Domestic abuse - you are not alone
If you or anyone you know are experiencing domestic abuse and feel frightened of, or controlled by, a partner, an ex-partner or family member please contact us or any of the below support services for support and advice.
If you are in any immediate danger, please contact 999.
We understand that some users of this page may be doing so when they are under threat. Therefore, if you are reading this page and need to click off it quickly for your own safety, then click on the "escape button" below. This will take you to the BBC News website.
Allerdale Borough Council Homeless and Domestic Abuse Team
Contact the team by:
Allerdale Borough Council Housing Team offer specialist support and advice to residents who are homeless or at risk of homelessness as a result of domestic abuse, this includes a range of support such as 1:1 support, housing advice, emergency accommodation and signposting to other support services.
Other services available
Call 999 if a crime is occurring or 101 for a non-emergency If calling from a mobile press 55 to make yourself heard. This will transfer your call to the Police.
National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Free 24 hour support line, free and confidential support - call the hotline now. .
(local) Monday - Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm and 24/7.
Support for male victims of domestic abuse and male victims of domestic violence from across the whole of the UK. Contact by telephone.
County wide service for women and men affected by domestic abuse. Contact by telephone. .
Women Out West
Freedom Project (West Cumbria)
For women and men affected by Domestic Abuse.