There are currently 44 active services
Adults & Children's Social Prescribing Service
Studies show that Patients with Social Prescriptions get better and feel better faster than those treated with medicine alone.
Beacon Befriending Service
Beacon is a befriending service offering 1:1 peer support for mental health. It is available to adults over 18 who live in the South Lakeland area.
The Befriending Service is led by the needs of the client but can include shopping, collecting prescriptions, one to one help with things like shopping, technology, having a cup of tea and a chat (appropriately socially distanced), accompanied walks or ju
Benefit Appeal Support
Our trained Officers can advise and assist in the process of appealing this result to ensure an older person is fully aware of their rights and feels able to pursue this appeal process with our support.
We are currently only able to offer telephone support for bereaved adults, children and young people.
Blue Badge Application Support
The Blue Badge scheme aims to support people with severe mobility problems to access services and facilities by enabling them to park as close as possible to their destination. Our Officers provide practical assistance to apply fpor a Blue Badge.
Budgeting Advice Service
We recognise that being able to budget effectively is equally as important as having income maximised, as both aspects are required in order to ensure that older people are financially able to live safe, warm and independent lives.
Building Resilience Programme
Building Resilience Programme aims to provide one-to-one holistic, person-centred advice and support
Carers’ Resource provides support for carers no matter what their age, race, religion or needs.
Community Care Information and Advice
The Community Care system can be daunting and difficult for some older people to navigate at times, which is why our trained Officers are here to provide information, advice and guidance to ensure that older people get the support they require.
Debt Advice Service
Our Officers provide the vital debt advice in a friendly an impartial manner for those older people who may find themselves in this situation.
Digital Engagement Project & Tablet Loan Service
Helping our Clients become digitally connected by offering IT drop in sessions supported by volunteers, we provide a free three month tablet loan.
Digital skills support
Citizens Online are coordinating a number of projects to help people to get online or do more online. If you, a relative, friend or neighbour need help with digital skills or support getting online, you can call the Free Digital Support Helpline: 0808 196
Falls Awareness and Risk Assessment Advice
Everyone is at risk of falls as they age; it’s a big cause of Hospital Admissions and can result in serious injuries and long term complications.
First Contact Information and Advice Service
We offer a wide range of quality services, from supporting you to stay independent, safe and warm in your own home to keeping fit and providing extensive social opportunities. Our services are for anyone in South Lakeland who is aged 50 or above.