Volunteer Celebration Event 2022 – Meet the Community Groups & Organisations!

Find out more about the organisations recognised at our Volunteer Celebration Event for #VolunteersWeek 2022. If you’re interested in volunteering click here to find out more about the latest volunteer roles across Sefton.

Wheels for All

Wheels for All is a nationally recognised programme that embraces all children and adults with disabilities and differing needs, to engage in quality cycling activities through providing fun and stimulating cycling, across the UK.
Find out more: wheelsforall.org.uk/locations/sefton-wheels-for-all

Canal and River Trust

Then Canal and River Trust look after and bring life to 2000 miles of waterways across England and Wales.
Find out more: canalrivertrust.org.uk/volunteer/

Pride of Sefton/Sovini

Pride of Sefton 2 is a wide beam canal boat – based on the traditional working boats which plied the canals of Britain for centuries
Find out more: prideofseftonboats.co.uk

Homestart Southport and Formby

Homestart provide much needed support and befriending service to families with children, 0 – 11 years.
Find out more: www.homestart-southportandformby.org.uk/volunteer/

Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s Society is a United Kingdom care and research charity for people with dementia and their carers.
Find out more: www.alzheimers.org.uk/get-involved/volunteering

Girlguiding Sefton

Girlguiding build girls’ confidence and raise their aspirations by giving them a place to come to have fun and adventure.
Find out more: www.girlguidingsefton.org.uk/

Sefton OPERA

Sefton OPERA is based in the heart of the community working with older and vulnerable people to reduce loneliness and isolation by facilitating a range of activities.
Find out more: www.facebook.com/SeftonOPERA/

Merseyside Offender Mentoring Project

The Merseyside Offender Mentoring Project (MOMS) offers a range of support to prisoners pre and post release, from practical help to a listening ear.
Find out more: seftoncvs.org.uk/project/merseyside-offender-mentoring-service/

Southport and Formby NHS Trust

NHS volunteers support staff and patients across the hospitals and community services.
Find out more: www.southportandormskirk.nhs.uk/working-with-us/volunteering/

Community Within Communities

Community within Communities celebrates Sefton’s people and places by engaging community groups and volunteers across the borough in a range of heritage activities.
Find out more: seftoncvs.org.uk/project/heritageproject/

Citizens Advice Witness Service

Sefton CAB Witness Service volunteers provide practical information about the court process and emotional support  to help witnesses feel more confident giving evidence.
Find out more: www.citizensadvice.org.uk/about-us/about-us1/citizens-advice-witness-service/

Independence Initiative

The Independence Initiative works with individuals, local agencies and the wider community to facilitate the long term rehabilitation of substance and alcohol misusers and provides support for their families’ necessary needs, overcoming barriers and assisting re-integration.
Find out more: directory.seftoncvs.org.uk/independence-initiative

Shy Lowen Horse and Pony Sanctuary

Shy Lowen rescues equines in need and offering them a safe environment in which they can be retrained.
Find out more: www.shylowen.com/

Buddy Up Project – Sefton CVS

Buddy Up is a mentoring and befriending project for young people aged between 13 and 18 who have additional needs and disabilities and are at risk of social isolation. The aim of the project is to reduce social isolation, increase confidence and independence skills by providing fun social opportunities in and around Sefton.
Find out more: seftoncvs.org.uk/project/buddy-up/

Kindfulness Coffee Club

Kindfulness Coffee Club’s vision is of a community connected by kindness, where there is acceptance, love and hope.
They strive to improve mental health and well-being by offering a variety of groups and services that promote emotional and social well-being to help reduce social isolation and loneliness, to build self confidence and worth.
Find out more: kindfulnesscoffeeclub.org.uk/

Community Connectors

The Community Connectors work with anyone over the age of 18 to help them get out and about more in their local community by going along to groups or social activities and meeting new people.
Find out more: seftoncvs.org.uk/project/communityconnectors/

Raise Ltd.

RAISE provide free, confidential, high-quality advice and training around welfare benefits, debt, and financial capability issues.
Find out more: www.raiseadvice.org.uk/volunteers/

Crosby Methodist Circuit/ Ukraine Welcome Centre

The Ukraine Welcome Centre is a safe place for sponsors, hosts, and their Ukrainian guests.
Find out more: www.uacentre.org/

Friends of Alexandra and Coronation Parks

Friends of Alexandra and Coronation Parks is a community group supporting the upkeep of the parks.
Find out more: www.facebook.com/alexandcoro/

SWAN Women’s Centre

SWAN Women’s Centre support women to achieve mental wellbeing and provide services for women who experience mental health issues.
Find out more: www.swanwomenscentre.org/

Ainsdale in Bloom

Ainsdale in Bloom are a community group whowork with Ainsdale residents, local businesses and organisations to further enhance Ainsdale.
Find out more: www.ainsdaleinbloom.org.uk

Friends of Derby Park

Friends of Derby Park are members of the local community who love Derby Park, and want to see it preserved for future generations.
Find out more: www.seftondirectory.com/FriendsofDerbyPark

The Reader

The Reader are a national charity that wants to bring about a Reading Revolution so that everyone can experience and enjoy great literature, which they believe is a tool for helping humans survive and live well.
Find out more: www.thereader.org.uk/

L30 Community Centre

The L30 Community Centre provides a diverse range of activities for all members of the local community.
Find out more: https://www.facebook.com/L30CommunityCentre

Linacre Mission

Linacre Methodist Mission and Neighbourhood Centre provides secure, comfortable and accessible premises for the use of individuals and groups within the community.
Find out more: www.linacre.org.uk/

Sean’s Place

Sean’s Place aims to improve men’s mental health and wellbeing across Sefton.
Find out more: seansplace.org.uk/

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