Help & Support

The following organisations offer advice and support for a number of issues. We may refer you into one or more of these services if appropriate.

Debt & Benefits Advice

Merseyside Welfare Rights – Debt & housing advice: 0151 709 0504

RAISE – Debt Advice: 0151 482 2475

Citizens Advice (CAB) – 0344 848 7700 Mon to Fri 10:00 to 15:00

Homeless Prevention

The Whitechapel Centre – Homeless prevention (central): 0151 207 7617

Creative Support – Homeless Prevention (north): 0151 260 9550

Riverside – Homeless Prevention (south): 0345 111 0000

Irish Community Care – Homeless Prevention: 0151 237 3987

Crisis – Homeless prevention: 0151 218 7000

Shelter – Homeless Prevention: 0344 515 1900

Housing Options – Homeless prevention: 0800 731 6844

Asylum Support Services

Red Cross – Refugee support: 0151 702 5067

MRANG – Support / advice for refugee women: 0151 728 2323

Domestic and Sexual Violence Services

RASA – Sexual violence support:  0151 558 1801

Steps To Freedom – Adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse: 0151 228 1475

MDVS – Domestic Violence Service: 0151 709 8770

LDAS – Domestic Violence Service: 0151 263 7474

Men’s Advice Line – Domestic violence Service: 0808 801 0327

Women’s Aid – Domestic violence helpline: 0808 200 0247 (24 hours)

Health and Well-being

Addaction – Drug and alcohol misuse service: 0151 702 0655

Beacon Counselling Trust – Gambling Addiction Support: 0151 321 1099

NHS 111 – Non-emergency out of hour’s health advice: 111

Healthwatch – Health / care advice: 0300 777 7007

Sahir House – HIV support & information: 0151 237 3989

LGBT Services

TSS – Trans Support Service: 0151 247 6555

LGBT Foundation – LGBT support / advice: 0345 330 3030

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Talk Liverpool – Therapies for depression & anxiety: 0151 228 2300

James’ Place – Men only suicide prevention: psaini@liverpool.ac.uk

CALM – Men only suicide helpline:  0800 585 858

Samaritans – Suicide helpline:  0151 708 8888 (24 hours)

SANE – Mental health helpline: 0300 304 7000

MIND – Mental health support: 0151 529 3247

ReThink – Mental health advice: 0300 5000 927

Careline (adult) – Safeguarding: 0151 233 3800

Children and Young People

Careline (children)  – Safeguarding: 0151 233 3700

NSPCC – Child Protection: 0808 800 5000

YPAS  – Young Peoples Advisory Service: 0151 707 1025

MYA – Merseyside Youth Association: 0151 702 0700

Banardos – Young Adult Carers Service: 0151 228 4455

Bullybusters – Victim Support: 0800 169 6928

Career Connect – Connexions: careerconnect.org.uk

Community / Training

The Life Rooms – Community Centre and training: 0151 478 6556

British Legion – Armed Forces guidance: 0808 802 8080

WHISC – Women’s Health & Support: 0151 707 1826

4Wings – Women’s Support Network: 0151 306 6524

Venus – Support for women & their children: 0151 474 4744