Women who’ve experienced Domestic Abuse can access support, training and opportunities that prepare them to get back to work through our Within Reach programme, launched on 1 August 2021.
Through Within Reach, funded through an an ESF Community Grant, BWP is looking forward to supporting women to gain confidence, increasing their self-esteem and self-worth through bespoke sessions that lead towards voluntary, employment, or entrepreneurial opportunities.
Colette Byrne, BWP’s Chief Executive, said: “Often, women in abusive relationships become separated from their friends, family, and work by partners who seek to control every aspect of their lives; inhibiting employment and education, and ensuring that they become financially dependent on them. Many women we support haven’t worked during or as a result of their abuse. They have reduced self-belief and lack the confidence to take steps towards re-joining the labour market.
“Through the ‘Within Reach’ programme we’re looking forward to supporting women to gain confidence, increasing their self-esteem and self-worth through bespoke sessions that lead towards voluntary, employment, or entrepreneurial opportunities. Every step a survivor of Domestic Abuse takes towards work, is one step closer to the sustainable economic and personal independence they deserve.”
This funding is for women who are Domestic Abuse survivors and are unemployed or economically inactive across Broxtowe. If you wish to access this support, you do not have to have accessed BWP’s services to be eligible. You just have to have the right to live and work in the UK, and be a survivor of Domestic Abuse.
If you are interested in joining us on the Within Reach project, please get in touch on 01773 718 555 or email email@example.com
*ESF Community Grants is funded by the European Social Fund, commissioned by the Education and Skills Funding Agency, and is managed by Futures. For more information on this fund please visit; ESF Community Grants | Groundwork
Sessions will take place from August 2021 throughout the Autum and into 2022, and will include:
- Outdoor family activities
- Book of Hope
- Creative writing
- Flight, fright or freeze
Sessions now open for bookings. To book, call 01773 718555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
September sessions include:
Book of Hope Session 1
Friday 3rd September – 10am – 12noon.
Book of Hope Session 2
Friday 10th September – 10am – 12noon
Self Care Session
Wednesday 15th September – AM
Creative Writing Workshop via Zoom with Sophie Sparham
24th September – 10am – 12noon
Creating a Workshop Session 3
Friday 8th October – 10:30am – 12:30pm
For more about Within Reac
Abusive fathers will use their children in a variety of different ways to perpetuate domestic abuse. Using children is highly effective as a way of exerting power and control over their intimate partners or former partners.
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