Dec


9

The Gift Of Hope

Today we release our film “The Gift of Hope” a short film with a big message. This has been made in partnership with people we support across Liverpool & Sefton, all people with lived experience of homelessness. The film takes a look at the most wonderful time of the year from a different view point…

Dec


3

External Email Issue – 03/12/19

We are currently having issues receiving external emails – we are working to resolve this and hope to have it resolved within the next 24-48 hours. If you have tried to get in touch with any of our team members by email, and need an urgent response please try and get in touch with us…

Nov


26

External Email Issue 26/11/19

We are having issues with external emails across our services today. We are working on this and hope to have it resolved soon. If you need to get in touch with our team please try and use the phone numbers. If you do not have a phone number for the team you need to reach…

Nov


18

Safeguarding Adults Week – Team Member Blog

Have you ever wondered how it would feel to see things from our perspective and perhaps more importantly, have us see things from yours? Well, it just so happens that a little bit of both may occur this week for an afternoon…. Intrigued? I was. As part of a general awareness raising initiative, linked to…

Oct


24

The Leeds St Garden

As part of our commemoration of World Homeless Day 2019, residents and staff at our Leeds Street centre gathered to celebrate the opening of our new Memorial Garden. The Leeds Street garden is a partnership project led by YMCA Liverpool service users. The garden area is a reclaimed area of the car park at Hope…

Oct


10

World Homeless Day – A Blog from Ellie McNeil

10th October is World Homeless Day, homelessness and what happens to the people living through and with it has been at the heart of the work of YMCA Liverpool & Sefton since our very beginning in 1846. Today, our CEO Ellie McNeil shares a reflective blog with you, read more below: Today is World Homeless…

Oct


8

Research Report – Working With People Around Substitute Prescribing

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…

Sep


26

Chartered Institute of Housing Course Information

  YMCA Liverpool and Sefton are happy to share some further information around our fantastic Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) course. 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 Monday 4th November at 10am…

Aug


13

Would you sit next to #HomelessJesus? A Blog from Kieran, our Chaplain

AT the close of a conference on homelessness earlier this year, I had the privilege of supporting three members of the YMCA community to reveal a moving tribute to those who sleep rough in our city. The event, called ‘Homeless and Rough Sleeping – Who Cares?’, took place at Liverpool Parish Church on the Pier…

Jul


1

RISE Recovery Services – A blog from Ellie McNeil

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…