Local Support for Families

Support agencies

Bullying  

Bully Busters:https://www.bullybusters.org.uk  Help and support children, young people, parents or professionals who are having difficulties dealing with bullying. Confidential helpline – Tel: 0800 169 6928 

RASA Merseyside

www.rasamerseyside.org Provides free, confidential and non-judgemental services, for individuals who have experienced any form of rape or sexual abuse at any time in their lives. Services include: Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) support; counselling; children and young people’s services; support groups; advice and information. Tel: 0151 558 1801. Email: rasa@rasamerseyside.org; Helpline: 0151 666 1392; helpline@rasamerseyside.org 

Barnardo’s Action with Young Carers Wirral 

https://www.barnardos.org.uk/what-we-do/supporting-young-people Access and support children and young people under 18 ( & up to 19th birthday) who provide regular or ongoing care and emotional support to a family member (usually an adult) who is physically or mentally ill, disabled or misuses substances with a whole family approach. Tel: 0151 650 5488; Email: wirral.services@barnardos.org.uk  

Brook Wirral

https://www.brook.org.uk/  A confidential sexual health service for young people aged 19 and under. Brook Clinic offers all methods of contraception including implants, pregnancy testing and referral for termination, STI testing and treatments. Brook Education works in all youth settings with young people and provides training for those working with young people around relationships and sexual health. Tel: 0300 123 5474  

Children & young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

Local Offer

https://localofferwirral.org/Information about services, support and advice are available for Wirral children with special educational needs and disabilities.

ADHD Foundation 

https://www.adhdfoundation.org.uk The ADHD Foundation works in partnership with individuals, families, doctors, teachers and other agencies to improving emotional well-being, educational attainment, behaviour and life chances through understanding and self management of ADHD, ASD and related learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, Irlen’s Syndrome, dyscalculia and Tourette’s Syndrome. We provide training for professionals. Tel: 0151-237-2661 Email: info@adhdfoundation.org.uk  

Autism Together 

Children and Family Service: https://www.autismtogether.co.uk Support children, young people and their families, in helping them understand autism and social and communication difficulties, offering information, advice and services to families who have: a child with autism; a child undergoing a diagnosis of autism; or who have a child with social and communication difficulties as their primary need. Tel: 0151 666 9960; Email: enquiries@autismtogether.co.uk  

Wirral Mencap

https://mencapwirral.org.uk provides services and opportunities that improve the quality of life of people with a learning disability and their families. The services are for anyone with a learning disability and their families/carers. Tel: 0151 666 1829 Email: info@mencapwirral.org.uk  

LGBT+ 

Brook Wirral 

Work it Out Group: a support group for any young person aged 14-18 who identifies as LGBT+ or unsure. Meets weekly at The Hive Youth Zone, Birkenhead. Email melanie.molloy@brook.org.uk or call 0151 677 0177 for information. 

Website: https://legacy.brook.org.uk/find-a-service/regions/wirral

Galop, the LGBT+ anti-violence charity

National helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who are experiencing domestic abuse and discrimination. Tel: 0300 999 5428 or 0800 999 5428 or email help@galop.org.uk Website: www.galop.org.uk

Mermaids

Offer support for gender-diverse and transgender children and young people, and their families; aims to relieve the mental and emotional stress of all persons aged under 19 years who are in any manner affected by gender identity issues. Various support include a helpline 0808 801 0400, Mon-Fri 9:00am – 9:00pm, an email support service, a parents forum and a separate teens forum, support groups plus multiple residential weekends. Email: info@mermaidsuk.org.uk Website: https://mermaidsuk.org.ukhich includes a web chat facility. 

New Horizons

LGBT+ group running at Wallasey Youth Hub every Monday, providing a safe space, support, issue-based workshops and fun for lesbian, gay, bi, transgender and questioning young people aged 13-19. Text/call Katrina Maxwell on 07920 278 107  

The Proud Trust 

An LGBT youth organisation, providing youth groups and peer support, delivering training and events and offering downloadable resources for young people, professionals and parents. Website: https://www.theproudtrust.org Email: info@theproudtrust.org  

Wirral LGBT Network 

Provide a range of support, advice and training opportunities to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people or those questioning their gender or sexuality across Wirral. Tel: 0151 666 9890. Email: info@wirrallgbt.org.uk

Mental Health and well being 

If you need urgent support for your mental health, please call the 24 hour, Cheshire and Wirral Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust mental health helpline on the new freephone number 0800 145 6485 and their dedicated local staff will support you to access the help you need. For more information, visit their website: www.cwp.nhs.uk/crisis

In response to the current health crisis, a dedicated freephone helpline has been set up by Wirral Council to support young people who may be struggling.

The helpline, which will be staffed by professionals from across the council’s children’s services who are experienced in dealing with young people, will be open from 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday. All calls made to the number will be free.

Young people across the borough are being encouraged to call the number if they are feeling unsafe for any reason or have any worries at all. All calls will be treated as confidential with staff providing support in whatever way they can, to show Wirral’s young people they don’t have to struggle on their own.

Wirral CAMHS Advice Line

0151 488 8453

Monday to Friday 9am-10pm

Saturday & Sunday 12pm to 8pm

The line is staffed by experienced CAMHS practitioners and is for anyone to call for advice about concerns they may have about a child or young person’s mental health.

Response

response@wirral.gov.uk – 0151 666 4123

Response – an open access service to young people aged 13 to 18 years old. Direct referrals can be made to Response with young person’s consent. Young people can also present during opening hours. a) Response Counselling (13 – 18 years) – a confidential counselling service for young people. b) Response Drug & Alcohol Service – offers targeted support (where there are protective factors in place, giving advice, guidance and support to the young person and their parents/guardians); Specialist Support (1-1 support for young people with substance misuse issues and other complex needs, often through a multi-agency intervention); A&E partnership (supporting young people who have presented at A&E with alcohol or drug related concerns).  

Kooth

https://www.kooth.com/

(11-25 years) an online counselling service that provides users a fee, confidential, safe and anonymous way to ask for help or talk through their issues.

The Open Door Centre

https://www.opendoorcharity.com – 0151 639 4545

The Open Door Centre (15+) – Provide Mental Health Support for young people free of charge. Also offers music and art provision. Free and immediate access to Computerised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CCBT), face-to-face counselling and meditation/mindfulness for those wishing to improve concentration and relieve stress. A 

Samaritans

https://www.samaritans.org or ring 08457 90 90 90 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Consists of volunteers who are available to talk to in confidence for support if feeling sad or upset and don’t know where else to turn.  

STEM4

https://stem4.org.uk – Targets early identification of teenage Eating Disorders, Addiction, Self-Harm, Anxiety and Depression with an aim to raise awareness and enhance detection, education and motivation. Website includes downloadable apps.  

Teen Wirral

www.teenwirral.com- online directory of information and support for young people in Wirral, parents and teachers, includes information about youth clubs and hubs, The Hive Wirral Youth Zone, National Citizens Service, Leisure Centres, Guides, Scouts and Cadets (including Fire Cadets).  

Young Minds

https://youngminds.org.uk/ the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Provide expert knowledge to professionals, parents and young people through the Parents’ Helpline, online resources, training and development, outreach work and publications. Helpline Number: 0808 802 5544 (9.30am -4.00pm, Mon-Fri).  

Childline

https://www.childline.org.uk/ or ring 0800 1111 : ChildLine is a free phone service available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for people up to the age of 18-years-old. It’s there to help any young person who is going through a tough time or needs to talk to someone. Free and confidential helpline for children & young people about any worry they may have. Option to speak to a counsellor by telephone or email; there’s also online chat, a message board https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/message-boards/ and a text service.

Drugs and Alcohol  

FRANK: https://www.talktofrank.com If you want to talk, you can call FRANK on 0300 123 6600, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Live Chat – have a friendly, confidential chat online from 2pm-6pm on any day of the week. Need a quick answer? Text a question to 82111 and FRANK will text you back. Email frank@talktofrank.com

Self Help Websites for Young People

https://www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk

https://www.mind.org.uk

https://youngminds.org.uk

Wirral Infobank

An online resource to help you find support services near you.

www.wirralinfobank.co.uk

https://www.wirral.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/coronavirus-updates/emergency-food.

Young Minds

youngminds.org.uk/find-help/get-urgent-help/youngminds-crisis-messenger/

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need support, you can text YM to 85258.

Help and support during lockdown

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/coronavirus/random-acts-kindness

https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/

https://childmind.org/article/how-mindfulness-can-help-during-covid-19/amp

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/looking-after-yourself/coronavirus-and-mental-health

Wirral council are offering sessions for parents who are struggling having kids at home, in effect, parenting workshops.

https://www.wirralsafeguarding.co.uk/bitesize/

Bereavement Counselling Services

Butterflies 

Listening Ear Merseyside is a community-based charity which provides a free, confidential, non-judgemental reflective listening, counselling and bereavement support service for people within the Merseyside area. Butterflies is a specialist programme which targets children and young people aged 7 to 16 years experiencing bereavement or other family loss. Telephone: 0151 488 6648 

Dove 

Provide counselling and group support activities to anyone who is or could be affected by bereavement, life changing illness or other significant loss. 01782683155 https://www.thedoveservice.org.uk/
For further bereavement support for adults, children and young people please see www.mymind.org.ukhttps://www.mymind.org.uk/resources/relationships/loss/children-and-young-people

https://www.mymind.org.uk/resources/relationships/loss/parents-and-carers 

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK (CBUK): https://www.childbereavementuk.org – support families and educate professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Their helpline is run by professionally trained support workers. CBUK also offers a series of booked telephone sessions for parents facing the bereavement of a baby or child of any age, and for parents/carers supporting children or young people. Email: support@childbereavementuk.org Helpline Number: 0800 02 888 40 (9am-5pm, Mon-Fri)

Health & Well-being Hub

Wirral’s 0-19 service offers weekly drop-in clinics for school aged children, young people and their families.

Every Thursday 4-6pm

Victoria Central Health Centre
Clinic Room
1st Floor, Mill Lane
Wallasey
CH44 5UF

Grief Encounter: 

https://www.griefencounter.org.uk – helpline launched for children and young people around bereavement

Youth Work

Creative Youth Development (Youth Service)

The project offers an informal and educational 12-week personal development programme to reduce risk-taking behaviour, raise resilience and aspirations. Delivers projects in schools, communities and for professionals based on contemporary issues, e.g. the ‘If you loved me’ production which explored abusive relationships. Tel: 0151 666 3718 

Detached Youth Work Teams

Provide early help engaging with young people (13- 19) who are often vulnerable to exploitation and criminality, building positive relationships to build skills and resilience. The team uses a fleet of large multi-purpose vehicles ‘Kontactabus’ to attract young people and create a safe environment which allows them to build trust, listen to their story, open doors and help navigate them through uncertain times. Team Manager – Mark Newman Email: marknewman@wirral.gov.uk  

GIRLS/LADS Development Project (13-19)

A self-development project targeting young men and women aged 13-19, aiming to reduce risk taking behaviour, strengthen resilience to peer pressure and abusive relationships and raise aspirations in relation to healthy lifestyle and choices. Tel: Caron Drucker, 0151 647 3160. Email: carondrucker@wirral.gov.uk  

Health Services in Schools (HSIS):

Youth Workers provide a confidential weekly drop in service for young people in all Wirral Secondary Schools and Wirral Six Form College, offering advice, guidance and support to young people on all aspects of their health and well-being including: relationships, sexual health, drug and alcohol, confidence and self esteem. Work in partnership with the School Nurse, CAMHS, Action for Children, Youth Support Service – Drug / Alcohol team & Counselling team. Tel: Michelle Langan, HSIS Coordinator 0151 666 3780 Email: michellelangan@wirral.gov.uk  

NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service

 https://www.nyas.net/a national children’s charity, based in Birkenhead., providing advocacy and legal representation to children and vulnerable adults when important decisions are being made about them. If you are a child, young person or ringing on behalf of a child, young person or vulnerable adult and need help, information or advice, telephone the freephone helpline on 0808 808 1001 or email help@nyas.net  

The Open Door Centre (15+) 

Provide Mental Health Support for young people free of charge. Also offers music and art provision. Free and immediate access to Computerised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CCBT), face-to-face counselling and meditation/mindfulness for those wishing to improve concentration and relieve stress. Address: Bloom Building, Birkenhead Industrial Park, 3 Abbey Close, Birkenhead CH41 5FQ. Tel: 0151 639 4545.Website: https://theopendoorcentre.org  

Response

An open access service to young people aged 13 to 18 years old. Direct referrals can be made to Response with young person’s consent. Young people can also present during opening hours. a) Response Counselling (13 – 18 years) – a confidential counselling service for young people. b) Response Drug & Alcohol Service – offers targeted support (where there are protective factors in place, giving advice, guidance and support to the young person and their parents/guardians); Specialist Support (1-1 support for young people with substance misuse issues and other complex needs, often through a multi-agency intervention); 0151 666 4123 Email: wirralyouthresponsecentre@wirral.gov.uk  

YPAS (Young Person’s Advisory Service) (5-25 years)  

Offer support and therapeutic services for children aged 5 -25 years, to improve the mental health and emotional well-being needs. Includes LGBT, sexuality and transgender support and advice. Group sessions, individual therapy, and other support services available. Email: support@ypas.org.uk YPAS Central Hub – 36 Bolton Street, Liverpool, L3 5LX:0151 707 1025 YPAS Plus Centre (South Liverpool) – Lyndene Road, Liverpool, L25 1NG:0151 305 2031. YPAS Plus Centre (North Liverpool) – Croxdale Road West, Liverpool, L14 8YA:0151 305 2040 Family and Parent – Support Services  Action for Children: www.actionforchildren.org.uk Protect and support children and families by providing practical and emotional care and support, as well as providing fostering and adoption services. 

Caritas Shrewsbury

www.caritasshrewsbury.org.uk A social action agency focusing on the rights and services of children and families, providing practical and emotional support to those experiencing hardship and difficulties. They work with individual children and families in the community or in schools helping them deal with a range of issues such as Domestic Violence, poverty, positive parenting, low self-esteem, isolation and neglect Tel: 0151 652 1281; Email: info@caritasshrewsbury.org.uk 

Talking Teens programme

Provide fun social integration activities, courses, workshops and events for all the family. Tel: 0151 345 6920 Email: office@ferriesfamilygroups.org.uk  

WEB Merseyside 

Supports adults and children who may be isolated, victimised, discriminated against, have low self-esteem and lack hope; a significant number of these being as a result of crimes such as domestic violence, abuse, bullying, hate crime and other criminal activity. Offers self-development courses, confidence and self-esteem training, one-to-one support, days out, holistic therapies; can also help with practical issues such as housing, benefits and employment. WEB runs young women’s groups & boy’s groups providing activities and opportunities specifically focusing on building confidence and self-esteem. www.webmerseyside.org/about-us Tel: 0151 653 3771. Email: info@webmerseyside.org

Wirral Mind

www.wirralmind.org.uk Provides services to adults with mental health problems and learning disabilities. Support services include self-help groups, drop-in centre, counselling, befriending, community education programme and Mental Health in the Workplace training. Address: 90 – 92 Chester Street, Birkenhead, CH41 5DL.Tel: 0151 512 2200 Email: learning@wirralmind.org.uk

The Hive, Wirral Youth Zone

We are running bookable sessions for young people, with Junior members and Hiveability members under the age of 18, following activity ‘pathways’ and Senior members booking for a timetable of activities. Take a look on our website for our weekly activity timetables at  https://www.thehiveyouthzone.org/in-the-hive/ and click here to book https://www.thehiveyouthzone.org/book-a-session/

Our outreach in the community will continue, along with support phone calls, home visits and hamper deliveries to our most vulnerable members. We are also continuing to run daily activities on our social media channels.

If you are a young person or family who needs some help or support please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at talktothehive@thehiveyouthzone.org or message us on any of our social media platforms. Please also get in touch if you have any questions.

The Hive are also offering 

* Isolation Packs

* Salon Chats

* One to One Support including mentoring  -These sessions will be for young people who need the support of a Youth Worker one-to-one. Our team will invite young people to attend the session on a planned day and time. This will allow young people the opportunity to discuss any issues or support needs they have with a trusted Youth Worker.

* Support Group Sessions – These sessions will be for groups of young people who will be invited to attend a session at The Hive. These sessions will allow young people the opportunity to discuss shared issues, maintain relationships with their peer group and take part in a positive activity.

* Online and Zoom Activity Sessions – Our team will be delivering a whole host of activities and sessions via Zoom that will be fun and engaging for young people. Participants will be able to get involved in arts, dance, sports, wellbeing and a whole load of other sessions after school and at weekends.

In addition to the above services we’ll be on the phones everyday checking in on members, seeing how everything is going and seeing if there is anything we can do to support. We will also be uploading  activities and challenges to our social media platforms so make sure you are following us online.

We are really looking forward to being able to have more young people back in at The Hive as soon as possible but for now we hope that the above services will ensure we are able to continue to provide young people support during what could be a challenging period of time.

The health, safety and wellbeing of young people, staff, volunteers, visitors and those in the wider community is our top priority and we will continue to do what we can to support those around us. 

If you need to join the #HiveatHomeClub please sign up at: https://www.thehiveyouthzone.org/isolation-project  or call us on 0151 705 8000

Internet Safety

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

It can be hard to know how to talk to your child about online safety. From setting up parental controls to advice on sexting, online games and video apps, we can help you to understand the risks and keep your child safe.

www.ceop.police.uk

Wirral council are offering sessions for parents who are struggling having kids at home, in effect, parenting workshops.

A list of Wirral businesses offering free school meals to children. 

Aubergine Cafe – The Crescent, West Kirby

Tilly Mint Treats – Mount Road, Prenton

The Bedford ‘Luke’s’ – Bedford Road, Rock Ferry

Cathy’s hot & cold takeaway – Croft Road, Birkenhead

Born & Bred Coffee Shop – Borough Road, Prenton

Scoffee – Cross Lane, Bebington

Bella Rose Hair & Beauty – Bebington Road, Tranmere

Building Bridges, Bray Street, Birkenhead

Oak Community Project, Christ The King Church, St Anne Street, Birkenhead

Flissy’s Coffee Shop at GJ’s – Bank Side Station Road, Thurstaston 

Quirky Cafe – Market Street, Hoylake

The Grange – Hoylake Road, Moreton

The Village Cafe – Allport La Precinct, Bromborough

Number 7 Cafe – Princes Pavement, Grange Precinct, Birkenhead

Leasowe Millenium Centre, Twickenham Drive, Leasowe

Sandbrook Community Centre, Sunningdale, Chapelhill Road, Moreton

Carrbridge Centre, Woodchurch

Wylde Coffee – Telegraph Road, Heswall

The Elephant Collective – Hamilton House, The Parade, Parkgate, Neston

Stanley’s – Seaview Road, Wallasey

Kings Arms, Bebington 

Shaftesbury Youth Club, Mendip Road, Birkenhead

Remember When-Victoria Road, New Brighton 

Take a Plate – Wirral kids (FB Page)

Zero clucks given – Birkenhead

Rock point community New Brighton

Social supermarkets/Food Support

Wirral Borough Council 

Apply for emergency help with food (food hamper)

In response to the national lockdown, Wirral Council, in partnership with Wirral Foodbank, is operating an Emergency Food Hub. Whilst this is in operation, Wirral Foodbank centres are closed and emergency food hampers will be hand delivered.

Emergency support is only for individuals and families who cannot pay for food and who are in urgent need.  We may be able to provide you with a food hamper with a week’s supply of groceries. All applications will be assessed for need.

Households that are awarded a hamper, but have specialist food requirements related to a cultural or religious requirement, will be supported by Wirral Change, working in partnership with the council.

Households that are awarded a hamper, but have specialist food requirements that relates to a dietary, health or medical need, will be contacted and supported by one of our community-based partners (Age UK Wirral or Rapid Response North West).

Households that are awarded a hamper within certain postcodes within CH46 area (Leasowe/Moreton) will be supported by our partners Wirral Development Trust and the PRIMA Group.

Apply for emergency support

Core Project

We are a non-profit charity who aim to provide both hot & cold food to those who need it within the North Birkenhead area. We have events and activities throughout the year and respond to community.

Our Social Supermarket is open to any Wirral resident and offers discounted produce for purchase. No membership is required.

Our opening days & times:

Wednesday 11am – 2pm 

Friday 12pm – 4pm  

Social distancing applies. For more details please email: corebirkenhead@outlook.com

Donations can be dropped at community centre 29 Clover Dr CH417DZ or message us for collection.

Free hot lunches provided during lockdown at the Community Centre (subject to change)

Please check our facebook for daily updates https://www.facebook.com/groups/291312334995078

St Pauls Church

Social supermarket is open on the following days/times:

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

2pm until 3pm.

  • You don’t need to be on benefits​
  • You need to become a member by filling in a simple form (no fee)
  • ​Pay what you can afford
  • Prices shown are suggested donations
  • All welcomeWe have put in place measures to help social distancing so please follow the advice given.  Our COVID-19 risk assessment can be found on our website.  See wakeupwallasey.org for details.

Telephone: 0151 528 5777 or email stpauls@seacombeparish.com for pastoral care.

Leasowe Community Centre – Leasowe – Social Supermarket

Leasowe Community Centre situated behind the Leasowe leisure centre will be batch cooking and providing a Social Supermarket (FED UP Wallasey).

Please telephone 0151 691 1595 for details.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9am until 3pm

Bee Wirral

Website: http://www.beewirral.co.uk There is a social supermarket at Building Bridges CIC at the cavendish Centre, this is within walking distance from our centre. The address is: 1 Bray St, Birkenhead CH41 8BX

We will be updating our social media with reopening dates etc so keep checking in, stay safe and we will see you all soon.

Charlotte’s Brightside

Charlotte Brightside Social Supermarket Opening hours:

Monday 12pm-3pm

Tuesday 1pm-3pm

Wednesday 3-6pm

Thursday 9am-12pm

Saturday 9:30am-10:30am

Check our Facebook page for up to date times and information

 Claremount Road Methodist Church – Wallasey – Social Supermarket

We hold a social supermarket during the following days and hours:

Thursday 3pm – 5pm

Friday 1pm – 3:30pm

Please telephone:  07592 491 346  or email claremount01@gmail.com

Nightingale’s Cafe and Well-being Hub’s 

This Social Supermarket is offering discount foods, cleaning products, nappies and toys.

Opening times are Monday to Friday 9am until 1pm

The Corona Carry Out provides hot meals to people experiencing homelessness, or otherwise struggling. Every Tuesday between 5pm and 8:30pm.

Please email any enquiries to

damien.prescott@cgl.org.uk

Sandbrook (FED UP Wallasey) – Moreton – Social Supermarket

Sandbrook Community Centre in Moreton will be open:

Social Supermarket Opening Times & Days:

Monday 2pm until 3:30pm

Thursday 4pm until 5:30pm

Saturday 10:30am until 12pm

Telephone: 01516389599 email the centre on: sandbrookcommunity@hotmail.com

Victory Outreach – Community Spirit Wirral

We are offering a Community Social Supermarket ranging from food to household goods with affordable prices. Open 10am – 4pm, Monday to Saturday.

Telephone: 07498 180 066 or Email: mandyleeupton@gmail.com 

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/245268892282279/

Seacombe Social supermarket:

Monday 1:30pm -2:30pm

Can open other times if needed Making sure no child goes hungry

St. Paul’s Road, Seacombe, Wirral, CH44 7AN 

Shaftesbury Youth Club 

Shaftesbury Social Supermarket is open to all. Everyone is welcome no matter what your circumstances, we are not means tested. We are open Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9:30am until 3pm and Wednesday & Friday 9:30am until 11:30am

Email: michellenaylor@shaftes.org.uk 

https:/ite/www.facebook.com/Shaftesbury-Youth-Club-253221428574672

Building Bridges Wirral CIC – Birkenhead – Social Supermarket

Our Community Hub will be open from Tuesday to Friday from 10am until 5pm and on a Saturday from 10:00am until 2:00pm.

Please see social media for the latest details. or call 07502 944 535 (Shell Bridges)

We will have the community supermarket open and would like to offer families any support we can.

Please see social media for the latest details or visit our facebook page

Email: buildingbridgeswirralcic@gmail.com

Youth Resource Centre Ltd

Social supermarket serving Wallasey is open weekdays Monday- Friday from 10.00am until 12.30pm. 

Telephone: 07869 214 776

For enquiries please email Colin on Info@citcuk.org.uk

Hoole Road Hub – Woodchurch – Social Supermarket

The social supermarket is open during the week, please check our Facebook page or call 01515220738 for times and details.

We are a community led support network, available to everyone.

Hoole Road, Woodchurch Road, Wirral, CH49 8EG 

Make It Happen Birkenhead 

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm and Sat 9:30am – 1:30pm times may vary 

If you would like to get involved please contact Amy on the number below.

Contact anyone of  our helpful team members for details: 07875 692 142

Shop number: 0151 306 4840

The Little Centre – Beechwood 

Social Supermarket will be open from 9:45am until 2:15pm Monday to Friday. Please see the Facebook page for details, as it may change. No membership is needed.

You are welcome to email enquiries to: thelittlecentremanager@gmail.com

Telephone: Julie McManus on 07549 022 697 The Little Centre, Beechwood and Ballantyne, 5th Avenue, Beechwood, Wirral, CH43 9LB 

Heart of Egremont – Community and Heritage Centre 

Social Supermarket Monday, Tuesday & Friday 10am – 2pm  Wednesday 10am – 4pm Thursday 10am – 6pm

Email: Heartofegremont@btconnect.com

The Life Tree 

Have a passion to provide practical and emotional support for anyone who needs it, and we will do so with love and compassion, from our family to yours.

We are working in partnership with Quirky Cafe (Hoylake)to provide cooked meals, packed lunches, snacks and support packs (store cupboard food/toiletries/baby stuff etc) to those who are struggling or just need a bit of a helping hand. 

To request support for yourself, or to nominate someone you care about, please message us and we will do all we can to provide love, compassion and practical support.

We are so excited for our little sapling of a support service to grow and blossom.

For more information please see our Facebook Page.

124e Market St, Hoylake, Wirral, CH47 3BE

Christ The King Church 

The Oak Community Project, Christ The King Church – Birkenhead

We offer assistance with food (Food bags £2.50 suggested donation) CRISIS support regarding food and deliveries were necessary. Text Denise 07809 421 366 Call Rev.Paul Bentley 0151 653 6092 or Email: den.price59@gmail.com  Website: https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/12571/

Number Seven

Is a citizens supermarket and café. Based in the heart of Birkenhead.

Number Seven is a not for profit Citizens Supermarket. Café & Advice Hub. Our aim is to help low-income people whose circumstances may be pushing them towards food poverty. The citizens supermarket is stocked with surplus stock from bigger retailers, we aim to be at least a third cheaper and in most cases even more and is membership based only. Membership gains you access to the supermarket and 50% off in the cafe before 11:30am every day.

To gain membership the following criteria needs to be met:

-single person household to have an income of less than £1066 per month.

– Couples / family household to have an income of less than £1666 per month.

If you meet the criteria  please come along to our membership day on Saturday each week with:

– Proof of ID (Passport, driving license, birth certificate, bank card & bus passes are excepted)

– proof of income for the household This must include any payments of WAGE (wage slips) E.S.A, P.I.P, Tax Credits, State Pension, Pension Credits, Carers Allowance, Universal Credit, J.S.A, Child Benefits and D.L.A

On the day membership will be complete in full as long as all the evidence is provided, and a membership card will be issued.

For more information regarding becoming a member please contact: Cafe Number 7 & Citizens Supermarket, 7 Princes Pavement Grange Precinct (Next to Argos) Birkenhead CH41 2XY Email: feedingbirkenhead@gmail.com or visit Facebook

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