West Park Drive
Contact: Lynn Saggerson
Tel: 01253 301004
The Volunteer Centre Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde began as a project of Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) in 1996. In April 2006 the Volunteer Centre formed as a Company Limited by Guarantee and became a Registered Charity in 2008. Their aim is to provide support and inspiration for volunteers, organisations and groups to develop volunteering in the community.
Contact: Tom Hutton
Tel: 01772 682593
The AFC Fylde Community Foundation work across the Fylde Coast to educate, motivate and inspire future generations to build better communities for all. They have qualified coaches working all over Fylde delivering coaching, education programmes and personal development, providing young people of all abilities with multiple opportunities.
102 Dickson Road
Contact: Shelley Mullarkey Matthews
Tel: Blackpool: 01253 311431
or Preston: 01772 253840
Drugline – Lancashire was established in 1986 with support from NCH Action for Children. In 1993 the service gained independent charity status. The service then continued to offer a range of substance misuse projects for adults, young people and their families across Lancashire for over 28 years.
The service in 2006 re branded its growing sexual health working under the SHIVER (Sexual Health HIV Education and Responses) banner. From April 2011 the service diversified its activities and changed its name to Renaissance at Drugline Lancashire, a new dawn for substance misuse and sexual health services. Currently delivering services across Lancashire and Blackpool.
21 King Street
Contact: Annette Stevens
Tel: 0333 320 4555
Progress Housing Group own and manage nearly 11,000 homes and have been delivering housing and related services for over 20 years. They operate mainly in Lancashire, but provide Supported Living homes for people with a learning disability nationwide, as well as accommodation for keyworkers in Lincolnshire. They also manage two women’s refuges and three supported schemes for people facing homelessness.
Rear of 158 Castleton Road
Contact: Vali Patel
Tel: 01772 889431
Preston Muslim Forum seeks to improve the lives and well being of Muslims and the community at large by fostering understanding and co-operation between communities. They help to develop community-led solutions, advocating fair, effective and culturally sensitive public services. Their vision is to promote and support a striving, healthy and prosperous Muslim community that actively contributes to the benefit of society as a whole.
10-12 Oakham Court
Contact: Valerie Wise
Tel: 01772 201601
Preston Domestic Violence Services is the first organisation in Preston which exists solely to support adults and children experiencing (or having experienced) Domestic Violence.
193 Bolton Road
Contact: Kasira Ahmed
Tel: 01254 265163
Newground CIC is an exciting social enterprise delivering professional services in a competitive marketplace. We deliver services in community support and training, employment, environment and health & safety compliance, flood resilience, landscape architecture and grounds maintenance.
Instead of our profits going to shareholders, they are donated to the charity Newground Together and distributed in the form of grants to environmental and community projects, so by choosing Newground, our customers are helping to drive positive social and environmental change.
Newground is accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 ensuring we deliver quality services in a safe and sustainable way. Newground CIC is the wholly owned subsidiary of the charity Newground Together, a member of the Together Housing Group, a leading provider of quality affordable and modern homes for rent across the North of England.
21-23 Blackburn Road
Contact: Amber Wells
Tel: 0300 330 1354
Lancashire Women is a leading charity for women and girls in Lancashire with over 8500 women accessing their services over the past year and 31 active volunteers supporting delivery of their services. Their vision is where all women and girls in Lancashire are valued and treated as equals. Lancashire Women empower women and girls to be able to transform their lives by bringing them together to: find their voice, share experiences and understanding, develop their knowledge and skills and challenge stereotypes and misconceptions about them… so that they can have choices in becoming the individuals they want to be.
Through their network of female only centres, located across the county, they can help Lancashire Women:
- Improve mental health and emotional wellbeing
- Get advice on managing money, benefits and debt
- Improve skills, knowledge and gain employment
- Meet others and build friendships
- Life safer, happier and more positive lives
“My life has turned around because of the support I’ve received. I feel that a light bulb has been turned on.”
To contact Lancashire Women call 0300 330 1354, email TalkToUs@lancashirewomen.org or visit www.lancashirewomen.org to find your nearest centre.
Selnet’s Enterprise in Society Awards:
In 2018, Lancashire Women were named Lancashire’s Social Enterprise of the Year, and Sarah Harrison was also awarded the title of Volunteer of the Year. Lancashire Women then won the Large Social Enterprise category in 2019!
Office 3-4, Farington House
Lancashire Business Park
Contact: Carol Ross
Tel: 01772 299830
Active Lancashire is the strategic lead for Sport and Physical Activity in Lancashire. We connect with like-minded local organisations and individuals to help bring about active lifestyles. Nationally we are one of the many Sport England-led Active Partnerships that drive a sports delivery system across the country.
We believe that sport and physical activity have the power to influence behaviours and develop skills which can have a broader, positive impact on people’s lives.
Our work in leading and facilitating effective partnerships across the county from key influential decision makers, through to community grass roots organisations aims to encourage Lancashire residents to engage in sport and physical activity and lead a happy, more prosperous life.
80-82 Devonshire Road
Contact: Emma Lord
Tel: 01257 231660
Lancashire Mind are an independent charity focused on Lancashire. They work in partnership with others to provide training and support, and campaign locally to make mental wellbeing a priority.