Self-Help Resources

Warm Hubs and cost of living crisis

The cost-of-living crisis we are currently living in is having an effect on individuals and families from all walks of life.
There is lots of help available to access and ease the pressures being felt.
The Wirral Info Bank is a fantastic resource for everyone in need of a little support.
Click on the link to see what support you can access:

As the energy crisis continues to bite, and temperatures stay below freezing, warm hubs are becoming more and more popular in the community. Please find a list below of those local to the practice.

Community Cafe – St Hildeburgh’s Church – Hoylake 

Come along to the community café every Friday – stay as long as you want. Bring a good book, your newspaper or perhaps your knitting or work. Enjoy something to eat and drink in a warm space.

Telephone: 0151 632 5339 or Email:

Winter Warm Hub St Bridget’s Centre West Kirby

Winter Warm Wednesdays at St Bridget’s Centre. They are open every Wednesday from 8.30am to 3pm during these colder months offering a warm space, a warm welcome and warm drinks and food, all are welcome to come along.

Telephone: 0151 625 2739 or Email:

Warm Hub – Christ Church Barnston with St Michael’s Pensby 

Recognising the challenge of rising heating costs, St Michael’s will be open as a warm hub for our community during the colder part of the day. Drop in for a tea or coffee and a warm welcome, somewhere to relax or to work, a place to connect with others or to simply be.

Telephone: 0151 648 2404 or Email:

Warm Space – St Andrew’s URC Meols 

Are you worried about heating costs? Would you like some company? St Andrew’s United Reformed Church in Meols has a warm space where you can come to enjoy refreshments in a warm and comfortable space every Wednesday afternoon.

Young at Heart – St John the Baptist – Meols

Young at Heart is held at St John the Baptist in Meols. Young at Heart is a warm space with quizzes, games, jigsaws, company, tea, coffee and cake. No Charge – target group older adults. This is on the second Monday in the month.

Telephone: 0151 632 1661 or Email:

Wirral InfoBank

Wirral InfoBank is Wirral’s directory of community groups, services, and activities that can support your health and wellbeing. Areas they can help with are available on the website at Wirral InfoBank.

Bereavement Support

Losing a loved one is a difficult enough time without having to worry about what to do next.

The following link offers all the information you will need – click here.

To make an appointment with the registrar’s office – click here.

Our local registrar is located at:

Wirral Register Office
Birkenhead Town Hall
Hamilton Square (front entrance, ground level)
CH41 5BR

Phone: 0151 606 2020

Cruse Bereavement Care

They provide one-to-one support and bereavement support groups to residents of the Wirral area aged 18 and over

Telephone: 0151 645 6604

Alternatively, contact Cruse Bereavement Care on the following email:


Lower My Drinking

It also offers practical steps that you can add into your weekly routine to help lower your drinking such as:

– regularly reviewing your drinking habits

– comparing your drinking levels every week to see how you score

– using motivational techniques to help you on your journey to healthier drinking

– setting yourself alerts to help you on your way to staying on top of your drinking levels

Download the Lower Your Drinking app on Google Play

Download the Lower Your Drinking app from the App Store

Merseyside Society for Deaf People

Merseyside Society for Deaf People provide a guiding hand to support and promote independent living, and as an Ambassador for change that will allow Deaf, Deaf Blind and Hard of Hearing People to access the services they desire, without barriers to hinder their development and contribution to society.

To access their website, click here.

Tel: 0151 649 8194

Stop Smoking

Support and advice to help you stop smoking

If you – or someone you care about – live or work in Wirral and want to stop smoking, A Better Life Wirral can help. You can contact them directly.

A Better Life work locally with the NHS to provide all the advice, support and therapy you need to help you break the habit, and most people who come to us manage to give up within 12 weeks – for good.

There are no waiting times, the service is FREE (including your nicotine replacement therapy) and you can even refer yourself.

Begin your journey to a smokefree you today.

Contact today – 0151 541 5656