Other relevant services
In an emergency always call 999. Call 101 for any other enquiries. Victims of domestic violence can ask to be seen by a female officer and they can arrange transport, medical aid and a safe place for you to go.
In an emergency call 999 or 111 is the NHS non-emergency number.
South Lakes Citizen's Advice Bureau
Providing free, independent, impartial and confidential advice on a wide range of areas.
Telephone: 01539 446 464
Christians Against Poverty
Provide free debt counselling, offering support and solutions.
Telephone: 0800 328 0006
Springfield Domestic Abuse Support in South Lakeland
Provide refuge accommodation and a community support service for people affected by domestic abuse.
Telephone: 01539 726171
Turning the Spotlight
A package of programmes and interventions for partners, ex partners and children experiencing domestic abuse in the home in South Cumbria.
Telephone: (Laraine Carr) 07919 393 311
Specialist support to help individuals of all ages who have been affected by crime and traumatic events including domestic violence.
Victim care team in Cumbria: 0300 303 0157
Supportline: 0808 168 9111
Provides a free counselling service for individual who have experienced recent or historic rape and sexual abuse in South Cumbria and North Lancashire.
Telephone: 01229 820 828
A housing and homelessness charity providing advice to individuals with housing problems.
Housing advice helpline: 0808 800 4444
Range of services to support families and couples, offering counselling and advice.
Telephone: 0300 100 1234
National Family Mediation
Free family mediation for separating couples.
Telephone: 0300 4000 636
National Centre for Domestic Violence
Provides a free emergency injunctions service for individuals experiencing domestic violence.
Telephone: 0207 186 8270 or 0800 970 2070
For further advice contact the Housing Options team using the details below or call the out of hours number on 0870 428 6905.