Resources for Recovery

Links to websites you may find useful. 

Comforting Hands

Additional support & resources


We are a recovery service for if you have experienced rape, exploitation, sexual and domestic abuse at anytime in your life and you live in the North and West of Cumbria. You can get in touch with us during office hours, Monday to Friday, 9am till 5pm, just call 01228 515859 and leave a short message with your name and contact number or use our Get Help page. We try and get back to everyone within 2 working days.

If out of hours, please see other services you can access for support:

For free and confidential advice 24/7 , please call The Bridgeway helpline on: 0808 118 6432 or Email: Their website is:

If you are in danger please call 999 in an emergency, or 101 for non-emergencies.


Other websites you might find useful are listed below, just click and go: - Victim Support for if you've been affected by crime, 24/7 helpline

Tel: 08 08 16 89 111, The Freedom Project West Cumbria offer support for domestic violence in West Cumbria, 7 days a week, 9am-5pm Tel: 07712 117988 - Mindline Cumbria - mental health support, Mon - Fri 12pm - 11pm , Sat & Sun 5pm - 11pm ,

Tel: 0300 561 0000, Childline - a free, private and confidential service where children can talk about anything

Tel:  0800 1111 LGBTQ Domestic Violence Support,

Tel: 0800 999 5428, - Samaritans - 24/7 helpline,

Free phone line Tel: 116 123 - Rape Crisis England and Wales, they have a live chat facility on their website. - NSPCC - Tel: 0808 800 5000 for under 18's to call in 0800 1111 - Refuge - National Domestic Violence 24/7 Helpline, 0808 2000 247

Safety Net

1 Fisher Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8RR

Tel: 01228 515859   Email:

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