About Us

‘Empowering people to take control over their physical health, mental health and wellbeing’

Together We is a Community Interest Company (CIC) and not for profit organisation providing a range of services in Allerdale and Copeland, Cumbria.

We have three parts of the service, talk, fitness and carry, which aim to combine mental and physical health interventions.

Below you can access more information about each of the services and how to join up.

We aim to provide a service which is flexible, individual and portable to our community.

Together we carry

Together we carry aims to improves families wellbeing by helping to facilitate carrying their child with different types of carriers and Slings. Exercise and Wellbeing workshops are also ran in conjunction with The Together Groups other services, you can find out about our postnatal project here We started to run our hire and advice service in 2016.

Our advice and hire sessions are held every monthly in billy bears, to see our up and coming events please check here and we also provide private consultations within the wellbeing centre and home visits. Our weekly sling exercise sessions are held within Together We CIC womans fitness and wellbeing centre.

We own over 50 carriers, we cater for newborn to toddlers, our hire period is from 4 weeks to 3 months.

Visit our sling hire page to see some of our slings for more information or contact us.

Evidence suggests there are many wellbeing benefits to carrying, although more research is needed it is suggested that carrying your baby close can:
Improved bonding and attachment between parents and babies.
Release of oxytocin in mother.
Positive impact on breastfeeding.
A content baby resulting in a content mother.
Babies have the feeling of security and ability to self-regulate.

Returning to exercise after having your baby can be hard, Together We Carry have designed exercise sessions that are safe, involve both mother and baby and that are fun! Benefits of post natal exercise are:
Help restore muscle strength and firm up your body
Make you less tired because it raises your energy level and improves your sense of wellbeing
Promote weight loss
Improve your cardiovascular fitness and restore muscle strength
Condition your abdominal muscles
Improve your mood, relieve stress and help prevent postpartum depression. To take part in any sessions a full post natal health screening must take place, sessions are open from 6 weeks PP/12 weeks PP (c-section) Our pre and post natal instructors may advise further medical attention must be sought before taking part, for an up to date timetable of all Mammy and Me Pilates sessions click here

Our team are trained with Slingababy, school of baby wearing and Sling school, our exercise team are pre and post natal specialists and have extra training in pelvic floor and core Pilates, to find out more about team together we carry click here up to date safety info.


Together We Talk

Together We Talk uses straight forward interventions to help you understand and recognise your own mental health and wellbeing. This includes looking at what things may affect the way you feel and how this affects the way you behave and think.

We will work together to find ways to manage unhelpful thoughts and behaviours and manage how you feel.

We provide Emotional Resilience Courses, individual work and workshops covering a range of topics.

Visit our services page to see some of our workshops for more information or contact us.

Opening Hours


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8am - 12pm


9am - 1pm