Young Persons Advisory Service (YPAS)
Who we are
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 the Pandemic Year 2020
In March 2020, in response to the global pandemic of COVID-19;
YPAS ensured its vital services to address the mental health and emotional wellbeing difficulties; of children, young people and families continued to be met:
7,209 Children, Young People, Parents and Families:- 5,301 Children and Young People
- 1,507 Parents
- 401 Families
- 123 Primary schools
- 33 Secondary schools
- 92 GP Surgeries
- 14 Clinical Networks
- Citywide Communities
23,438 Sessions of Therapy and Support- 2,203 Face-Face
- 5,702 Digital Video
- 15,533 Telephone