Domestic and Sexual Violence

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Network members who provide advice and support about Domestic and Sexual Violence are listed below:

Advice Organisations

A new integrated Independent Domestic and Sexual Abuse Crisis Support Service started operating on 1st May 2018. This will see a team providing Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advisor support to high-risk victims of domestic abuse and people who have experienced serious sexual assault or abuse (including safety planning, emotional support, practical advice on issues such as housing and benefits, support with the criminal justice process and civil orders, support with referral to health services and other practical help as appropriate to the person). The service can be contacted on 0300 303 3797 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The Let Go service has now stopped operating so anyone needing support should contact Victim Support.


Safety Net

West Cumbria Domestic Violence Support

Victim Support


Support Organisations

Barnardo's Allerdale

Barnardo's Carlisle Rural & Eden

Barnardo's Carlisle Urban

Barnardo's South Lakeland

Barrow Borough Council Housing Department

The Birchall Trust

The Bridgeway

Carlisle Key

Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Team

Cumbria Constabulary

Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service

Eden Independent Living

Healthy Hopes Cumbria Ltd

Mirehouse Community Centre

Outreach and Respite Support Service for Young People

PTSD Link (UK)

South Lakes Housing

Terrence Higgins Trust

The Families Programme

The Senhouse Centre Whitehaven Community Trust

Victim Support


Useful Links

Click here for the Safe Lives Dash risk checklist.

Click here for a range of resources to identify the risks victims face.

Click here for details of MARACs in Cumbria (Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences in Cumbria)

Here is a link to the Cumbria LSCB (Local Safeguarding Children Board)

Here is a link to helping women through law