Black Country Women’s Aid News

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

Guru Nanak Gurdwara lights up purple to mark domestic abuse awareness month

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Smethwick’s most iconic building and one of the largest Sikh Gurdwaras in the UK, the Guru Nanak Gurdwara Smethwick has joined up with Black Country Women’s Aid to go purple as part of a push for domestic abuse awareness. October…

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IRIS: working with GPs to combat domestic abuse

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Domestic abuse and health IRIS is a national project which works with GPs to combat domestic abuse and make the most of their opportunities to reach vulnerable victims. The project offers training and advice for GPs and practice staff on…

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BCWA win a grant from BBC Children in Need

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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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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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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

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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

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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!

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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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