Covid-19

Broxtowe Women’s Project – Coronavirus/Covid-19 Position Statement
The following was published on the 19th March – and will be updated if our position changes
At BWP we’re are committed to helping women living in the Borough of Broxtowe who are experiencing domestic abuse. The following statement outlines our business continuity measures whilst we operate during the Coronavirus outbreak. Our priority throughout this evolving crisis is the welfare and wellbeing of our staff and volunteers and the women we support.
The following is guided by current Government advice.
Outreach Work:
As of the 19th March our team will be working remotely. We have systems in place to ensure that they are able to access information and provide remote support to the women and children that we work with. For the foreseeable future we will be utilising phone and digital support, as well as doorstep drops of welfare packages where possible.
Communications
We are committed to providing telephone and digital support to women as well as clear communications about our activities and other useful resources. As such we encourage people to use the following communication channels:
 The enquiries@broxtowewp.org will be regularly monitored
 Our telephone channels are available:
07914 634 190 – Text phone Support calls only
 We will keep our website up-to-date with information about our own activities as well as useful resources: https://broxtowewomensproject.org.uk/
 Our newsletter will continue to be a central point of information.
 Our social media channels with provide a place for information sharing and informal support:
o Twitter – @BroxtoweWomen
o Facebook – Broxtowe Women

We also want to sign post to other accessible resources and would encourage organisations and individuals to contact us with any information they believe might be useful.
Training and Wellbeing Programme
To ensure the safeguarding of our workforce and our service users as well as the effective use of our current resources we have decided to postpone all wellbeing events until the end of May 2020. This date will be regularly reviewed. Individuals will be directly contacted if they are affected by this and we will make every effort to reschedule at an appropriate time. We will ensure those normally supported through the well-being programme including our volunteers will be supported using other mediums. We are able to offer training and business support remotely please contact chris@broxtowewp.org to discuss your training needs we have already adapted a number of training packages to be delivered remotely.

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