BCWA News: Services

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

Ask Marc: New abuse support service for men launches on International Men’s Day

Events

On International Men’s Day, Friday 19th November 2021, we were proud to launch Ask Marc, our new support service for men in the Black Country affected by interpersonal violence. Ask Marc will offer men living In the Black Country specialist…

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Adventure therapy for children and young people

Fundraising

Earlier this year, we put out a call to help us fundraise for nature therapy sessions for children and young people accessing our service. We wanted to take them on an outward-bound adventure as part of our trauma informed interventions,…

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New funding for male survivors of rape and sexual abuse

Services

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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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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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

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

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

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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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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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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