Sometimes you may need advice or guidance on something or need to chat to someone about an issue or just everyday life. Counselling can help you to address how you are feeling by talking to a trained person about your sitaution and any problems you have.
Get in touch with one of the organisations below for more information or if you would like to book a counselling session.
Please note when you select one of the links below you will leave the Liverpool Youth website, consequently we are not responsible for the content held within these websites.
Young Person's Advisory Service
36 Bolton Street Liverpool
0151 707 1025
YPAS offers counselling on a one to one basis to young people aged 10 - 25. YPAS is a member of the British Association of Counsellors (BAC), and all YPAS counsellors are fully qualified to diploma level or working towards diploma level.
You can access YPAS counselling services by phoning or popping in to make an appointment. You could also ask a friend, social worker or teacher to help you make the appointment, but you must want to come along and talk, not just come because someone else thinks it might be a good idea.
YPAS counselling services are available from Monday to Thursday- 10.00 am to 4.00 pm and 10.00 am to 3.00 pm on Fridays. YPAS holds evening counselling sessions on a Monday and Wednesday from 5.00 - 8.00 p.m.
Merseyside Youth Association (MYA)
The Door 65 - 67 Hanover Street Liverpool
0151 702 0700
The OKUK project based at MYA offers specialised counselling for young people whose lives are becoming difficult because of drugs or alcohol, whether it is through their own use or through the effect of other people's drug or alcohol abuse, for example family or friends. If you are aged 7 - 19 and feel that you need to talk to a counsellor at OKUK you can contact MYA on the number above.
Liverpool Bereavement Service
25 Hope Street Liverpool
0151 708 6706
Liverpool Bereavement Service can help if you have lost someone close to you and feel that you are struggling to cope. You can get in touch to book a counselling session with one of their volunteers by calling the number above.
25 Clarence Street Liverpool
Liverpool branch 0151 708 8888
National helpline 08457 90 90 90
Samaritans is a national organisation which aims to help those who are depressed or in despair. Whatever you're going through, you can call their helpline and speak to someone confidentially about the problems you are having. Samaritans also have a regional branch in Liverpool offering one to one counselling and advice.
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)
Calm Zone website
0800 585 858
A telephone support line and website for young men who are feeling desperate or suicidal.