Beyond Recovery

A collection of articles, artwork and information by Merseysiders on recovery in mental health

Local (Merseyside) Organisations

Find below a list of local organisations to the Wirral and Merseyside areas dealing with mental health:-


Age Concern Liverpool & Sefton (Age Concern Liverpool and Sefton, a charity dedicated to protecting and promoting the wellbeing of people aged 50+)


Chasing The Stigma (A Liverpool anti-stigma mental health charity)



Community Foundation for Merseyside (Community Foundation for Merseyside is an independent charity that aims to promote donating to address local need) 


Compass Counselling (Compass counselling services in Liverpool)


Cultural Diversity Network (Wirral group that promotes tolerance, harmony and education)


Family Tree (Wirral organisation that offers support to families and carers of those suffering mental health problems)

0151 488 8159


Healthwatch Liverpool (Independent consumer champion aiming to gather and represent the views of the Liverpool users of NHS and social care services)


Healthwatch Wirral (Independent consumer champion aiming to gather and represent the views of the Wirral users of NHS and social care services)


Imagine Independence (A charity dedicated to helping people with health issues live their lives as independently as possible)


Involve North West (Wirral-based non-profit organisation that aims to empower the local community through services such as benefits advice and employment support)

0151 644 1100


Liverpool Adult Learning Service (Adult education opportunities with courses on topics like health and wellbeing)

0151 233 1610


LCVS (Liverpool Charity & Voluntary Services)


Liverpool Community Development Services (Liverpool Community Development Service – tackles mental health inequalities within black and minority ethnic communities)


Liverpool Mental Health Consortium (Organisers of the Liverpool Mental Health Festival amongst other projects)

151 Dale Street
Liverpool, L2 2AH

0151 237 2688             or  


Live Well Directory (A directory of local care and support services, information and activities for the Liverpool city region)


Local Solutions (A charity that focuses on serving the communities of the Liverpool city region and North Wales)


The Martin Gallier Project (Merseyside-based awareness, support and training centre that focuses on suicide-prevention across the North West of England)


Mary Seacole House (Mental health resource service primarily for Liverpool 8’s black and minority ethnic community but also the wider Merseyside region)


Merseyside Youth Association (An organisation that supports and helps local young people)


The Mind Map (A Merseyside-based online resource from a project that aims to destigmatise mental health and runs local youth workshops) 

MOWLL (Moving on with Life & Learning is a Liverpool organisation promoting social
G20, Eleanor Rathbone Building, Bedford Street South, Liverpool, England, L7 7BT, United Kingdom 
0151 794 2991        or


N-Compass North West (A Lancashire-based organisation which has spread its services coverage into Merseyside which offers e.g. advocacy services and carers support)


Pets & Pals (Local Community Interest Company aiming to introduce people to animals for companionship and to interact therapeutically)


Oasis support group (A Wirral peer support group)

Christ Church Community Centre, Kings Road, Higher Bebington, CH63 8LX

Every 2nd Wednesday at 13:30

0151 608 4429


The Open Door Centre (A great local Wirral resource, a young person’s mental health charity which provides different supportive services and has ongoing projects running)

108 Seaview Road, Wallasey, Wirral, Merseyside CH45 4LD

0151 639 4545       or


PSS (Person Shaped Support operates in different UK regions, including Liverpool)


Recovery Wirral  (Wirral mental health events, activities, news and research blog)


Sefton WRAP Recovery Group (A local support group that follows the ideas of and benefits from the Wellness Recovery Action Plan books and model of tracking progress)


SLDAS (South Liverpool Domestic Abuse Services)


Talk Liverpool (A free, NHS service offering psychological therapies to adults in Liverpool who are feeling depressed or anxious)


Wellbeing Liverpool (An online directory for mental health and wellbeing services, activities and groups in Liverpool)


Well Pool (A Liverpool Kindred Minds and PSS ‘blog yourself well’ project)


WHISC (A local Liverpool charity called Women’s Health Information and Support Centre)


Whitechapel Centre (Homeless and housing charity for the Liverpool region)


Wirral Bipolar Group


Wirral Community NHS Trust (Public Health)

0151 630 8383


Wirral Connect (Runs services such as carers support)

0151 647 5432


Wirral Mind (Local branch of the large national charity that runs various courses and support groups)

0151 512 2200


Wirral OCD Group

Contact Duncan Parkes 07821 610 441 or Lynne Houghton 0151 342 7679


Wirral Pathfinders  (A local mental health self-help support group)

0151 334 2111


Wirral Wellbeing Campus

07599 872 911    or


Writing on the Wall (Liverpool literature festival)


The Yellow House (Young person’s charity in Liverpool)

First Floor – Oriel Chambers

14 Water Street,

Liverpool, L2 8TD

0151 236 4541               or    


YPAS (Young People’s Advisory Service Liverpool)







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