Helpful Advice

For those needing help or advice I would suggest contacting two organisations who can help with most matters, personal or otherwise.

HelpDirect Safe Trader Scheme
Calico - Housing related support - Telephone 0800 169 2407

Help Direct - First port of call to get practical support, guidance or information to get the most out of life. Call Help Direct 0303 333 1111

Help Direct is your first port of call for practical support, guidance and information. This service has been put in place to assist all adults across East Lancashire in getting the most out of life.

The team can help you regardless of your situation or circumstance and you can be confident that you will be supported in finding a positive solution to your needs.

Accrington Womens Centre
Hours: 10:00am - 3:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Drop-in centre offering help and support to all women. They also provide a 1 - 1 counselling courses with creche, the courses include self esteem, confidence building and assertiveness, stress and anger management, understanding and managing depression, creative writing, crafts and basic computer courses. They also provide employment support.

Trained voulnteers offer the counselling services, it is free though small donations would be gratefully received.

Welfare Rights

Citizens Advice