Women's Health Information and Support Centre (WHISC)

Description

Centre for women offering information, activities and support.

WHISC provides information and support on a range of women's health issues such as menopause, breast health, and cervical screening. 

We have Support Groups for women affected by eating disorders, self harm / injury, menopause and mental ill health, including depression and anxiety. 

We offer relaxation classes, education course on women's health and exercise classes such as yoga and chi gong.  

We also have a listening ear and a drop in service Monday- Thursday 10am-4pm.

Visit the website for the full details of weekly activity / group programme.

Daily Programme

‘WINDOWS’ With WHISC: Available to women needing help with using computers or the internet. We cover things such as how to turn a computer on and off, use search engines and basic software to how to Skype friends and relatives across the world, online shopping, and staying safe online. All sessions are free but need to be booked in advance.

Weekley Programme

Call us on the day that you plan to visit to check that the class is running and that the time is unchanged on 0151 707 1826.

Monday

Me-Day Monday Cake and Massages: 11am - 2pm Mini massage for women on little or no income (proof of benefit needed please).

Women’s Reading Group: 3 – 4.15pm No pre-reading required, all material provided on the day.

Tuesday

ESOL 10am - 12pm

Get Crafty: crafting workshop 12.15 – 1.30pm Donation please towards materials.

Belly Dancing 11.30am – 12.30pm.

Eating Disorder Support Group 4.30 – 5.30pm

Wednesday

WHISC for North Liverpool Women

  • WHISC will be providing a mini-service at Vauxhall Medical Centre (click) in North Liverpool. Sessions will include taster massages, exercise classes, health workshops & a chance to talk. Contact us for further information or Call Vauxhall Medical Centre on 0151 295 3737.

Mental Health Appointments: 11am onwards. Face-to-face appointments. Open for anyone who would like information about what support is available from WHISC and other local agencies. Free.

Yoga: 1.15 - 2.15pm.

Strength and Support: 2.30 – 4.00pm. Support Group for anyone with depression or anxiety. Free

Domestic Abuse Support Group: 4.15 – 5.15pm Referral from agencies only.

Thursday

The 'Knitting Kittens' knitting group 10.30am to 12.30pm. Wool and needles are provided, all welcome.

Mental Health Appointments: 11am onwards. Face-to-face appointments. Open for anyone who would like information about what support is available from WHISC and other local agencies.

Pilates: 1 – 2pm Free. Not on 18 April 2019

Tai Chi: 5 – 6pm Free.

Friday

English Class (ESOL): 10am – 12pm A class designed to help women learn or improve their English.

The WHY Group: 12-2pm. Self-support group for women. Free

Ukulele Group: 2.30pm – 4pm Beginners welcome.

Saturday

Saturday Club: A group supporting the integration of all women, 11.00-2.00pm Free

Service Details

Locations:
120 Bold Street, Liverpool, L1 4JA (directions displayed on map)
Organisation:
Womens Health Information and Support Centre -WHISC
Service Type:
Community Activity
Website:
What groups of people is this for?:
  • The general public
What age groups is this for?:
  • Any age
What areas of the city is this for?:
  • People from anywhere in the city
How can I access this service?:
Call or drop in during opening times
When is this service open?:
10am-4pm, Monday to Thursday. Appointments are available till 7pm.
How much will it cost me?:
Most sessions are free, but there might be a small charge for some activities
Social media:

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Council Area:
  • Liverpool

This page was last updated on 17 April 2019

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Contact Details

Telephone:
0151 707 1826
Email:
women@whisc.org.uk

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