Useful Links

Mary Seacole House provides the below website links as a reference for its staff, members and surrounding community. The links relate to mental health & wellbeing whether it be direct or in-direct.

We have provided these links in good faith and we are not responsible for the content of the external sites.

Please click on the title of the website you wish to view.

 

ADULT MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT SERVICES

 

Mary Seacole House – Day Service

Mary Seacole House is a mental health resource service set up to offer support and advice in emotional and practical matters, primarily for the black and racial minorities of Liverpool 8, however we work with all communities across Merseyside.

 

LCDS – Liverpool Community Development Service

LCDS will tackle race inequality in mental health services for BME communities throughout Liverpool.

 

Mersey Care NHS Trust

Mersey Care provides specialist mental health services in North West England and beyond. We are passionate about mental health and wellbeing and we are passionate about delivering the best possible services for the people we serve.

 

PSS – Wellbeing Centres

We provide recovery focused courses and creative approaches for those experiencing the challenges of living with anxiety, depression and emotional distress.

 

Talk Liverpool

Talk Liverpool is an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service. We provide psychological treatments that help people who are experiencing common mental health problems.

 

Creative Support - Floating Support Service

Support for adults over the age of 16, who are living in Liverpool and at risk of becoming homeless. 

 

Imagine - Peer Support Service

The Peer Support Service enables groups and individuals to develop a network of support to build confidence and independence.

 

Crown Street resource centre

Crown Street is a hub for adults with mental ill health and offers a range of support and services.

 

Liverpool Mental Health Consortium

For those who have experienced mental distress to voice their experiences, share opinions and insights, and influence the planning, delivery and evaluation of mental health services.

 

Moving On With Life & Learning (MOWLL)

Projects, activities and training for people with learning disabilities, mental health issues and acquired brain injuries.

 

The Brain Charity

The Brain Charity offers emotional support, practical help and social activities for anyone with a neurological condition and to their family, friends and carers.

 

ADVOCACY SUPPORT

 

Mary Seacole House – Advocacy Service

The Advocacy Service endeavours to address the needs of our culturally diverse communities within the Liverpool area, along with providing community based services which supports and encourages black people to challenge inappropriate practices and treatment within the mental health system.

 

LCDS – Advocacy

Provide an issued based advocacy service to individuals from BME communities in Liverpool which will address the needs of culturally diverse communities across Liverpool, along with supporting and encouraging people from BME communities to challenge inappropriate practices and treatment.

 

Citizen Advocacy Liverpool

Liverpool Citizen Advocacy (LCA) seeks to challenge the isolation and discrimination experienced by people who find themselves cut off from the natural support that many of us take for granted.

 

Advocacy Works

Advocacy Works take action to help people say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests, obtain required services and give individuals a stronger voice.

 

BLACK AND MINORITY ETHNIC COMMUNITIES

 

Anthony Walker Foundation

AWF works to prevent youth involvement in hate crime by working with all young people across racial groups to feel secure in their identity and empowered to welcome and celebrate diversity in their communities.

 

Merseyside Black History Month Group – MBHMG

MBHMG since 2003 have co-ordinated the promotion of Black History Month across Merseyside to date and going forward will be introducing new elements of promotion, engagement and developments.

 

Granby Somali Womens Group

Community resource providing services to the Princes Park area of Liverpool.

 

Al-Ghazali Multicultural Centre

A Multicultural Community Centre that offers various projects and activities to the local community.

 

PAL Multicultural Centre

Centre providing a variety of sports activities and health services, especially for BME women, elders and young people. 

 

CHILDREN / YOUNGER ADULTS SUPPORT SERVICES

 

KIND

At KIND we believe that education is key to helping children, young people and their families overcome disadvantage and realise their potential.

 

Greenbank

We support disabled people and other disadvantaged groups from Liverpool through the provision of education, training, employment, sport and recreation services.

 

Child Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Community based specialist mental health and emotional well-being service for children and young people (aged 0-18) and their families and carers.

 

Merseyside Youth Association

(MYA) provides innovative, practical and positive support services to children and young people.

 

YPAS

YPAS is a charitable sector organisation that supports children, young people and families.

 

Afro Caribbean and Friends Lunch Club

Twice-weekly lunch club for older people in particular black and minority ethnic elders.

 

COMMUNITY / RESOURCE CENTRES

 

Kuumba Imani Millennium Centre

KIMC’s mission is to provide a resource to support and encourage the economic development, health and wellbeing, regeneration and sustainability of a neighbourhood, which has suffered from years of under investment and social exclusion.

 

The Belvedere Community Centre

Situated in the heart of the Toxteth Community, The Belve hosts a variety of sports and activity groups for all ages.

 

The Florrie - Community Hub

Offering activities and classes where people can learn new skills or meet new friends.

 

Toxteth Town Hall

A state-of-the-art, community resource to promote the physical, social, cultural and economic betterment of the Toxteth area.

 

Wheel meet again

Community classes, activities and events for older people (50+). Wheel Meet Again encourages older members of the community to take part in activities and social events.

 

Lark Lane Community Centre

Centre providing a variety of activities, events and workshops for the local community, run by St Michael's and Lark Lane Community Association (SMLLCA).

 

ASYLUM SEEKERS AND REFUGEE SUPPORT

 

Refugee Action

At Refugee Action, we help refugees who’ve survived some of the world’s worst regimes. We get them the basic support they need to live again with dignity.

 

Asylum Link

Asylum Link is an organisation dedicated to assisting Asylum Seekers and Refugees and to raising public awareness around Refugee issues.

 

MRANG

MRANG works with female asylum seekers and refugees and their children.

 

Sola Arts

SOLA is a community arts project, which specialises in supporting people from the refugee and BME community who are vulnerable to or experience mental health problems.

 

4 Wings

4Wings is a unique community interest company (CIC) offering 'Next Step' support in the format of ongoing long term after-care for marginalised or vulnerable women across Merseyside.

 

British Red Cross

We help refugees and asylum seekers access essential services and adapt to life in a new country.

 

DRUG AND ALCOHOL ADDICTION SUPPORT

 

Mersey Care NHS Trust

If you live in Liverpool you can be referred to one of our community drug teams; DART (Drug and Alcohol Recovery Team) or Brook Place. Where you go for treatment will depend upon your postcode.

 

Addaction

Addaction offer a range of free and confidential services to help reduce the harm caused by drugs and alcohol.

 

Liverpool Community Alcohol Service

The Liverpool Community Alcohol Service provides support, treatment and advice for people in varying stages of an alcohol dependency.

 

The Brink

We’ve taken alcohol out of the mix to provide a truly welcoming, creative and intelligent space where people from all backgrounds and walks of life can dine, hang out, socialise and relax.

 

Sanctuary Family Support

Offers support to families of substance misusers, the substance misusers themselves and Kinship Carers.

 

CARE SERVICES

 

Liverpool City Council - Health and social care

Provide a range of health and social care services for adults and older people. If you are a disabled person / wheelchair user requiring support to attend day service activities you must call Adult Services on: 0151 233 3800 and ask for a Needs Assessment.

 

Care Community Culture

CCC is a collaboration of three organisations, developing a dynamic partnership arrangement in order to achieve the maximum impact on the health and wellbeing of our communities by utilising our collective resources.

 

Local Solutions

Local solutions is a charity improving the quality of life for vulnerable and excluded people.

 

United Response

Provides support to people with a wide range of disabilities and mental health needs. The support we provide centres around you, and changes as your needs and wishes change.

 

ABUSE / VIOLENCE

 

SAVERA UK

Information, advice and support for women from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee communities (BAMER) experiencing domestic abuse, forced marriage, honour killing or female genital mutilation (FGM).

 

Amadudu Women’s Refuge

The service offers temporary accommodation for families, providing support, understanding and access to additional services when required.

 

Liverpool Domestic Abuse Service (LDAS)

Our aim is to Protect, Support and Empower women and girls who suffer from domestic abuse, to live safe independent lives.

 

RASA 

RASA is an independent voluntary organisation and registered charity. It was started in 1986 by a group of local women who were aware of the effects of sexual abuse and rape on a woman's life.

 

Stop Hate UK

We support people affected by any form of Hate Crime – if you are targeted because of any aspect of your identity we are here to support you

 

DIET & EXERCISE

 

Squash Nutrition

Squash Nutrition is a collective of food-loving creative professionals who want to share the good food message far and wide. Squash make creative social health projects that celebrate food in all its wild and rich diversity.

 

Healthiness

Healthiness Ltd is a health promotion company offering community based health and fitness education. We primarily work with older adults and adults tackling mental health problems within the care home settings and the Liverpool area.

 

FINANCIAL ADVICE AND GUIDANCE

 

Citizen’s Advice Bureau

Offers free services providing general advice and information across a wide subject area. Amongst our many services we offer help with: Debt, housing, benefit entitlements, consumer, and employment issues.

 

Raise Benefits Advice

Independent charity which gives free, confidential, high quality advice and training around Welfare Benefits, Debt, and Money Management issues

 

Benefits Maximisation Liverpool

Our Benefits Maximisation Service can provide advice, guidance and assistance with the full range of welfare benefits.

 

SUPPORTED ACCOMODATION

 

Amina House

Supported accommodation for people with enduring mental health needs, primarily but not exclusively for people from the black community.

 

Richmond Fellowship

Supported housing services for people in Liverpool living with mental health problems. They work with individuals to build their skills for more independent living.

 

Making Space

Making Space combine’s accommodation with varying levels of care and support depending on your individual requirements.