YPAS - Open Access Group Sessions
Youth & Playgroups Across 3 Community Hubs
For 16-25-year-old young people. YPAS’s daily drop-in service has an open door policy. It provides a safe, comfortable space in a relaxed environment. You can drop in for a chat, meet new people, access the computer suite/wifi, discuss YPAS’s services or take part in informal education sessions. A member of staff is always available to meet and assist you if you need support.
For secondary school age young people. Thrive project provides a safe and supportive space where young people can access and receive support, information, guidance and advice. All sessions that are delivered aim to enhance self-esteem, confidence and social skill levels, whilst supporting positive mental health and healthy lifestyle decisions and choices
For primary school age children – Smarty’s provide a secure, happy and stimulating environment enabling children to learn and develop attitudes, skills and abilities. It will offer a wide range of activities including creative play, arts, drama, dance and singing etc. Registration to this group will require parent/carers consent, please call in to complete a registration pack with a YPAS member of staff. (younger children are welcome to attend the NORTH HUB but will need to be supervised by parent/carer).
Who to contact
Where to go
- Young Person's Advisory Service (YPAS)
36, Bolton Street
- L3 5LX
We have 3 Community hubs across Liverpool:
- YPAS Central Hub 36 Bolton Street, Liverpool, L3 5LX
- YPAS Plus North Hub Croxdale Road West, Liverpool, L14 8YA
- YPAS Plus South Hub Lyndene Road, Liverpool, L25 1NG
Time / Date Details
- When is it on
- We offer weekly open access, drop in groups across our 3 community hubs. Please see our website for the latest opening information
- Session Information
- Other notes
YPAS provides mental health and emotional wellbeing services for Liverpool's children, young people and families.
Established in 1966 YPAS is a charitable sector organisation that supports children, young people and families to address their mental health and emotional well-being difficulties. The delivery of our citywide services includes: primary schools, secondary schools and across three locality community hubs.
Our Support Services provide a range of services that are designed to help you with your practical issues: offering various groups, drop-ins and individual information, advice and guidance.
Our Counselling and Psychotherapy Services provide a wide range of therapeutic interventions that are designed to help you address those issues that are impacting on your mental health and emotional well-being.