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Progress Housing Group


Categories

Housing Advice, Employment

Description

·         Our focus has always been on creating better housing, supporting independence and creating new opportunities for people.

 

·         We provide houses and apartments for rent for individuals, couples and families. Our Property Services team provides repairs and maintenance services to our subsidiaries, to a growing number of external organisations and to the general public.

 

·         Our Independent Living service offers affordable and easy to manage homes for people over the age of 55 who want to live independently but without the responsibility of owning their own home.

 

·         Our Supported Living service provides housing solutions to help people with a range of support needs and learning disabilities to retain their independence and live in their own home.

 

·         Our women's refuges are purpose-built for women and children who are experiencing domestic violence or living in fear of a partner or family member. We also work with partners in the community to provide free training in domestic abuse for professionals.

 

·         At our homelessness schemes we help people of all ages who are experiencing or facing homelessness in Central Lancashire.

 

 

·         Progress Lifeline is a personal, emergency alarm system that calls for help at the touch of a button. In the event of an accident or incident it connects a customer with the emergency services, doctor, family member or carer; ensuring safety and providing peace of mind.

 

·         Key Unlocking Futures, provide support and advice for adults and young people in Central Lancashire who are homeless or worried they might become homeless, as well as a range of services to help them find employment, education and training.

 

·         Progress Futures is a free service offered by PHG that helps tenants and their families access volunteering, training or education and improve their employment prospects, moving them into sustainable careers. They remove barriers; enabling people to achieve their life and career goals through a person-centred approach. Support is not uniform, but tailored to the needs of the individual and is available to any age group.  Progress Futures also help fund the cost of training or materials and college courses, as well as contributing to childcare and transport costs and much more.  The service is also offered to people with a learning disability who live in PHG supported living accommodation.

 

Please note: The Progress Futures Team also work on several funded projects, enabling them to support tenants and non-tenants who are furthest from the labour market helping them to improve their employment prospects:

·         Age of Opportunity, which tackles the root causes of poverty, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth. The Age of Opportunity is designed specifically for people over the age of 50 who would like to work but are unable to without additional skills or support.

 

·         More Positive Together, which is aimed at people aged 16-67 who are seeking support to move into education, training or employment and provides a holistic, tailored service to meet the unique needs of our customers.

03333 204555

enquiries@progessgroup.org.uk

Sumner House, 21 King Street, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 2LW

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www.progressgroup.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Services Preston & Chorley


Categories

Debt advice, Disability, Housing Advice, Mental Health, Benefits Advice, Older People, Younger People

Description

We provide a free, confidential drop in service for anyone affected by cancer.

This includes people who:
• need information about cancer;
• have a cancer diagnosis;
• are living with and beyond cancer;
• are looking to reduce the risks of cancer;
• are a relative, carer or friend of someone with cancer; or
• are healthcare professionals

 

We hold a wide range of information on all aspects of living with cancer and we provide the opportunity to discuss treatments, side effects, money worries, questions about benefits and other cancer related issues with our team.
You can come and see us face to face in any of our three centres, or we can arrange to see people on our hospital wards. We also give information and support over the phone and by email for those who can’t access the service in person.
We work closely with the clinical teams as well as with local services, support groups and other organisations.

 

We also offer Video Advice sessions using NHS Attend Anywhere

017723 523709

Cancerinfocentre@lthtr.nhs.uk

Rosemere Cancer Centre ,Royal Preston Hospital, Sharoe Green Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 9HT

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www.lancsteachinghospitals.nhs.uk/macmillan-cancer-information-and-support-service/

Citizens Advice Lancashire West


Categories

Self referral, Asylum Seekers / Refugees, Debt advice, Disability, Housing Advice, Mediation Community, Mental Health, Race Equality, Students, Employment, Chorley Residents, Maternal Mental Health, Families and Children 0-19 years, Digital Support, Volunteering, Peer Support, Benefits Advice, Benefits - Form Filling, Support with employment, skills, courses and volunteering

Description

Following guidance from Government, we have suspended all our face to face services. 

 

However, we are still taking referrals and will contact clients to offer help and advice by telephone.  Please can you make sure anyone you refer to us is aware we will only be able to offer telephone or digital assistance at this time.

 

Anyone wishing to contact us by signposting should either leave a message on our Adviceline 0344 245 1924 or visit our website www.citizensadvicelancashirewest.org.uk for information and accessing our Advice By Email in the More from Us menu.

 

New Extended Hours to further assist

 

You can contact us by phone on Saturdays 09:00-13:00 and Tuesday & Thursday Early Eveneings until 6:30

 

Quite simply, we're here to help the people of Lancashire with the problems they face. Our advice is free, confidential, impartial and independent. We operate from Five locations across Lancashire: Chorley, Leyland (South Ribble), Fleetwood (Wyre) and Skelmersdale(West Lancashire) & Blackburn&Darwin. We provide advice in person at our offices, via our telephone helpline or by email. We also have a number of Digital Help Centres across Lancashire to assist with Digital access and IT skills training If you have a problem you need help with there are several options available to you: Look through the advice sections detailed below or visit our main AdviceGuide site. Telephone our Gateway Service on: 0344 245 1294 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm) (local rate number). Call in to your local bureau. Select your most convenient location from our Area Map for details of our opening times and office addresses. If it’s more convenient, we now offer advice by email. Click on the following link to use this option If our offices don't cover your location, enter your postcode in the "Find your local Citizens Advice" section on our main site.

03442 451294

gsimpson@calw.org.uk

35-39 Market Street, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 2SW

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www.citizensadvicelancashirewest.org.uk

Ryan Medical Centre


Categories

Asylum Seekers / Refugees, Debt advice, Disability, Housing Advice, Mediation Community, Race Equality, Students, Older People, Younger People

Description

Hi I am the social prescriber/link worker for 3 surgeries, the ryan medical centre Bamber

Bridge, Roslea Surgery Bamber Bridge and Riverside Medical Centre in Walton –le dale. We

are a group of surgeries who offer social prescribing to our patients .We would like a way of

being able to action and complete referrals and audit them. Please feel free to send me a referral 

01772 335136

rachel.duckworth@nhs.net

St Marys Road, Bamber bridge, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 6JD

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www.ryanmedicalcentre.nhs.uk

Lancashire Mind


Categories

Housing Advice, Mental Health

Description

Lancashire Mind’s vision is Mental Wellbeing for All and we aim to stop misconceptions about mental health, develop resilience in people from an early age and work with communities to build a happier Lancashire. Together we can make Lancashire the beacon county for mental wellbeing and ensure everyone experiencing a mental health condition is treated as an equal member of society.

Sevice is generally Free and additionally We offer paid for wellbeing coaching - £45 a session, 6 sessions for £250 Paid for training sessions 

 

 

 

01257 231660

admin@lancashiremind.org.uk

80-82 Devonshire Road, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 2DR

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www.lancashiremind.org.uk

South Ribble Enviromental


Categories

Asylum Seekers / Refugees, Housing Advice, Mental Health, South Ribble Residents

Description

The team deals with the following areas  

·         Housing disrepair (predominantly in the rented sector), arranging for work to be undertaken to remedy disrepair issues.

·         Licensing of property in multiple occupation, animal boarding, tattooing and piercing

·         Neighbour Nuisance Complaints, the department investigate and where proven takes action to remedy nuisance complaints which include accumulations of waste, noise, industrial/commercial odours, artificial light etc.

·         Anti-social behavior

·         Filthy Properties

·         Complaints on Food Safety & Health and Safety

·         Drainage (we would usually suggest contacting United Utilities first)

01772 625336

environmentalhealth@southribble.gov.uk

Civic Centre, West Paddock, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 1DH

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www.southribble.gov.uk

Key Unlocking Futures-South Ribble Drop in Service


Categories

Self referral, Housing Advice, Benefits Advice, Benefits - Form Filling, Social engagement and social inclusion support, Social Isolated, Younger People, Housing Advice Young People 16-25, Housing Coach service 16-25 Year Olds, Housing Advice Young People 16-25

Description

Drop In Services for young people in South Ribble. This service is for young people aged 16 to 25 who are thinking about leaving or have left home for whatever reason, we can help. Many young people come to us in a crisis when they have nowhere to stay and that is fine but people often don’t realise that it is good to seek help earlier so we can explain what a young person’s options may be.

 The Drop In Service is wide ranging and we offer practical and emotional support for young people at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Young people would normally drop in without an appointment but at the moment (due to Covid 19) if we receive a referral or enquiry, where possible we would contact them on the phone. We are still seeing young people at our centre in Leyland (using goverment guidlines) where this is not possible.

01772 678979

dnuttall@keycharity.org.uk

2 Balfour Court, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 2TF

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www.keycharity.org.uk

Key Unlocking Futures-Housing Coach Service 15-25 year olds


Categories

Housing Advice, Housing Advice Young People 16-25, Housing Coach service 16-25 Year Olds, Housing Advice Young People 16-25

Description

Key’s Housing Coach service works with 16-25 year olds who are moving into a new tenancy and are likely to need extra support to settle. This support would ideally start prior to them moving into their new home. The support is very flexible and can include:

Viewing properties and supporting at sign up

Help with setting up home including setting up bills, sourcing furniture and making sure benefits if required are in place.

Support with budgeting

Support to get to know their new area and what it has to offer.

The Housing Coach uses an assets based approach to look at clients strengths and through this enables clients to take personal responsibility in improving their lives. This may be in attending taster sessions, accessing groups and activities or simply being able to make phone calls related to their tenancies.

The times below are current, these times will change when we get back to some sort of  normal working situation.

01772 678979

dnuttall@keycharity.org.uk

2 Balfour Court, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 2TF

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www.keycharity.org.uk

Key Unlocking Futures-Chorley Drop In


Categories

Housing Advice, Housing Advice Young People 16-25

Description

Drop In Services for young people in Chorley. This service is for young people aged 16 to 25 who are thinking about leaving home for whatever reason, we can help. Many young people come to us in a crisis when they have nowhere to stay and that is fine but people often don’t realise that it is good to seek help earlier so we can explain what a young person’s options may be.

The Drop In Service is wide ranging and we offer practical and emotional support for young people at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Young people would normally drop in without an appointment but at the moment (due to Covid 19) if we receive a referral where possible we would contact them on the phone. We are still seeing young people at our centre in Leyland where this is not possible.

01772 678979

dnuttall@keycharity.org.uk

2 Balfour Court, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 2TF

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www.keycharity.org.uk

Chorley BC Housing Solutions


Categories

Debt advice, Housing Advice

Description

Our Housing Solutions Team’s role is to make sure there is access to a range of good quality housing in Chorley, which includes providing services for local people. The team supports all households with access to social housing via the Selectmove Choice Based Lettings scheme working in partnership with social landlords. The team will assist those households threatened with homelessness to either remain in their current accommodation or move into more suitable. If there is a threat of homelessness you should make a referral through www.housingjigsaw.co.uk The team will work with households to support them to establish their housing options and will provide support and advice on tenancy law in the private and social housing sector in order to prevent homelessness. They will offer advice and support with the court process to prevent evictions, help to access private sector housing including the provision of bonds help with mortgage advice, personal budgeting and also help to access housing related support including accommodation which includes Cotswold Supported Housing and resettlement housing support. Initial contact within 1 working day of receipt of referral.

 

 

 

 

01257 515151

housing.solutions@chorley.gov.uk

Union Street, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 1AL

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www.chorley.gov.uk

South Ribble Together


Categories

Asylum Seekers / Refugees, Housing Advice, Mental Health, Families and Children 0-19 years, Peer Support, Benefits Advice, Benefits - Form Filling, Community Support, Environmental Health and Regulatory Support, Social engagement and social inclusion support, Early Intervention and Prevention, South Ribble Residents, Benefits-Housing Benefit & Council Tax Support, Benefits-Housing Benefit & Council Tax Support, Home Care/Aids/Adaptations, Improved health/capacity to manage, Hospital Discharge, Social Prescribing, Council Tax/Rent Support, Financial Advice, Business Advice, Older People, Social Isolated, Befriending Services Help, Shopping Delivery Support, Prescription Delivery Assistance, Complex Needs, Community Support during isolation

Description

 

South Ribble Together is a Community Response Hub set up to help anyone affected by the current COVID-19 crisis, including vulnerable residents, businesses and key workers. We can provide financial advice and support. We can supply vulnerable/high risk/isolated residents with access to care packages and food delivery. We can signpost to various services such as befriending or mental health and support any residents with complex needs. We can provide any general help and guidance to anyone unsure of the new government legislation surrounding COVID-19.

 

Please note Out of Hours Contact Number is 01772 625499

01772 625625

covid-19support@southribble.gov.uk

Civic Centre, West Paddock, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 1DH

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www.southribble.gov.uk/coronavirus

Chorley Help the Homeless(CHtH)


Categories

Housing Advice, Chorley Residents, Benefits Advice, Benefits - Form Filling, Counselling

Description

The charity provides a drop-in service to those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. People who need our help can be referred or self refer for emergency food parcels, clothing and toiletries, bedding and small household items. We offer housing and welfare benefits advice and personal counselling by appointment. 

01257273320

reception@chth.org.uk

45 Clifford Street, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 1SE

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www.chth.org.uk

South Ribble Housing Options


Categories

Housing Advice, South Ribble Residents

Description

Provision of housing advice to all residents in the borough of South Ribble. The service focuses on the prevention of homelessness and works with customers who are homeless or threatened with homelessness in the next 56 days. The service also operates a Sanctuary Scheme which provides additional security measures for victims of domestic abuse or domestic burglary.

An officer is on duty between 10am and 4pm to deal with homeless emergencies, appointments are made for households in a non emergency situation.

The out of hours service for emergencies is provided by Progress Housing Group – 01772 436756

01772 421491

SRavenscroft@southribble.gov.uk

Civic Centre, West Paddock, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 1DH

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www.southribble.gov.uk

Chorley VCFS


Categories

Asylum Seekers / Refugees, Disability, Housing Advice, Mediation Community, Mental Health, Race Equality, Students

Description

CVCFSN are an infrastructure organization providing representation and services for the third sector of Chorley. We run a network of information between agencies and provide free support to groups and organisations.

07703 500247

35-39 Market Street, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 2SW

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vcfsad@csr.cabnet.org.uk