Key Services and Emergency Contacts

The best way to get in touch with the council is by using the online services available. You can contact the council online 24/7, there are no queues and it’s free!

If you can’t find what you’re looking for online and wish to speak to someone on the phone, you can find the council’s key service contacts below. Lines are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9am to 5pm, and Wednesdays from 9am to 4pm.

Remember, to avoid waiting on the phone, you can contact an advisor online between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

 
Service Contact number
Building control and dangerous buildings 0151 443 2380
Car parking, street lighting, traffic management and highways enquiries 0151 443 3100
Council Tax and 24-hour payment line 0151 443 4476
Education 0151 443 3232
Elections 0151 443 2222
Environmental services (includes bin collections, street cleaning, pest control, bulky item collections, clinical waste collections) 0151 443 2400
Financial Inclusion helpline 0151 443 3300
Home to School Transport 0151 443 2500
Housing advice and homelessness 0800 694 0280
Housing benefits 0151 443 4042
Knowsley emergency support scheme 0800 408 2014 or 0151 443 3200
Leisure 0151 443 2200
Licensing and dog wardens 0151 443 2300
Payments from the council 0151 443 4371
Payments to the Sundry Debtor Team 0151 443 4455
Parking permit enquiries (APCOA) 0345 319 0430
Planning enquiries 0151 443 2381
Press and media enquiries 0151 443 3536
Regeneration projects 0151 443 4031
Registrars 0151 443 2900
Social Services 0151 443 2600

If you can’t find a number for the service you require, please call General Enquiries on 0151 489 6000

24 hour emergency contacts

 
Service Contact number
Highways (includes footways and street lighting) 0151 443 3100
Homelessness 0800 694 0280
Knowsley Housing Trust repairs 0800 561 0007
Social services 0151 443 2600

For emergencies between 5pm and 9am, you can call 0151 489 6000