Local Services

Return to Category List

Advocacy Law and Politics

Refine your search

Action Fraud UK

0300 123 2040http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/Visit website

Action Fraud is the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime where you should report fraud if you have been scammed, defrauded or experienced cyber crime in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

They provide a central point of contact for information about fraud and financially motivated internet crime. People (...)

Find out more


http://www.advicenow.org.uk/Visit website

Advicenow is an independent, not-for-profit website, run by the charity Law for Life: the Foundation for Public Legal Education.

It provides accurate information on rights and the law.

We believe that everybody should have access to clear and effective guidance to help them deal with law-related issues.

Find out more

Advocacy Focus

0300 323 0965http://www.advocacyfocus.org.uk/Visit website

Advocacy Focus provide advocacy support to people over the age of 18 who live in East Lancashire and have an issue with Health or Adult Social Care.

Advocates support people at meetings in getting their views across to professionals and help people to understand what is being said to them. (...)

Find out more

CAP -Rossendale Debt Counselling Service

0800 328 0006http://www.capuk.org/i-want-helpVisit website

The Rossendale Debt Counselling Service is run by the charity Christians Against Poverty (CAP).

CAP is an award winning charity that offers free, face-to-face debt counselling to all. Our personal and long-term approach empowers people to get out of debt and learn budgeting skills with great success. 94% of our (...)

Find out more

Citizens Advice Rossendale & Hyndburn

0300 456 2552https://carh.org.uk/Visit website

Citizens Advice Rossendale & Hyndburn provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice on people’s rights and responsibilities.

We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination We provide advice people need for the problems they face We campaign for change to improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives We (...)

Find out more

Community First Responders – Rossendale

0161 796 7222http://www.nwas-responders.info/index.phpVisit website

Community First Responders are volunteers who give their time freely to help care for people and save lives in their community.

Responders are everyday members of the general public who are trained to deal with a wide range of potentially life threatening conditions until the arrival of an ambulance.

Very (...)

Find out more

England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT)

0300 555 2222http://www.stoploansharks.co.uk/Visit website

The England IMLT investigates and prosecutes illegal money lenders while supporting those who have borrowed money from a loan shark. Illegal Money Lending Teams in Scotland and Wales ensure the entire UK is working to stop loan sharks.

Each team is comprised of specialist investigators and Liaise Officers who have (...)

Find out more

Graham Jones MP

01254 382283http://hhgrahamjones.blogspot.co.uk/Visit website

Graham Jones is Member of Parliament for Haslingden & Hyndburn.

Regular advice surgeries are held in the constituency.  Advice surgeries are for constituents who have problems and need practical help.

Find out more

Hyndburn Youth Offending Team

01254 389456http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/council/organisation-and-partnerships/the-youth-offending-team.aspxVisit website

Hyndburn Youth Offending Team is part of the Lancashire Youth Offending Team whose purpose it is to improve the way young people are dealt with when involved in the criminal justice system.

The Lancashire Youth Offending Team is committed to helping through multi-agency work and the application of evidence on (...)

Find out more

In The Know About Lancashire

https://www.stayintheknow.co.uk/Visit website

Find out what’s really happening in your area – receive regular crime updates, information on road closures and learn about what your local neighbourhood policing team is doing.

In The Know is the free messaging service brought to you by Lancashire Police where you decide when and how you are (...)

Find out more

Jake Berry MP

01706 215 547http://www.jakeberry.org/Visit website

Jake Berry is the MP for Rossendale & Darwen. If you have any views you want to share with him, or issues you need help with, please get in touch.

The constituency of Rossendale & Darwen covers a large area of South East Lancashire and includes: Bacup, Belmont, Britannia, Chapeltown, (...)

Find out more

Lancashire Constabulary – Rossendale

101http://www.lancashire.police.uk/your-area/east-division/rossendale.aspxVisit website

Lancashire Constabulary – Rossendale is the policing team for your area. Each local policing team has a dedicated phone number or email address for you to contact them directly.

Our staff are often out of the police station so email and voicemail messages for local policing teams are checked (...)

Find out more

Lancashire County Council

0300 123 6701http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/Visit website

The county council exists to serve everyone who lives or works in Lancashire, helping people to be healthy, happy and enjoy a good quality of life. We’re also here to protect the most vulnerable members of our communities who need some extra support.

Some of our services are very visible (...)

Find out more

Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service – Haslingden

01706 210389 / 01706 215162http://www.lancsfirerescue.org.uk/station-haslingden-p75/Visit website

Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service – Haslingden, provides fire and rescue services on behalf of the Lancashire Combined Fire Authority to the people living or working in Lancashire.

Reducing risk, improving safety

Covering just over 3,000 square kilometres and growing ever more culturally diverse, Lancashire is a county of real (...)

Find out more

Lancashire Fire and Rescue

Headquarters: 01772 862545https://www.lancsfirerescue.org.uk/Visit website

There’s no such thing as a typical day for a fire and rescue service. We never really know what we could be dealing with when the alert sounds. But from chemical spills to house fires; road traffic collisions to rescuing trapped animals; you can be sure we’ll do our best (...)

Find out more

Lancashire Safe Trader Scheme

0303 333 1111http://safetrader.org.uk/home/?usertype=consumerVisit website

The Safe Trader Scheme is operated by Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service and its aim is to assist residents of Lancashire to find reputable traders for property repairs, home improvements, gardening services, mobility aids and other services around the home.

Whilst Lancashire County Council Trading Standards do not approve (...)

Find out more

Neighbourhood Watch

http://www.ourwatch.org.uk/Visit website

Neighbourhood Watch (in some areas known as Home Watch), is one of the biggest and most successful crime prevention schemes in the UK.

Our mission is to improve community life by listening to and supporting our grassroots members, co-ordinating national activities on their behalf, supporting regional co-ordination and representing the (...)

Find out more

North West Air Ambulance Charity

0800 587 4570https://nwaa.net/Visit website

Your North West Air Ambulance Charity takes advanced healthcare to scene; reaching, treating and transferring patients to definitive care as quickly as possible and working collaboratively with our partners to ensure they are transferred to the best treatment centre thus improving chances of survival and reducing the risk of long (...)

Find out more

North West Ambulance Service

General Enquiries 0845 112 0999http://www.nwas.nhs.uk/Visit website

North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust provides 24 hour, 365 days a year accident and emergency services to those in need of emergency medical treatment and transport.

Our highly skilled staff provide life-saving care to patients in the community and take people to hospital or a place (...)

Find out more

Pension Wise

030 0330 1001https://www.pensionwise.gov.uk/Visit website

On 6 April 2015 new pension reforms came into effect which included new freedoms giving people the opportunity to decide what they do with their pension pot.

Pension Wise is a new government service set up to help people understand the pension options available to them. It offers guidance to (...)

Find out more

Police & Crime Commissioner for Lancashire

01772 533587http://www.lancashire-pcc.gov.uk/Visit website

Clive Grunshaw is the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire.

“As your Police and Crime Commissioner it is my job to ensure that the policing needs of Lancashire communities are met as effectively as possible. I aim to bring communities closer to the police, build confidence in the system and restore (...)

Find out more

Rossendale & Darwen Conservatives Association

Rossendale Office 01706 215547http://www.rdca.co.uk/Visit website

Rossendale and Darwen Conservative Association is the voluntary body which runs the Conservative party in the constituency of Rossendale and Darwen. The Association is made up of volunteers who give their time to run elections, support the elected members, and run the local branches that make up the Association. The (...)

Find out more

Rossendale & Pendle Mountain Rescue

(01706) 229315http://www.rpmrt.org.uk/Visit website

Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team is a registered charity, made up entirely of volunteers. An integral part of the national search and rescue service, we are called out through the 999 system, and cover an area of approx 350 square miles across East Lancashire, Pendle, the Rossendale Valley and (...)

Find out more

Rossendale Borough Council

01706 217777http://www.rossendale.gov.uk/a_to_z/service/4/one_stop_shopVisit website

The Rossendale Borough Council One Stop Shop provides a face to face walk in centre that deals with a variety of Council enquiries, suggestions, requests and complaints.

It has generically trained customer service advisors who strive to respond to as many queries as quickly and efficiently as possible.

The One (...)

Find out more

Rossendale Labour

http://rossendalelabour.org.uk/Visit website

Rossendale Labour Party covers the Labour Party Branches in the valley of Rossendale: Rawtenstall, Bacup and Whitworth and Helmshore and Haslingden. As our membership is increasing we are making plans to start meeting as separate branches again.

Rossendale is unusual in that the valley is split between two Parliamentary Constituencies: (...)

Find out more

Safer Lancashire

http://www.saferlancashire.co.ukVisit website

Safer Lancashire – Working together to make Lancashire a better place for this and future generations; by targeting vulnerability, increasing resilience and reducing crime.

The Community Safety Agreement sets out how we will work together to address the community safety priorities for Lancashire. It is owned by the Lancashire Chief (...)

Find out more

Shelter – Lancashire Housing Advice Centre

0344 5151831http://england.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_services_directory/blackburnVisit website

Shelter’s Lancashire service in Blackburn offers comprehensive free specialist housing advice and guidance. If you’re homeless, facing homelessness or simply need guidance on a housing issue, we can help.

Trained Shelter advisers offer face-to-face advice on a wide range of housing topics, including repossession, eviction, repairs and responsibilities, disputes (...)

Find out more

The Personal Support Unit (PSU) – Preston

01772 844920https://www.thepsu.org/locations/preston/Visit website

The Personal Support Unit (PSU) is a national charity, with an office based at Preston Combined Court.

Volunteers provide free emotional and practical support in civil and family cases; issues such as access to children, divorce, debt, eviction and money claims. We can help at all stages of the court (...)

Find out more

Whitworth Town Council

01706 852018http://www.whitworth.gov.ukVisit website

Whitworth Town Council was formed in 1974 following the reorganisation of local government in England. Prior to this date, Whitworth Urban District Council was the administrative body in the Valley, but was abolished following the reorganisation.

In Whitworth, local government services are provided by three local authorities – Whitworth Town (...)

Find out more