Services in Preston

A list of services and projects available in Preston.

Aims to support unpaid carers across the boroughs of East Lancashire.

Working towards the elimination of discrimination and promoting community cohesion.

Galloway’s has a long and proud history of serving blind and partially sighted people and are committed to reaching even more people affected by sight loss.

A registered charity working across Lancashire for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT!) people.



Provide advocacy services to get people’s voice heard, especially if you are disabled, disadvantages, vulnerable, a carer or just having difficulty with services or professionals.

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The UK’s leading mental health, drug and alcohol charity.

Helping people change their behavior to be the best they can be.

About DWP

DWP is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. DWP administrates the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits.

Offer personal loans, business loans, start up loans and home improvement loans to individuals and businesses in North, West and Central Lancashire

Provides support, advice and a signposting service, as well as a drop-in service.


The main aim is to further the human rights of disabled people across the North West and provide a number of user led services to support disabled people to achieve their aims.

Cosy Homes in Lancashire (CHiL)

Cost effective ways of keeping your house warm

Local support group that use the same 12-step approach to recovery from addiction as Alcoholics Anonymous. There are also GamAnon support groups for friends and family. Self-help tips for problem gamblers


Exercise your way to a BETTER you!

Evidence shows being active releases POSITIVE chemicals in the brain that trigger happy feelings in our body.

Lancashire Recovery College

Offers free wellbeing courses for anyone to learn how to stay creative, happy and well

Promoting Health and Well-being among men in Preston

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Business in the Community

We inspire, engage and challenge members and we mobilise that collective strength as a force for good in society to, create a skilled, inclusive workforce today and for the future, build thriving communities in which to live and work and innovate to repair and sustain our planet.

About Citizens advice

Provide the advice people need for the problems they face with free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.



Preston Cares is a directory of information about Preston and surrounding areas

We are the North West’s leading cardiac rehabilitation charity, providing services for over 800 people every week. Based in Preston the charity has supported heart patients and those at risk for 40 years.

Preston & South Ribble Street Pastors – We are part of a national team first pioneered in 2003, and Street Pastors continues to grow throughout the UK and across the world. Preston & South Ribble Street Pastors started patrolling in 2008.


Lancashire Adult Learning offers a wide range of courses and learning opportunities for adults, right across Lancashire

Deliver construction training courses for pre 16’s, post 16’s and adults. Based in a workshop in Preston and provide a hands on practical environment for learners.

PHX Training help either individuals or businesses to build skills to create successful future.

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Preston Care & Repair Ltd

We are an independent charitable organisation which provides practical support as well as advice and information to enable older, disabled and vulnerable people to stay safe, secure, warm and independent in their own homes.

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK and around the world, get the support they need if crisis strikes.


Age Concern help thousands of people each year to live well and age well across Lancashire. The charity helps people to improve their physical, emotional and social wellbeing and also works closely with families and carers.

Part of the Wildlife Trusts movement, the UK’s leading conservation charity dedicated to all wildlife.


The LVP aim to make volunteering for public services rewarding and provide opportunities for people to make a real difference in their local communities.

About Preston City Council


The Community Restart service seeks to respond to the issues of social exclusion and social crisis that is understood to drive and sustain mental ill health/distress and symptomology.

More Positive Together (MPT) is a £6m project which is designed to address the needs’ of Lancashire residents who are furthest from the labour market and to help them to improve their employment prospects.

The Safe Trader Scheme is operated by Lancashire County Council to assist residents of Lancashire to find reputable local traders



Gift 92 providing essential furniture and household items to hundreds of individuals, couples and families every year in real need to build a stable home.

“We’re working towards a Lancashire where all women and girls are valued and treated as equals, and are empowered to be able to transfor their lives.”

Lancashire Women provide Money Advice, employment, digital and volunteering support for people currently unemployed or economically inactive and a number of short courses to improve Wellbeing.

The Work and Health Programme aims to help people with health conditions and disabilities to find work and stay in work.

It is available, on a voluntary basis, to unemployed people with health conditions and disabilities and those who are in vulnerable groups.


Caritas Care support people in building the lives that they want and that everyone has the right to be able to reach their goals and aspirations, no matter what their background may be. 

Soundskills offer personalised support on all aspects of searching, finding and securing work. This can include setting up email, IT skills, CV compilation, interview techniques and creating video profiles.


Age Concern help thousands of people each year to live well and age well across Lancashire. The charity helps people to improve their physical, emotional and social wellbeing.

Sahara in Preston provides employment support, training courses on a wide range of vocational and non-vocational subjects and advocacy support on social, economic and community matters.

Escalate is an electronic tool which aims to inform you about all the projects available in Lancashire which support unemployed people into work.

In partnership with Lancashire skills and employment hub the tool support referral agencies and individuals in their search for a course which is right for your specific needs.

Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion in Lancashire administer and support the delivery of welfare services and the membership and fundraising activities of the Legion’s branches and clubs throughout Lancashire.  

Let’s Grow Preston is community based environmental charity, promoting physical and mental wellbeing through volunteering in horticulture and creating and improving green spaces in Preston to impact the lives of people living in those communities.


Preston & District Carers Support  Group

Preston & District Older People’s Forum

Friendly support groups, activities and events.

 The Big White Wall helps with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues – from anxiety, depression, stress and trauma, to relationship problems and lifestyle challenges




Headway Preston & Chorley

Headway aims to provide a wide range of support to meet the individual needs of people with an acquired brain injury, their families and carers

Preston Community Transport

Combatting loneliness and isolation through transport and related services

Red Rose Recovery

Inspiring people to believe that sustainable recovery is possible for everyone


Lancashire Victim Services



Clevr Money Credit Union

 CLEVR Money is a not-for-profit savings & loans co-operative. Launched in Blackpool in 2009 as Blackpool Fylde & Wyre Credit Union we quickly grew to incorporate Preston and other parts of Lancashire.


Soundskills is a Creative Community Centre in the middle of the Brookfield estate in Preston.

 We provide counselling services to young people aged 11-18 

Pukar Centre

 A centre that works with the diverse community to aupport through advice and courses. 


Mill Bank Wellbeing Centre


Offering a range of services in the local community


 We provide counselling services to young people aged 11-18 

Preston City of Sanctuary


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The Lancashire Carers Service



Amparo - support following suicide


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Hope for Justice


About the Alzheimer’s Society


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