Healthy Homes Programme
Healthy Homes partners
We believe that everyone has a right to a safe and suitable home, whether you are a social or private rent tenant or an owner-occupier. To help make this happen, we work with a wide range of support services operating within the city.
Our partners also include organisations offering health and wellbeing support services.
Active City helps people become more active, more often.
Age Concern Liverpool improves the quality of life of older people.
Children’s Centres – Sure Start help to deliver the best start in life for every child. They bring together early education, childcare, health and family support for children five years old and under.
Citysafe is the Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership and Drug and Alcohol Action Team for Liverpool. Partners include Liverpool City Council, Merseyside Police, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service, Merseytravel, NHS health services, the National Probation Service Merseyside, the University of Liverpool, John Moores University, and Hope University, local businesses, community organisations and many others all working together to build safer communities.
Citizens Advice Bureau helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers.
English Churches Housing Group is part of Riverside Housing. It provides a homeless prevention floating support service, for single people and families living in both social and private rented accommodation. The service can also help owner-occupiers who are at risk of losing their home.
Expert Patients Programme helps people living with long term health conditions to cope better through improved self management. It runs self management courses in local communities.
Liverpool Addiction Services is delivered by Community Integrated Care (CIC) and provides assessments, advice and information for drug and alcohol mis-users. The service is for the person’s family as well as the individual with the addiction.
Liverpool City Council Benefit Maximisation Team is a team of specialist advisors who offer advice, guidance and assistance to ensure people are receiving their full benefit entitlements.
Liverpool City Council Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency Team provides advice on energy efficiency measures and can help people to make their home warmer, safer and more energy efficient.
Liverpool Personal Health Trainer Service is managed by Age Concern Liverpool in partnership with social care charity PSS. It is part of a government initiative to reduce health inequalities and works in communities across Liverpool. The service supports individuals to make healthier lifestyle choices and behavioural changes.
Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service performs home fire safety checks and can install free smoke alarms to help protect the elderly and most vulnerable.
Nextstep is a free careers service for anyone aged 18 and over. It offers a wide range of careers information and advice to help improve skills and job prospects, whether you are in work or not.
Patient and Advice Liaison Service (PALS) provides on the spot advice and support for NHS services in Liverpool including family doctors, dentists, pharmacies and opticians.
Roy Castle Fag Ends provide a free and confidential service, offering help, advice and support to people who want to stop smoking, cut down or would like help to stay stopped.
Taste 4 Health gives advice on healthy eating and nutrition.
The Pension Service deals with customers aged 60 and over. Its Local Services team visits people to ensure that they are receiving their correct entitlements. They can also help with filing in forms and maximising customers’ income. Local Services also works in partnership with other organisations and attends events to try to reach vulnerable customers.