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Butterflies Project

Butterflies is Listening Ear’s award winning specialist support programme for children and young people aged 4 to 15 years experiencing bereavement, divorce/separation, domestic abuse, suicide, murder or other family loss. The service helps with bereavement, dying, death, divorce, emotional problems, family breakdown, parental separation, and terminal illnesses.

Listening Ear also has a wide ranging service of support for adults with mild / moderate mental health issues.

Volunteering opportunities available

Contact Details

0151 493 2301

174 Dragon Lane
L35 3QY

L35 3QY

Opening days / times

Monday 1pm-8pm, Tuesday 9am-4pm, Wednesday 9am-6.30pm, Thursday 1pm-8pm, Friday – CLOSED TO CLIENTS

Additional Information

Age range

4 - 18

Referral procedure

Email completed referrals to

Referrals can be made by Self, Guardian, Family, Parent, Teacher, GP, Educational Welfare Officer, School Learning Mentor, Nurse, Health Visitor, Youth Worker, Social Worker or any other professional.

Disabled access information

Full access for people using wheelchairs, disabled toilet on both floors.

Availability comments

Monday 1pm-8pm, Tuesday 9am-4pm, Wednesday 9am-6.30pm, Thursday 1pm-8pm, Friday – CLOSED TO CLIENTS



Things to know

Dragon Lane is on bus route 99 and the nearest train station is Whiston. 

Please visit Merseytravel to find exact details.

DBS Policy in place

Delivery period

January-December - Closed for Public Holidays

Parking availableParking available

Disabled accessDisabled access

Region wideRegion wide

Overall rating:


14 October 2020 - 5:49pm
Can I say how excellent professional and such a caring manner Nick has . Absolute pleasure and my daughter has really taken on board his advice in such a short time. Thank you
25 October 2018 - 3:08pm
hi I am a student in masters in psychology and have years of experience working with children and families of different backgrounds. I am looking at voluntary work in this area. Can someone please contact me. Many Thanks K**
2 November 2017 - 9:22am
Is there a charge for this service? Thank you
21 September 2017 - 9:48pm
Please can someone contact me regards my son - EDITED TO REMOVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
25 May 2017 - 3:08pm
I would like to learn more about working at the project in a voluntary capacity. Many thanks

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