Black Country Women’s Aid News

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

West Brom Building Society pledges support for BCWA

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Colleagues at the West Brom Building Society, the region’s largest building society have chosen to raise funds for Black Country Women’s Aid over the next 12 months. Donations will be used to enhance our services for women, men and children…

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Fire walk for Black Country Women’s Aid

Events

Fire and Ice Evening Wednesday 25th April Himley Hall, Himley, Dudley, DY3 4DF   Have you ever thought about walking on fire? No? Well think about it now! Thursfields are inviting companies to join in with this exciting event to test their bravery and…

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Launch of the Black Country Stalking Support Service

Events

Launch of the Black Country Stalking Support Service 9.30am-1pm Thursday 26th April 2018 At The Rock Centre, 27-31 Lichfield Street, Walsall, WS1 1TE Click here to book your place via Eventbrite   The Black Country Stalking Support Service is a…

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Become a Community Champion in Dudley

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Our new Community Champions project in Dudley aims to help communities recognise and respond to domestic abuse. We will be working with individuals, community centres, schools, agencies, faith groups, libraries and more offering free training sessions on: Understanding what domestic…

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Black Country Women’s Aid in the news

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BCWA has supported victims of modern slavery since 2011, alongside national partner and commissioner The Salvation Army. Since 2011 we have supported 587 women and men of over 30 different nationalities, which is a sad testimony to the large scale…

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Take part in the Black Country Road Run!

Events

We would love you to choose us as your charity for the Black Country Road Run, which will take place on 1st July 2018 in and around Halesowen. Organised by Halesowen & Rowley Regis Rotary Club, it is a brilliant…

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White Ribbon Day 2017

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For White Ribbon Day 2017, members of the Safer Sandwell Partnership renewed their pledge to do everything within their power to eradicate violence against women and girls. To mark White Ribbon Day 2017 (25 November), the Safer Sandwell Partnership is…

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Sandwell Women’s Aid becomes Black Country Women’s Aid

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In 2016 Sandwell Women’s Aid will officially become Black Country Women’s Aid, to reflect the scope of our work across the region. From Sandwell to the Black Country: Our 30-year history Sandwell Women’s Aid was first established 30 years ago,…

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd visits BCWA

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd visited Black Country Women’s Aid refuge in Sandwell on 28th October to hear about the experiences of women who have fled domestic abuse and so-called ‘honour-based’ violence.   The Home Secretary had a guided tour of…

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Launch of The Cedar Centre, Walsall

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We were delighted to hold the official launch of The Cedar Centre, Walsall’s new centre supporting victims of domestic abuse, on 28th July 2016. The Centre houses our newly-commissioned Walsall Domestic Violence & Abuse IDVA Support Service. This service will…

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