Welcome to Arch North East

About Us:  We are a registered charity based in Teesside offering Free and Confidential Counselling and ISVA support to people who have been affected by rape or sexual abuse, no matter how long ago the experience may have been. For further information regarding accessing Arch services please read the information in Services or Online Referrals. We do not work with anyone who has been investigated or accused of a sexual offence.


We are very proud to announce that Arch North East were awarded British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) accredited service status on 31st May 2017


Sainsbury’s charity competition Vote Arch North East

Arch was shortlisted as one of Sainsbury’s chosen charities this year., we would like to thank everyone that has kindly voted for us – We appreciate your support

The results are announced on the 10th July, as soon as we know, we will let you know how we done..  Thanks again for everyone who has voted. 


Latest News:

1st – 7th June 2017 National Volunteer Week

Arch recognised Volunteers had provided our services with over 3,000 hours in the last year. In appreciation, we took the opportunity to showcase the fabulous people who volunteer at Arch by holding a garden party on Tuesday 6th June 2017 (National Volunteer Week) “A Big Thank you to all who attended”

  • The Mayor of Middlesbrough – David Budd                                                                       (Special Thanks for presenting The BACP Award To Arch)
  • Police & Crime Commissioner for Cleveland Police (PCC) – Barry Coppinger (Special Thanks for presenting Certificates to our Volunteers)
  • Watson & Woodhouse Solicitors – Natalie Blake & Rosemary Alderson  (Special Thanks for providing for the buffet)
  • PCC Services & Communications – Hannah Smith
  • Middlesbrough Council – Rachel Beard
  • Chair of Executive Committee at Arch – Paula Dewell
  • All the Staff and Volunteers at Arch

Please visit Arch Just giving page to see Current Events/Fundraising

ARCH celebrated our volunteers contribution with a Garden Party sponsored by Watson Woodhouse Solicitors.  ARCH also used this opportunity to be presented with a certificate of service accreditation for the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy by The Mayor of Middlesbrough

CEO Nicky Harkin & The Mayor of Middlesbrough David Budd

A few pictures of Arch Angels, taken @ our Volunteer Garden Party, Volunteers were presented with a Certificate from Police & Crime Commissioner for Cleveland Police (PCC) – Barry Coppinger

Volunteer Kara
Volunteer Jane