Support Services

The Bridgeway is a dedicated service that aims to help men, women and children who have been raped or sexually assaulted either recently or in the past. This includes emotional and practical support, as well as forensic-medical examinations; whichever is relevant to the child.

Visit The Bridgeway website www.thebridgeway.org.ukthis external link will open in a new window

See the referral form for support services The Bridgeway Referral Formthis external link will open in a new window

Childline websitethis external link will open in a new window

Tel: 0800 1111

Free text phone: 0800 400 222

NSPCC websitethis external link will open in a new window (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)

Child Protection Helpline - 0808 800 5000

Free text phone for people who are deaf or hard of hearing - 0800 056 0566 free

The Samaritans websitethis external link will open in a new window

Tel: 08457 90 90 90

Cumbria Safeguarding Children Board website 

For support and services for families

Stop it Now! websitethis external link will open in a new window

Stop it Now! UK & Ireland is a campaign, managed by the Lucy Faithful Foundation, which aims to prevent child sexual abuse by raising awareness and encouraging early recognition and responses to the problem by abusers themselves and those close to them.

Tel: 0808 1000 900


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