YPCS Awarded Children In Need Funding

Young People’s Counselling Service has been awarded funding of £65, 000 from BBC Children in Need to deliver play therapy, counselling and expressive arts over the next 15 months. This will help us to continue to deliver our services in the Whittlesey and Yaxley and also extend our services into the Wisbech area.

Through this funding:

  • 60 children and young people will be able to receive up to 12 sessions of free integrative psychological therapy
  • 62 families of children and young people receiving YPCS services will be able to attend targeted support groups to help them understand the challenges their child faces and how best to support them at home
  • 108 children and young people will able to participate in a programme of expressive arts including art, performance, story telling and music with the added opportunity to achieve an Arts Award.

YPCS Chair of Trustees, Alison Graham said “We are delighted to have been awarded this funding from BBC Children in Need. It will not only support many children, young people and their families, but also enable us to work in partnership with 20Twenty to deliver expressive arts and involve our patron, actor and artist Annabelle Davis, in supporting arts delivery.”

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