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Address

Letgo, Impact Housing Association, 47 Nelson Street, CARLISLE, CA2 5NE. 01228 633640

Telephone

The LetGoservice has a 24 hour on call element, this is for use by professionals who may need some advice surrounding domestic advice in a crisis.   This call will be answered by a member of the LetGo team.   To access this service the number is 07736275516

North Office (Carlisle) - 01228 633640

West Office (Workington) – 01900 842990

South Office (Ulverston) – 01229 582386

Accessibility

Letgo North & West all access for wheelchair users

Letgo South is a closed office – However does have wheelchair access

Opening Hours

Appointment Only

Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm

Saturday & Sunday 10am to 2pm

Website

www.Impacthousing.org.uk

Service remit

Let go provides a range of services to individuals experiencing domestic abuse.

Crisis intervention, risk assessment, safety planning for survivors of medium to high-risk domestic violence. Support through criminal justice and civil legal processes, target hardening and Sanctuary, relocation out of area, housing, safeguarding children, liaison with agencies on their behalf, onward referral and signposting to appropriate support services as required.

How do I refer to this Organisation ?

Referral criteria

IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisors) referral criteria: High-risk cases of domestic violence (assessed using the Safe Lives Risk Indicator Checklist or RIC).  IDVAS can assist if you are in crisis and are at high risk of harm.  They will assess your risk and provide safety planning, advice and support where required.  They can also provide support with:

  • Criminal justice and civil legal processes
  • Improved home security
  • Housing related advice or support to relocate out of area
  • Safeguarding children
  • Act as your voice with agencies on your behalf
  • Offer onward referral and signposting to appropriate support services as required.

 

Medium or Standard risk cases of domestic violence where physical assault has occurred and a prosecution is proceeding through the Specialist Domestic Violence Court.

DV Outreach Workers: Medium risk cases of domestic violence (assessed using the Safe Lives RIC).   Our dedicated team of Outreach Workers will work with you in the community to offer:

  • Practical assistance and advice with a range of issues including housing, welfare benefits, debt management
  • Support you to increase your confidence to access other services
  • Safety planning advice
  • Signposting and referral onwards to specialist agencies if required.

 

Let Go Referral Criteria

  • You will be assessed and supported by the appropriate service, dependent on your risk and support needs
  • IDVA - High risk cases of domestic abuse or where physical assault has occurred and a prosecution is proceeding through the Criminal Justice System
  • Outreach - Medium risk cases of domestic abuse/or you are fleeing an abusive relationship and require support around housing issues and finances.

Police referrals are received through an agreed ‘Information Sharing’ protocol.

Self referral can be made directly using the Let go contact numbers. Let go will complete a risk assessment before offering a service. Alternative options will be discussed if the case does not meet our referral criteria (although these may be limited).

Referrals by phone, e-mail or letter

 

Type of Organisation

Advice & Support

 

Quality Marks

Investors in People

CAADA Leading Light Accreditation