Our Partners

Liverpool in Work

Is work something that you may be interested in?
Our Ways to Work project could help you prepare for when you’re ready to take the next
We can help!
If you are a Liverpool resident aged 16+ years and not in work and not actively seeking work
but looking to explore your future options.
Take the first steps with our friendly team of professionals
We will provide you with one-to-one support with a non-judgemental, empathetic, and
knowledgeable career advisor, who will listen, motivate, and guide you at your own pace.
Together we will look at your current circumstances, discuss your aspirations and explore
your areas of interest. This could include finding volunteering opportunities, flexible and part
time working hours, or training that will build your skills and confidence. We will also
identify specialist services, if required, to further support you with any physical or mental
health conditions or money matters.

Email : Liverpoolinwork@liverpool.gov.uk
Telephone: 0151 233 5312
Website: https://liverpoolinwork.co.uk/

Households into Work

Is an innovative programme that runs across the Liverpool City Region, supporting those who, because of their circumstances, have difficulty finding and sustaining employment.

Contact: 0151 330 1005

Talent Match Merseyside Youth Association

Works with young people between the ages of 15 and 29 in Liverpool, who have been out of work, training or education for 12 months. Through a range of creative and innovative activities, individuals are given an opportunity to discover skills and employment opportunities, improve  their life chances and create their futures. 

Contact: 0151 702 0700 

Email: admin@mya.org.uk

Councillor’s Surgeries

Speke Garston ward. (1 of 30 wards which comprise Liverpool City Council) has three City Councillors. namely Councillor Tom Cardwell, Councilor Doreen Knight and Lord Mayor of Liverpool Councillor Mary Rasmussen. Although no face to face activities have yet resumed, STEC has provided meeting rooms for surgeries in which local residents may bring problems for resolution.

Maria Eagle MP

Is the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Garston and Halewood Constituency. Maria has served these communities since 1997. As MP, Maria holds four monthly surgeries in Belle Vale Millenium Centre, Halewood, Garston Hospital and Speke. The Speke surgery is held at STEC between 10AM and 12PM on the first Saturday of each month (except if that falls on the first day of the month).

Contact:  0151 448 1167 /  020 7219 0551

Charities at STEC

The Orchard

Is an independent food bank which works on a self-referral basis in the Speke-Garston area. Want to donate? We rely on food donations from people and businesses in the local community to help out as many people as possible, for as long as possible.

Email: theorchardliverpool@gmail.com

The Original Swap Shop

A local initiative which offers a non-money economy to the community. The Original Swap Shop is a place for all individuals to donate, exchange or receive items such as: unwanted or outgrown clothing/footwear, bedding, curtains etc, baby items.

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/685476434873306/

Liverpool Talking Newspaper

Each week a memory stick containing a magazine programme and a local news programme is sent out free of charge.  A monthly Christian newsletter is also available.  After listening, subscribers return the wallets by dropping them into any post box.  No stamp is required.  The memory sticks can be used in an ordinary computer or MP3 player.  If you would like to receive the Newspaper, please contact the office.  You do not have to live in the Merseyside area or be registered as having a disability in order to receive these mailings, and, again, there is absolutely no charge for this service.

The Commy

Speke Community Centre (The Commy), is a charity which challenges isolation by offering a range of recreational activities including lunch clubs, arts and crafts, concerts and excursions. Speke Community Centre promotes cohesion especially amongst our older residents or people facing barriers to their wellbeing. Whilst the Registered Office is at STEC most activities are delivered in Parklands and social club venues in Speke.

European Playworkers Association

is an acclaimed INGYO (International Non Governmental Youth Organisation) with a network of partner organisations in more than 40 countries currently in Europe, South America, Africa, the Caribbean, and around the Mediterranean. This charity works with children, young people and women’s groups from communities in areas of poverty and social exclusion.

Email : office.liverpool@epa-network.org

Business at STEC

Amanda’s Day Service

offers support to adults with disabilities and additional needs. This service provides a wide range of activities in a calm, friendly environment to enhance the wellbeing of its users. These activities include: practising mindfulness, music and movement, chair based exercises, alternative therapies.

Contact: 07742 792 421

Email: amandasdayservice@gmail.com

Franchising Works

Is an innovative social enterprise that aims to tackle unemployment, redundancy and career transition by helping to create new businesses and jobs through promotion of enterprise skills and introduction to franchising. By providing independent advice and practical support, Franchising Works helps those interested in exploring franchising as a way of entering self-employment.

Contact: 0151 352 8463

Email: info@franchisingworks.org

Independent Pest Control

As well as offering pest control services for rodents, birds and insects, Independent Pest Control also offer hygiene services such as Coronavirus Decontamination, Kitchen Extraction and Washroom Services.

Contact: 0151 486 7333

Email: info@independentpestcontrol.co.uk


Provide support to our clients on multi disciplined levels of project requirements with an array of support staff Services include: Contract Management, Expert Witness, Legal, Planning and Scheduling, Claims Management, Dispute Resolution and Training.

Email: info@qedgroup.co

Maestro Academy of Music

Is a Music School based in Speke, offering music lessons to people of all ages. Specialising in piano, guitar, ukulele and violin, the academy holds both group and individual lessons.

Contact: 07932737712 

Email: info@maestroacademyofmusic.co.uk 

Nails by Christina

Manicures available: Acrylic, builder gel & gel polish nail.

Fully qualified and insured

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nailsbychristinaxo


offers Holistic and Skin Therapies, Yoga, Mindfulness with an excellent reputation built up with over 10 years service delivery. You can get: head massages, hot stone massages, facials, children’s therapies, & many more