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Pocket-sized Christmas: help us bring festive cheer to women and children in refuge!

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Posted: 9th December 2021

Please support our pocket-sized Christmas! Each year we are always blown away by the generosity and kindness of everyone who donates gifts, vouchers, food and clothes to support survivors or domestic abuse, sexual violence and modern slavery. This year we…

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International Volunteer’s Day 2021

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Posted: 9th December 2021

I came to women’s aid in 2019, I had left an abusive relationship with my children and was directed to women’s aid for help. When I first came to women’s aid, I had no idea that my relationship was abusive….

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Launch of our safe-house for survivors of modern slavery

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Posted: 8th September 2021

Today Black Country Women’s Aid (BCWA) launched a brand new space for women who have escaped modern slavery in the UK. The specialist refuge features 12 safe, welcoming flats and a new reception centre for women rescued from modern slavery….

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BCWA awarded specialist funding for to support young, disabled and male victims

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Posted: 5th August 2021

We are pleased to announce that Black Country Women’s Aid has been granted funding from the Office of the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner to offer specialist support for young victims, disabled victims, and male victims of domestic abuse…

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#itsnotok – supporting survivors of rape and sexual violence

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Posted: 26th January 2021

The Black Country Rape & Sexual Violence Service is here to help Black Country Women’s Aid supports over 9000 adults and children a year, who are affected by the trauma of violence, rape, and exploitation. As an Independent Sexual Violence…

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BCWA achieves Women’s Aid National Quality Standard

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Posted: 14th December 2020

We are very pleased to announce that BCWA has been awarded the Women’s Aid National Quality Standard, demonstrating the high standard of our support for survivors of domestic abuse and their children. The Women’s Aid National Quality Standards are a…

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Covid 19: BCWA is here for you

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Posted: 7th April 2020

Black Country Women’s Aid would like to reassure you that all of our services are available to support, help and advise you during this challenging time. We have a range of ways that you can contact us, and we will…

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NEW: Support for survivors of sexual violence in Walsall

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Posted: 17th December 2019

Our Black Country Rape and Sexual Violence Service supports women, children and men who have experienced rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse. For over ten years, we have worked across Sandwell, Dudley and Wolverhampton. Now, with support from the…

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Tina’s Story raises domestic abuse awareness

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Posted: 9th December 2019

Tina’s Story is a short film launched by the Safer Sandwell Partnership on Monday 25 November to mark White Ribbon Day and International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Tina Billingham was murdered by her partner in 2017….

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BCWA win £800K grant from Building Better Lives

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Posted: 9th December 2019

The funding will enable us to purchase and refurbish our current refuge, which offers 13 flats for women who have escaped modern-day slavery. We will also build a multi-purpose extension which will enable us to offer more therapeutic work and…

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