LetGo Domestic Violence Service
The West Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Champions Network Meeting on Tuesday 1st December is now at the Oval Centre in Workington as the Fire Station are having some emergency work done on. Sorry for any inconvience caused.
The Letgo Service is a Leading Light accredited County wide service across Cumbria, and North Lancashire (including Lancaster, Fylde and Wyre) providing a range of services to individuals aged 16 and over, experiencing domestic abuse, regardless of age, sexual orientation or gender. Our team of qualified staff, co-ordinate support and interventions to enhance safety for people affected by domestic abuse, and their families.
Independent Domestic Violence Advisors: IDVAs can assist you if you are in crisis and are at high risk of harm. They will assess your risk & provide safety planning advice and support where required. They can also support you with:
Criminal justice and civil legal processes
Home safety measures
Housing related advice or support
Act as your voice with agencies on your behalf
Offer onward referral and signposting to appropriate support services as require
Outreach team: Our dedicated team of Outreach workers will work with you in the community to offer:
Practical assistance and advice with a range of issues including housing, welfare benefits, debt management
Support you to increase your confidence to access other services
Safety planning advice
Signposting and referral onwards to specialist agencies if required
Letgo Safespace accommodation: There are 7 rooms available for women and their children within safe, shared accommodation. We also have 4 properties accessible to men and women (and your children) who are affected by domestic abuse.
You can access this housing if you are at risk of harm and need a safe place to live. An Independent Living Worker can help you to make positive choices about your future and help you to access other appropriate support services if required.
Accessing the Letgo service
You may self-refer by contacting Letgo on one of the area contacts below. We will assess your needs and risk during your call to ensure we have a full understanding of your situation. If we cannot assist on this occasion, we can signpost or refer you on to a more appropriate support or advice.
Letgo North Cumbria: 01228 633640
Letgo West Cumbria: 01900 842991
Letgo South Cumbria: 01229 582386
Letgo North Lancashire 01524 846058
Alternatively, you may wish to email us on email@example.com
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