The Youth Matters team provides early help through a wide range of targeted youth support and play activities to meet the needs and aspirations of Wirral children aged 6-19 years.

The team work to build futures and shape the lives of those young people in Wirral in need of support.

Through their work they aim to raise awareness, build confidence, promote resilience and support young people into adulthood.

Staff build trusted relationships with young people to let them know that they don’t have to face any problems alone.

Youth Matters deliver a range of services to help young people, including:

  • Drug and Alcohol advice and support
  • Counselling
  • Detached Youth Work
  • Youth Hubs and Clubs
  • Play Schemes
  • Health Services in Schools
  • Creative Youth Development
  • Participation and Engagement through a range of projects

The Youth Matters approach is friendly and flexible to ensure that wherever possible, young people get the 'right' service at the 'right time'.

For more information on any of the services you can email youthmatters@wirral.gov.uk