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Sugar cupcakes donation

A sweet donation!

Sugar Cupcakes (purveyors of Liverpool’s finest cupcakes and cheese cakes!) have been gathering donations at their Picton Road store on behalf of The Basement Advisory Centre. A massive Christmas sack full of selection boxes, Christmas crackers and toiletries where delivered to The Basement by one of the Sugar Cupcakes owners Tracy who commented; ‘At this […]

Scouse Night at THe Basement with Adecco

Adecco Scouse Night

Adecco staff serve up Scouse to rough sleepers during the Basement’s evening drop-in service. A group of staff from the world-famous Adecco recruitment agency served up super tasty Scouse to rough sleepers at the Basement, during a five-hour cooking marathon. Adecco employees have the opportunity to use one working day a year to carry out […]

Basement opening times

Festive opening hours

Over the 2013/14 Christmas and New Year period, The Basement Advisory Centre will be open on the following days:   Tuesday 24th December  (Christmas Eve) –  Normal opening hours 9am to 9pm Wednesday 25th December (Christmas day) – Closed Thursday 26th December (Bank holiday) – 3pm to 9pm Friday 27th December –  Normal opening hours 9am to 9pm Saturday 28th December – Closed Sunday 29th December – Closed […]

Pret a manager logo

Pret A-pprenticeships!

Basement client gets teeth into new apprenticeship with sandwich chain Pret A Manger! A Basement client has been getting her teeth into a brand new apprenticeship with gourmet sandwich chain Pret A Manger. The 31-year-old from Wavertree, who was previously homeless and unemployed, beat off stiff competition from several Basement clients to win the much-sought-after […]

Sefton CVS

In-mate education

Basement helps HMP Liverpool inmates learn about wider impact of substance misuse during new self-awareness sessions Inmates at HMP Liverpool are learning about how substance misuse can affect their lives and close relationships, thanks to new sessions delivered by The Basement in partnership with Sefton CVS. The sessions aim to encourage the prisoners, who are currently […]

Basement throws lifeline to homeless in Kensington, Liverpool, thanks to new partnership with local church

Homeless people in one of the most deprived areas of Liverpool are accessing invaluable benefits advice from Basement staff, thanks to a brand new partnership with a local church. Based in Kensington, the Alive Believers Church and Community Centre provides a safe and friendly environment in which impoverished and excluded members of the community can […]

Charlotte Mansbridge

The Basement welcomes new Strategic Director Charlotte

The Basement would like to welcome our new Strategic Director, Charlotte Mansbridge. Charlotte joined The Basement in September, and her role is to develop our strategic partnerships and service portfolio. Charlotte has moved to Liverpool from the South West where she managed Rough Sleeping, Substance Misuse and Complex Needs Services for more than ten years. […]

Basement volunteers at Sefton Park

Put another shrimp on the barbie! Basement volunteers celebrate achievements with BBQ party in the park

Basement volunteers recently made hay while the summer sun shone, celebrating their achievements over the past year, with a party in Sefton Park.   More than 25 volunteers were treated to a sizzling BBQ feast, prepared by Basement staff, as a special thank-you. The celebration event, which coincided with National Volunteers’ Week (June 1-7), gave […]