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At some stage in their lives, most people will need some sort of support, usually through no fault of their own.

Whether it involves housing issues, financial worries or concerns about antisocial behaviour in the neighbourhood, sometimes most of us just need someone to talk to and offer advice.

On this page of the website we have tried to include local groups and organisations that mey be able to help you.

Please feel free to let us know of any groups or organisations that you think might be helpful to other constituents and we will add them to this page.

Access

LDNPA Access Officer

Nick Thorne

01539 792621

Advice

Citizens Advice Bureau

0870 1264061

01539 738772



Care

Cumbria County Council

Adult Social Care

01228 526690

Complaints department

01228 607142

SLDC

Cumbria Adult Social Care and Children's Services

01539 713377

Age UK, Kendal

01539 728180

British Legion Welfare

Kendal

01539 734411

South Lakeland Carers

01539 815970

Counselling

CRUSE

South Lakes

National Number

0844 4779400

South Cumbria Rape and Advice Service

01229 820828

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association

01524 762522

Salvation Army

015397 33760

Environment and Flooding

Environment Agency

08708 506506

Employment

Job Centre Plus, Kendal

0845 6043719

Grants, Funding and Provision

Barrow Thornborrow

Kendal

01539 725871

Christians Against Poverty

01274 760720

Kings Food bank

Kendal

07532 335735

Student Finance England

0845 3005090

Health

Captain French Lane Surgery

015397 20241

Cancer Care

01539 735800

Kinta House Community and Mental Health Team

01539 732059

South Cumbria Mental Health Users' Forum

01539 737012

South Lakeland Mind

015397 40591

Patient Advice and Liaison Service

01539 795497

St John's Hospice

01524 382538

Highways

Highways Hotline

0845 6096609

Housing

Citizens Advice South Lakeland

01539 721216

SLDC Homelessness Department

01539 733333

SLDC Housing

01539 717717

Impact Housing

Carlisle 01228 633617

Ambleside 015394 32557

Shelter

0844 515 1945

Two Castles Housing

01539 733319

Immigration

Cumbria Multicultural Service

01229 833933

Immigration Advice Service

0161 6694735

Mediation

Resolve

01900 603229

Policing

Kendal Police Station

0845 3300247

Community Police, Kendal

01539 818696

Services

BT Public Liability Office

0800 513120

BT Complaints

020 7356 4569

British Gas Bills

0800 1070184 ext 180631

Electricity Northwest

0845 0500036

United Utilities

Water

0845 746 2200

Waste Water

0845 602 0406

Leakage

0800 330 033

Electricity

0800 195 4141

Transport

Kendal and District Bus Users' Group

015395 34842

Youth issues

Connexions

01539 730045