Supports the welfare and social life of the Somali and the other BME communities in Liverpool and it is the first point of support for new refugees arriving in the city.
Interpreting and Advocacy Service
An interpreting and advocacy service including help with form-filling making phone calls and accompanying members to appointments; hosting of outreach sessions by various agencies giving access to information, advice and support relating to employment, benefits, welfare rights, debt and housing.
Education and Courses
Functional English language classes; personal development courses; employability/pre-employability training and mentoring, and signposting to other opportunities.
Health awareness workshops on issues such as drugs, khat, diet, mental health, networking with relevant local organisations and facilitating community consultations and public meetings with statutory authorities, including the Police.
A youth programme aimed at local BME children and young people from 8 to 18 years old at risk of engaging in crime and other threats by providing diversionary activities fused with wellbeing mentoring.
- How can I access this service?
- Phone for an appointment
- When is this service open?
- Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 5pm
- How much will it cost me?
- Disabled access
- Wheelchair accessible and full accessible toilets. Parking for disabled drivers. Home visits for people unable to attend the office
- Is translation or interpreting available?
- Arabic, Somali and we have access to interpreters
- Social media
- What groups of people is this for?
- Black and minority ethnic people
- What age groups is this for?
- Any age
- What areas of the city is this for?
- People from anywhere in the city