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Spinning World

Put simply, we work with people born outside the UK to help them recover from traumatic experiences. Our clients include refugees and asylum seekers all of whom have either directly experienced or witnessed human rights abuses.

Within Spinning World we have four specific services:

  • Spinning World (CAMHS): For young people who are asylum seekers, migrants and/or speak English as a second language.
  • UC24 Crisis Service: For newly arrived asylum seekers, providing up to 3 sessions of counselling.
  • Spinning World ALW (NHS): Based in Ashton, Leigh and Wigan this service sees migrants and refugees with complex trauma.

When are we open?

The Spinning World office is open Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm, but please note that we can (where needed) arrange some evening appointments. All sessions are by appointment so please make sure you call us before you attend.

But what if I don’t speak English?

We understand that for many of the people we work with English is not a familiar language. Therefore we work with a number of trusted and fully trained interpreters who, like our therapists ensure what they hear is kept confidential.

How do I know I can trust you?

All the services we provide are sensitive to differences in culture and difficulties with asylum and refugee status. They are also fully confidential and adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions.

Will I have to pay?

No, all our services are free.

Where is the service based?

Our service is based in central Liverpool, but if you have problems with transportation or don’t know Liverpool very well please call us and we’ll try to find a solution with you.


Spinning World referral form This service is available for children and young people under the age of 25 only. Fill in the form electronically and return it to

Ashton Leigh Wigan referral form This service is for asylum seekers and migrant communities living in the Ashton. Wigan and Leigh areas. Fill in the form electronically and return it to




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