Who we are
Richmond Fellowship’s Blackpool Light Lounge looks to address both your immediate crisis and longer term recovery goals. It provides safe, high quality support with an emphasis on understanding the factors which contributed to your crisis. The service equips you with strategies and tools to support your ongoing mental health recovery.
What we do
The Light Lounge is a welcoming and non-judgmental environment for individuals struggling socially and emotionally with life challenges or for those in a mental health crisis.
Crisis service: 7 days a week from 10am to 10pm.
Face to face drop ins: Monday to Friday from 4pm to 10pm, Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 10pm.
Digital appointments and telephone calls: 7 days a week 10am to 10pm.
Who we help
Our services are available to people over the age of 16 who live in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre.
You may refer yourself to us either by contacting the team by telephone in advance, or by visiting us in person during our drop in hours
You may also be signposted to our service by a GP or other partner organisation.
Support we offer
- Professional and specific individual advice in accessing appropriate help.
- Guidance and information on how to manage your mental health and develop coping mechanisms.
- Peer support from people who have been through similar experiences in talking through your issues and concerns.
- Access to other organisations to offer support with social crisis such as housing and benefits.