WE CAN HELP
We work on a membership format. If you are aged 15-30, you can become a member and then access as many of our services as you like, including Creative Therapeutic Support if you are feeling down, low, stressed or anxious, numerous different activities within music and the arts, unique training and volunteering opportunities and much more. Membership is free, with no waiting lists.
The charity by young people, for young people.
Recently, one of our volunteers, Stef, took to the skies to raise some money for The Open Door Centre. We couldn't be more grateful for her generosity (and bravery)! We'd also like to thank Julie and Erin, who both raised a significant amount of money when recently...read more
At The Open Door Centre, we support World Mental Health Day. Every one of us has mental health and in the darker months, it's easy to fall into low mood and depression; especially now that October has approached. The long cold dark nights are looming in and for some...read more
Fresh Goods, our regular club night combining the best new music in Merseyside with an interactive recording experience is back! All in the unique setting of Fresh Goods Studios in Birkenhead. Batch 002 takes place on the evening of Saturday 17th November and we have...read more
Friday November 2nd 2018: Reckless Elbow’s 21st Birthday Celebration and The Open Door Centre Fundraiser
Keep your diaries open as the North West's premier folk band Reckless Elbow will be celebrating their 21st birthday for a really special concert at the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton on Friday 2nd November at 7pm. They will also be joined a by a host of talented...read more
We're pleased to announce that we're up for another award this year! The Merseyside Independent Business Awards have shortlisted us for the Community Impact Award category. It's a real privilege for us to be shortlisted as we have worked tirelessly over the past year...read more
Friend of the centre, Jennifer Chamberlain wrote the below piece in light of A-Level results day a couple of weeks ago. Here she shares her opinions/advice for young people who are thinking about their education, their future and their mental wellbeing. Today,...read more
As part of Astral Coast and the Wirral New Music Collective initiative, we are hosting a night of live music and recordings at Fresh Goods Studio alongside Eggy Records and War Room Records. Fresh Goods Batch One will showcase a line-up of some of the top local...read more
Our pals over at Periscope collaborated with members and volunteers at the centre to create a video surrounding mental health journeys coming together, featuring a piece of writing put together by one of our volunteers, John McCallum-Cherry. We'll let the video speak...read more
Thanks to our fantastic volunteer team, we have been shortlisted as finalists for the North West Charity Awards for Volunteer Team of the Year. Without our volunteer team we would not be able to deliver the services that we offer. So far this year we have been seeing...read more
Things have been getting much more busy at the Centre in recent months which is great news as it means we are reaching out to more and more people and helping them with their anxiety/low mood. Due to this we’ve decided to take out some time in the week for a drop in...read more
Whether you’re an fan of music or play and instrument or both, music probably plays a massive part in your life and on your mood. Whether you realise it or not music has the power to shift our emotions within seconds of listening to a song. A lot of this could be to...read more
Coronation Street has been praised recently for it's powerful episode tackling male suicide. Liverpool Echo did a great feature on how Aidan's storyline came together which you can read by clicking here. With the help of national charities such as The Samaritans &...read more
“So honoured to be a patron for Open Door. Its truly amazing and inspirational to see the amazing work that the charity does. Mental health is very close to my heart and I am delighted to be able to lend a helping hand to a charity based in my home town”
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The Open Door Centre is run using charity funding and donations from the public. All donations large or small are hugely appreciated.