New Era Centre
Contact: Rachel Whippy
Tel: 0808 278 7975
Citizens Advice Rossendale & Hyndburn provides free, impartial and confidential advice to people about the problems they face. We campaing for change to improve the poilicies and practices that affect people’s lives and we value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination.
We are an independent charity, providing specialist advice services to local people and are part of the Citizens Advice network in England and Wales.
Contact: Judi Yacoub
Burnley: 01282 450535
Nelson: 01282 616750
Colne: 01282 867188
Barnoldswick: 01282 814814
We are an independent charity providing free, impartial and confidential advice to people living in Burnley, Nelson, Barnoldswick and Colne. Our service is open to everyone regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality or nationality.
The whole ethos of our service is about helping people, no matter who they are, to exercise their rights and to obtain fair treatment.
43 King St.
Contact: Shigufta Khan
Tel: 01254 260465 / 55111
BDDWA exists to support women, men and children who are affected by domestic violence or domestic abuse.
The WISH centre is often the first point of contact for people in Blackburn with Darwen who are experiencing domestic abuse. Trained staff are available to discuss choices and options in a non-judgemental way, providing emotional and practical support including-
- Information on and access to emergency, temporary accommodation
- Access to our floating support service,
- Access to IDVA, ISVA, YPVA service
- Access to counselling
- Access to specialist courses for men and women
- Appointments at the free legal surgery
- Signposting and information about other local agencies
We provide support and guidance whatever choice you make.
4 King Street
Contact: Alison Read
Tel: 01254 266620
Age UK Blackburn with Darwen (previously known as Age Concern Blackburn with Darwen) were established in 1976 as a local independent registered charity. Over the last 35 years they have worked with thousands of local older people providing a range of community based services.
They are a member of the national Age England Association, which is made up of partners across England. Our common cause is to help make later life fulfilling and enjoyable experience and promote the wellbeing of older people.
21 Market Square
Contact: Raisa Malik
Tel: 01282 699999
Pendle Women’s Forum have been working with disadvantaged women in the Pendle community since 1998. They offer support to build esteem, motivation and confidence and will extend this provision by providing a transformational coach to support women in removing barriers preventing them from moving into learning and work.
Contact: Deborah Clark
Tel: 01254 460080
Community Solutions is a North West based charity that aims to tackle loneliness and social isolation. We believe that every person matters and no person should ever feel alone or lonely.
We support people who are going through life changes or crisis such as bereavement, loss of health, loss of jobs, poverty, mental health issues etc. We offer a range of befriending and mentoring services to help people live healthier, better lives including home visits, social groups, telephone and digital befriending, counselling, crisis support and more.
We help people to live healthier, better lives. We believe that every person matters, and no person should ever feel alone or lonely.