Useful links

This page lists other links to organisations operating within Cumbria that you may find helpful. Whilst we cannot endorse any organisations we do hope you will find them useful.

The index page for the Department of Health 

CHOC (Cumbria Health on Call Ltd) provide out of hours specialist services for patients with urgent medical problems that need a doctor after their own doctor’s surgery has closed. They provide the service that Cuedoc used to provided. For CHOC’s out of hours service telephone: 01228 401999. More information about CHOC is available from 





Cumbria County Council: Assessing your social care needs and apply for support from adult social care, including

Assisted technology and Telecare in Cumbria 


Hospital and community NHS services: 

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust services Voreda, Portland Place, Penrith, CA11 7QQ 01228 603890
Aquired Brain Injury Team Cumbria Community Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Team, 1st Floor Barclays House, Murley Moss Business Park, Oxenholme Road, Kendal, LA9 7RL. Telephone: 01539 718118

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust operate from: 

Furness General Hospital , Barrow In Furness

Westmorland General Hospital , Kendal, 

Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Lancaster

There are 3 local councils operating across the South Cumbria area: 

Barrow Borough Council, Borough of Barrow-In-Furness,  Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
LA14 2LD Email :  Tel : 01229 876 543


South Lakeland District Council Offices, South Lakeland House, Lowther Street, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4UF

Email: Tel 01539 733 333. 



Eden District Council, Town Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7QF

Email: Tel: 01768 817817


Other useful numbers: 

  • Kendal and South Lakes Shopmobility  Car Park Level 3, Westmorland Shopping Centre, Kendal, Cumbria, England, LA9 4LR Tel:01539 740933

  • Community Transport – South Lakeland Local helpline number Tel:01539 742637

  • Different Strokes Cumbria Castle Street Centre, Castle Street, Kendal, LA9 7AD Tel:015394 46366

  • South Lakeland Carers Association 5 Castle Street, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7AD Tel:01539 815 970

  • South Lakes Talking Newspaper Association Local helpline number Tel:01539 725913

  • The BrainChild Developmental Program  Brainchild, The Green, Frostrow Lane, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5JS Tel:01539 621 539

  • Grange Toy Library Grange Toy Library, Grange Fell Road, Grange-over-sands, Cumbria, LA11 6BQ Tel:015395 32749