Help in South Lakeland

DaCE Helpline: 07768 997437

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Support with money, debt or consumer issues

South Lakes Citizens advice provides free, confidential, impartial and independent advice and information. The charity has offices in Kendal, Ulverston and Windermere.

Tel: 03444 111444 (New enquiries/Phone advice) Tel: 015394 46464 (Debt / on-going enquiries)
Email through a contact form: Contact form

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Mental health support

Mindline Cumbria provides support, information and guidance for people who are facing mental health issues or caring for those who might be in difficulties across Cumbria. Tel: 0300 561 0000
Monday – Friday 12 noon – 11pm Weekends and Bank Holidays 5pm – 11pm.
Text service: Text ‘Mind’ to 81066 followed by your question. Webchat and email support via their website First Step South Cumbria is part of Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust and provides free, talking therapies to adults (18+) in South Cumbria. Tel: 0300 555 0345.

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Foodbanks in South Lakeland

There are a number of foodbanks in South Lakeland that can help if you’re struggling to purchase food and going hungry. You can find links to your local foodbank below:


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