Young Persons Advisory Service (YPAS)
Young Persons Advisory Service (YPAS) is a leading Liverpool mental health charity that provides support and therapeutic services for children, young people and families.
Counselling and Psychotherapy Services: Provides therapy that allows children and young people to address a variety of issues: bereavement, self-harm, sexual abuse, domestic violence, depression and anxiety etc.
Support Services: Provides practical support that allows young people to address their wider needs. Group support includes: self esteem, parenting, employability, life skills, anger management, family work, drop-in facilities and LGBT projects.
In 2016 - YPAS reached
- 2,112 children and young people
- 415 parents / carers
- 310 families
- 48 primary schools
- 21 secondary schools
In 2016 - YPAS provided
- 6,326 therapy sessions
- 4,766 practical support sessions
- 560 drop-in sessions
- 810 hours of group work