What can PBS do for you?


The Place Based Services Programme provides a range of practical help and advice for people who need extra support from time to time to remain independent.

PBS Helplines

Carlisle / Eden / Furness / South Lakes

Based at Cumbria CVS in Penrith, staffed between 10am and 4pm, Monday to Friday, and is contactable by telephone on 0844 967 1885 or email, info@ncip.org.uk.

Allerdale / Copeland
Based at Age UK West Cumbria staffed between 10am and 4pm, Monday to Friday, and is contactable by telephone on 08443 843 843 or email: nci.info@ageukwestcumbria.org.uk.

Select a district below to find out what PBS services are available near you:

For a comprehensive guide to all PBS services and partners providing support defined by area and organisation, download our service guides.

Service Guide for Carlisle, Eden, South Lakeland and Barrow-in-Furness

Service Guide for Allerdale and Copeland (awaiting latest version)

Cumbria CVS logoCumbria CVS offers community group support and development Service Guide for Carlisle, Eden, South Lakeland and Barrow-in-Furnessthroughout Cumbria. This includes volunteer recruitment, training and support and development of a volunteer bank for PBS activity.  They support community groups through volunteer recognition and peer support.

 

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