In the first of a new series of podcasts about Liverpool stories away from the football, Gareth Roberts and John Gibbons find out about the city’s Whitechapel Centre.

Kenny Lawler, housing and resettlement supporter worker, and Ruth McCaughley, the centre’s fundraising manager, explain what the centre is, how it is funded and who uses it.

They also explain the No Second Night Out Merseyside campaign and how people in the city can help.

To find out more about the Whitechapel Centre go to:

To report someone who is sleeping rough who may need help you can ring: 0300 123 2041.