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Wirral Independent Living Services - King Street project

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs, especially those with drug and alcohol issues. Prioritise applicants with a local connection to the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral.

Who we cannot help

People with a history of arson, sex offences, Schedule 1 offences and violence are usually excluded.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals/self referrals must come via Wirral Mainstay.

Referral procedure

Agency completes referral form. Assessment interview when a vacancy becomes available.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff available Mon-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat & Sun 10am-6pm, out of hours emergency on-call. key worker system. Provide support around daily living skills, budgeting, community participation and engaging with alcohol/drug treatment. General emotional support and counselling.

Total spaces



In 8-bed house.

Further information

Public transport

Bus: 411, 2 minutes walk. Train station - 15 minutes walk.