allerdale borough council Allerdale Borough Council
Advice and support for the local community is available from a number of sources in the Allerdale area. This section contains useful community information and links to organisations that can provide help and financial assistance to members of the community.
carlisle-county-council Carlisle County Council
The Council is an elected authority which provides a range of services for local people, visitors and the business community. Chrysalis is a recognised provider with Adult Social Care.
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A national social enterprise company based in Cumbria offering careers advice for young people all over Cumbria at our Advice Service Centres and through National Careers Service. We also deliver National Citizen Service in Cumbria that gives 16-17 year olds a once in a life-time experience to develop new skills and meet new people. Further info can be found at

Cumbira CVS
Cumbria CVS offers help to third sector groups throughout Cumbria. By third sector we mean voluntary and community groups, faith groups, sports groups and social enterprises – in fact any non-statutory group or organisation.
Cumbria NHS
Responsible for promoting healthy lifestyles, developing primary and community health services and commissioning health and social care. Chrysalis currently supports individuals who are funded through continuing care.
Esk Consulting
Esk Consulting provides a range of brief therapeutic and counselling interventions to support employees during times of stress or change. Chrysalis is committed to supporting its workforce and engages the services of Esk Consulting to provide confidential support for staff as required.
Job Centre Plus
Part of the Department for Work and Pensions, Jobcentre Plus has one of Britain’s largest databases of job vacancies, which is updated constantly.
Lakes College
Provides vocational programmes in a host of subjects to enable both our members and staff to enhance their skills and gain valuable recognition for their achievements.
People First Independant Advocacy
People First is an organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties to raise awareness of and campaign for the rights of people with learning difficulties and to support self-advocacy groups across the country. Chrysalis works closely with People first when they are supporting individuals that may also receive support from Chrysalis.
Care Sector Alliance Cumbria
Care Sector Alliance Cumbria (CSAC) is an employer led alliance of over 200 social care organisations. We work together to promote social care workforce development across Cumbria. Chrysalis works closely with the alliance in all areas of staff development and has successfully accessed funding to provide a range of innovative development projects.
Prism Arts
Prism Arts exists to support and enable excluded groups in Cumbria to realise their creative potential and celebrate their experience through active participation in and exploration of the arts. Chrysalis supports individuals to engage in a range of activities provided by Prism Arts.
Thrive is a small national charity, founded in 1978, that uses gardening to change the lives of disabled people. Chrysalis is a member of Thrive, linking in with our horticultural projects.
University of Cumbria
The university has a range of support services to enhance student experience and provide services to business, research and the community. Chrysalis supports Student placements in Social Work, and Nursing.
Watch Tree Nature Reserve
Provides cycling opportunities for ALL people irrespective of their individual ability or obstacles of which Chrysalis members participate weekly. It provides a friendly, safe and fun environment for developing cycling skills, improving fitness and exploring Watchtree Nature Reserve by cycle.