Belfast Central Mission (BCM) - Therapeutic Counselling (Newtownards)

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Contact Information

Lamont Building, 8-12 West Street, Newtownards, Co Down, BT23 4EN
Contact Person
Alison Hogg
Telephone Number
028 9182 7783 or 077 4940 1107
Email Address
Web Address
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Additional Information

This service, based at Newtownards, was set up in November 2003, and is provided to young people 16-25 yrs in North Down. There is a private counselling room in the office in West Street, Newtownards where the counsellor can meet with each young person. This can be on a weekly or fortnightly basis for an hour and for as long as the young person needs or wants the service. Consultation with other professionals working directly with the young people is also available. The young people with whom the service has worked to date come with complex needs and concerns including depression, anxiety, family, relationship problems, homelessness, disability, anger, leaving care, abuse, self-harm, and suicidal thoughts and feelings. For further information please contact Alison Hogg (Senior Counsellor) E-Mail: or Lois Payam, Service Mananger - Email: Tel: +44 (0)28 9182 7783

Due to COVID-19 we are now working remotely offering telephone and video counselling. However assessments will be carried out face-to-face at our office at West Street, Newtownards with COVID-19 safe measures in place. Please contact us if you need further clarification of this or an update on the current situation. These will be regularly reviewed in line with government guidelines.

Available to Age Groups
16-25 yrs
Category of Services
  • Adoption Fostering & Looked After Children
  • Counselling
Areas covered
  • Ards
  • North Down
Method of Access (Referral)
  • GP
  • Health Visitor
  • Self
  • Social Worker

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