A wide range of public services are available to the people of Kirkby from and through a wide range of organisations

Knowsley Council provide a range of local services ranging from the rubbish collections to the registry office, and from democratic services to day centres.

Social housing is provided by a number of housing trusts operating in the area (more details coming soon).

Urgent and non-urgent healthcare services are provided by a number of different public health organisations.

Support for those with disabilities or for the elderly are provided by social care services (more details coming soon).

Community fire and rescue services are provided by Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service, with Kirkby Community Fire Station being located in the town centre. Additional search and rescue cover provided by volunteers from the Merseyside Search and Rescue Team.  For non-emergencies you can contact the communicty fire station direct, and for emergencies dial 999.

Local policing is provided by Merseyside Police, with the force working with others to provide the North West Motorway Police Group.  Air support is provided by the North West Air Operations Group of the National Police Air Service (NPAS).  For non-emergencies dial 101, and for emergencies dial 999.

There are a number of both regular and reserve elements of the Armed Forces located near Kirkby (more details coming soon).