We can help you

Led by Cumbria CVS, the BBO-GCtW project is delivered through a partnership of 6 local organisations across South Cumbria who can provide advice and support tailored to your needs. Please check what all partners have to offer and choose the one(s) most appropriate to your needs.

Our Partners

Cumbria CVS

Cumbria CVS is the lead organisation on BBO-GCtW, and is passionate about the aims of the project and is committed to creating sustainable change and equality. We will support partners in the project delivery through supporting key workers, liaising with funders, preparing project and contract documentation, collating results and case studies and overseeing publications and marketing. 

Contact: Lisa Nicholson (Administrator)
T:  07462 055134
Location: Barrow-in-Furness

The Well Community CIC

The Well Communities CIC provides support from a Key Worker and placement support

Contact: Mark Murphy
T: 01229 829832
A: 242 Dalton Rd, LA14 1PN
Location: Barrow

Imagine Independence

Imagine Independence: services include providing Individual Placement and Support (IPS) and specialised Employment Support by ‘doing what works for you’ can support people on the GCtW programme with 1-1 support tailored support to meet a client’s individual needs.

Contact: Andrew Taylor (Employment Adviser)
T: 07816 130889
Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Contact: Fran Lowe
T: 01228 317073 / 07909 255655 
Location: Carlisle


Right2Work provides real work placements, 1-1 job coaching support, confidence building, employer support, friendly help and advice from qualified staff providing employment support for over 20 years.

T: 01229 444526 01539 885055
T: 01229 444526
Locations: Kendal and Furness

Women's Community Matters

Women's Community Matters can support people on the GCtW programme with 1-1 support, self-esteem and confidence building courses and tailored support for clients with individual needs.

Contact: Paula Johnson
T: 01229 311102
Location: Barrow-in-Furness


Cumbria Drug and Alcohol Advisory Service (Cadas) provides 1-1 therapeutic support, Acu-stimulation, groups support, educational workshops and parent/carer/family support.

Contact: Phil Caine
T: 01229 811111
Location: Barrow

Mind: South Lakeland

South Lakeland Mind provides 1-1 and group specialist support to improve wellbeing, confidence building, placements and training.

Contact: Nicola Milby and Rob Ford (Peer Support Officers)
T: 01539 740591
E: or
Location: South Lakeland and Furness

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