YMCA Carol Service 2019 – Kieran’s Reflection, “Will you welcome #HomelessJesus this Christmas?”

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  TODAY the YMCAs in the Liverpool City Region gathered for a carol service in the city’s Parish Church, opposite the world famous Liver Building. As the chaplain for YMCA Liverpool and YMCA St Helens, I gave a reflection on the Christmas story and what it means for the people the YMCA supports: ‘Away in a manger, no crib for a…

Internal Audit – Invitation To Provide Quote

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YMCA Liverpool & Sefton are inviting quotes from suitably qualified and experienced internal auditors with effect from 1st May 2019. We have been delivering services to vulnerable people for 170 years. We work to support communities in need via the provision of a number of services. These include: 3 Hostels for people who are homeless…

Every day can be #TimeToTalk Day – a blog from Kieran

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Every day can be #TimeToTalk Day ON THE FIRST Thursday in February each year, the UK charity Time to Change helps to challenge the stigma around mental distress and promote mental well-being by encouraging everyone to take ‘Time To Talk’ about mental health. Everyone has mental health, just like physical health – whether we enjoy…

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…

Chartered Institute of Housing Course Information

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YMCA Liverpool and Sefton are happy to share some further information around our fantastic Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) courses. We are offering a FREE taster day to give you the chance to find out more about the Level 3 Course: Supporting Homeless People The taster day is on Thursday 6th September at 10am –…

GDPR at YMCA Liverpool and Sefton

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Friday 25th May is the day that the General Data Protection Principles (GDPR) come into force. Most of us will already have received countless emails asking us to “opt in”, “stay in touch” or “not miss out”. GDPR sets out a number of ways in which organisations like us must process and manage data and…

Information for recent applicants

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If you applied for a role with us between 1st May – 14th May and you have not been prompted to provide your contact details on the online application. This is in relation to the Crisis Support Worker (Nights) role; Empowerment Support Worker – Bank Staff; Support Worker – Bank Staff Please contact us to…

YMCA Carol Service

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Join us and our partners from YMCA Wirral and YMCA St Helens as we come together for a festive evening or carols and refreshments. Held in the beautiful Parish Church of Liverpool, Our Lady and St Nicholas on Thursday 14th December at 6.30pm we will be joined by the fantastic Liverpool BID Choir performing a…