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Volunteering Focus: Carlisle Key

One of the many things that makes me incredibly proud to be part of the psychology and working with children and families team at the University of Cumbria is the number of ways in which our students support the community. They volunteer their time and skills across so many different organisations from the National Trust, Circles of Support and Accountability to Helping with Family Days at Haverigg Prison.
A charity that is particularly close to our hearts, especially in winter and around the festive season, is Carlisle Key.

‘Carlisle Key works with young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness’

Carlisle Key help young people move towards independent living by providing assistance and support within a drop in service to alleviate the hardship and distress caused by homelessness, housing, financial and other related difficulties.
The services they provide include ... Homeless Advice Housing Advice (housing searches, choice based lettings etc.) Money Management Welfare Benefits Advic…

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