Ykids works alongside families in different ways, from accessing support from other agencies, to peer mentoring and peer support groups and projects for the whole family to attend. 

“I feel valued & supported through Ykids Families Project.” – Parent

What We Do:

Below are some examples of our Family work. To find out more, contact our Families Team.


Groups for parents are a great way to make friends, share experiences and support each other. Whether it's over painting, cooking or reading - you will be welcome.

Family Support

Our Families team offer support for individual needs.


We provide training for parents on a variety of subjects, including; transition between primary and high school, empathy, positive parenting, etc. See our Events page for our latest events. 


During the Covid-19 pandemic, Ykids opened a local pantry with the help and support of St Andrew’s Community NetworkFareshare UK, Foodbank and Jamie Carragher’s 23 Foundation. Families whose children are members of Ykids can pay £3.50 per week and take away over £20 worth of shopping from our store, including fresh fruit and vegetables and meat from the local butchers.

Christmas Club

Christmas is a stressful and expensive time for families, Christmas club aims to relieve some of that pressure. Similar to the Pantry, Families whose children are members of Ykids can pay £3.50 per week and take away a range of Christmas presents for their children in the lead up to Christmas.


To enquire about our Families services, or to get involved, please get in touch by filling out this form.

Or alternatively, give us a call on 0151 944 2111 and ask to speak to a member of the Families Team.

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