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…



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…



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…



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…



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…



Dutch Farm Statement

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

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

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…



Internal Audit – Invitation To Provide Quote

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…



CAT Therapist Opportunity

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…