Nest Lancashire partners with Blackpool Zoo and local businesses to help young victims of crime
Blackpool Zoo along with local catering companies Abbey Catering and Tasty Bites recently came together to support Nest, Lancashire’s victim support services for children and young people. The local businesses organised a day of activities for young people affected by crime, including domestic abuse, exploitation and the Manchester Arena terrorist attack. A group of children… Read More
Manchester Arena attack – One year anniversary
The 22nd of May 2018 will mark one year since the attack on Manchester Arena. A programme of events for the day has been put together by Manchester City Council, recognising each of the 22 people who lost their lives in the attack, those who were injured and first responders. The full programme of events… Read More
Nest Lancashire continues support for young survivors six months on from the Manchester terrorist attack
Today (Wednesday 22 November) marks six months since the terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena and Nest, Lancashire’s victim support services for children and young people, continues to offer support to victims. The support service for ten to 18 year olds, delivered by independent charity Victim Support, recently concluded a second series of sessions for… Read More
Have you been affected by the MEN Arena Attack?
If you have been caught up in the attack on the MEN arena in Manchester, we are here to support you. Find out more about how we can help.
Online support for young victims
Nest Lancashire, the support service for young victims of crime, bullying and harassment in Lancashire has launched its website today, 30 September. The website, which can be found at www.nestlancashire.org, offers information and guidance to young people aged 10 to 18 who have been left hurt or upset following a crime or incident. Young people can… Read More
Welcome to Nest Lancashire
Being the victim of a crime, or witnessing a crime taking place, can be a truly frightening experience. Nest Lancashire has created this resource as a way to offer help and support when you need it and when you’re ready for it. We have guides and information for many kinds of bullying and harassment, from cyber bullying… Read More
Lewis* was referred to Nest Lancashire following ongoing bullying at school which has left him upset and with low confidence. His mum was very concerned that he would struggle with the demands of high school following all of the issues that the bullying had created. Lewis suffered from a poor self-image, confidence issues, and felt… Read More
Megan* was sexually abused six years ago. She hadn’t told anybody about the sexual abuse until finally finding the courage to speak to a pastoral worker at her school. Megan’s case was investigated and went to court – as a result the person responsible was jailed. The court process was very stressful for Megan and… Read More
Josh* is 15 and has had to witness years of domestic abuse between his mother and father which has had a hugely damaging effect on his confidence and self-esteem. He suffers from low levels of resilience and struggles to form relationships with others, resulting in him becoming extremely withdrawn and increasingly isolated. His education was… Read More
Sophie* is 12 years old and has been the victim of a serious sexual assault. Sophie had already received some support through another service but she was referred to Nest because she needed further help going forward. Sophie started seeing her Nest support worker just as her case went to trial. Her support worker was… Read More