Accessing Extra Support

Sometimes you need that extra bit of Support

local support resources for players 

If you have experienced or witnessed something on or off the pitch you would like support with, there are agencies that can help, click on the links

below for more information 

local support agencies

The Charity’s objective is to relieve the mental and physical distress of persons who are victims of rape, sexual abuse and incest by the promotion of a service which offers support, information and counselling in the South Cumbria and North Lancashire area and to work towards the advancement of education about sexual crimes and the effect on the victims of such crimes in the area of benefit. To offer the service to persons and their families, friends and partners, who may also need support, counselling or education.

01229 820828 or email at

We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies.

The Cruse Bereavement Care Freephone National Helpline is staffed by trained bereavement volunteers, who offer emotional support to anyone affected by bereavement.

Our volunteers are here to help you talk things through. They can also help you find your local Cruse service, or signpost you to other services and useful sources of information.

The helpline is open Monday-Friday 9.30-5pm (excluding bank holidays), with extended hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, when we’re open until 8pm.

The number is 0808 808 1677

Cruse Cumbria - Telephone: 0300 600 3434

Trained practitioners will listen to your experience to try and understand how you have been feeling.  Together they will decide what sort of help might work best for you.  They may simply guide you through self-help materials appropriate to your problems or introduce you to computerised therapy if that's what you'd prefer.  This service is for people aged 18 and over.

Our Services

Our services are open to everyone over the age of 18 years and are provided at no cost to service users. The range of services we provide include: Day Services, Advice & Information, Support & Friendship, Counselling, Advocacy, Holistic Therapies, Volunteering Opportunities.

Contacting Us

Mind in South Lakeland can be found at 92 Stricklandgate, Kendal, LA9 4PU.

For the latest information please visit the South Lakeland Mind website or call 01539 740591.

Alternatively, you can email us at

SAFA offers a safe environment, help and support to individuals, families and friends affected by the impact self-harm has on their lives.

SAFA has a dedicated, highly motivated staff team that all work within an ethical framework. These include counsellors and volunteers, all of whom are committed to supporting people to make positive changes to their health and well-being.

SAFA provides a variety of Training Courses and Workshops available to individuals and professional organisations.

SAFA,  114 Duke Street
Cumbria, UK. LA14 1LW

  • (01229) 832269
  • 07508 035048

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