Support Groups

WHISC host a number of peer support groups which meet at our Bold Street premises. WHISC works with the groups to help them achieve their aims. Guest speakers and activities are arranged whenever possible. 

WHISC is a volunteer-lead charity based in Liverpool city centre, Merseyside. We are a grass roots organisation established in 1987. Our ethos as a charity is women supporting other women and consequently we remain true to our beginnings as a beneficiary-lead organisation.

Over the years WHISC has seen a huge increase in demand for mental health services and, from consultation with service users, this has become our primary focus.

All WHISC’s support groups are FREE to attend except where specified.

Currently we hold the following groups:

  • Strength and Support. This support group is for women affected by depression and anxiety. The group will meet at WHISC every Wednesday, 2.30-4pm.
  • Mental Health Appointments. WHISC has a one-to-one service for women experiencing mental health issues to discuss their needs and identify services that can support them. The service is available every Wednesday and Thursday from 11am onwards. Please call to book.
  • Eating Disorders Support Group. This is a confidential support group for all women with an eating disorder or those caring for someone with a problem around food. The group meets every Tuesday 4.30-5.30pm. Please call to book.
  • The WHY Group (Women Helping Yourselves). This support group is for women affected by depression and anxiety. The group meets every Friday, 12-2pm

 

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120 Bold Street Liverpool L1 4JA

Call Us: 0151 707 1826

Dear All

We are gradually re-opening and we have been working hard to ensure the safety of all when visiting our Centre. From Monday 13th July we will be providing appointments and beginning Training Courses again.

To Book or for further information, please call 07708 381 568.

SAFETY MEASURES 

To keep us all safe we have put a number of safety measures in place that we ask you to please follow. 

Ø If you feel unwell, or have ANY Covid-19 symptoms, please cancel and stay home.

Ø Please come on time. Try not to be too early or late to avoid waiting in the communal area.

Ø On arrival we will be checking everyone’s temperatures.

Ø You will be provided with hand sanitiser and a mask,  if you don’t have one.

Ø Sorry but we won’t be offering refreshments. Of course, you are welcome to bring your own.

Ø Please limit the number of belongings you bring with you. As we will not be able to store coats, bags etc

Ø The ground floor loo will be open for use. We ask that you please use three separate Antibacterial wipes for 1st Flush button 2nd  Seat and 3rd Hand basin

The premises will be cleaned every day and deep cleaned once a week. Thanks so much for your help to keep WHISC safe.