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Liverpool riot: support & contact for voluntary groups

Response to Liverpool riot


Announcement from Liverpool CVS for voluntary and community groups in the City: Tuesday, August 9th:


"LCVS / United Way is operating as a point of communication for groups across the city in response to recent disturbances.

"We will act as a resource for those affected by the violence, as well as those who may be in a position to help, with a view to:

  • Linking those in need with those who can help; and
  • Helping communities and organisations who require our support.

Do you need help?

  • Have you any concerns about individuals who need specific support e.g. emergency accommodation
  • Has your organisation has been impacted by recent events and requires support e.g. damage to premises
  • Do you know of local premises (including businesses) that are vulnerable?

How you can help

  • Do you have or know of resources that may be of use e.g. clear-up materials, volunteers, transport, equipment, emergency accommodation etc
  • Do you know of or can offer safe places/refuges for those who may need them
  • Can you or your organisation offer any specific help e.g. information about support services available for those affected, volunteers, tools or equipment to assist in clean up efforts

"Let us know if you have concerns about potential trouble in other parts of city;

"Contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you have any information that could be of use to the Police.

"We are aware that the community is already mobilising to respond to the disturbances. We want to make others aware of the good work being done to show how strong our community is in times of need.  Please contact us if you know of any positive activities/efforts being taken by groups or local people.

"To get in touch:

  • telephone: (0151) 227 5177
  • email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

"You can also let us know via our Facebook page (Search for lcvsliverpoolriotresponse )