CYA: Are you based in Carlisle, Eden or South Lakeland?

Cumbria Youth Alliance is working with a number of Third sector organisations to assist young people 14-25 improve their emotional resilience and wellbeing. This is a short programme which will run from 1st august 2020 to 31st January 2021. It will be a mixture of direct delivery and remote delivery, covering three districts, Carlisle, Eden, and South Lakeland.

Some of the oppertunties and contact details can be found below:

  • PINC in Carlisle with online support for LGBTQ issues; contact Pam Eland; 01228 267247
  • Carlisle Mencap with activity sessions for young people with learning disabilities; Sheila Gregory 01228674393
  •  Eden Young Carers with specialist support work with young carers in Eden; Dani Leslie <> 01768 890280
  • Child Bereavement UK providing specialist counselling in all three districts; contact>
  • Music Links with music based activities in South Lakeland; contact Andy Halsey; 01539 568165; mob 07788 646259
  • ICan with health and fitness sessions in Carlisle, Longtown, Brampton; contact Lisa Dykes 01228 594400
  • CADAS with drug and alcohol support and information via schools; contact Leigh Williams, 07714766658,
  • SAFA with specialist self-harm awareness and training via schools; contact Kath Threlkeld, 01229 832269
  • SPIRAL with anti-bullying and cyberbullying workshops for schools; contact Maryann Liddle – 07474070236 /
  • Together We with online support sessions in exam stress and body image; contact Janine Ward 07969497258
  • Triple A (All About Autism) with ‘positive pals’ support groups for autistic young people in Penrith, Carlisle and Kendal, offering a wide range of activities to choose from; contact Helen Storey and Susan McKenzie;  <>                      Mobile: 07733818776  Landline: 01768 867629
  • Blue Jam Arts with a series of arts-based webinars e.g. youth jazz and learn to play sessions; Contact Jilly Jarman
  • Kent Estuary Youth Project, working in schools and youth groups in South Lakeland; contact Emma Banks, 

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