Tag Archives: Community Support & Centres

Counselling West Lancs

Contact: Denise Hare

Tel: 07740 463 311

 

Email: counsellingwestlancs@gmail.com

 

ABOUT US

Our service will operate independently providing Person Centred and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, mediation and life skills. Our work will be sourced through local CIC’s, networking, care providers, GP’s and community hubs. As counsellors our services are universal to the needs of anyone who feels they would benefit from counselling. This could either be on a 1-2-1 basis or group sessions. Often, we find counselling is sought after particularly by individuals who are on the margins of society and have multiple, complex needs. It is well recognised that these groups have high levels of mental health amongst others. The company’s activities will provide benefit to our local area, where there is a high level of social and economic deprivation.

 


 

 

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Acacia Education Solutions Ltd

Moore & Smalley
9, Winckley Square
Preston
PR1 3HP

Contact: Louise Gorman

 

Email: louise@acaciaeducation.org.uk

Web: www.acaciaeducation.org.uk

 

ABOUT US

Specialist SEND (special educational Needs & Disability) (legally based) advice support and advocacy services. We work within the community developing and delivering specialist services across education, health and social care. We are a neurodiverse organisation and employer.

 


 

 

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No Whispers

Contact: Karen Livesey

Tel: 07713 129242

 

Email: karen@cse-awareness.co.uk 

Web: www.cse-awareness.co.uk

 

 

ABOUT US

“No Whispers” offers training and workshops to engage, motivate and provide learning opportunities for professionals, community members and volunteers who are significantly placed to connect with children and young people and families.

Participants will gain knowledge, understanding and awareness of child sexual exploitation, the impact and misuse of social media, child criminal exploitation and County lines with Safeguarding and reporting strategies.

The impact on the safety, health and wellbeing of children and young people is the most important outcome which will be achieved through the enhanced knowledge and understanding of participants making effective challenges in work towards reducing child exploitation.

 

 


 

 

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Community Futures

15 Victoria Rd
Fulwood
Preston
PR2 8PS

Contact: Denise Partington

Tel: 01772 717461

 

Email: admin@communityfutures.org.uk

Web: www.communityfutures.org.uk

 

ABOUT US

Community Futures is a registered charity (702233) and company limited by guarantee (333713). Our legal name, Community Council of Lancashire, was adopted over 40 years ago to enable us to become a Rural Community Council. This provides us with a unique role in supporting rural community life in Lancashire.

Most of the work we do is rooted in our very first actions as a support agency. Our initial hands on support for unemployed men and their families in Manchester, the flag ship Brentwood House Recuperation Home for Mothers (which also gave refuge to Jewish families fleeing Poland) and an abundance of self-help programmes in some of the most deprived communities in Lancashire all helped to build our credibility and reputation for the work we do today.

Not a lot has changed. We make organisations, individuals and communities better.

This can be better at what they do themselves or for others, but ultimately everything we do has this as a goal. We see evidence of our achievements all over Lancashire, from the community volunteer we supported to take on her own services, to the community that is thriving because we saved its Playgroup.

 


 

 

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Spring North

Business Development Centre
Suite 21 – Eanam Wharf
Blackburn
BB1 5BL

Tel: 01254 503200

Contact: Angela Allen

 

Email: office@springnorth.org.uk

Web: www.springnorth.org.uk

     

 

ABOUT US

OUR VISION

To develop innovative solutions to create a positive impact on the lives of children, young people, families and the communities in which they live whilst challenging inequality and disadvantage – to enable them to meet their full potential.

 

 


 

 

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Trust House Lancashire

Contact: Catherine Smith

Tel: 01772 825288

 

Email: office@trusthouselancs.org

Web: www.trusthouselancs.org

        

 

About Us

Trust House Lancashire is a specalist counselling service for Men, Women and Children who have experienced sexual violence or abuse of any kind. We also offer Family support to the whole family of children who have experienced sexual violence. Our main office is based in Preston town centre, we also have rooms available in Burnley, Fleetwood, Blackpool, Ormskirk and Smelmersdale. Trust House Lancashire believes that every individual has the right to be free from all forms of sexual violence and abuse. Our vision is a safe Lancashire free from sexual violence and abuse. 

 


 

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His Provision CIC

270-274 Central Drive & Bathurst Ave
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY1 5JB


Contact:
 Christine Phillips

Tel: 07928 262653


Email:
 hisprovision4blackpool@yahoo.co.uk

Web: www.facebook.com/hisprovisionblackpool

 

ABOUT US

Over 18 months, we have developed a number of services at The Grange in Blackpool that people from all backgrounds and with deep social issues.

These include:

  • Free family meals and subsidised breakfasts
  • A volunteer programme to gain time credits which can be spent on food and clothing
  • A commercial laundry service so that people can wash their clothes at the Grange School uniforms, so no child has to go without
  • A variety of inter-generational projects to bring young and older together.
  • Older people have reported that their worries have reduced, incidences of vandalism have reduced, and a fragile sense of community is returning to the neighbourhood.

 


 

 

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Open Door Furniture Recycling

St Mary’s Church
116 Manchester Road
Nelson
BB9 7HD

Contact: Mark Clegg

Tel: 01282 452400

 

Email: info@furniturerecycling.org.uk

Web: www.furniturerecycling.org.uk
 


About Us

Open Door Furniture Recycling is YOUR community based furniture scheme which has been set up on a not for profit basis to provide:

  • Basic furniture, household goods and domestic appliances for disadvantaged people living within Burnley and Pendle who are excluded from buying these items through traditional outlets.
  • A real work experience with vocational training towards a recognised qualification that will help the long-term unemployed secure worthwhile jobs.
  • An opportunity to reduce the volume of waste, re-useable furniture and domestic appliances, going to land fill sites.

 


 

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Gift92

Contact: Peter Metcalf

 

Email: mail@gift92.com

Web: www.gift92.com

 

About Us

Gift92 helps those in real need to build a stable home. We help people with limited finance and receiving state benefits to furnish a property. The charity has been doing this since 1992.

Many of those we help have moved into an empty property and do not have the funds to furnish it. We supply the essential furniture and household items to help them and their family create a home. We collaborate with several local agencies and charities to enhance the household items clients receive through our service.

Our work is supported by generous members of the public who donate usable furniture and household items, we are always in need of more due to demand. The furniture collected has enabled us to help over 750 people in 2018.

 


 

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The 180 Programme C.I.C

Contact: Caroline Sagar

 

Email: hello@180project.co.uk

Web: www.180project.co.uk

   

 

About Us

The 180 Project is a community recovery programme in Lancashire and is one of the first of its kind in the UK. It is unique, effective and unlike anything else for those recovering from addiction problems. We use sport [an adapted CrossFit programme] combined with education, mentoring and peer support to achieve total wellness so participants are physically, emotionally and mentally well and socially connected.

180 gives focus and hope to offenders in the system and those recovering from addiction. It also has the potential to reach those people who are at risk of falling into this cycle as early as possible. Through this we aim to break the cycle of substance abuse, crime and prison to help rebuild lives. The long term goal is to impact positively on criminal re-offense rates, improve local communities and to assist individuals in gaining education, volunteer and employment opportunities.

 


 

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