Aug


1

Controlled Drinking Environment

One of our facilities at the YMCA Wirral is a Controlled Drinking Environment, (CDE) which is all about keeping people safe and trying to cut down residents alcohol intake. In 2017, the Office for National Statistics recorded that over half of all deaths amongst homeless people in England and Wales were related to drug poisoning,…

Aug


1

Assertive Outreach Announcement

Wirral’s YMCA has been serving the community for 145 years and are excited to announce a brand-new initiative – ASSERTIVE OUTREACH, which is taking a proactive approach towards the borough’s homelessness crisis. Funded by the Ministry of Housing, communities and Local Government (MHCLG), the bid was written by Wirral Council and awarded to YMCA Wirral for service…

Nov


30

Exciting News! Watch this video

People we support have recently worked with a local media start up – OON Media to tell their story  – their way. The folks in this video have chosen to share their stories and experiences and have given us their permission to share them. We are very grateful to everyone involved in the video and…

Nov


19

The Rucksack Challenge is Back!

This year’s Rucksack Challenge is about to launch and we at YMCA Wirral are delighted to be working with our partners at Wirral Chamber of Commerce, The Lauries and Birkenhead BID. Rucksack Challenge 2018, is an initiative looking to collect donations from the public and Wirral’s business community which can then be used by YMCA Wirral…