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Community Support & Centres

Brierfield Action in the Community

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Brierfield
Lancashire
BB9  5HW

Contact: Naheed Ashraf

Tel: (01282) 696100


Email:
naheed@baicom.org.uk

Web: www.baicom.org.uk


About Us

Brierfield Action In the Community – BAIC set up in 2003 by local residents of Brierfield. It consists of Board Directors living in and around Brierfield who manage the operations of the organisation through a project manager. The organisation itself is registered as a ‘not for profit’ company and a ‘Registered Charity’. It has been set up for the benefit of those living within the area of Pendle but primarily Brierfield. It also acts as a catalyst to promote for the benefit of the public in Pendle where there is social and economic deprivation by all or any of the following means:

  • the advancement of education, training or retraining;
  • the preservation and protection of good health;
  • the promotion of equality and diversity for the benefit of the public by promoting the elimination of discrimination on grounds of race, religion, disability or ethnic origin and by promoting attitudes, customs and practices in favour of equality;
  • the maintenance, improvement or provision of public amenities available for use by the community or any section of it;
  • the preservation of buildings or sites of historic or architectural importance; the provision of recreational facilities for the public at large or those who by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disablement, financial hardship or social and economic circumstances, have need of such facilities;
  • the promotion of public safety and the prevention of crime;to develop the capacity and skills of the members of the community in Pendle in such a way that they are better able to identify, and help meet, their needs and to participate more fully in society.

Facilities

  • ICT facilities
  • Cyber Games
  • Information and Advice/Guidance by trained staff
  • Conference/meeting room
  • Video/Music editing suite
  • Employment based initiatives

 


 

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Advocacy Focus

54 Blackburn Rdadvocacy-focus
Accrington
Lancashire
BB5 1LE

Contact: Justine Hodgkinson (CEO) or John Hutchison

Telephone: 0300 323 0965


Email:
admin@advocacyfocus.org.uk

Web: www.advocacyfocus.org.uk


About Us

Advocacy Focus provides:

  1. statutory mental health advocacy (IMHA) in Lancashire, Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool
  2. mental health advocacy in Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen
  3. statutory mental capacity advocacy (IMCA) in Blackpool, Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen
  4. advocacy support for people with health and social care related issues in Blackurn with Darwen
  5. advocacy support for young people with learning disabilities through their transition from children to adult services (East Lancashire)
  6. non instructed advocacy support in Blackpool with issues relating to health and social care


For general enquires about other advocacy support available in Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen, please contact Advocacy Access:

Phone: 0345 456 3210
Text only: 07886 744 634
Email:contact@advocacyaccess.org.uk

 


 

 

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