Useful Links

Birchall Trust

Provides the counselling service at The Bridgeway. The Birchall Trust is a registered charity providing a free confidential counselling service for male and females, children, young people and adult survivors of recent or historic rape and sexual abuse in South Cumbria and North Lancashire -



Drug and alcohol service -



Support for children and young people -



To report a crime anonymously -


Cumbria Together

Directory of services for victims of crime in the county -


Cumbria Police

Cumrbia Police website for information -


Freedom Project

Provide practical, emotional help & support to victims/survivors and perpetrators of domestic abuse, their families & friends -



Domestic violence service -



Support for men who have been sexually abused -



A voluntary organisation supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused -



National Association for People Abused in Childhood -


Safety Net

Provides the counselling service at The Bridgeway. Safety Net works with children, young people and adults who have suffered rape, sexual abuse and domestic violence in Cumbria -


Sexual Health Service

Find out how you can get a sexual health screen and treatment -


Victim Support

Provides the Independent Sexual Violence Advisor service at The Bridgeway, along with specially trained volunteers to support sexual assault victims -