Concerned with the Welfare of Others
Cumbria Action for Social Support is part of a humanitarian tradition of independent voluntary organisations that are concerned with the welfare of others and dedicated to improving the lives of those who receive their services. CASS development and success is not just based on what we do but also how we do it and why.
Learn how you or your project fits with our local and regional strategies, and help us reduce homelessness.
WE BELIEVE IN positive change
We have a key focus of preventing homelessness among offenders and other vulnerable groups and provide temporary supported accommodation with the aim of supporting people to live more independently in the future.
SEE OUR CORE Values
we Aim to reduce homelessness by
Improving the accommodation situation of people referred to the project.
Enabling homeless people to have a period of stability.
Reducing the type of behaviour which in the past has led to people offending or losing their accommodation.
Improving people’s ability to manage their own accommodation.
Working collaboratively with other agencies to promote the interests of homeless people, those who have offended and those with problems with alcohol and / or other drugs.
See our strategic aims and objectives
We provide help
Our Accommodation Advice & Support service helps people who are homeless to find accommodation and set up a home.
Our Finance and Debt Advice & Support service helps people to manage their money and maximise their income.
We provide our services to people in Carlisle, Eden and West Cumbria with the help of our partners: Cumbria & Lancs Community Rehabilitation Company; National Probation Service; through The Connect Project, Carlisle & Eden Mind, Carlisle & Eden Citizens Advice Bureau and Cumbria Law Centre.