Counselling is available face-to-face, via telephone or video conferencing. We have a single referral form to access our services.


📢 Update regarding service availability

 (Sign up below to be kept up to date with any changes) ⬇️


Please note, we have already reached the number of individuals that we are able to support at this time on many of our counselling contracts and are working to avoid people sitting on our waiting list without timely support being available for them. We encourage you to check the statement below before completing a referral form.

We are currently only able to accept Counselling referrals for:


  • Who are bereaved and are living in, or are registered with a GP in Knowsley and Halton
  • Bereaved by suicide in Cheshire & Merseyside, Coventry & Warwickshire and Lincolnshire
  • Victim-survivors of Domestic Abuse in Knowsley and Warwickshire
  • Perpetrators of Domestic Abuse in Knowsley
  • Looked After Child transitioning to adult mental health aged 18 to 25 years in Knowsley
  • Working for Knowsley Borough Council, Sefton Council, St Helens Council, a school in Liverpool or an independent organisation subscribed to our VIDA occupational health counselling scheme

Children and young people:

  • Attending a school in Knowsley
  • Affected by bereavement, attending a St Helens school and either living in St Helens or registered with a St Helens GP.
  • Bereaved by suicide in Cheshire & Merseyside, Coventry & Warwickshire, Lincolnshire and Southampton, Hampshire & the Isle of Wight and Portsmouth.
  • Affected by Domestic Abuse and living in Warwickshire


How can I be kept informed?

We advise that you register here so that we can inform you (via email) as soon as we are in a position to accept referrals again for the following individuals:

Children and young people:

  • Affected by Domestic Abuse and living in Warrington
  • Affected by Domestic Abuse and living in St Helens

On submission of the registration, you will be provided with a list of other support services that are available in your area.


If you do not meet any of these criteria, and / or you would like to make a referral to our private clinic, please visit this link to see details of our charges and referral form.

If you have any queries about our referral process or if you need help completing the form, please contact us for assistance.

Submit a referral

Our AMPARO suicide postvention service (practical and emotional support) is currently available to:


Children, young people and adults living or working in:

  • Cheshire & Merseyside
  • Kent & Medway
  • Coventry & Warwickshire
  • Thames Valley (excluding Milton Keynes)
  • Lincolnshire
  • Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth & Southampton
  • Mid and South Essex
  • Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent

Adults living or working in:

  • Lancashire
  • South Yorkshire

Or those currently serving within the British Armed Forces across the country.

Submit a referral to AMPARO