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Grandparents Apart Merseyside

Practical and emotional support for grandparents and family members. As a result of parental or family breakdown grandparents may be finding it difficult, if not impossible, to maintain relationships with their grandchildren/young relatives.This may be causing great distress and may be affecting health and wellbeing.

We offer meetings with family members by appointment (daytime on Tuesdays)  We also offer email and telephone helpline support.on Tuesdays.

Our base is in Birkenhead (close to public transport services and good tunnel access) but we cover the entire Merseyside and West Cheshire areas.

We do not offer legal or medical advice. We are not qualified to do so.

We are a volunteer organisation with no employees. If you think you might wish to offer support please make contact.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Marjorie Stirzaker
Contact Position
Manager (Volunteer)

Where to go

BEE Wirral, Livingstone Stree Play and Community Centre
130, St Anne Street
CH41 3HX

Good access from M53 and roads from Mersey Tunnels.

Train to Merseyrail (Birkenhead) Park station (Wirral Line) (can arrange pickup from station.

Good bus access along Park Road North Birkenhead.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Tuesdays all day
Time of day
Session Information
Group meetings can be arranged for third Tuesday each month 2-4pm. Always available for support Tuesdays. Phone to arrange contact details.

Other Details


Other notes

We have good contact with Families Need Fathers, Mothers Apart from their Children, Grandparents Apart UK, Grandparents Association.

We are an equal opportunites organisation and welcome queries from everyone who feels they might need our services.