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TESCO in Tiverton for Relate

  We need your help, again! to put your blue counters into the bags for help in Tiverton Tesco Superstore and Tesco Express in Moorhayes. We have been given the opportunity by Tesco to be part of their instore campaign from November to the end of December 2018. The money raised goes towards helping us help others with relationship problems. Relationship Counselling helps so many individuals,couples, families and young people. People often come for counselling at Relate after a relationship breakdown, or when they cannot form a relationship. We also see people who are having problems with family members or colleagues at work. For further information do contact us on 0300 7729681 We offer counselling in our Centres throughout Devon – conveniently at Okehampton and Exeter. and start collecting!    

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Okehampton News

  Relate thanks the Trustees of Okehampton United Charities, once again, for their continued support of our services in Okehampton. Thanks to their grant, we have expanded our services, and are now offering three morning hours of counselling in the Ockment Centre and six evening appointments on different days. The counsellors specialise in relationship therapy for couples and single people, Family therapy and new to Okehampton…… Counselling for Children. Our new childrens’ counsellor, Hayley is offering appointments post school and into the evening.   For all queries or to make an appointment please e-mail reception.exeter@relate.org.uk or telephone: 03007729681

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SHOPPING CAN HELP……..

  We have been successful in applying to the Community Tokens Schemes in both Tesco and Waitrose but we need you to shop! Having been awarded £1,000 to help us provide low cost Young Person counselling in Taunton by TESCO – WAITROSE in Okehampton are championing us in December and in January we are in SIDMOUTH WAITROSE. We are then eligible in January and February for the community token scheme in ILFRACOMBE TESCO. If you are shopping in any of these stores, I hope you will drop your blue or green token into our boxes – we want to help as many people as need us with relationship issues, and your help enables us to carry on the work.

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Thank you Okehampton United Charities

  The Relate office in Okehampton once again thank the Trustees of The Okehampton United Charities Trust for their continued financial support of our counselling service based in the Ockment Centre, in Okehampton. We have expanded our services this year by adding another counsellor who works evenings. Our counsellors who work in rural areas gain a great understanding about the particular challenges that may present in relationships within families, as well as the joys of living in beautiful rural surroundings.   If you would like to talk to a counsellor about a relationship issue – –phone –  03007729681 e-mail– reception@exrelate.org.uk  – don’t leave it until it becomes a crisis. Karen Percival of O.U.C. with Veronica Beckett of RELATE

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TIVERTON and OKEHAMPTON CENTRES

We are pleased to announce that, from January 2017, we are offering late afternoon and evening counselling appointments at both Tiverton and Okehampton Centres. We have understood that opening at these later times, along with telephone counselling, helps people to access our services. Christmas can be a very stressful time for families and couples and we anticipate an increase in calls in the New Year. We hope that the new opening hours will make seeking help easier for our clients. Do ring us to make an appointment.  

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Thank you Okehampton United Charities

RELATE in Okehampton is very grateful to  Okehampton United Charities for awarding them money towards the cost of their services. Manager Brett Parker says “This enables us to offer a local service to local people, and to help fund those who cannot afford to pay the full cost for counselling.”Relate Counsellor Veronica Beckett with Chair and Secretary of Okehampton United Charities at the Ockment Centre.   Anyone wishing to speak to a counsellor phone: 0300 7729681

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Many thanks to OKEHAMPTON TOWN COUNCIL

Okehampton Mayor Jan Goffey presenting a cheque to Okehampton Relate Counsellor Karen at Okehampton Town Hall. We are very grateful for the continued support of Okehampton Town Council in helping us to provide a relationship counselling service at the Okement Centre in Okehampton. We see people – couples, individuals and families who are experiencing problems with all types of relationships. Phone: 0300 7729681or e-mail: reception@exrelate.org.uk to arrange to speak to someone.

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Thank you Okehampton United Charity

Relate in Okehampton would like to thank the Trustees of the Okehampton United Charity for their generous financial contribution in helping us to continue to run this local counselling service. The service, which is run from the Ockment Centre in Okehampton, is hoping to expand the hours offered to people later this year, giving couples and individuals a greater choice of times when a Relate counsellor will be available. The grant enables Relate to offer help to those who cannot afford the full cost of the counselling. It will help Okehampton people to access the service locally or in one of our other centres if preferred. There is currently no waiting list in OKEHAMPTON. This is the first time that such a grant has been made to us and we are thrilled!

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