Third Sector Services



20 Spencer Street
Cumbria CA1 1BG
Tel: 01228 536673
E-mail: [email protected]

To help make later life a fulfilling experience for older people.

Main services:
To provide a range of information & support, working with older people to enable them to remain informed, active & living at home for as long as possible if they choose to do so.

Day care services, rural Well-being, Prevention Service, Brampton Dial-a-ride.

Age Concern Eden

Cumbria CA11 7TP
Tel: 01768 863618
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Valerie Brook

To promote the health and well-being of older people living in Eden District or anywhere in the county of Cumbria.

Main services:
Day Care, information, advice and advocacy service, promoting: independence, partnership project, shop-mobility, exercise and activity clubs, lunch clubs, minibus, winter warmth, 4 charity shops, Riverside building at Appleby, campaigns.

Ainstable Millenium Green Trust

Cumbria CA4 9PZ
Tel: 01768 896409
E-mail: [email protected]
Contract: Jackie Moffat

To provide an open green space for quiet public enjoyment.

Main services:
A green space within the village, open to all.

Alzheimers Society Carlisle

Caldew Suite
Gallery House
Harraby Green Business Park
Cumbria CA1 2SS
Tel: 01228 819299

Main services:
We offer information and support to people who have dementia and their carers. We offer the following services: Day Care seven days per week, Home Support 70 hours per week, Family Support (2 Groups) and an education programme for carers.

We also have a charity shop.

Alzheimers Society Eden & Keswick Branch

32 Tynefield Drive
Cumbria CA11 8HZ
Tel: 01768 899633
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Angela Harvey

The Alzheimers Society provides help, support and advice for people with dementia and their carers.

Main services:

  • Day care in Appleby, Penrith and Keswick.
  • Home support throughout the district.
  • Family support service including one to one and group support for carers and people with dementia.
  • Information, advice and monthly newsletter.

Armathwaite Nursery

The Playhouse
Station Road
Cumbria CA4 9PW
Tel: 016974 72000
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Judith Bowman

Pre-School nursery for 2 1/2 to 4 year olds.

Armathwaite Old School Hall

3 Mill Brow
Cumbria CA4 9PJ
Tel: 01697 472383
Contact: Jenny Roscoe

The aim of this organisation is to run the Hall for the benefit of the people of Armathwaite and surrounding hamlets.

Main services:
Groups such as Youth Club, Bowls Club, Art Club, Camera and Thursday Club already use the facilities.

Association of Community Complementary Therapy

First Floor, Victoria House
Victoria Viaduct
Cumbria CA3 8AJ
Tel: 07984 765970
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Jen Musgrave

To offer relief from stress and discomfort of a physical and or emotional nature through the provision of affordable complimentary therapies.

Main services:

  • Complementary therapies eg. massage, reflexology, reiki, counselling, homeopathy and aromatherapy.
  • Weekly classes in Yoga and Tai Chi
  • Smoking cessation groups
  • Workshops on a variety of relaxation techniques
  • Body, Mind and Spirit events.


Blue Jam Community Music & Arts Project

Long Office
Eden Rural Foyer
Old London Road
Cumbria CA11 8ET
Tel: 01768 861668
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Jilly Jarman

Our aim is the creation of new music through songwriting and recording. We forge links between different age groups and abilities.

Main services:
Blue Jam delivers music workshops to young people in a culture of respect for different musical styles and musicians. We thrive on the active involvement of young musicians and follow an organic approach to project development. We offer training and workshops to adults in the same spirit.

For details go to

Botcherby Healthy Living Initiative

2 Botcherby Avenue
Cumbria CA1 2TX
Tel: 01228 543405
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Helen Johnstone

To improve access to health and youth services on a local level with the specific aim of promoting health and well-being within the Botcherby Community.

Main services:

  • Community based health centre
  • Drop-in health clinic
  • Advice and counselling
  • Youth cafe and sessions 4x per week
  • Luncheon club
  • Community development/education/training.

British Red Cross Kendal

Unit 3.1 Riverside Business Park
Natland Road
Cumbria LA9 7SX
Tel: 01539 721504
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Brenda Wilson

We help people in crisis. We enable vulnerable people to prepare for and withstand emergencies and when the crisis is over we help them to recover.

Main services:

  • First Aid at public events.
  • First Aid training
  • Loan of medical equipment
  • Therapeutic care
  • Skin camouflage
  • Transport and Escort
  • Emergency Response


Carleton Clinic

Little Common
Wetheral Pasture
Cumbria CA4 8HR
Tel: 01228 560938
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Thomas Nelson

Grants to patients resident at the Carleton Clinic.
Drop-in centre

Carlisle and District Citizens Advice Bureau

5-6 Old Post Office Court
Cumbria CA3 8LE
Tel: 01228 633909
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Andy Auld

Main services:
To ensure individuals do not suffer through a lack of knowledge of their rights and responsibilities or through an inability to express those needs effectively; and to exercise a responsible influence on the development of social policies both locally and nationally.

Carlisle Breast Care Support Group

76 Burgh Road
Belle Vue
Cumbria CA2 7NB
Tel: 01228 542047
Contact: Margaret Keogh

To support ladies who have breast cancer.

Main services:
One to one telephone service.
Group meeting with speakers.

Carlisle Carers Association

Carers Resource Centre
1st Floor Fusehill Medical Centre
Fusehill Street
Cumbria CA1 2HE
Tel: 01228 542156
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Dawn Kenyon

The Association offers support to carers of all ages in the Carlisle area.

Main services:
Providing support for carers, information, social events & trips, home visits, carer assessments, advocacy and a quarterly newsletter. A support group for young carers is also in place.

Carlisle Child Contact Centre

Burnetts Solicitors
6 Victoria Place
Cumbria CA1 1ES
Tel: 01228 710095
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Soni Cox

Carlisle Child Contact Centre offers supported contact facilities for parents to have access to their children in a child-centre environment.

Main services:
We accept self referrals and referrals through solicitors for parents and family members wanting contact with their child/children to meet in a safe, non-judgmental, impartial, child-centred environment.

Sessions are weekly, every Saturday from 9am – 1pm and forthnightly on Tuesday evenings 5.30pm – 7.30pm

Carlisle Mencap

Suite 2
Regents Court
Kingmoor Park
Kingmoor Park
Cumbria CA6 4SJ
Tel: 01228 674393
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Sheila Gregory

Support people with learning disabilities and their families in Carlisle and district.

Main services:
Residential respite for adults
Community support for adults and young people
Home respite for children
Young peoples club
Holidays, leisure, befriending for adults
Family support for families of young people with autism
Campaigning and general advice.

Carlisle Mind

3 Chatsworth Square
Cumbria CA1 1HB
Tel: 01228 543111
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Phil Robinson

Carlisle Mind exists to achieve a better life for everyone living in our area with experience of mental distress in association with National Mind.

Main services:
Self help groups, volunteering, befriending, advocacy, information, campaigning, user voice representation.

Carlisle Shopmobility

Level 2, Lanes Car Park
Lowther Street
Cumbria CA3 8NX
Tel: 01228 625950
Contact: Karen Lockhart

To provide powered scooters and wheelchairs (both manual and powered) for people with mobility difficulties to help them shop and use the facilities of Carlisle City Centre.

Main services:
Hire facilities of wheelchairs, powered scooters within the United Kingdom.
Wheelchair facilities for children
A range of mobility appliances to use; crutches, walking sticks and 3 wheeled rollator.

Carlisle Society for the Blind

9 Brunswick Street
Cumbria CA1 1PB
Tel: 01228 593104
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Angela Robson

To provide information, help and support to people with a visual impairment in Carlisle and district.

Main services:
Home support
Resource Centre
Social activities
Computer classes
Information and advice

Carlisle Stroke Club

45 Longlands Road
Cumbria CA3 9AE
Tel: 01228 538831
Contact: Alan Rutter

Provide a social meeting place for stroke suffers, two evenings per month.

The meetings focus on entertainment and education. We provide transport to the meetings.

Main services:
Musical and education evenings
Slide shows
Social evenings

Carlisle United Study Centre

Brunton Park
Warwick Road
Cumbria CA1 1LL
Tel: 01228 409528
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Elaine Taylor

Educational Centre providing study support after school hours for year 5,6,7,8 and 9 children. Also offers educational activities for other school or family groups.

Main services:
Teaching of ICT, literacy and numeracy skills
Promoting confidence and team work
Hands-on practical activities.
Child day care during summer holidays.

Carlisle YMCA

YMCA Northern OFfice,
80 Demesne Road
Alexandra Park
M16 8PH
Tel: 0161 232 5424
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Ken Livingstone

Serving the needs of Carlisle’s young people in a positive environment, through recreational opportunity and practical Christian care.

Main services:
Various and changing programmes with young people, including African drumming, Duke of Edinburgh Award, drop-in coffee bar, detached youth work and residentials.

Citizens Advice Bureau Eden

2 Sandgate
Cumbria CA11 7TP
Tel: 01768 891503
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Christine McKinlay

To provide the advice people need for the problems they face and to improve the policies and practises that affect people’s lives.

Main services:
Walk in/telephone advice service
Money advice support service
Community care advocacy service
Service user involvement project (substance misuse)

Cumbria Outward Bound

Cumbria CA11 0EA
Tel: 01768 863545
Contact: Mr J.E. Lowthian

To help young people realise their true potential through reflection on and learning from adventurous experiences in the outdoors, by creating a challenging environment.

Main services:
Anything to do with the above mentioned activities.

Cumbria Scouts

Brougham Hall
Cumbria CA10 2DE
Tel: 01768 862040
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Alan Harryman

Main services:
Cumbria Scouts Development Project is based in Eden. It works with Scout groups which already exist & communities who would like Scouting in their area. The focus of the work is the development, regeneration & expansion of Scouting. Scouting aims to develop young people physically, intellectually, socially & spiritually whilst making new friends & having fun. Scouting is for young people.


Diabetes UK Penrith and District

15 Sim Court House
Cumbria CA11 8LL
Tel: 01768 840190
Contact: Bonita Hopkins

Our organisation meets once a month on a Monday night. The meetings consist of information on topics to do with the management of diabetes.

Main services:
Monthly meetings and fund-raising events. We hope to provide information to our members to help them with the management of their diabetic condition.
Medical professionals give talks to aid our understanding of the condition.


East Cumbria Family Support Association

8 Mostyn Hall
Cumbria CA11 7XR
Tel: 01768 242145
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Jane Baldwin

To provide support for disadvantaged families which include a child under 8.

Main services:
ECFSA provides both individual home based support, delivered largely through trained volunteers, and a variety of group based activities targeting both parents and children in a number of different venues. We also run a child contact centre for Eden to facilitate contact between absent parents and their children in a safe neutral environment.

Eden Arts

1 Sandgate
Cumbria CA11 7TP
Tel: 01768 899444
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Adrian Lochhead

Eden Arts aims to promote, support, develop and advise on arts and cultural activity in the Eden District of Cumbria.

Main services:
Its main service is a Local Arts Development Agency, which initiates arts projects and development programmes. It provides updates and newsletters, friends scheme and grant support to organisations and individuals.

Eden Community Alarms (ECA)

12 St Andrew’s Churchyard
Cumbria CA11 7YE
Tel: 01768 890657
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Kath Hetherington

Providing telecare equipment and support services to elderly, disabled and vulnerable people to enable them to live independently while still remaining safe and secure.

Main services:
Peace of Mind project – supporting carers and the people they care for.
Domestic Violence project – supporting victims or those who fear they could become a victim of domestic violence.

Eden Community Outdoors

Appleby Community Centre
Chapel Street
Cumbria CA16 6QR
Tel: 017683 51640
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Anne Perry

ECO encourages and supports young people in the sustainable development of grassroots projects with emphasis on environmental awareness, experiencing the outdoors and creativity.

Main services:
Annual ‘Summer Weeks’ and Halloween Festival
Circus skills workshops
Circus performers
Art/film group
Woodland skills
Pennine Pioneers Group (Alston)

Eden Mencap Society

19 Little Dockray
Cumbria CA11 7HL
Tel: 01768 892014
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Ray Briggs

‘Mission Statement’; As a local community organisation, we will provide support, promote empowerment, offer choices and opportunities to children and adults in the Eden Valley who have learning difficulties.

Main services:
Childrens 1:1 support – Childrens group support
Adults 1:1 support – Adults group support
Childrens youth groups and holiday outings, trips in holiday time.
Adults holidays, trips and away days
Training schemes for adults
Projects: Grow it, Bake it, U do it, Try it, Solve it, Create it
Full details on request.

Eden Mind

St Andrew’s Place
Cumbria CA11 7AU
Tel: 01768 899002
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Chris Wood

Eden Mind exists to enchance the quality of life for people experiencing mental and emotional distress and to work generally towards the promotion of better mental health.

Main services:
Befriending, advocacy, outdoor access, drop-in/day services, classes/training, arts and crafts activities, volunteering, skills for life, information and advice, campaigning and awareness training, complementary therapies.

Eden Rural Foyer

Old London Road
Cumbria CA11 8ET
Tel: 01768 861650
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Sarah Boyle

Eden Rural Foyer offers an innovative and holistic service aimed to provide services to people throughout the Eden Valley.

Main services:
Young person’s accommodation; The Foyer has fifteen safe, comfortable and secure self-contained flats with support to encourage Young People to develop their skills and enhance their quality of life.
Training and education; We offer an entry to employment programme for 16-18 year olds, IT classes for all ages, and food hygiene training.
Cyber Cafe; The Cyber Cafe has 9 state of the art broadband computers where you can surf the net whilst enjoying a speciality coffee and a homemade cake.
Conference/Meeting room space; 3 Stylish conference rooms available to hire with refreshments.

Eden Sports Council

30 Wordsworth Street
Cumbria CA11 7QY
Tel: 01768 864728
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Ron Kenyon

Promote sport in Eden

Eden Voluntary Society for the Blind (EVSB)

Mostyn Hall
Cumbria CA11 7XR
Tel: 01768 891724
Contact: Julia Walsh

Assistance for blind and partially sighted people.

Main services:
Provision of daily aids for vision impaired people, social events and computer training.

Eden Women’s Theatre Group

Tel: 07799741765
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Jennie Sutton

Open and accessible drama workshops for women who live or work in Eden. The workshops will be run by local artists to enchance necessary skills and confidence to perform and voice original material.

Main services:
Relevant workshops and coaching for the groups performance i.e. acting, directing, singing, dancing, lighting, setting the scene, publicity and music.


Fellside Community Development Centre

Salkeld Road
Cumbria CA10 1ND
Tel: 01768 881485
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Mandy Trueman

We aim to provide computer training at all levels of ability in a friendly and save environment.

Main services:
One to one computer sessions for beginners
Computer courses for beginners and expert using Microsoft Office software
Literacy and Numeracy courses
Individual private tuition
Tailored courses for businesses and organisations
Private hire of IT suite.

First Class Kids

The Old Post Office
Cumbria CA11 9QT
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Clare Joenn

To provide care and education for 0-11 year olds at affordable cost to parents to enable them to work or undergo training.

Main services:
Breakfast Club 2 – 11 year olds – 8am – 9am
Full day nursery 2 – 4 year olds with lunch facility 9am – 3pm
After school club 2 -11 year olds 3.15pm – 6pm
All of the above are term time only.
Holidy club 2 – 11 year olds 8am – 6pm during school holidays
Baby unit 0 – 2 year olds – All Year


The Girls Society

Cumbria CA3 9BB
Tel: 01228 526870
Contact: Stella Hazard

The Society give girls and young women the opportunity to grow in confidence, to develop their potential.

Main services:
Great Salkeld Village Hall
1 Barnes Green
Great Salkeld
Cumbria CA11 9LU
Tel: 01768 897010
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Neil Wales

Provision and maintenance of a Village Hall for the use of the inhabitants of Great Salkeld, including use for meetings, lectures, classes and for other forms of recreation and leisure use.

Main services:
Social events
Art Group, Play Group, U3A Choir, Keep Fit
Luncheon Club
Parties (private)
Parish Council meetings, CCC Neighbourhood Forum
Village Hall Committee meetings
Youth Group activities
Church events eg. Coffee mornings, Auction of promises
Brunch – Fathers Day, Summer Supper
Burns Night celebrations
Christmas Dance, Bingo – Christmas
Talks and lectures.


Independent Age

C/o 15 Wellgate
Cumbria CA4 8BA
Tel: 01228 513030
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Eric Lowe

Our aim is to help older people live independently in their own homes for as long as possible.

Main services:
By offering a small, but regular, additional income, along with the support it required of a local volunteer, we can make life a little more comfortable for people who find their finances stretched to the limit. We give priority to those who have helped others. Applicants must be permanently resident in Britain or Ireland. We have financial criteria for applicants.

Independent Community News

12 Meade Road
Cumbria CA1 3BW
Tel: 01228 532803
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Mr K Simpson

To print and publish a bi-monthly news sheet for the well being of people living in the Petteril Bank area.

Main services:
Independent Community News is part of the Carlisle South Community Association. It is a small charity based in the South of Carlisle that has many interests i.e. housing, environmental, transport, benefits, youth and aged. Sub-groups look into and try to point people in the right direction whatever the problem.


Lazonby & District Swimming Pool Association

Middle Cottage
Bank Top
Cumbria CA10 1AQ
Tel: 01768 897193
Contact: Mrs C Hill

Seasonal village swimming pool for Lazonby, Kirkoswald, Great Salkeld parishes.
We also provide pool for campers and holidaymakers.

Main services:
Swimming lessons
Canoeing/Kayaking instructions
We also run small camp/caravan site by pool.

League of Friends of Brampton War Memorial Hospital & The Community

16 Capon Hill
Cumbria CA8 1QN
Tel: 016977 2424
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Dr John Burns

To relieve patients of Brampton Hospital and the community and generally support the charitable work of the hospital.

Main services:
Fundraising through donations, legacies and social events.
Funds raised are used to purchase equipment for use in the hospital and surrounding community.
The League has also contributed large sums towards the building of extensions at the hospital.

Living Well Trust

19-23 Shadygrove Road
Cumbria CA2 7LE
Tel: 01228 599426
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Lorraine Bearchell Healy

The aim of the Living Well Trust is to provide a service which incorporates health, social, educational and spiritual welfare within the local community.

Main services:
The Bus, a mobile youth provision in a double decked bus.
Detached youth work, done wherever young people choose to meet.
The Coliseum, a fully portable sports arena.
Alternative curriculum programme
Practical parenting courses
We focus on those designated as hard to reach, those for whom there is not other provision.


Morton Community Centre

Morton Park Family Centre
East Cumbria Family Support Assoc.
Wington Road
Carlisle CA2 6JP
Tel: 01228 531105
E-mail: [email protected]

To provide facilities in the interest of social welfare, for recreation and leisure with the object of improving the conditions of life of its users.

Main services:
Community groups
Gym, bowling, football, teen fitness
Sunbeds/Beauty room
Bar/Coffee bar
Youth Club
Social events
After school club
Soft Play room
Conferences/meeting rooms
Childrens parties/classes


Northern Fells Rural Community Development Group

11 Elm Close
High Hesket
Cumbria CA4 0JA
Tel: 016974 75920
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Margaret Hodge

The Northern Fells Rural Community Development Group promotes and undertakes charitable activities of any kind for the benefit and welfare of the inhabitants, communities and organisations in the parishes of Ireby with Uldale, Boltons, Westward, Sebergham, Caldbeck, Castle Sowerby and Mungrisdale.

Main services:
The Lend a Hand Group and Benefits Awareness scheme provides neighbourly support to people who are in need.
The Youth Initiative runs a range of activities.
The Minibus service provides a flexible, accessible door to door service.
Plus lunch clubs, drop-in sessions and Tai-Chi for older people.


Parkinson’s Disease Society Eden Support Group

32 Cumberland Close
Cumbria CA10 2EN
Tel: 01768 867759
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Tom Shipp

The Eden Support Group, now in its fourth year and based in Penrith, promotes physical and social welfare of Parkinson’s Disease sufferers in the Eden valley and surrounding districts. With a membership of more than 50, it is organised by PD patients and their carers, under the Rules of its parent body, the Parkinson’s Disease Society of the UK.

Main services:
The Eden Support Group meets on the second Sunday of every second month for lunch, with a speaker and discussion, and has an active physiotherapy group that meets each Monday morning at the Friends Meeting House in Penrith. These activities are provided free of charge to members (funds permitting). The Group also aim to promote public awareness of PD by holding, during National Parkinson’s Awareness Week, each April (i) a high profile Public Lecture by an eminent medical practitioner, (ii) a street collection and drop-in information desk and (iii) a gala members luncheon.

Penrith & District Volunteer Transport

33 Sandgate
Cumbria CA11 7TJ
Tel: 01768 867057
Contact: Keith Davis

The provision of accessible and affordable transport through a volunteer car scheme and dedicated disabled vehicles scheme.

Main services:
Services provided include:

  • Car transport for hospital outpatient visits and other similar journeys.
  • Disabled access vehicles include a Renault Master Minibus (up to three wheelchairs) and a Renault Kangoo single wheelchair vehicle.
  • Both are available for self drive hire.

Penrith and District Camera Club

Beacon Edge
Cumbria CA4 8BN
Tel: 01768 890652
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Bryan Lindley

Penrith and District Camera Club’s purpose is to study, appreciate and practice photography through meetings, lectures, demonstrations, visits, competitions and events with like-minded groups.

Main services:
Its main services are: Teaching/ instruction/ workshop sessions for public audiences. Illustrated talks for the public especially patients, carers, older people, disabled people and those with learning difficulties. Assist economic regeneration such as farm diversification, tourism etc. Features on digital photography in local newspaper, Radio Cumbria etc.

Penrith And North Lakes University of the Third Age

6 Carleton Hall Gardens
Cumbria CA10 2AL
Tel: 01768 210631
Contact: Sue Crothers

Educational, creative and leisure activities for retired and semi-retired people of all ages.

Main services:
Members organise their own activities and offer their skills, knowledge and expertise for the benefit of fellow members.

Penrith Cricket Sports & Social Club

Tynefield Park
Wetheriggs Lane
Cumbria CA11 8PE
Tel: 01768 863087
E-mail: [email protected]

Penrith Cricket Sports & Social Club is a community Cricket Club which provides both Juniors and Adults with an opportunity to play local cricket.

Main services:
Cricket coaching for Junior membership comprising circa 175 boys and girls aged 7 to 18 in 6 teams.
Cricket Team for adults and juniors in local league with 4 teams playing in Eden Valley Cricket League.
Function room available for use by local community.

Penrith Group of the Ramblers Association

2 Barnes Green
Great Salkeld
Cumbria CA11 9LU
Tel: 01768 898910
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Stewart Rainbow

To represent the interest of walkers of all ages and types in the Penrith and Eden Valley areas.

Main services:
Organising regular, led walks in the Lake District and surrounding areas for adults of a variety of ages and experience. In addition, we organise social activities for our membership.

Penrith Music Club

37 Frenchfield Gardens
Cumbria CA11 8TX
Tel: 01768 863538
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: John Upson

Main services:
Penrith Music Club promotes six professional concerts a year in the Methodist Church and occasional school concerts/workshops. Its piano circle meets monthly; its Steinway Model B grand piano is available for practice by individuals or concerts by other organisations.

Petteril Bank Social And Bingo Club

465 London Road
Cumbria CA1 3DL
Tel: 01228 528264
Contact: Muriel Duncan

To provide accommodation on a weekly basis for the elderly residents in the locality to enjoy a social evening and participate in a game of bingo.

Main services:
Weekly social and bingo with refreshments.
Trips to places of interest in the summer.
Christmas party
Weekly book exchange.

Petteril Bank Youth Project

Petteril Bank Community Centre
Burnett Road
Tel: 01228 558790
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Lucy Gaizely

Youth provision on Petteril Bank Estate.

Main services:
Youth Clubs
Detached outreach work – dealing with the issues arising from this.

Prince’s Trust Team

Room 57
c/o Carlisle College
Victoria Place
Cumbria CA1 1HS
Tel: 01228 822899
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Jenny Fiddler

We aim to improve young people’s personal skills to help them move on in life and for them to gain 6 qualifications.

Main services:
L2 Food hygiene
L2 First Aid
Wider Key Skills x 3
L1 Certificate in personal, teamwork and community skills
The young people will take part in a teambuilding residential, undertake a community project and do a work placement. They also work with a group of people in our community to make a difference in their lives.


Rainbow Club of Penrith & District

7 Roman Road
Cumbria CA11 8DZ
Tel: 01768 840116
Contact: Roger Connard

The Rainbow Club was founded in 1978 to provide a social outlet for people with learning difficulties.

Main services:
It is run entirely by volunteers, meeting at least monthly on Friday evenings in the Cumberland Hall, Ullswater Community College from 7 – 9 pm. New helpers are always welcome and anyone interested in finding out more should contact Val Allen (Chairperson on 01768 866877, Anne Gould (Treasurer) on 01768 865399 or any committee member.

Rainbow Soft Play

Carlisle City Church
Lowther Street
Cumbria CA3 8DA
Tel: 01228 548866
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Jonathan Cook

Rainbow Soft Play is open to infant, young children and their families. Superb play equipment is provided for children to have fun and enjoyment.

Main services:
Rainbow Soft Play is a non-profit making venture. Sessions are facilitated by a coordinator and volunteers. All workers have completed CRB Checks. All contributions go to maintenance funding, new equipment and to subsidised outings.

Facilities include: refreshments, high chairs and seats, nappy changing facilities and childrens toilet.

Available on Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays from 10-2pm


Salvation Army

1 Hunter Lane
Cumbria CA11 7UY
Tel: 01768 866732
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Mary Leith

Church and community outreach. Help those in need.

Main services:
Church, Coffee morning and lunches on Tues. Wed. and Fridays
Cameo – Come and meet each other
Mums and Tots on Wednesdays and Thursdays
Junior Club on Fridays

Sands Stillborn and Neonatal Death Charity

28 Portland Place
London W1B 1CY
Tel: 020 74367940
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Erica Stewart

Supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies lives.

Main services:
Telephone support
Group meetings
Home visits

Soroptimist International Carlisle

Hartington House
Hartington Street
Cumbria CA1 1NE
Tel: 01228 521311
Contact: Jessica Riddle

Soroptimist International is a worldwide organisation for women in management and the professions and is a global voice for woman through: Awareness, Advocacy and Action.

Main services:
Soroptimist International is committed to: service to local, national and international communities; Active participation in decision making at all levels of society.

Soroptimist International Penrith & District

96 Lowther Street
Cumbria CA11 7UW
Tel: 01768 862373
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Susan Pickthall

A worldwide organisation for women in management and the professions working through service projects locally, nationally and internationally to advance the status of women.

Main services:
Many and varied work with The Calvert Trust, Eden Carers, Eden Forum against Domestice Violence and Eden Community Alarms.
We support a local charity each year. In 2008-09 it is Eden Valley Hospice. Our current international project is ‘Project Sierra’, improving the lives of children in Sierra Leone.
We are involved with environmental issues locally and support Water Aid.
We have friendship links in Bangladesh and Poland.

St John Ambulance Carlisle

Scalegate Road
Cumbria CA2 4PQ
Tel: 01228 542692
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Joan Weymouth

We do First Aid at public events such as Karate and Judo and also do First Aid Training.

Main services:
Badgers, age 5 till 10
Cadets, age 10 till 25
Adults, 18+

Manual handling
First Aid Cover


Castle Street
Cumbria CA3 8TP
Tel: 01228 618763
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Susan Child

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery’s mission is:
To provide a quality museum and art service which is accessible to everyone.

Main services:
Tullie House is a Museum and Art Gallery provided by Carlisle City Council. The facility is an educational experience provided for visitors which includes local groups. The museum also has a community outreach programme and schools outreach programme.


Warwick on Eden Memorial Hall

Moorhouse Hall
Cumbria CA11 8PA
Tel: 01228 561993
Contact: Jocelyn Holland

The purpose of the village hall is to provide a community centre for recreational, sporting and educational use.

Main services:
The hall provides a venue for the following activities:

  • Dance classes for children
  • Tap-dancing for adults
  • Ballroom dancing
  • Dog training
  • Bowls club
  • Large number of one-off events such as dances, coffee mornings and social gatherings.

Wetheral Parish Council

Warwick Mill Business Park
Room 2.14
Warwick bridge
Cumbria CA4 8RR
Tel: 01228 561687
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Sue Tarrant

Parish Council for Wetheral