Family and personal advice

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


Action for Children Mediation North

Action for Children - Millom Surestart Children's Centre and Youth Service

Age UK Barrow and District

Age UK West Cumbria

Barrow CAB

Barrow & District Disability Association

Barrow Foodbank

Bridging the Gap Caritas Care

Carlisle Foodbank

Carlisle Key

Child Maintenance Options

Churches Together in Cumbria

Citizens Advice Allerdale

Citizens Advice Carlisle & Eden

Connexions Cumbria

Copeland CAB


Creative Wellbeing

Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Team

Cumbria Cerebral Palsy

Cumbria Community Skills & Learning

Cumbria Law Centre

Cumbria Rural CAB

Depaul - Nightstop

Eden Carers

Eden Sight Support

Furness Multicultural Community Forum

Healthy Hopes Cumbria Ltd

HITES Cumbria

Making Space

Mirehouse Community Centre

The Oaklea Trust

Outreach and Respite Support Service for Young People

Parkinson's UK


PTSD Link (UK)

Shelter South Cumbria Offender Scheme

Terrence Higgins Trust

The Cumbria Counselling Group

The Families Programme

The Senhouse Centre Whitehaven Community Trust


Veterans Welfare Service

West Cumbria Domestic Violence Support


National Website information links and telephone helplines


Adviceguide (family section)

Family section of the Citizens Advice national information website. Information on aspects of family life, birth, marriage, civil partnership, death, ending a relationship, domestic violence, care for children in need, older and disabled people


Women's Aid

Women's Aid is a national domestic violence charity that helps women and children. Their website includes information and resources and details of their 24 hour helpline number


Men's advice line

a confidential telephone helpline for all men experiencing domestic violence by a current or ex-partner. This includes all men in heterosexual or same-sex relationships.


Age UK

registered charity providing independent information for older people. Their national website contains information and resources. See the network member pages for details of local Age UK organisations who are members of the Cumbria Advice Network.


The Princess Royal Trust for Carers

charity providing independent information for carers


Children's Commissioner

information for children and their carers from the government watchdog