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WHiST Online

During the Coronavirus Pandemic, WHiST is finding different ways to deliver support and services in line with Government advice and to keep our members, volunteers and staff safe Please follow us on facebook for regular news and updates. Our popular Craft DropIns are now available weekly via Zoom. Email Joy@whist.org.uk for information about how to…Continue Reading

Closure

Closure

It is with profound regret that we are closing WHiST, for at least the next 14 days. All courses, drop ins and other services are cancelled. We are doing our best to support members through this difficult time, but also recognise that we have a duty of care to our more vulnerable members. Please continue…Continue Reading

Volunteer Counsellor Recruitment

Volunteer Counsellor Recruitment

We are currently seeking more volunteer counsellors to join our team. Our next Volunteer Recruitment Event will take place on Wednesday 29th January. If you are a qualified female counsellor or psychotherapist with relevant experience, or a trainee counsellor in the final stages of Diploma level training seeking a supervised placement, please contact Margaret Bird…Continue Reading

Counselling service

Counselling service

We are sad to say that we cannot now accept any more referrals to the Counselling Service due to current capacity; the WHiST counselling waiting list is therefore closed until the end of February. If you feel that you need to talk to someone about personal issues, please contact the WHiST office for alternative information…Continue Reading

WHiST Courses

Last opportunity to book on some of this term’s courses. We have 1 or 2 spaces on most courses, including our new Gardening Course, Assertiveness, Managing Low Mood and Depression and Active Voices. Please contact the office for more information and to book your placeContinue Reading

Course places available

Course places available

PLACES STILL AVAILABLE ON: Introduction to Working in Care level 1 qualificationMondays 10 – 12 commencing 23.09.2019 Circle DancingFridays 11.30 – 12.30 for 10 weeks already commenced Stage Management Fridays 10-12 for 10 weeks already commenced Drama CourseFridays 1 – 3pm for 10 weeks already commenced. Please contact us if you wish to enroll Friday…Continue Reading

Access to WHiST Counselling Services suspended for a month

Access to WHiST Counselling Services suspended for a month

Sadly we have closed our counselling services for the next month as the waiting lists are long at present. This is the second time we have had to do this this year. Demands are unfortunately beyond our capacity despite having recruited more counsellors. Please phone in after a month to check the situation.Continue Reading

Annual General Meeting

We are holding our Annual General Meeting here at WHiST on Wednesday September 25th 11am – 1pm. We will be appointing the Trustees for the coming year and making a financial report. We will also be showcasing the successes of our projects. The event is open to all genders. If you wish to attend please…Continue Reading