Domestic abuse victim service in Harrogate

Victoria Avenue, home of the Relate service in Harrogate. 110429M10.
Victoria Avenue, home of the Relate service in Harrogate. 110429M10.
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YOUNG people in Harrogate who have experienced or witnessed domestic abuse can benefit from a new service.

The service, which is free and available from charity Relate, will offer one-to-one counselling for up to 40 young people, aged 11 to 25, each year.

Relate will offer the service at centres in Harrogate, as well as York and Selby, from October.

In 2010/11 there were 9,284 cases of domestic abuse reported to North Yorkshire Police.

Read the full story at the BBC here.