Start feeling safe again

A free service supporting the recovery of those affected by rape,

exploitation, sexual and domestic abuse across North and West Cumbria

Everyone deserves to feel safe

We are here to support anyone who has experienced rape, exploitation, sexual and domestic abuse; at any time in their lives.


We understand that the road to recovery is different for everyone, our specialist trauma-informed team is with you every step of the way.


Take the first step on your journey to recovery by contacting our team.

Find the best support for your recovery


for men

Our specialist teams support male survivors of rape, exploitation, sexual and domestic abuse, no matter when the abuse happened. ​

You are not alone in your recovery.


for women

Our confidential support, information and counselling is available to women and girls who have experienced rape, exploitation, sexual and domestic abuse at any time in their lives.

Support for children & young people

We work with children affected by rape, exploitation, sexual and domestic abuse from the age of three upwards; we work with non-abusive parents and carers of younger children to support a healthy recovery and a bright future.


We're here for Cumbria

We listen

Our specialist team will listen, and work with you to find the support that is right for you.

We empower

We help you to feel like you again; confident, safe and secure.

We support

We work alongside you, offering support at all stages of your journey.

Volunteer with Safety Net

Our volunteers are at the heart of what we do.

We are regularly looking for volunteers to support our work in Carlisle and the wider county of Cumbria.


Our volunteers help to create a safe community, they run crafting events, markets and create products to sell to raise funds for us.

Find out about all the ways you can support Safety Net below.

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