Activities are taking place in Liverpool to promote awareness of ‘kinship carers’ – who take on children that would otherwise end up in foster care.
A major independent report into rough sleeping in one of Britain’s major cities is calling for a change in legislation that prevents people from claiming support.
Liverpool is to set up a new severe weather shelter for people sleeping rough in its city centre this winter.
Staff working for a support programme that provide training for parents and carers of children with autism will not be affected by a review of the service.
The latest phase of a successful public health campaign to encourage smokers in Liverpool to quit is being launched.
A special roadshow – organised by Public Health Liverpool and Liverpool CCG – is taking to the streets of the city to encourage people to check their blood pressure, as part of the national ‘Know Your Numbers’ campaign.
Liverpool’s commitment to improve services for people with dementia and their carers is to be boosted, as it is on the cusp of agreeing a new £21m partnership with Shaw healthcare to build three new residential care homes.
Government minister Lord Bourne has been lobbied by Councillors over the need for increased funding to tackle domestic abuse in Merseyside.
Liverpool City Council is to spend an additional £1 million tackling homelessness over the next two years.
Schools are to help fund an early intervention programme for families in difficulty in Liverpool.