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Storing up support for the Basement

Each month, The Basement receives various donations of clothing, shoes and toiletries for our clients. These simple items play a vital role in the work we do as they offer the opportunity for people to have a wash, shower and exchange their clothing for clean and warm items – increasing their self-esteem and self-worth. As […]

Chris makes a 'Bolt' for the finish line!

The Long & Winding Road

Chris, has been an Outreach worker for the Basement for nearly two years. The Outreach team liaise with rough sleepers and street drinkers in the Liverpool area connecting them with support through the Basement or external agencies depending on their individual needs. Having helped a number of people get on the road to recovery, Chris wanted to hit the […]

Basement Feb 2013 fishing trip

Gone Fishing!

Fishing trips show service users you can have a good time without drinking. Over the years the Basement has extended its service provision to meet the specific needs of our clients. This year, Tommy our Outreach Manager, who is a founding member of Peninsula Angling Club based on the Wirral, has helped to set up […]

Enterprise PLC donate to Basement

Enterprise PLC

During 2012, the Basement held the proud position of charity of the year for Enterprise PCL. Throughout the year Enterprise has supported the Basement in various ways showing that there are lots of ways to support charities. Here are just a few of the ways they have helped us… Delivering ‘Enterprise Workshops’ to help our clients build on their […]

New Years Smile

A New Year’s Smile

The Basement will be hosting a celebration afternoon on Monday 31st of December, New Year’s Eve! We are inviting service users from our own organisation and partner agencies to write a piece, or a poem that includes the words: “What I wish for my new year’s smile…” The aim of the event is to encourage and bring out the […]

Basement opening times

Festive opening hours

Over Christmas and the New Year period, The Basement Advisory Centre will be open on the following days:  Monday 24th December, Christmas Eve: 9am to 9pm Tuesday 25th December, Christmas Day: Closed Wednesday 26th December, Boxing Day: 3pm to 9pm Thursday 27th and Friday 28th: 9am to 9pm Monday 31st December: 9am to 9pm Tuesday […]

Nataha Jonas

Boxing champ visits The Basement

World Bronze Medallist and competitor in the London 2012 Olympics, Natasha Jonas paid a visit to The Basement Homeless Charity to deliver a bundle of coats as part of the ‘Coated With Love’ campaign founded by Chantelle Jonas-Dowling. Natasha has been working closely with Chantelle, the Granddaughter of Cllr Brian Dowling on the Coated with Love […]

The Basement Santa Dash Team 2012

Santa ‘dash for drawers’!

Staff and Volunteers at The Basement ‘dashed for drawers’ on Sunday 2nd December in the 2012 Liverpool Santa Dash. The team donned their full festive gear to raise money to buy new underwear for homeless service users of The Basement’s drop-in centre which see’s over 40 people visit each week from 5.30 to 9.00pm. The […]

The Basement homeless charity

Welcome to our new website!

The Basement Advisory Centre Liverpool are very proud to reveal our new website Following feedback from our staff and service users we decided to give our website a brand new look. The new site still has all the useful information about how people can access help and support for homelessness, alcohol and drug addiction but with […]