Listening Ear: AMPARO - Suicide Liaison Service: Support After Suicide


Support service for anyone who has been affected by suicide.

The service provides support to anyone who has been affected by suicide, including members of the deceased family, a partner, friends, work colleagues, or the ‘found by person’. This list is not exhaustive and is meant only as a guide.

The service provides:   

  • One to one support from an Amparo Liaison Worker
  • A full needs assessment
  • Information, emotional and practical support
  • Liaision with other agencies such as the Coroners Office and Police
  • Support at Inquest
  • Help with any media enquiries
  • Help overcoming isolation
  • Referrals and signposting to other statutory and voluntary services as required

The service is available for residents of Merseyside and Cheshire, but does not include Sefton.

Service Details

Listening Ear
Service Type:
Support services
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?:
Via referral.
Who can refer me to this service?:
You can be referred to the service by a professional such as: GP’s, other health professionals, statutory, community and voluntary services. Referrals can be accepted for anyone who has been affected by a suicide from 1st April 2015 onwards
When is this service open?:
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
How much will it cost me?:
Will I have to wait to access this?:
An Amparo Liaison Worker will make initial contact with the person within 24 hours of receiving the referral
What should I expect?:
Amparo workers provide outreach support to individuals following the initial referral
Can I bring someone with me?:
You are welcome to have someone with you during the meetings / visits
Council Area:
  • Knowsley
  • Liverpool
  • St Helens
  • Wirral

This page was last updated on 11 July 2018

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This page was last updated on 11 July 2018

Contact Details

Contact Name:
All enquiries
Amparo Suicide Liaison Service, Listening Ear, St Nicholas Centre, 70 Church Road, Halewood, Knowsley, L26 6LB
0330 088 9255