We will be running a group for children affected by domestic violence early in the New Year.

ARTIculate is an effective intervention for children with a variety of presenting issued caused by domestic violence including behavioural issues, depresseion and/or aggression, soiling and/or wetting, fear, anxiety, nightmares, phobias, relationship difficulties with peers and/or siblings, quarrelling or fighting and children not realising their full potential whether academically or socially.

To find out more information and to make a referral, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Office will close at 4pm on Friday 18 December 2020 and re-open on Monday, 4 January 2021.

Please note that Community Counselling is not an emergency or crisis service.  If you are concerned about your health and wellbeing contact your GP.  In case of an emergency, please go to your local Accident and Emergency Department or contact:

-In case of emergency please go to your local A&E or contact:

-          Crisis Team  - 0800 051 6171 – open 24 hours a day, seven days a week

-       NHS out of hours service - 111

-          North Yorkshire out of hours mental health helpline - 0333 0000 309  (free to mobiles)

-          Samaritans - 116 123

-          SANEline -  0300 304 7000, open 4.30pm – 10.30pm every day 

-          24-hour National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline - 0808 2000 247

Unfortunately, the waiting list for Whitby closed to new client referrals at the end of October due to the high demand for the service.  We are hoping to provide additional sessions in the New Year to address this issue.  

Thank you to everyone who donated prizes for the 2019 Christmas Raffle [Kemps, Malton; Groovy Moo; Sainsbury's Local, Malton; Morrisons, Malton; Restyle by Rachel; Sandra Murphy; Emma MacKenzie]. 

The draw was made at our AGM held at Stanley Harrison House, Malton on 3 December.  We raised a total of £307.50 from the raffle, which goes towards our £25k for 25 years fund.