Activism, community groups, websites & resources
Armistead Project - Healthy lifestyles initiative for Liverpool's LGBT community. Free & confidential service. Support and social groups. Face to face advice & drop-in. Health promotions. Free condoms & lube. Training & referral to other agencies.
Counselling Directory for Liverpool - Counselling Directory provides the UK with a huge counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help. The website also contains a number of sections on emotional disorders (types of distress section) and provides some useful statistics. Every counsellor on the site who has submitted their profile has either sent a copy of their qualifications and insurance cover to us, or is registered with a professional body online with recognised codes of ethics and practice, this way we can be assured of their professionalism.
Fill Ya Boots - Merseyside Young Walkers 20s - 30s+ - We are a group of people who enjoy walking and the great outdoors, whilst also taking in a few pub stops to help us along the way! We have regular walks and socials with information leaflets available for anyone who may be interested in finding out more. Donít hesitate, come out and join us today! Walking and social events for anyone in their 20-30's+. Based in Merseyside, with walks in Cheshire, North Wales, Lake District, Derbyshire, Yorkshire and beyond!
Holistix Herbal Remedies - "We sell pure natural products of the highest quality. Many of our products are supplied to us as Organic. Our Ointments are made to a traditional recipe with no unnecessary additives. By keeping our overheads low, with simple labeling and no glossy over-packaging, you can buy these products at a very competitive price." Holistix sells ointments, essential oils, tinctures and herbs.
32 Vandyke Street Liverpool. L8 0RT
Jessies Walking Group - The Jessies are a self-organised group for lesbians and bisexual women who enjoy walking and talking. The Group is inclusive, and welcomes all lesbians and bisexual women regardless of age, race, class or ability. Women who come on walks include both experienced and inexperienced walkers and our walks are usually from 4 to 6 miles. They range from easy to medium difficulty. The pace is moderate to slow and we will walk so everyone can keep up, and dogs must be kept under control. We aim to have 2 walks a month, mothly on Sundays Walks take place in Greater Manchester and surrounding counties. Email us to be added to the email list & receive details about walks & social events
Keep Our NHS Public Merseyside - Email group for for NHS Professionals, Allied Workers, Patients and Service Users who are opposed to the privatisation of NHS services
L.I.L.A.C (Lesbians Inspiring Life After Cancer) Manchester - Monthly social and support group for lesbians who have/have had cancer. The group meets at the Lesbian Community Project, Sidney St, Manchester, M1 7HB on the 3rd Monday of the month. This is an accessible, alcohol free venue.
Little Satsuma - Little Satsuma has a full range of natural health and beauty products that you and your skin will love. Kind to the environment and made from nature's own ingredients. They are also the only producers of Europe's only handmade soap range made specifically free from Palm Oil, that supports the Orangutan Foundation and their tremendous work in Indonesia.
349 Smithdown Road Liverpool
Liverpool Holistic Circle - Liverpool Holistic Circle is a forum for sharing and increasing knowledge of all things holistic. The group is almost unique:there is no membership, no enrolment and no commitments. Just turn up on any Tuesday evening and join in with the information, inspiration, fun, sharing, tea and biscuits.
Liverpool Hypnotherapy - Combining expertise in hypnotherapy using hypnosis with advanced levels of NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) and Time Line Therapy.
Liverpoool Wellbeing and Yoga Centre - Liverpool Wellbeing is a Centre of Excellence for Complementary Therapies. Therapies offered aid the healing of muscular, skeletal, mental and neurological issues. Liverpool Yoga Centre is a peaceful secluded venue overlooking the garden with a team of welcoming and professional teachers in many different approaches and styles of Yoga.
Mary Seacole House - Mary Seacole House is a mental health drop in day centre primarily for the black and minority ethnic communities of Liverpool 8, although open to all, offering support and advice in emotional and practical matters. The Centre was established in 1991 to serve the needs of the local community and has charitable status. Mary Seacole house was primarily set up to meet the needs of the black and racial minorities. The service also addresses inequalities of mental health with in the black and racial minorities. The Centre was established to provide a meeting place where primarily black and racial minorities could come together to discuss their problems and fears in a sympathetic environment. It also represents the interests of its service users to the health sector, social services and other agencies.
Merseyside Samaritans - If you are in distress or in despair and need to talk in confidence... Samaritans are always here to listen. Just ring 0151 708 8888 (24 hours, 365 days) or visit us at the address below (10am till 8pm) to talk face to face, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
25 Clarence Street Liverpool L3 5TN
RASA Merseyside - RASA supports anyone who has been sexually abused or raped, or who has been affected by sexual violence at any time in their lives. Helpline Tues & Thurs 6-8pm, and Fri 12-2pm
Red Rope Socialist Walking Club (Merseyside) - Red Rope is a national club operating in a dozen regions of England, Scotland and Wales. Our 400 members go walking, climbing and mountaineering throughout Britain and beyond. Whether it is the South Downs or the Himalaya that interest you - riverside walks or extreme rock - there are people in the club who share your interest. The club welcomes everyone from experienced mountaineers to sunday ramblers and couch potatoes. No-one is discouraged because of a lack of experience, and we share outdoor skills among the group to help everyone improve
Sahir House - Making a Positive Difference - Sahir House is a multicultural HIV support & information centre in Merseyside. Runs the Mersey AIDS phone helpline, a drop-in centre, support group for friends & families, welfare rights advice, specialist social workers, community nursing. Sahir House Web Shop - purchases help raise funds for Sahir House http://buy.at/sahirhouse
The Freedom Programme - A twelve week programme providing information about domestic violence to men and women. Open to any woman who wishes to learn more about the reality of domestic violence and abuse.
WHISC - Women - 'Drop in' for health information, and also provides support groups & training.
120 Bold Street Liverpool L1 4JA
Wirral Play Council - Improving children's lives by promoting their physical, mental and spiritual well-being through developing and facilitating children's play opportunities across Wirral.
OTHER LINKS - UKCounselling Directory
Low Impact Living
Stepping Out Theatre Company
The Vegan Society
The Vegetarian Society
Yaoh Organic Hemp Products
OTHER LINKS - WORLDAny Body
Louise L. Hay
The Breast Cancer Site
The Child Health Site
The Hunger Site