Oct


3

170 Years Young

Liverpool YMCA has a long and proud history of supporting vulnerable people, whilst also developing and progressing as a charity. We have seen many changes over the last 170 years. Originally established to address the social problems within Liverpool in 1846, a significant element of our history has been focused on helping young people in…

Aug


11

Queer and Unaccomodated

Stonewall Housing has a ‘Quick Exit’ button at the top of their website, so users can quickly and safely ‘vanish’ the website from their computer screens, should somebody enter the vicinity. That quiet little button tells us that we have a huge problem. Those two words are not just a label for a button, they…

Jul


15

Liverpool Accommodation Based Support Consortia

Introducing Liverpool Accommodation Based Support Consortia The Liverpool Accommodation Based Support Consortia (LABSC) is made up of 7 organisations (Local Solutions, Nacro, New Start, Nugent Care, NWPC, Plus Dane and led by YMCA Liverpool) working together to provide flexible support options to homeless individuals across the City of Liverpool. We are a collective of charitable,…

Jul


15

170th Celebration

170 Years Young YMCA LIVERPOOL – 170 YEARS – GREY   Liverpool YMCA has a long and proud history of supporting vulnerable people, whilst also developing and progressing as a charity. We have seen many changes over the last 170 years. Originally established to address the social problems within Liverpool in 1846, a significant element…

May


12

Growth Through Change

I was once a resident at Liverpool YMCA. I arrived at the hostel fearing that it wouldn’t be long before I would probably be asked to leave. The majority of my life had been spent using some substance or another, leading to homelessness at the age of 18. I had been asked to leave other…

Jun


3

Echo Environmental Awards 2015 – Mersey Forest Corporate Responsibility Award was presented to Eli Lilly and Company in association with the YMCA Dutch Farm

The Echo Enviromental Awards presentation took place at Isla Gladstone Conservatory in Stanley Park. The Mersey Forest Corporate Responsibility Award was presented to Eli Lilly and Company in association with the YMCA Dutch Farm.  The award was presented by Clare Olver, The Mersey Forest(R) to Alan Spreadbury, Julie MacCluskey, Peter Boyle and Sharon Gregson.