Help near you

Working with our partners we have listed where you can find help on anything from food to furniture. Just simply search the list by service and area to find what you need.

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Organisation Type of Help Address Postcode Telephone Website Information
One Vision Housing Type of Help Food Money 0300 365 1111 http://ovh.org.uk Call 0300 365 1111 or email enquiries@ovh.org.uk

For a referral to a Foodbank for emergency food please call us.
DISC – Floating Housing Related Support Type of Help Money Royal Terrace-5 Royal Terrace, Southport PR8 1QW 01704 567165 http://www.disc-vol.org.uk/projects/sefton-floating-support/ For existing customers or anyone who needs help to maintain tenancies to live independently and as valued members of the community.
Light for Life Type of Help Money The Housing Centre, 68 Eastbank, Southport PR8 1ES 01704 501256 http://www.lightforlife.org.uk/housing-advice.html Drop in for advice: Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm Friday 10am - 3pm
Brighter Living Partnership Type of Help Health and Wellbeing Norwood Road, Southport, Merseyside PR8 6HQ 01704 517810 / 07712443735 http://www.brighterliving.org.uk Call for information about access
Lakeside Christian Centre (Southport Foodbank) Type of Help Food Money Fairway, Southport PR9 0LA 01704 544419 https://southport.foodbank.org.uk/get-help/southport-community-money-advice/ Foodbank: Monday, 1pm - 3.30pm & Friday, 1pm - 4pm
Debt Advice: contact Colin Avery on 01704 544419 or email SCMA@lakesidecc.org.uk
Grace Baptist Church Type of Help Food Princes Street, Southport PR8 1EG 01704 544419 https://southport.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Tuesday 1pm - 3.30pm (contact referring agency)
Southport Community Centre Type of Help Food Norwood Road, Southport PR8 6HQ 01704 544419 https://southport.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Wednesday 11am - 2pm (contact referring agency)
Scarisbrick New Road Baptist Church Type of Help Food Scarisbrick New Road, Southport PR8 6PU 01704 544419 https://southport.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Wednesday 3.30pm - 6.30pm (contact referring agency)
Ainsdale Methodist Church Type of Help Food Liverpool Road, Ainsdale, Southport PR8 3NQ 01704 544419 https://southport.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Thursday 1.30pm - 3.30pm (contact referring agency)
Holy Trinity, Formby Type of Help Food Rosemary Lane, Formby L37 3HA 01704 544419 https://southport.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Friday 1pm - 4pm (contact referring agency)
Waterloo Town Hall Type of Help Food Great Georges Road (access from Town Hall car park) L22 3RB 0151 933 1300 https://southsefton.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Monday, Thursday, Friday 1pm - 3pm (contact referring agency)
Caradoc Mission Type of Help Food 165 Seaforth Road, Bootle L21 4LB 0151 933 1300 https://southsefton.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Tuesday 11am - 2pm (contact referring agency)
Litherland Youth & Community Centre (Boysie) Type of Help Food 41 Sefton Road, Litherland L21 9HD 0151 933 1300 https://southsefton.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Wednesday 11am - 2pm (contact referring agency)
Maghull Methodist Church Type of Help Food Liverpool Road North L31 2HP 0151 933 1300 https://southsefton.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Tuesday 10am - 12pm (contact referring agency)
St Oswald’s Church Centre Type of Help Food Ronald Ross Avenue, Netherton L30 5RD 0151 933 1300 https://southsefton.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Thursday 11am - 2pm (contact referring agency)
St Leonard’s Youth & Community Centre (South Sefton Foodbank) Type of Help Food Health and Wellbeing 60 Peel Road, Bootle L20 4RW 0151 933 1300 https://southsefton.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Friday 10.30am - 2.30pm (contact referring agency)
Linacre Mission Type of Help Food 123-129 Linacre Road, Litherland L21 8NS 0151 933 1300 https://southsefton.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Friday 11am - 2pm (contact referring agency)
Frontline Centre Type of Help Food 147 Lawrence Road, Liverpool L15 3HA 0151 733 3373 https://centralliverpool.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1pm - 3pm (contact referring agency)
Kensington Fairfield Centre Type of Help Food Sheil Road L6 3AA https://centralliverpool.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Wednesday and Saturday 10am - 12pm (contact referring agency)
Deeper Life Bible Church Type of Help Food Solway St East L8 0QL https://centralliverpool.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Thursday 2pm - 4pm and Saturday 12pm - 2pm (contact referring agency)
St Gabriel’s Church Type of Help Food Yates St, Toxteth L8 6RD https://centralliverpool.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Tuesday and Thursday 1pm - 3pm, (contact referring agency)
St Andrew’s Church Type of Help Food St Andrew's Church, Adshead Road, Liverpool L13 0AL 0151 226 3406 https://northliverpool.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Friday 10.30am - 12.30pm (contact referring agency)
St Paul’s Church Fazakerly (North Liverpool Foodbank) Type of Help Food Formosa Drive, Liverpool L10 7LB 0151 226 3406 https://northliverpool.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Friday, 12pm - 1.30pm (contact referring agency)
Christians Against Poverty (Ainsdale) Type of Help Employment St John's Anglican Church, 708 Liverpool Road, Ainsdale, Southport  PR8 3QE 0800 328 0006 https://capuk.org/i-want-help CAP Job Club: Email carolrichardson@capjobclubs.org or call for appointment
Christians Against Poverty (Leyland Road, Southport) Type of Help Employment Leyland Road Methodist Church, Leyland Road, Southport PR9 9JQ 0800 328 0006 https://capuk.org/i-want-help CAP Job Club: Email steveevans@capjobclubs.org or call for appointment
Christians Against Poverty (Liverpool Road, Southport) Type of Help Health and Wellbeing Money Liverpool Road Methodist Church, Liverpool Road, Southport PR8 4PD 0800 328 0006 https://capuk.org/i-want-help CAP Life Skills: Email sallyeyes@caplifeskills.org or call for appointment
Christians Against Poverty (Bootle) Type of Help Money Northfield Community Church, Northfield Rd, Bootle L20 0AF 0800 328 0006 https://capuk.org/i-want-help CAP Debt Centre: Call to book an appointment
Citizens Advice (Anfield) Type of Help Money 36-38 Breckfield Road North, Liverpool L5 4NH 0151 285 1080 https://www.citizensadviceliverpool.org.uk/contact Call for advice and appointment and drop in times
Citizens Advice (Belle Vale) Type of Help Money Belle Vale District Centre, Old Liverpool One Stop Shop, Childwall Valley Road, Liverpool L25 2RJ 0151 329 0787 https://www.wavertreeandnetherleycab.com/ Call for advice and appointment and drop in times
Citizens Advice (Toxteth) Type of Help Money Toxteth Town Hall, 15 High Park Street, Toxteth, Liverpool L8 8DX 0151 726 8290 http://www.southliverpoolcab.org.uk/ Call for advice and appointment and drop in times
Citizens Advice (Birkenhead) Type of Help Money Wirral Point, 132 Claughton Road, Birkenhead CH41 6EY 0300 3300 111 https://citizensadvicewirral.org.uk/ Call for advice and appointment times
Jubilee Debt Advice Type of Help Money Changing Lives, 101-105a Cherryfield Drive, Kirkby L32 8SA 0151 482 6089 https://www.big-help.info/how-we-can-help Call or email jda@big-help.info to make an appointment.
Drop in service: Friday, 10am - 2pm
Emmaus Merseyside Type of Help Furniture 38 Sandy Rd, Waterloo, Seaforth, Liverpool L21 3TW  0151 928 1588 https://www.emmaus.org.uk/merseyside/our_shops_and_services/1386_sandy_road_shop_-_emmaus_merseyside Monday - Saturday, 9am - 5pm & Sunday, 10am - 4pm
Charity superstore in Sefton sells items such as furniture, tables, chairs, sofas, beds and antique furniture as well as washing machines, dishwashers and other white goods.
The Big Help Community Shop (Bootle) Type of Help Furniture 40 Carr Meadow Hey, Bootle L30 2NZ 0151 352 6931 https://www.big-help.info/the-community-shop-carr-meadow-hey Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 5pm
Sefton Council – Emergency Limited Assistance Scheme Type of Help Food Furniture Money 324 Stanley Road, Bootle L20 3ET 0345 140 0845 https://forms.sefton.gov.uk/elas/ Apply online or go to a Sefton Council One Stop Shop and apply online there.
Sefton Council – Emergency Limited Assistance Scheme Type of Help Food Furniture Money Cambridge Arcade, Southport PR8 1DA 0345 140 0845 https://forms.sefton.gov.uk/elas/ Apply online or go to a Sefton Council One Stop Shop and apply online there
OVH Home Starter Fund Type of Help Furniture Atlantic House, Dunnings Bridge Road, Bootle L30 4TH 0300 365 1111 http://ovh.org.uk/homes/home-starter-fund/ Apply online or get in touch with you Neighbourhood Services Officer.
Salvation Army (Bootle) Type of Help Employment Health and Wellbeing 381 Stanley Road, Bootle L20 3EF 0151 933 0670 https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk/bootle See website for opening times and activities
Salvation Army (Southport) Type of Help Health and Wellbeing 65 Shakespeare Street, Southport PR8 5AJ 01704 547805 https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk/southport See website for opening times and activites
Sefton O.P.E.R.A. Type of Help Health and Wellbeing St. Matthews Community 200, 410 Stanley Road, Bootle L20 5AE 0151 330 0479 http://www.sefton-opera.org.uk/index_files/Page2456.htm Delivers complimentary therapies to enhance the well-being of the older person. Email: admin@seftonopera.co.uk
Antrek (Bootle) Type of Help Employment The Investment Centre, 375 Stanley Road, Bootle L20 3EF 0333 023 7450 http://www.antreclimited.com/ovh-tenants/ Offers work ready training to OVH customers that provide skills needed to gain employment or upskill individuals who are currently employed.
Antrek (Liverpool) Type of Help Employment Kings Mill Dock, Unit 2, 34 Tabley Street, Liverpool L1 8DB 0333 023 7450 http://www.antreclimited.com/ovh-tenants/ Offers work ready training to OVH customers that provide skills needed to gain employment or upskill individuals who are currently employed.
Job Centre Plus (Bootle) Type of Help Employment Get online Bootle Park House, 218 Stanley Rd, Bootle L20 3PN 0800 169 0190 https://jobsearch.direct.gov.uk/register.aspx?redirect=http%3a%2f%2fjobsearch.direct.gov.uk%2fhome.aspx Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm
UC Help to Claim: Wednesday, 10am - 4.30pm
Job Centre Plus (Southport) Type of Help Employment Get online Eastbank House, Eastbank St, Southport PR8 1HE 0800 169 0190 https://jobsearch.direct.gov.uk/register.aspx?redirect=http%3a%2f%2fjobsearch.direct.gov.uk%2fhome.aspx Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm
UC Help to Claim: Wednesday 2pm - 4.30pm
Job Centre Plus (Crosby) Type of Help Employment Get online 29 Hougoumont Avenue, Waterloo, Liverpool L22 0PB 0800 169 0190 https://jobsearch.direct.gov.uk/register.aspx?redirect=http%3a%2f%2fjobsearch.direct.gov.uk%2fhome.aspx Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm
UC Help to Claim: Wednesday 10.30am - 1pm & Thursday 9.30am - 5pm
Next Steps Type of Help Employment 0151 482 6089 https://www.big-help.info/next-steps Receive 1:1 support and guidance from a caseworker to address all the barriers that prevent you getting into work.
You can get referred by One Vision Housing or refer yourself by calling them or via https://www.big-help.info/forms/next-steps
The Big Help Community Shop (Wavertree) Type of Help Furniture 107 Picton Road, Liverpool L15 4LL 0151 352 0852 https://www.big-help.info/the-community-shop-picton Monday - Saturday, 9.30am - 5pm
L30 Community Centre (South Sefton Foodbank) Type of Help Food 4 Stoneyfield, Netherton, Bootle L30 0QS 0151 933 1300 https://southsefton.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Monday, 11am - 2pm
Sefton@Work (Bootle) Type of Help Employment Get online 286 – 288 Stanley Road, Bootle L20 3ER 0151 934 2610 http://www.seftonatwork.net/about-us/job-seekers/ Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9.15am - 4.30pm. Tuesday, 10.30am - 4.30pm. Friday 9.15am - 4pm
The Soup Kitchen (Southport) Type of Help Food 75 London Street, Southport PR9 0TX 01704 873 284 Their aim is to alleviate poverty and distress amongst the needy, rough sleepers and homeless by providing hot nutritious meals with vegetables, fresh fruit, puddings & hot drinks.
Bootle Library Type of Help Get online 220 Stanley Road, Bootle L20 3EN 0151 934 5781 https://www.sefton.gov.uk/schools-learning/libraries/your-local-library/bootle-library.aspx Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm & Saturday 10am - 1pm
Crosby Library Type of Help Get online Crosby Road North, Waterloo, L22 0LQ L22 0LQ 0151 257 6400 https://www.sefton.gov.uk/schools-learning/libraries/your-local-library/crosby-library.aspx Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm & Saturday 10am - 2pm
Formby Library Type of Help Get online Duke Street, Formby L37 4AN 01704 874 177 https://www.sefton.gov.uk/schools-learning/libraries/your-local-library/formby-library.aspx Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm & Saturday 10am - 2pm
Meadows (Maghull) Library Type of Help Get online Hall Lane, Maghull L31 7BB 0151 288 6727 https://www.sefton.gov.uk/schools-learning/libraries/your-local-library/meadows-(maghull)-library.aspx Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm & Saturday 10am - 2pm
Netherton Library Type of Help Get online Netherton Activity Centre, Glovers Lane, Netherton L30 3TL 0151 525 0607 https://www.sefton.gov.uk/schools-learning/libraries/your-local-library/netherton-library.aspx Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm & Saturday 10am - 1pm
Southport Library Type of Help Get online Lord Street, Southport PR8 1DJ 0151 934 2118 https://www.sefton.gov.uk/schools-learning/libraries/your-local-library/southport-library.aspx Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm & Saturday 10am - 2pm
One Vision Housing (Coral Drive) Type of Help Food Get online Coral Drive, Bootle L20 3UG 0300 365 1111 http://ovh.org.uk Open Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm
L30 Community Centre Type of Help Employment Get online 4 Stonyfield, Bootle L30 0QS 0151 924 0122 http://www.l30communitycentre.co.uk/ Job Club (Sefton@Work): Monday & Wednesday - call Andrew on 0151 288 6008 to make an appointment.
Riverside – Job Club & Digital Hub Type of Help Employment Get online St Leonards Community Centre, 60 Peel Road, Bootle L20 4RW 07814 669 465 https://www.riverside.org.uk/you-your-home/employment-training/community-job-clubs/ Wednesday 12pm - 3pm
Email: natalie.daley@riverside.org.uk
Sefton Council – One Stop Shop (Bootle) Type of Help Get online Sefton Council One Stop Shop, 324 Stanley Rd, Bootle L20 3ET 0345 140 0845 https://www.sefton.gov.uk/2088 Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm (Closed weekends and bank holidays)
UC Help to Claim: Monday 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Sefton Council – One Stop Shop (Southport) Type of Help Get online Sefton Council One Stop Shop, Cambridge Arcade, Southport PR9 1DA 0345 140 0845 https://www.sefton.gov.uk/2088 Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm (Closed weekends and bank holidays)
UC Help to Claim: Monday 9.30am - 4.30pm
Neighbourhood Park Neighbourhood Centre Type of Help Get online Netherton Park Neighbourhood Centre, Chester Avenue, Netherton L30 1QW 0151 285 5211 http://nethertonpark.org.uk/ Monday - Friday 9am - 9pm (CLOUD Mon 10am - 12pm) or call to check availability
Sefton@Work – Intensive Online Jobsearch Type of Help Employment Get online The May Logan Centre, 294 Knowsley Road, Bootle L20 5DQ 0151 934 2610 http://www.seftonatwork.net/ Appointment-based Intensive Online Jobsearch Session: Thursday, 1pm - 4pm
Strand By Me Type of Help Get online Strand By Me, 73 The Hexagon, Bootle, Liverpool L20 4SZ 0151 920 0726 https://seftoncvs.org.uk/projects/strandbyme/ Contact Strand By Me for more information.
Merseycare Liferooms Type of Help Get online Merseycare Life Rooms, Evered Ave, Liverpool L9 2AF  0151 478 6556 http://www.liferooms.org/ Contact for opening hours
Merseycare Liferooms Type of Help Get online Merseycare Life Rooms, 23-35 Scarisbrick Avenue, Southport PR8 1NW 01704 383 198 http://www.liferooms.org/ Contact for opening hours
St Leonard’s Youth & Community Centre Type of Help Get online Money 60 Peel Road, Bootle L20 4RW 0151 933 1300 https://www.stleonardsyouthandcommunitycentre.com/home Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.
Debt Advice (with Lynn Elhen 07841 567165): Tuesday - Friday, 9.30am - 4.30pm.
Email: stleonards60@yahoo.co.uk
Citizens Advice (Stanley Road, Bootle) Type of Help Money 418 Stanley Road, Bootle L20 5AE 0151 282 5650  http://www.seftoncab.org.uk/our-services Call for appointment and drop in times
Citizens Advice (Goddard Hall, Bootle) Type of Help Money Knowsley Road, Goddard Hall, Bootle L20 5DF 0151 288 5683 http://www.seftoncab.org.uk/our-services Call for appointment and drop in times.
Money Advice Mondays, 9.30am - 4pm.
Drop in service: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9.30am - 2pm 
Citizens Advice (Formby) Type of Help Money 11B Duke St, Formby L37 4AN http://www.seftoncab.org.uk/our-services No longer offers a drop-in advice service.
Pre-booked appointments for the completion of welfare benefits applications are held here.
Citizens Advice (Southport) Type of Help Money Wright St, Southport PR9 0TH 01704 385627 http://www.seftoncab.org.uk/our-services Call for appointment and drop in times.
Drop in service: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9.30am - 2.30pm
Sefton Council – Welfare Benefit Team Type of Help Money 0151 934 3660 https://www.sefton.gov.uk/advice-benefits/benefit-advice/welfare-rights.aspx Telephone Advice Line Monday - Friday 10am - 12.30pm. Email: Welfarerights.Advice@sefton.gov.uk
Universal Credit Helpline Type of Help Money 0345 600 0723 Monday - Friday, 8am - 6pm
Tel: 0345 600 0723
Text phone: 0345 600 0743
Sefton Carers Centre Type of Help Money 27-37 South Road, Waterloo L22 5PE 0151 288 6060 http://www.sefton-carers.org.uk/index.php/carers-service/welfare-benefits-advice Monday-Thursday, 10am - 4pm (closed 1pm - 2pm) & Friday 10am - 3.30pm (closed 1pm - 1.30pm)