Charity information


COMPASS is a Merseyside based charity that provides counselling to people who need someone to talk to. COMPASS provides counselling for anyone aged 18 or over. People come for counselling with a variety of problems, which may be related to home, work, relationships, or life in general

Founded 1978

  • Mission statement

    At COMPASS, our main objective is to provide a free counselling service to the people of Merseyside. Merseyside is a highly deprived area, and is recognised both nationally and internationally as being amongst the poorest areas in Europe. Poverty makes daily living and the stresses of life harder to cope with, resulting in poor mental health and a great need for support. At COMPASS, our aim is to provide this support through counselling.

    COMPASS provides a vital service to the people of Merseyside promoting good mental health, helping those suffering from depression and anxiety, bereavement, the effects of childhood abuse, relationship problems and stress caused by the deprivation of inner city living.

  • Aims

    COMPASS aims to:

    • Our aim is to support people to overcome emotional problems Some examples of problems helped by counselling are: - Depression, anxiety, worries or stress about the past, present or future.
  • Overview

    Established: March 1978

    Registered Charity Number: 700335

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 6

    Volunteers: 60

    Phone number: 0151 237 3993

    Address: 151 Dale Street L2 2AH

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