Cumbria Local Support Details

October 13th, 2009 · No Comments

North and West Cumbria

Breastfeeding Information and Support

National Breastfeeding Helpline
Calls are answered locally by
trained mothers. 9.30am – 9.30pm
www.breastfeeding.nhs.uk
Tel: 0300 100 0212

Postnatal ward West Cumberland
Tel: 01946 523 260

Maternity ward Carlisle
Tel: 01228 523 444 Ext 4269

NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor
Anne Marie Steel—West Cumbria
Tel: 07900 904 054

The National Childbirth Trust (NCT)
NCT breastfeeding line: 0300 330 0771
NCT pregnancy & birth line: 0300 330 0772
NCT postnatal line: 0300 330 0773

Special Care Baby Unit
West Cumbria: 01946 693 181 Ext 4248
Carlisle: 01228 523 444 Ext 4271
(For special care babies only)

Helpful Numbers

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers (24 hrs)
Tel: 08444 122 949

La Leche League (24hrs)
Tel: 0845 120 2918

Cumbria PCT
Penrith
Tel: 01768 245 317

Cumbria County Council
Children and Family Information Service
Tel: 08457 125 737

The Brook Advisory Helpline
Free and confidential advice and contraception
www.brook.org.uk
Freephone: 0808 802 1234

Sexual Health Clinics
Carlisle: 01228 814 814 / 591 986
West Cumbria: 01900 705 050

Family Planning
Hilltop Heights
Tel: 01228 608 028 or 0845 122 8690

Drug & Alcohol
Carlisle: 01228 88 22 99
West Cumbria: 01946 599 413

Health Visitors (Carlisle)
Hilltop Heights: 01228 608 045
Petterill Bank: 01228 547 137

Health Visitors (West Cumbria)
Workington: 01900 706 153/152

Social Services—children/adults
Whitehaven: 01946 852 852
Workington: 01900 706 325

Carlisle (children): 01228 226 877
Carlisle (adult): 01228 22 7000

Breastfeeding Groups

Carlisle and District

For more information on the groups below, contact:
Infant Feeding Coordinator
Helen Ferris—Carlisle
Tel: 01228 814 269 / 07879 632 018

Harraby Petterill Bank School
Mon 1pm – 2.30pm

Wigton Low Moor Church Hall
Tue 10am – 11.30am

Belah Community Centre
Thur 2pm – 3.30pm

Morton Manor Community Centre
Fri 1pm – 2.30pm

Longtown Children’s Centre
Fri 10am – 11.30am

West Cumbria

For more information on the groups below, contact:
Infant Feeding Advisor
Sharon Rogan—West Cumbria
Tel: 01946 523 260 / 07733 361 687

Methodist Church Hall, Cockermouth
Wed 10.30am – 12pm

Cockermouth Leisure Centre
Mon 10am -12pm

Maryport Child and Family Centre
Fri 1pm – 2.30pm

Workington Community Hospital
Fri 1.30pm – 3pm

Valley School, Whitehaven
Tue 1pm – 2.30pm

Seascale School
Mon 1.45pm – 3.15pm

St Mary’s and St Michael’s Egremont
Wed 11am -12pm

Cleator Moor Children’s Centre
Thur 1pm – 2.30pm

Children’s Centres: West Cumbria

Howgill Family Centre
Tel: 01946 62681

Cleator Moor Family Centre
Tel:  01946 62681

Egremont Children’s Centre
Tel: 01946 62681

Distington Community Centre
Tel: 01900 873699

Frizington Family Centre
Frizington Nursery School
Tel: 01946 62681

Minto Centre
Tel: 01900 873699

Children’s Centres: Carlisle and District

Barnardos Carlisle West
Tel: 01228 223417

Barnardos Carlisle South
Tel: 01228 625937

Aspatria Children’s Centre
Tel: 016973 22777

Wigton Children’s Centre
Tel: 016973 49555

Silloth Childrens Centre
Tel: 0845 5436909

South Cumbria

Breastfeeding Information and Support

National Breastfeeding Helpline
Calls are answered locally by
trained mothers. 9.30am – 9.30pm
www.breastfeeding.nhs.uk
Tel: 0300 100 0212

Furness Breastfeeding Helpline
Tel: 01229 582 464
6pm – 11pm

Cumbria PCT
Penrith
Tel: 01768 245 317

NHS Direct
www.nhs.uk
Tel: 0845 46 47

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers
Tel: 08444 122 949 (24 hrs)

La Leche League (24hrs)
Tel: 0845 120 2918

National Childbirth Trust (NCT)
Breastfeeding Line
Tel: 0300 33 00 771

Cumbria County Council Children
and Family Information Service
Tel: 08457 125 737

Sexual Health
Tel: 01229 404 464

Drug and Alcohol Services
Tel: 01229 615 651 or 07775 917 443

Stop Smoking Midwife
Tel: 07768 483 394

Home Start
Support for parents or carers with children under 5
Tel: 01229 824 411

Domestic Violence
Tel: 01229 838 746

CONNEXIONS
Young parent support
Tel: 01229 824 052

The Brook Advisory Helpline
Free and confidential advice and contraception
www.brook.org.uk
Freephone: 0808 802 1234

Postnatal Wellbeing Support
Tel: 01229 820 029

Family Planning
Tel: 01229 845 953

Social Services
Tel: 01229 407 894

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