play and trading card games.Anyone can join in. Beginners are welcome. Staff are on hand to support new players.On entry you will get a drink and a snack.Come along, meet other people and join in.&nbsp; No need to book in - just come along.To have a look at what you can expect follow the link to their Facebook page -&nbsp;https://www.facebook.com/GeekRetreatBlackburn
UKSAYSNOMORE - Online
Charles
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Social Inclusion Football Session - Mixed sex
Social Inclusion Football Session - Mixed sex
<p>Social Inclusion / Just Play Sessions:</p><p>These sessions are incredibly popular with those accessing services, incorporating a wide-range of backgrounds. The sessions are mixed, fun and supportive and have become a staple over the years with service activity timetables.</p><p><br></p>
main@creativefootball.co.uk
8/24/2022
Venue
Self referral
BwD Carers Service
Drop in to learn knitting or crochet or just bring your project in for a knit and natter, and if you would just like to have a cuppa and chat that’s fine too.
Hope and Help - telephone/online
01254 946666
BLACKBURN All
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Support For Migrant Families - Check available support for those with NRPF
Support For Migrant Families - Check available support for those with NRPF
<p>This is an online tool to find out where migrant families can get help with housing and financial support when they have no recourse to public funds (NRPF).</p><p>This tool can be used by someone needing support or by the person who is supporting someone through the system.&nbsp;</p><p>The tool takes 10-15 minutes to complete and will then give guidance depending on the answers provided.</p>
nrpf@islington.gov.uk
9/20/2022
Online
Self referral
Mencap
Mencap’s online community is a safe and supportive place to meet others, ask questions about learning disabilities, share experiences and offer support.This service is for people with learning disabilities and their families and carers.
Witton Park Arena
01254 661501
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Telephone Helpline - Peer support service - bereaved by murder or manslaughter
Telephone Helpline - Peer support service - bereaved by murder or manslaughter
<p>Specialist bereavement support for people bereaved by murder and manslaughter.</p><p>Peer support from trained volunteers with lived experience.</p><p>Call during normal working hours to arrange support calls at a&nbsp;time convenient for you.</p><p>Text or email at anytime to be contacted at a time convenient for you.</p><p>Support for immediate family members and wider family members, including grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Also support for bereaved friends and colleagues. There is no time limit on when you can access support. It doesn’t matter how recently or long ago you were bereaved, you can still get support.<br></p>
info@samm.org.uk
10/14/2022
Phone
Self referral
NRPF Network
This is an online tool to find out where migrant families can get help with housing and financial support when they have no recourse to public funds (NRPF).This tool can be used by someone needing support or by the person who is supporting someone through the system.&nbsp;The tool takes 10-15 minutes to complete and will then give guidance depending on the answers provided.
Mencap - Online services
020 7454 0454
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Social Groups
Social Groups
<p>CSNW run social groups to&nbsp;bring&nbsp;people together to enjoy common interests and to increase a person's health and wellbeing. Instead of needing to see your GP for social reasons, why not join a&nbsp;group.&nbsp; It will help you feel less isolated, in touch with friends and enjoy doing&nbsp;the things that make you happy.<br><br></p><p>For more details please ring 01254 460080, email <a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:info@csnw.co.uk or download the self referral form at https://csnw.co.uk/what-we-do/ complete and email to info@csnw.co.uk" href="mailto:info@csnw.co.uk or download the self referral form at https://csnw.co.uk/what-we-do/ complete and email to info@csnw.co.uk">info@csnw.co.uk or</a>&nbsp;download the self referral form at <a data-cke-saved-href="https://csnw.co.uk/what-we-do/" href="https://csnw.co.uk/what-we-do/">https://csnw.co.uk/what-we-do/</a> complete and email to <a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:info@csnw.co.uk" href="mailto:info@csnw.co.uk">info@csnw.co.uk</a></p>
info@csnw.co.uk
8/23/2022
Venue
Self referral
Age UK Blackburn with Darwen
Friendly men's group, good conversation and company&nbsp;
SAMM Online/Telephone
Mark Wood
0121 472 2912
BLACKBURN All
https://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query=,
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SexSmart - NetReach - Confidential support from Sexual Health Practitioners
SexSmart - NetReach - Confidential support from Sexual Health Practitioners
<p>SexSmart is a website aimed at men who have sex with men, with information on sexual health, general health and safer cruising. Visit the site at&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.sexsmart.co.uk/" href="https://www.sexsmart.co.uk/">https://www.sexsmart.co.uk/</a>.<br></p><p>Also on hand are experienced Sexual Health Practitioners available to answer any questions you may have around&nbsp;sexual health, testing, safer cruising, Drug and Alcohol Support, amongst many other things.</p><p>Just complete the form at&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.ren-uk.com/netreach/" href="https://www.ren-uk.com/netreach/">https://www.ren-uk.com/netreach/</a>&nbsp;and a project worker will get back to you. Please allow 48 hours for someone to get back to you. This will be longer over the weekend as support workers only work 9am - 5pm weekdays.</p>
https://www.ren-uk.com/netreach/
Enquiries@Ren-UK.com
10/3/2022
Phone
Self referral
Clinical Partners
Free online tests. Choose online tests from menu.The online tests can help you makes sense of your feelings and could be the first step towards getting the help that’s right for you.You may feel that things are not quite right with you but don't know why.There is a range of online tests. They are quick to complete. You can complete more than one test for different conditions. This can be helpful if you are not sure why you may not be feeling yourself.These tests are meant to be indicators only and do not replace a full assessment by a qualified clinician. If you are at all worried about your results or symptoms please seek medical help.There are tests for&nbsp;Autism,ADHD,Anorexia,Anxiety,Bipolar,Depression,OCD,PTSD,Stress,Binge eating,Orthorexia andBulimiaAt the end of the test, you will be given your results and an indication if you are likely to be suffering from the disorder you have just taken the test for.You will be given some advice about contacting someone to discuss your results.You can review your answers to the questions.You can also print or email yourself or someone else your results.
BwD Carers Service
01254 688440
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gr'eftalk helpline
gr'eftalk helpline
<p>Support for bereaved children and young people.</p><p>This is a confidential helpline.</p><p>Being bereaved can be difficult to talk about.</p><p>Not everyone feels able to talk on the phone.</p><p>There are other ways to get in touch. Use the way that you find the easiest.</p><p>By phone – call us now on 0808 802 0111<br>You can click on our instant web chat in the bottom right hand corner<br>Or email us anytime on <a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:grieftalk@griefencounter.org.uk" href="mailto:grieftalk@griefencounter.org.uk">grieftalk@griefencounter.org.uk</a></p><p>You can contact grief&nbsp;help for yourself.</p><p>If you are worried about a friend or a family member you can call about them.</p><p>This is a free service and is available to anyone who has been bereaved.</p>
grieftalk@griefencounter.org.uk
8/25/2022
Phone
Self referral
Renaissance UK
SexSmart is a website aimed at men who have sex with men, with information on sexual health, general health and safer cruising. Visit the site at&nbsp;https://www.sexsmart.co.uk/.Also on hand are experienced Sexual Health Practitioners available to answer any questions you may have around&nbsp;sexual health, testing, safer cruising, Drug and Alcohol Support, amongst many other things.Just complete the form at&nbsp;https://www.ren-uk.com/netreach/&nbsp;and a project worker will get back to you. Please allow 48 hours for someone to get back to you. This will be longer over the weekend as support workers only work 9am - 5pm weekdays.
Clinical Partners - Online
Renaissance UK
0203 326 9160
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Telephone Helpline - For those bereaved or seriously injured in a traffic accident
Telephone Helpline - For those bereaved or seriously injured in a traffic accident
<p>This service is for&nbsp;anyone who has been bereaved as the result of a road crash. Also anyone who has been seriously injured in a road crash and their families.</p><p>Telephone the helpline&nbsp;0845 4500 355 Mon - Friday 10am - 1pm. Calls are charged at local rate.</p><p>The helpline is the first point of contact for all&nbsp;services. You can also get in touch via email at&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:helpline@roadpeace.org." href="mailto:helpline@roadpeace.org.">helpline@roadpeace.org</a></p><p>It offers emotional support and practical guidance including information on the post-crash process. This can take the form of alerting callers to specific information guides or putting them in touch with other members.</p><p>(If you need to talk to someone urgently outside of the helpline hours, the Samaritans are open 24 / 7 on&nbsp;<strong>116 123)</strong></p><p><a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:helpline@roadpeace.org." href="mailto:helpline@roadpeace.org."></a></p>
helpline@roadpeace.org.
10/7/2022
Phone
Self referral
Age UK Blackburn with Darwen
Small friendly social group for older people. Have a brew a drink and a chat, do craft activities or just sit and listen to the company
The Foodbank at the Oaks
Alison Hartley
7803513767
BLACKBURN All
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The Billy Project - female only gym sessions - 16+
The Billy Project - female only gym sessions - 16+
<p class="has-text-align-center" style="margin-bottom:32px"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="font-size:15.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#303030"></span></span></span></span></span></span>​​​​​​​A wide range of fitness activities for vulnerable local women. The Billy Project is a safe space to meet new friends and offers support to get more active, eat better and control your weight. &nbsp;Staff offer friendly support to chat in a relaxed safe space.</p><p>After an initial gym induction women can access free gym sessions on a Monday - Friday.</p><p>Get in touch with either Kerry on&nbsp;07875585634&nbsp;</p>
hello@thebillyproject.co.uk
10/6/2022
Venue
Self referral
HARV Domestic Violence Team
The team offers a full range of family support services. &nbsp;They offer help that includes:-One to One support for the victim, children and the person causing the harm.Childs 6-week group help and the option to go to a drop-in for children 11 or over.Victims 12-week program.&nbsp;Access to various daily sports activities (Hyndburn only).The person causing the harm can join a 12-week help group and regular check-in groups.Work can be done with schools to make them aware of the issues.
The Barlow
01254 266620
Hyndburn
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Rossendale Memory Choir - Singing for those affected by neurological conditions
Rossendale Memory Choir - Singing for those affected by neurological conditions
<p>Crossroads Care East Lancashire are pleased to announce an ongoing programme of singing sessions for people living in Rossendale with dementia, Parkinson’s or affected by a stroke and their carers.</p>
enquiries@crossroadseastlancs.org.uk
9/23/2022
Venue
Self referral
BwD Carers Service
​​​​​To access these services you need to be registered with BwD Carers service.To register visit&nbsp;http://www.bwdcarers.org.uk/referral-registration/&nbsp;&nbsp;find more information at&nbsp;&nbsp;https://www.facebook.com/BwDCarers/&nbsp;Sewing is fast becoming the must have skill whether it’s for mending clothes and recycling (doing your bit for the environment) or being able to make up garments at a low cost. Learning this skill can be useful in so many ways. The Sewing Class is a place where you can brush up your skills and work on different projects, our lovely tutor has a wealth of experience. Come and learn, make friends and develop your sewing skills, whether you already have some or you want to learn.Every Wednesday from 10.30am&nbsp;- 12.30pm
UK Government Online
Kulsum Chishti
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Support Services - LGBT+
Support Services - LGBT+
<p>Galop advocates provide a range of services and work in partnership with other agencies so they&nbsp;can offer wide-ranging support to LGBT+ victim/survivors:&nbsp;</p><p>Advice and support to help you and others to be safer&nbsp;<br>Advice on your rights and options&nbsp;<br>Ongoing emotional support&nbsp;<br>Urgent help, including medical support, even if you’re not sure about talking to the police&nbsp;<br>Assistance and advocacy around navigating the criminal justice system&nbsp;<br>Information on safety and emergency housing options&nbsp;<br>Referrals or signposting to specialist or local LGBT+ services and organisations&nbsp;<br>Translation services are available to those who do not have English as a first language, and we can access a BSL interpreter if you are deaf / have a hearing impairment.</p><p>Complete the referral form here&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://galop.org.uk/make-a-referral/" href="https://galop.org.uk/make-a-referral/">https://galop.org.uk/make-a-referral/</a>&nbsp;or send an email</p>
advice@galop.org.uk
9/16/2022
Online
Self referral
Re-Align Futures
THIS COURSE IS CURRENTLY FULL BUT YOU CAN ADD YOUR NAME TO THE WAITLIST HERE -&nbsp;https://events.eventzilla.net/e/asist-october-2022-2138582330The ASIST workshop is for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.This training is fully funded for those who live or work within the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen, however, late cancellation or failure to attend may attract a charge of £100.This two-day, highly interactive, practical, practice-oriented workshop is an international certificated programme. Based upon adult learning principles, you will experience small group discussions and skills practice. Feel challenged and safe. Learn suicide first aid.This is a community course and may not be suitable for those with specific mental health training.Participants must attend all sessions on both days to receive the course certificate. The course will begin at 9:00 am.Please note that lunch is not provided and there are no cafeteria facilities at the venue. You may bring your own lunch or there are facilities in walking distance.
Homewise - Telephone Service
1254232249
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SENDIASS
SENDIASS
<ul><li>Confidential and impartial information, advice and support to parents/carers/children and young people (0-25 years)</li><li>Information about Blackburn with Darwen’s Local Offer&nbsp;<em>bwd-localoffer.org.uk</em></li><li>Information, advice and support on subjects including local policy and practice, personalisation, personal budgets, preparation for adulthood, the law on SEN and Disability, Health and Social Care.</li><li>Information, advice and support throughout the Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) assessment process. Also, information, advice and support on transferring existing Statements, IPRAs to Education, Health &amp; Care Plan</li><li>Information, advice and support about additional SEN support in school.</li><li>Individual casework</li><li>Support in preparing for and attending meetings</li><li>Help in filling in forms and writing letters/reports</li><li>Support in resolving disagreements, including disagreement resolution, mediation and tribunals</li><li>Information, advice&nbsp;and support relating to school transitions and exclusions</li><li>Signposting to other local or national sources of advice, information and support</li><li>Links to local parent support groups and forums</li></ul><p>Contact by telephone mon - Fri 10am to 4pm or complete the online form to self refer</p>
jane.partington@communitycvs.org.uk
9/5/2022
Venue
Self referral
HARV Domestic Violence Team
Group and Recovery Programmes – There are a number of recovery programmes that staff are qualified to deliver online. Programmes include Strengthening Families, Recovery Programme, You-Me and Mum, Helping Hands, Hope to Recovery and Freedom Programme. Contact silvana@harvoutreach.org.ukFollow these links to have a look what the some of the programmes involve.Strengthening families -&nbsp;https://strengtheningfamiliesprogram.org/Recovery programme -&nbsp;https://rockpool.life/the-recovery-toolkit/You-Me and Mum -&nbsp;https://www.womensaidni.org/assets/uploads/2012/04/you-and-me-mum-leaflet.pdfFreedom Programme -&nbsp;https://www.freedomprogramme.co.uk/
Little Savoy Community Cinema
Hyndburn
https://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query=,
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Counselling services for problematic Gamblers
Counselling services for problematic Gamblers
<p>Support and information for people who are struggling with&nbsp;gambling.</p><p>This&nbsp;includes&nbsp;partners, family members and friends.</p><p>This service is delivered across the North West by trained counsellors.&nbsp;</p><p>To see if you might have a gambling problem look at the list on the web page -&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://beaconcounsellingtrust.co.uk/does-problem-gambling-effect-you/" href="https://beaconcounsellingtrust.co.uk/does-problem-gambling-effect-you/">https://beaconcounsellingtrust.co.uk/does-problem-gambling-effect-you/</a>&nbsp;</p><p>You can also use&nbsp;the self-assessment tool on&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://beaconcounsellingtrust.co.uk/does-problem-gambling-effect-you/" href="https://beaconcounsellingtrust.co.uk/does-problem-gambling-effect-you/">https://beaconcounsellingtrust.co.uk/does-problem-gambling-effect-you/</a>&nbsp;</p><p>After you complete the self-assessment tool someone will contact you.</p><p>To find out how Beacon Trust&nbsp;can help, you can call 01512260696 or email&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:gamcare@beaconcounsellingtrust.co.uk" href="mailto:gamcare@beaconcounsellingtrust.co.uk">gamcare@beaconcounsellingtrust.co.uk</a>&nbsp;</p><p>Telephone lines are open 9am to 5pm weekdays Mon - Fri</p><p><br></p>
gamcare@beaconcounsellingtrust.co.uk
8/17/2022
Phone
Self referral
Community CVS - Blackburn
Confidential and impartial information, advice and support to parents/carers/children and young people (0-25 years)Information about Blackburn with Darwen’s Local Offer&nbsp;bwd-localoffer.org.ukInformation, advice and support on subjects including local policy and practice, personalisation, personal budgets, preparation for adulthood, the law on SEN and Disability, Health and Social Care.Information, advice and support throughout the Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) assessment process. Also, information, advice and support on transferring existing Statements, IPRAs to Education, Health &amp; Care PlanInformation, advice and support about additional SEN support in school.Individual caseworkSupport in preparing for and attending meetingsHelp in filling in forms and writing letters/reportsSupport in resolving disagreements, including disagreement resolution, mediation and tribunalsInformation, advice&nbsp;and support relating to school transitions and exclusionsSignposting to other local or national sources of advice, information and supportLinks to local parent support groups and forumsContact by telephone mon - Fri 10am to 4pm or complete the online form to self refer
The Emily Davison Centre
Jane Partington
1254879855
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Youth Mental Health Support - 12 - 25 year olds
Youth Mental Health Support - 12 - 25 year olds
<p>Ynot Aspire provides a range of support for young people suffering with their mental health and wellbeing, this ranges from in school drop-in sessions, access to counselling services and mentoring by fully trained volunteers on a face to face/zoom/WhatsApp basis, whichever suits you best.</p><p>In addition, the website offers self-help advice for ideas on how to look after your mental wellbeing.</p><p>In addition, there is also an urgent helpline you can access by texting YM to 85258</p><p>For further information please ring 01254 352592 or 07841 019432, email wellbeing@ynotaspire.org.uk or complete the online referral form at www.ynotaspire.org.uk</p>
info@ynotaspire.org.uk
8/12/2022
Phone
Self referral
SAMM - National Support after Murder and Manslaughter
Online Peer Support Groups give you a chance to talk to others with similar challenges. Sometimes they&nbsp;cover specific topics or bereavement related themes which will be advertised in advance. &nbsp;The groups are available during the day as well as the evening.The groups bring&nbsp;people together with similar influences to help with their grief journey. Some&nbsp;sessions will reflect this and will occasionally focus on a particular group such as men living with loss.Our general women’s group is held every Tuesday evening from 7pm to 8pm.&nbsp;Our Men Living with Loss group is held every Wednesday from 7.30pm to 8.30pm.If you would like to join one of the groups please email your request to info@samm.org.uk. There will be a maximum of 7 people per session.
Platform 5 - Drop in centre
01254 503067
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Girls United - Ladies social inclusion football team
Girls United - Ladies social inclusion football team
<p>https://www.creativefootball.co.uk/</p><p>https://www.creativefootball.co.uk/add-girls-united-new</p><p>New players of all abilities 16+ welcome</p><p>Blackburn college - Sports hall 1</p>
main@creativefootball.co.uk
10/6/2022
Venue
Self referral
YNOT Aspire
Ynot Aspire provides a range of support for young people suffering with their mental health and wellbeing, this ranges from in school drop-in sessions, access to counselling services and mentoring by fully trained volunteers on a face to face/zoom/WhatsApp basis, whichever suits you best.In addition, the website offers self-help advice for ideas on how to look after your mental wellbeing.In addition, there is also an urgent helpline you can access by texting YM to 85258For further information please ring 01254 352592 or 07841 019432, email wellbeing@ynotaspire.org.uk or complete the online referral form at www.ynotaspire.org.uk
SAMM Online/Telephone
Reception
0121 472 2912
Hyndburn
https://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query=,
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Wellbeing - Advice and Support
Wellbeing - Advice and Support
<p>At the Accrington centre you will be offered a full health and wellbeing assessment on you. This helps to ensure that you get all the treatment and support you need.</p><p>For more information about this service please ring 01254 495382 or email <a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:eastlancs.info@cgl.org.uk" href="mailto:eastlancs.info@cgl.org.uk">eastlancs.info@cgl.org.uk</a></p><p>You can also visit the centre in Accrington</p>
eastlancs.info@cgl.org.uk
8/26/2022
Venue
Self referral
Creative Support Ltd
https://www.creativefootball.co.uk/https://www.creativefootball.co.uk/add-girls-united-newNew players of all abilities 16+ welcomeBlackburn college - Sports hall 1
YNOT Aspire Telephone / Online
01254 352 592
BLACKBURN All
https://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query=,
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Step by Step (Counselling) - multilingual service - Lancashire BME
Step by Step (Counselling) - multilingual service - Lancashire BME
<p style="margin-bottom:11px">This is a multicultural and bilingual counselling service.&nbsp;<br>Due to Covid, this is currently a phone only service.<br>Up to eight weekly sessions are offered.<br>The service is provided by trained counsellors.<br>Referral to this service can be self-referral or professional referral.&nbsp;<br>To make a referral download and complete the referral form found here, the link is at the bottom of the page - https://www.lancashirebmenetwork.org.uk/talk-me-happy/step-by-step-counselling/&nbsp;<br>Send the completed form by email to - referrals@lancashirebmenetwork.org.uk<br>This service can also be accessed as a follow on service after completing the side by side support service.&nbsp;<br><br></p><p style="margin-bottom:11px"><br></p>
referrals@lancashirebmenetwork.org.uk
8/26/2022
Phone
Self referral
Inspire East Lancashire
At the Accrington centre you will be offered a full health and wellbeing assessment on you. This helps to ensure that you get all the treatment and support you need.For more information about this service please ring 01254 495382 or email eastlancs.info@cgl.org.ukYou can also visit the centre in Accrington
Blackburn College
Reception
01254 661501
EAST LANCASHIRE ALL
https://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query=,
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Rehabilitation Walking Football -For people with neurological conditions
Rehabilitation Walking Football -For people with neurological conditions
<p>Rovers Rehabilitation Walking Football aims to tackle Parkinson's and other neurological conditions using the power of football, supported by Mind2Muscle and DES Group.&nbsp;</p><p>The programme will help with reducing anxiety and depression, strengthen muscles, joints and bones and improve the overall quality of life.</p><p>The sessions will be held weekly at Blackburn Rovers Indoor Centre, located at Ewood Park.</p><p>The sessions will be 60-minutes long followed by a 30-minute social</p><p>A taster session will be held on Monday 26th September from 10.30am-12pm at the Indoor Centre, which is free of charge.&nbsp;</p><p>There will be a charge of £30 for the 12 weekly sessions.</p><p>Get a free t-shirt, football and water bottle.</p><p>Family members and carers are also welcome to attend the session and show their support for participants.&nbsp;</p><p>To learn more about the programme, please contact Chris McGrail on chris.mcgrail@brfctrust.co.uk or phone 01254 508256.</p>
chris.mcgrail@brfctrust.co.uk
9/21/2022
Venue
Self referral
Colne Open Door Centre LTD
The&nbsp;snack bar serves low cost nutritious and home cooked food to our community.&nbsp;The snack bar is often used as a place where people can have a hot drink and have a friendly chat with others. The snack bar can also offer emergency food parcels and free meals to the impoverished, people can self-refer for this service whilst in the centre.The snack bar offers free unlimited internet access and use of computers.The snack bar is run&nbsp;by&nbsp;volunteers under the guidance of our support workers. If you would like to volunteer at the Open Door Centre and become part of the team please get in touch on 01282 860342
Reading Well - Online
Pendle
https://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query=,
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Respite for carers
Respite for carers
<p>Are you caring for someone living with dementia?</p><p>​Could you benefit from 2 hours a week respite provided by Crossroads and funded by the Local Clinical Commission Group.</p><p>To find out if you qualify contact by phone or email</p>
enquiries@crossroadseastlancs.org.uk
9/23/2022
Home visit
Self referral
Blackburn Rovers Community Trust
Rovers Rehabilitation Walking Football aims to tackle Parkinson's and other neurological conditions using the power of football, supported by Mind2Muscle and DES Group.&nbsp;The programme will help with reducing anxiety and depression, strengthen muscles, joints and bones and improve the overall quality of life.The sessions will be held weekly at Blackburn Rovers Indoor Centre, located at Ewood Park.The sessions will be 60-minutes long followed by a 30-minute socialA taster session will be held on Monday 26th September from 10.30am-12pm at the Indoor Centre, which is free of charge.&nbsp;There will be a charge of £30 for the 12 weekly sessions.Get a free t-shirt, football and water bottle.Family members and carers are also welcome to attend the session and show their support for participants.&nbsp;To learn more about the programme, please contact Chris McGrail on chris.mcgrail@brfctrust.co.uk or phone 01254 508256.
Open Door, Colne
Chris McGrail
01282 860 342
BLACKBURN All
https://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query=,
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Free Streets - support for homeless people
Free Streets - support for homeless people
<p>Free Streets is an Emmaus outreach project supporting people living on the streets across the North West</p><p>Funded by the Masonic Charitable Foundation, the Free Streets project aims to provide advice, guidance, and essential items to people sleeping rough, in partnership with local agencies.</p><p>Trained outreach workers and volunteers visit homeless people in their localities across&nbsp;Lancashire.&nbsp;</p><p>The Free Streets outreach team regularly visits Accrington, Blackburn,&nbsp;Bolton, Burnley,&nbsp;and Nelson.</p><p>Free Streets offer individual support. They can help with health needs and assist in getting housing.</p><p>Free Streets work to offer increased&nbsp;support to those in greatest need.</p><p>If you see someone sleeping rough you can send information to Free Streets by completing the form here -&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://emmaus.org.uk/burnley/about-us/free-streets/" href="https://emmaus.org.uk/burnley/about-us/free-streets/">https://emmaus.org.uk/burnley/about-us/free-streets/</a>​​​​​​​</p>
freestreets@emmausburnley.org.uk
8/25/2022
Information advice and guidance
Self referral
Brook
This is the free sexual health and contraception service run by Brook for anyone living in Blackburn with Darwen.You can contact Brook to make an appointment to visit a clinic by calling&nbsp;01254 268700 9am to 5pm Mon to FriYou can also contact the clinic by email at&nbsp;info.blackburn@brook.org.uk.The clinic is open Mon - Fri with special sessions for the under 18's on Mon, Wed, and Fri afternoons and Sat mornings see clinic page for more details.&nbsp;https://www.sexualhealthblackburn.co.uk/visit-clinic/
Peel Park and the Coppice Local Nature Reserve
01254 230348
BLACKBURN All
https://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query=,
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Talk to Frank - Telephone advice line
Talk to Frank - Telephone advice line
<p>Friendly and confidential advice by phone, text, email or live chat.</p><p>The phone line is 24 hour 7 days a week. You can speak to Frank in 120 languages, Ask for an interpreter when you call.&nbsp;</p><p>There is also a live chat online that runs from 2pm-6pm, 7 days per week.&nbsp;</p><p>You can text 82111</p><p>If you want to discuss anything, in relation to yourself or someone else then get in touch.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
10/19/2022
Phone
Self referral
Accrington & District Blind Society
Accrington &amp; District Blind Society - Sight Support Group offers help to&nbsp;partially sighted people.This is a peer support group and the group gets together as a social group.For some sessions, they will have a specialist as a speaker.They may have demonstrations of equipment.Sometimes they go out for lunch so it is a good idea to check if the group is on before making a special journey.
Maundy Relief
Reception
1254232328
Hyndburn
https://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query=,
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Telephone Friendship - weekly call
Telephone Friendship - weekly call
<p>You will be matched with a friendly volunteer for a weekly chat.</p><p>Who are our services for?</p><p>The&nbsp;service&nbsp;is&nbsp;for people in later life who’d like to talk to someone. You don’t need to be feeling lonely,&nbsp;you don’t need to live on your own. Sometimes it’s just nice to talk.&nbsp;</p><p>To sign up for the&nbsp;regular telephone friendship service, where someone calls each week, you need to:</p><p>be over 60<br>have your own landline or mobile phone<br>be able to hear and be understood over the phone.<br>commit to a regular call at the same time each week.</p><p>To get started you need to complete the referral form&nbsp;-&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.ageuk.org.uk/services/befriending-services/sign-up-for-telephone-befriending/" href="https://www.ageuk.org.uk/services/befriending-services/sign-up-for-telephone-befriending/">https://www.ageuk.org.uk/services/befriending-services/sign-up-for-telephone-befriending/</a></p><p>Click on the "Ready for a weekly call - sign up button" and you will be asked some simple questions to get you started.</p><p>NOTE - this is a really busy service at the moment and it may take longer than usual to match you with a volunteer. Just be patient and wait and someone will get in touch with you.</p><p><br></p>
8/15/2022
Phone
Self referral
The Billy Project CIC
This is for members of the billy project.Packed with home workouts suitable for all abilities, the online group is perfect for those who cant always make it to the gym and nutritional advice for every day, busy women.
Accrington Library
0300 123 6703
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Sexual Health and Wellbeing Service - Online sexual health Services
Sexual Health and Wellbeing Service - Online sexual health Services
<p>Residents aged 16+ in Blackburn with Darwen can access free testing and treatment for STIs online from SH:24.</p><p>This includes testing for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, HIV and syphilis as well as diagnosis and treatment of genital warts and herpes.</p><p>This is an online service and can be accessed 24/7 without visiting a clinic</p><p>Go to&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.sexualhealthblackburn.co.uk/sti-home-testing/order-online-sti-test/" href="https://www.sexualhealthblackburn.co.uk/sti-home-testing/order-online-sti-test/">https://www.sexualhealthblackburn.co.uk/sti-home-testing/order-online-sti-test/</a>&nbsp;to order a kit and for instructions how to use it and FAQ</p><p>Go to&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.sexualhealthblackburn.co.uk/sti-home-testing/online-diagnosis-and-treatment-warts-and-herpes/" href="https://www.sexualhealthblackburn.co.uk/sti-home-testing/online-diagnosis-and-treatment-warts-and-herpes/">https://www.sexualhealthblackburn.co.uk/sti-home-testing/online-diagnosis-and-treatment-warts-and-herpes/</a>&nbsp;for further information about diagnosis and treatment of genital warts and herpes.</p>
info.blackburn@brook.org.uk
8/18/2022
Online
Self referral
Age UK - National
You will be matched with a friendly volunteer for a weekly chat.Who are our services for?The&nbsp;service&nbsp;is&nbsp;for people in later life who’d like to talk to someone. You don’t need to be feeling lonely,&nbsp;you don’t need to live on your own. Sometimes it’s just nice to talk.&nbsp;To sign up for the&nbsp;regular telephone friendship service, where someone calls each week, you need to:be over 60have your own landline or mobile phonebe able to hear and be understood over the phone.commit to a regular call at the same time each week.To get started you need to complete the referral form&nbsp;-&nbsp;https://www.ageuk.org.uk/services/befriending-services/sign-up-for-telephone-befriending/Click on the "Ready for a weekly call - sign up button" and you will be asked some simple questions to get you started.NOTE - this is a really busy service at the moment and it may take longer than usual to match you with a volunteer. Just be patient and wait and someone will get in touch with you.
07939 832216
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Counselling
Counselling
<p>For information on Mindsmatter and what support you can get visit their webpage here -&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/treatments" href="https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/treatments">https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/treatments</a></p><p>The information on this webpage is available in more than 100 written and spoken languages.</p><p>Mindsmatter offer a variety of different talking treatments to suit your needs.</p><p>You may be offered Counselling&nbsp;if you suffer from depression, low self-esteem or other mild anxiety issues.</p><p>Mindsmatter Counselling is an 8-week one-to-one course to help you understand your problems and how to manage them more effectively. Counselling can help with Depression, Relationship Difficulties, Bereavement, Major Life Adjustments, Low Self Esteem, Mild anxiety Related Issues, and Trauma Issues.</p><p>To find out more about Counselling&nbsp;with Mindsmatter visit -&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/treatments" href="https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/treatments">https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/treatments</a>&nbsp;Towards the bottom of&nbsp;the page click on the heading&nbsp;Counselling&nbsp;and you will see more information about this therapy.</p><p>You can also find out more information about Counselling here&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/talking-therapies-medicine-treatments/talking-therapies-and-counselling/counselling/" href="https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/talking-therapies-medicine-treatments/talking-therapies-and-counselling/counselling/">https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/talking-therapies-medicine-treatments/talking-therapies-and-counselling/counselling/</a></p><p>The first step to accessing a Mindsmatter service is to complete an online self-referal form here -&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/self-referral-mindsmatter" href="https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/self-referral-mindsmatter">https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/self-referral-mindsmatter</a></p><p>Once you have completed the form you will be given an appointment for a telephone assessment.&nbsp;</p><p>On the webpage&nbsp;<a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/treatments" href="https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/treatments">https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/treatments</a> there is a link to information that tells you what to expect during this telephone assessment. Use this information to prepare yourself for your assessment.</p><p>If you would like to speak to someone&nbsp;before you complete a self-referral form you can contact your local team on&nbsp;the following numbers during normal working hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.</p><p>HYNDBURN - Telephone: 01254 226007</p><p>ROSSENDALE - Telephone: 01282 657792</p><p>RIBBLE VALLEY - Telephone: 01282 657927</p><p>BURNLEY - Telephone: 01282 657268</p><p>PENDLE - Telephone: 01282 657927</p><p>BLACKBURN AND DARWEN - Telephone: 01254 226037</p>
FirstStep@lancashirecare.nhs.uk
9/18/2022
Online
Self referral
BwD Carers Service
Amanda Coates is a solicitor who is working for Cancer Research UK to help people of any age to get a free simple will.&nbsp;How does this work? In return for providing this service, you leave a suggested donation of £150 to Cancer Research UK in your will. &nbsp;This way you pay no money now and leave money to a good cause.&nbsp;No matter what age you are, it is a good idea to have a will in place.&nbsp;How else can Amanda help Carers? Amanda has low cost solutions for putting lasting powers of attorney in place and can help with any issues regarding care and community law.&nbsp;To get in touch? email: ac-amandacoates-solicitor.co.uk or call 07890519826 or you can let Amanda know you came via BwD Carers Service.
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Hospital Aftercare Service - also for people who have had an illness at home
Hospital Aftercare Service - also for people who have had an illness at home
<p>This is&nbsp;short-term support, up to six weeks for adults (18+).<br>In hospital and at home after an illness, bereavement or loss of confidence.</p><p>Age UK Lancashire has teams who are trained to help and support you.</p><p>In Hospital the team will:</p><p>See if they can transport you home and help you settle in.<br>Talk to you about what help you might need at home</p><p>In your home, the&nbsp;team can:</p><p>Help with shopping, light cleaning and preparing light meals.<br>Give emotional support and companionship.<br>Help you to gain access to any other support and services.<br>Provide information and advice.</p><p>To see what they offer have a look at their latest leaflet here -&nbsp;https://www.ageuk.org.uk/bp-assets/globalassets/lancashire/leaflets/has-east-leaflet.pdf</p><p>Or check out their video here -&nbsp;https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kd6NyKZ1--A&amp;t=158s</p><p>You can ask about&nbsp;this service via Age UK Lancashire&nbsp;telephone line -&nbsp;0300 303 1234</p><p>You can also ask about&nbsp;this service via Burnley General Hospital: 01282 436414 or Royal Blackburn Hospital: 01254 734526</p><p>contact 7 days a week 9am to 8pm including bank holidays<br><br></p>
8/15/2022
Home visit
Self referral
Mindsmatter
For information on Mindsmatter and what support you can get visit their webpage here -&nbsp;https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/treatmentsThe information on this webpage is available in more than 100 written and spoken languages.Mindsmatter offer a variety of different talking treatments to suit your needs.You may be offered Counselling&nbsp;if you suffer from depression, low self-esteem or other mild anxiety issues.Mindsmatter Counselling is an 8-week one-to-one course to help you understand your problems and how to manage them more effectively. Counselling can help with Depression, Relationship Difficulties, Bereavement, Major Life Adjustments, Low Self Esteem, Mild anxiety Related Issues, and Trauma Issues.To find out more about Counselling&nbsp;with Mindsmatter visit -&nbsp;https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/treatments&nbsp;Towards the bottom of&nbsp;the page click on the heading&nbsp;Counselling&nbsp;and you will see more information about this therapy.You can also find out more information about Counselling here&nbsp;https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/talking-therapies-medicine-treatments/talking-therapies-and-counselling/counselling/The first step to accessing a Mindsmatter service is to complete an online self-referal form here -&nbsp;https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/self-referral-mindsmatterOnce you have completed the form you will be given an appointment for a telephone assessment.&nbsp;On the webpage&nbsp;https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/psychological-therapies/mindsmatter/treatments there is a link to information that tells you what to expect during this telephone assessment. Use this information to prepare yourself for your assessment.If you would like to speak to someone&nbsp;before you complete a self-referral form you can contact your local team on&nbsp;the following numbers during normal working hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.HYNDBURN - Telephone: 01254 226007ROSSENDALE - Telephone: 01282 657792RIBBLE VALLEY - Telephone: 01282 657927BURNLEY - Telephone: 01282 657268PENDLE - Telephone: 01282 657927BLACKBURN AND DARWEN - Telephone: 01254 226037
Ask Bill - Online
Reception
01254 688440
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Wills and Trusts service - understand inheritance issues for people with a learning disability
Wills and Trusts service - understand inheritance issues for people with a learning disability
<p>Mencap’s Wills and Trusts offers free information and guidance on how to make sure your child is provided for when you’re no longer around</p><p>Contact by telephone&nbsp;0207 696 6925 or</p><p>email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:willsandtrusts@mencap.org.uk" data-cke-saved-href="mailto:willsandtrusts@mencap.org.uk">willsandtrusts@mencap.org.uk</a>&nbsp;or</p><p>download free guides at&nbsp;<a href="https://www.mencap.org.uk/contact/order_wills_and_trusts_publicati" data-cke-saved-href="https://www.mencap.org.uk/contact/order_wills_and_trusts_publicati">https://www.mencap.org.uk/contact/order_wills_and_trusts_publicati</a></p><p><br></p>
willsandtrusts@mencap.org.uk
9/13/2022
Phone
Self referral
Friends Of Rhyddings Park
Rhyddings Walkers is a walking group organised by the Friends Of Rhyddings Park who arrange free weekly walks in the local area every Monday at 10am. There is no need to book just turn up at the coach house inside the parkcheck out what's on here -&nbsp;https://friendsofrhyddingspark.com/forp-newsletter
Funeral Guide - Online
Reception
Hyndburn
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Wellbeing Helpline & Texting Service
Wellbeing Helpline & Texting Service
<p>lscft - Wellbeing Helpline &amp; Texting Service, available Monday to Friday 7pm – 11pm and Saturday to Sunday 12pm – Midnight. Staffed by volunteers and those with lived experience.&nbsp;&nbsp;Offers support and signposting, ring if you want to chat about anything&nbsp;health-related. It can be contacted on 0800 915 4640 or by texting 'Hello' to 07860 022846.</p>
lct.enquiries@lscft.nhs.uk
9/9/2022
Phone
Self referral
Mencap
Mencap’s Wills and Trusts offers free information and guidance on how to make sure your child is provided for when you’re no longer aroundContact by telephone&nbsp;0207 696 6925 oremail&nbsp;willsandtrusts@mencap.org.uk&nbsp;ordownload free guides at&nbsp;https://www.mencap.org.uk/contact/order_wills_and_trusts_publicati
Rhyddings Park
Gina
01254 388111
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WE COUNT PROJECT - For cared for children
WE COUNT PROJECT - For cared for children
<p>We Count Project works with schools, children's social care and families to connect young people in care who are struggling, to ongoing emotional support.</p><p>We provide looked after children with regular 1-1 sessions with an assigned support worker, who works towards helping them achieve their potential.</p><p>We also offer the young person advocacy in situations they feel they need help with, and can act as a meditator between the looked after child and other organisations.</p><p>There is no limit to the number of 1-1 sessions the young person can have, however they must be between the ages of 7 and 18 and must be a looked after child i