Our Commitments to Communities & People

We take a multifaceted approach in supporting and developing communities to encourage positive wellbeing, skills development and inclusivity. 

Our communities are the lifeblood of the work we do at Liverpool ONE.

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Through the Liverpool ONE Foundation we are committed to supporting young people and improving mental health. We actively engage with arts and cultural organisations to celebrate local talent, encouraging participation and learning.

The Liverpool ONE Team support skills development and growth, nurturing talent and inspire future generations. People are at the absolute heart of our business, representing the most fundamental component to our sustainability. 

We work with our communities around three pillars:

Young People

Our aim is to positively impact the lives of around 30,000 young people working with local organisations each year.

Reaching £3m distributed by 2023 via our Liverpool ONE Foundation supporting local charities working with young people and mental health.

Inclusivity

Working with partners and community groups to make Liverpool ONE welcoming to everyone.

Wellbeing

Every year we work with over 100 local artists and organisation showcasing Arts & Culture from across the region with the aim to improve people’s wellbeing.

We are on a journey working hard to have a positive impact on all our communities and the environment. Find out what else we do around our Commitments to the Environment as part of our ONE Community ONE Future.

We invite you to get to know some of the causes we support and the initiatives we run below.

Some of the causes we support and the initiatives we run...

The Liverpool ONE Foundation

The Liverpool ONE Foundation has been investing in community projects that promote positive mental health and wellbeing amongst out city’s young people. Since it’s launch in 2009, it has donated over £2.8 million to charities and community projects across Liverpool and Merseyside. 

Find out more HERE

Happy to Chat Tables

The Happy to Chat Tables were launched as part of Time to Talk Day in early 2022 and are located in a number of Liverpool ONE venues including The Place to Eat at John Lewis & Partners, Sky, Yard & Coop, and the WOW Bar at Beauty Bazaar, Harvey Nichols.

The tables provide a friendly and inviting space for you to relax and enjoy a conversation with friends, family or even someone you’ve just met!

Find out more HERE.

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Wellbeing tips BY young people FOR young people

As part of Youth Mental Health Day, young people across the city provided wellbeing tips including encouragement of self-love, confidence and how to handle your emotions. 

As part of our Children’s Mental Health Week event, we showcased these inspiring messages in the form of large speech bubble vinyl’s across the estate. 

Find out more HERE.

Mental Health Awareness Events

We work closely with charities and community groups funded through the Liverpool ONE Foundation and invite them to Liverpool ONE regularly to highlight their services to young people in the city. 

2021 Highlights...

£302,000 was pledged to charitable causes supporting young people across the city

12 new organisation were awarded grants to support Young People’s Mental Health 

300 visitors engaged in wellbeing activities at mental health awareness events

31 charitable organisations raised an estimated £10,000 with on site performances

Established an internal wellbeing programme for Liverpool ONE team members 

24 new trainees completed First Aid Mental Health training