COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR GENDER –
WomenCentre provides holistic, one-stop services at centres in Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Halifax. WomenCentre’s wide-ranging services include emotional and practical support on issues such as debt, benefits, mental or physical health, domestic violence, counselling, training and development. WomenCentre enables women to improve health and well-being, increase training and employment opportunities and improve the safety and wellbeing of their children. In addition, this vital organisation aim to raise self confidence, self-esteem and social interaction skills, as well as support the development of positive, safe and stable circumstances and relationships. A range of important services include Sister ShhOUT, a lesbian and bisexual women’s service and twice-monthly support group, and Women in Exile, a service offering practical and emotional support to women asylum seekers and refugees, and their children.
SHARING IS CARING!