Local Help & Support

The Life Rooms   

Multiple sites across Bootle, Southport & Walton

Tel: 0151 478 6556

The Life Rooms is a charity that supports people with both mental and physical health problems. Pathway advisers can help people find employment, housing & to manage their money. Thy provide volunteering opportunities, social interaction and support for families & carers. They also run regular Recovery College courses to improve people’s mental well-being.



Access Sefton    


Contact information

Telephone: 0300 303 2708

Email: CWP.AdminAccessSefton@nhs.net

Access Sefton is a free, confidential service, commissioned by the NHS. The service is available to anyone aged 16+ and registered with a Sefton* GP. Access Sefton talking therapies are an effective treatment for common mental health conditions, including anxiety, depression, stress, phobia, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and panic. Treatments available in Sefton include guided self-help, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and counselling.

*Sefton includes Crosby, Blundellsands, Waterloo, Seaforth, Litherland, Netherton, Bootle, Maghull, Hightown, Formby, Ainsdale, Birkdale, and Southport.




Sefton Carers   

27-37 South Road, Waterloo, L22 5PE

Tel: 0151 288 6060

Sefton Carers Centre provides free advice and guidance, emotional and practical support, training and a range of holistic therapies for unpaid carers living in Sefton.



Netherton Feelgood Factory    

Glovers Lane, Netherton, L30 5QW

Tel: 0151 291 8010

The Netherton Feelgood Factory offers support for local residents  to combat loneliness and bereavement. They offer food, nutrition and healthy lifestyle advice, mental well-being and breastfeeding support. Support is offered to local older people and they run several social and interest groups including walking and gardening clubs. The Feelgood factory has a library and access to community computers.




The Venus Centre         

215 Linacre Lane, Bootle, L20 6AD

Tel: 0151 474 4744

Venus offer help and support to the homeless, children & young people, women, women who have had children taken into care, children in care & care leavers. The also provide parenting support, counselling and money management skills.



Sefton Veterans          

Brunswick Youth & Community Centre, 104 Marsh Lane, Bootle, L20 4JQ

The home for Veterans in the Sefton area and beyond.  Pull up a sandbag and swing the lamp. Come on in have a chat and a brew/wet with other veterans in a safe atmosphere



Sefton CVS                  

3rd Floor North Wing, Burlington House, Crosby Road North, Waterloo, L22 0LG

Tel: 0151 920 0726

Sefton Council for Voluntary Service is an independent registered charity with a borough-wide brief to assist and support voluntary community and faith sector activity across the Sefton metropolitan district and neighbourhood.



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Contact Us

Ford Medical Practice
91-93 Gorsey Lane
L21 0DF
Tel: 0151 949 2000