Research Report – Working With People Around Substitute Prescribing

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YMCA Liverpool & Sefton are delighted to share a summary report following some research into our partnership with Merseycare around substitute prescribing for opiate users. The report examines The Role of Hostels in Supporting Residents Adherence to Opiate Substitution Treatment and highlights the powerful and positive partnership working that takes place in Liverpool services. This…

RISE Recovery Services – A blog from Ellie McNeil

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On 1st July we open RISE Recovery Services and welcome the first service users into the project. Over the last 6 months we have been working with New Start and Action on Addiction to develop a recovery pathway across the city. Action on Addiction are delivering the community rehabilitation element and RISE recovery is a…

Dutch Farm Statement

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YMCA Liverpool & Sefton and the Dutch Farm team have been overwhelmed by the support that we have received from our community over the past few days. Dutch Farm suffered a break in during the night of Tuesday 11th June and a number of our buildings were damaged and most sadly we lost a number…

New Service – Domestic Abuse Rapid Accommodation Project

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We are delighted to announce the launch of the Domestic Abuse Rapid Accommodation Project, working across Merseyside, for anyone over 18 who is impacted by Domestic Abuse – regardless of gender or family set up. The project aims to provide rapid access to accommodation and will provide assistance to people to find suitable and safe…

YMCA Liverpool & Sefton – Disability Confident Committed

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We are pleased to share that we have expressed our commitment to becoming a Disability Confident Employer- the first step is to become committed and we have just achieved this. We are committed to:   Ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible Communicating and promoting vacancies Offering an interview to disabled people Anticipating and…

CAT Therapist Opportunity

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YMCA Liverpool & Sefton are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced CAT Therapist to join our new residential recovery service in South Liverpool. You should be ACAT accredited CAT Therapist with a minimum availability of 10 hours per week. The relational rehabilitation service will be in a residential setting for people with substance…

Policy Update

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Many of the people we support at YMCA Liverpool accommodation services are prescribed a number of medications including controlled medication such as methadone and subutex. We have been working with prescribing services, local GP practices and pharmacies to enable and support residents living in our supported accommodation to have access to treatment that will stabilise…

New Year – New Training Course

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Using a Relational Approach to Preventing Conflict training In 2019 we are adding this course to our Training and Education offer… Upcoming course dates: Thursday 14th February 2019 Tuesday 12th March 2019   (all 9.30am-4.30pm)   Venue: YMCA Liverpool, 15 Leeds Street, Liverpool, L3 6HU   Based on our time working with people with multiple…

Seasons Greetings From all at YMCA

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We have just enjoyed our annual Carol Service at St Nicholas’ Church and it got our festive season off to a lovely start, we were treated to a beautiful performance from YMCA Sefton Nursery Choir and team members from YMCA’s across the region all gave readings or reflections about our work and this time of…