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Aawaz – The Voice of Asian Women Across the Nation

01254 398176https://www.aawaz.org.ukVisit website

AAWAZ is a local registered charity, established in 1997. The charity works with women and families, with those people who are in most need.  The name AAWAZ mean “Voice” in Urdu and is the “voice” of Asian women across Lancashire and nationally.

The charity’s work revolves around the principle (...)

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Access Ability

01254 670836http://www.accessability.org.uk/Visit website

At Access Ability we recognise and respect the diversity of peoples’ needs and therefore enabling opportunities for all is at the heart of our Vision. Our Mission is to empower disabled people and those with long term health conditions to ‘Unlock their Potential’ through Engagement, Education and Employment. We do (...)

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Accrington and District Blind Society

0300 365 3700http://www.accringtonblindsociety.org.uk/Visit website

Accrington & District Blind Society is an independent local charity supporting people with a sight loss in East Lancashire including Hyndburn and Rossendale.

Our mission is to enable people living with limited vision in East Lancashire to thrive at home, in education, at work and socially.

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Accrington and District Blind Society – Groups & Support

0300 365 3700http://www.accringtonblindsociety.org.uk/sight-loss-groups-and-support/Visit website

Sight Loss Groups & Support provided by Accrington and District Blind Society – Click on groups for more information Sight Support Group

The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to about 12:30pm visitors are welcome to stay on longer if they wish. The group (...)

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Accrington and District Blind Society – Services

0300 365 3700http://www.accringtonblindsociety.org.uk/sight-loss-services/Visit website

Sight Loss Services provided by Accrington and District Blind Society – Click on groups for more information Sight Advice Centre

Our Sight Advice Centre at 32 Bank Street, Accrington is currently open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 4pm. We hope to increase the opening times when more support (...)

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Age UK Lancashire

0300 303 1234https://www.ageuk.org.uk/lancashire/Visit website

Who we are

Welcome to Age UK Lancashire.

We are a county-wide charity working with and for older people. We believe that later life should be valued and fulfilling. Through the services and support we provide, we aim to promote independence, enhance health and well-being and enable (...)

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Age UK Lancashire – Activities and Events

0300 303 1234https://www.ageuk.org.uk/lancashire/activities-and-events/Visit website

Due to ongoing covid restrictions, some of our regular activities and events are not running. We are looking forward to opening up in the future. For information on our current services and support please click here. Regular activities Lunch clubs

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Age UK Lancashire – Shops

0300 303 1234https://www.ageuk.org.uk/lancashire/shops/Visit website

Our charity shops are located throughout the county, offering a wide range of quality items for all ages.  About our shops

Our shops are crucial to the work of our organisation. They help us raise much-needed cash which we can use to provide services which are not funded by other (...)

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Alcoholics Anonymous

0800 9177 650http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/Visit website

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees (...)

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Alzheimer’s Society North West

0333 150 3456https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/Visit website

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today.

Dementia is the UK’s biggest killer. Someone develops it every three minutes and there’s currently no cure.

We know it is scary facing up to it, (...)

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Back on Track Project with BPRCVS

01282412096 / 07879733893https://bprcvs.co.uk/Visit website

We are recruiting Volunteers to support BPRCVS’s Social Prescribing Link workers, helping residents in the community to increase confidence, enable independence and support to achieve goals. Volunteers will be supporting residents to attend community activities, to get outdoors or assist in building confidence and independence to achieve their goals.

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Bacup Family Centre

01706 870683https://www.bacupfamilycentre.co.ukVisit website

For the past 20 years, Bacup Family Centre has successfully supported families; “giving a helping hand” when, how and where they need it. Based in the local community, the Centre helps individuals and families cope with life’s demands and difficulties .

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BBC Radio Lancashire

01254 262411https://www.bbc.co.uk/radiolancashireVisit website

What is BBC Radio Lancashire?

BBC Radio Lancashire is the BBC’s local radio station serving Lancashire (its editorial area). It broadcasts a wide mix of local news, sport, information, conversation, music and entertainment, reflecting life in the Red Rose county.

What is the remit of BBC Radio Lancashire?


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Carers Link Lancashire

01254 387444http://www.carerslinklancashire.co.ukVisit website

Carers Link Lancashire provide practical and emotion support to unpaid Carers across East Lancashire.  We can:

Assess your needs as a Carer which will look at the different ways in which caring affects your life and how you can carry on doing the things that are (...)

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