BCWA News: Services

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Book now for our stalking conference on 26th May 2022

Events

Posted: 29th April 2022

The West Midlands Stalking Support Service presents an essential conference for 2022: Stalking: Centering victims in tackling perpetrators Thursday 26th May 9.30am – 4.30pm Join us in-person or online: To book for our in-person conference at Birmingham City University, Curzon Building,…

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

Events

Posted: 22nd November 2021

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

Posted: 27th September 2021

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

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

BCWA

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

BCWA

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

BCWA

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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