BCWA News: Services

Find out about our latest projects and events, and new developments.

New funding for male survivors of rape and sexual abuse

Services

Posted: 17th September 2021

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded funding from the Ministry of Justice’s Male Rape Support Fund to provide additional support to men and boys who have experienced rape and sexual abuse. This funding will enable us…

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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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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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Salvation Army welcomes Black Country Women’s Aid to work together to support slavery victims through new five-year government contract

Services

Posted: 24th September 2020

The Salvation Army is pleased to announce the appointment of Black Country Women’s Aid as a specialist partner to provide support to adult victims of modern slavery in England and Wales through the Government’s new Modern Slavery Victim Care Contract…

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What is the CPS doing in relation to stalking?

Services

Posted: 24th April 2020

This week is National Stalking Awareness Week 2020 and we are highlighting the need to see stalking clearly. We often see stalking victims too afraid to ask for help and then relieved when they discover we understand their experiences. Stalking is a crime…

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How should we deal with stalkers? An interview with Professor Elizabeth Yardley

Services

Posted: 22nd April 2020

This week is National Stalking Awareness Week 2020 and we are highlighting the need to see stalking clearly. Far too often, when we talk about stalking and keeping victims safe, we focus on their behaviour. Victims are advised to change…

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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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BCWA win a grant from BBC Children in Need

Projects

Posted: 27th September 2018

We are delighted to announce that BBC Children in Need has granted us a further three years’ funding to continue our specialist support work with children living with domestic abuse. 1 in 7 children and young people under 18 will…

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Nationwide grant helps BCWA meet local housing needs

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Posted: 27th September 2018

The funding will support our new project, called VALARIE: Vulnerable Adults Leaving Abusive Relationships in an Emergency. It will reach out to older victims in particular, who often suffer in silence. They may also have health or mobility issues which…

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