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Braille IT

https://brailleit.wordpress.com/Visit website

Do you know someone who is visually impaired who would like to learn Braille?

Braille IT delivers free Braille classes – accredited free tuition in Braille skills to blind or visually impaired, parents and carers at four centres around East Lancashire; Accrington, Blackburn, Burnley, Clitheroe, Chorley and Haslingden. They also (...)

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Carers Link Lancashire

01254 387 444 / 0345 688 7113https://www.carerslinklancashire.co.uk/become-a-volunteerVisit website

Carers Link Lancashire is an independent registered charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee whose aim is to support unpaid carers across the boroughs of East Lancashire.

Carers Link Lancashire was founded in April 2014 from the previous organisation of Carers Link Hyndburn & Ribble Valley and the adult carers team (...)

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Community Restart – Hyndburn, Rossendale & Ribble Valley area

01282 657252https://www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/Community-RestartVisit website

Community Restart is a modern, forward thinking service that has co-production with service users at its heart. It is dedicated to improving quality of life, promoting opportunities and improving the outcome for people across Lancashire.

Community Restart works in partnership with people who access the service, carers, mental health specialists, (...)

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Community Solutions North West (CSNW)

01254 460080http://csnw.co.uk/Visit website

Community Solutions North West (CSNW) is an innovative social enterprise, specialising in engagement and support.

Through holistic provision of bespoke solutions, we are committed to offering hope and opportunity to local people through social, health, economic and personal development. Our services are Lancashire wide. With a Solutions Focused Asset Based Approach(endorsed by UCLAN Evaluation – June 2014) our services and programmes recognise (...)

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Community Wellbeing Service

0808 280 3160http://womenscentre.org/how-we-can-help-you/services-for-men-and-familiesVisit website

As our Community Wellbeing Service for women has developed and grown, we recognised that there is an increasing need to offer some support for men and families.

With this in mind we have developed a ‘Community Wellbeing’ offer which encompasses elements of our mental health support and training provision. This service varies by area, and is always delivered in a manner which protects our (...)

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Cruse Bereavement Care Lancashire Area

01772 433645https://www.cruse.org.uk/Lancashire-areaVisit website

Cruse Bereavement Care’s vision is that all bereaved people have somewhere to turn when someone dies. Our Areas and Branches offer free and confidential services provided by trained volunteers.

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Dementia Connect

0333 150 3456http://alzheimers.org.uk/dementiasupportVisit website

Dementia Connect is a specialist, personalised service provided by Alzheimer’s Society in Pennine Lancashire. You can be referred by your GP, health professional or you can self-refer. We can talk to you and your family or carer about your individual needs and provide you with information relevant to you.

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Disability Equality North West

01772 558 863http://disability-equality.org.ukVisit website

Disability Equality North West are furthering the rights of Disabled people across the North West.

We are a community group of disabled people providing a range of support services to enable other disabled people to live independently and be active in their local community.  Disability Equality is a user led (...)

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Downs Syndrome Association

08452 300372 / 0333 1212300http://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/Visit website

Children and adults with Down’s syndrome are all unique individuals with their own personalities, family backgrounds and preferences that make them who they are.

The Downs Syndrome Association provide answers to questions that we are often asked about Down’s syndrome. This information will help you to separate the facts from (...)

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East Lancashire Down’s Syndrome Support Group (ELDSSG)

01706 217354http://www.eldssg.co.uk/Visit website

Our aim is to provide support to new parents and give them opportunities to meet other families living with Down’s Syndrome.

We are a great source of local and general information regarding Down’s Syndrome and we hope to raise awareness and understanding in the local community.

We hold monthly meetings (...)

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East Lancashire Scouts

01254 877 573https://www.eastlancashirescouts.org.uk/Visit website

Adventure is at the heart of everything we do. It is the single most important thing that sets Scouts apart.

Through the everyday adventure of Scouting, young people and adult volunteers regularly experience new challenges that enrich their lives.

From camping and hiking to surfing and paragliding, there are hundreds (...)

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East Lancashire Stroke Recovery Service

0128 269 1262https://www.stroke.org.uk/finding-support/east-lancashire-stroke-recovery-serviceVisit website

If you or someone you care about has had a stroke, the East Lancashire Stroke Recovery Service can provide advice and support to help stroke recovery.

We’ll work with you and people you care about to identify your support needs and plan how these will be met, enabling you to make (...)

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East Lancs Deaf Society

01254 844550http://www.elds.org.uk/Visit website

East Lancashire Deaf Society is a non-profit charity, based in Blackburn, which provides support to different deaf groups across Lancashire.

We understand the diverse range of communication needs of deaf British Sign Language BSL users, deafblind people, hard of hearing people and those who have lost their hearing later in (...)

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