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ESCAYP - Emotional Support for Children And Young People

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  1. * Please see the News item on our website for the latest situation regarding ESCAYP

    We offer a counselling and therapeutic play service to children and young people in West Yorkshire between the ages of three and twenty one. We charge a fee to organisations.
    Our counsellors work with all issues including: sexual and physical abuse, bereavement, bullying, disruptive or difficult behaviours, low self esteem and confidence and self harm etc.
    The counsellors of ESCAYP will refer children and young people to other appropriate agencies if it is felt that this will better meet their needs.
    Please see our website for more details.


01274 878117

Organisation last updated

  1. 23 January 2023

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  1. 258, Oxford Road, Gomersal, Cleckheaton, BD19 4PY
    1. Wheelchair access needs to be arranged in advance -  please contact the venue for further details. Wheelchair access - by arrangement
    2. Either, there are specially marked parking spaces for disabled people, or disabled people can park within 50 metres of an accessible entrance. Disabled parking
    3. There is a toilet which can be accessed by people with disabilities including wheelchair users. This means that it complies with the standards set out in Part M of the Building Regulations,'Access to and use of buildings. Fully accessible toilet


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    If you would like to join us ring 01274 878117.

  2. 06/03/2023


  1. Established in October 2008 we work from satellite rooms across West Yorkshire.
    We are always looking for voluntary counsellors to help support our work.
    We are now offering placements to suitable 2nd year counselling/psychotherapy students.
    We have three employed staff following a successful Lottery and Children in Need bid.

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