Employment advice

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Network members who provide advice and support about employment are listed below. Click on their name to go to their page on this website.

Age UK Barrow and District

Barrow CAB

Citizens Advice Allerdale

Citizens Advice Carlisle & Eden

Copeland CAB

Cumbria Community Skills & Learning

Cumbria Law Centre

Cumbria Rural CAB


Support Organisations

Allerdale Disability Association

Barrow & District Disability Association

Carlisle Key

Cornerstone Carlisle

Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Team

Cumbria Cerebral Palsy

Cumbria Gateway

Furness Enterprise (The Workshop and Return to Work)

Furness Multicultural Community Forum

Groundwork NE & Cumbria

Imagine Independence

Making Space

Mirehouse Community Centre

The Oaklea Trust


Phoenix Enterprise Centre

PTSD Link (UK)

Phoenix Enterprise Centre


Shaw Trust in the Community

Shelter South Cumbria Offender Scheme


Terrence Higgins Trust

The Families Programme

The Senhouse Centre Whitehaven Community Trust

Turning Point


Veterans Welfare Service

Ways into Successful Enterprise

West House


National Website information links and helplines


Adviceguide (employment)

employment section of the Citizens Advice national information website



organisation funded largely through the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS). Contains independent information on solving problems at work (including a useful A to Z index of employment issues) and a national telephone helpline providing impartial advice.


Directgov (work)

information on work on the government website



information resource from the TUC (national body to which many trade unions are affiliated) on employment issues