WHM works exclusively with women, and they prioritise women from the most deprived areas of Leeds, working within the areas of Leeds identified as being in the lowest 10% in Europe. Many of the women they work with are facing multiple difficulties due to poverty, unemployment, racism and further discrimination. WHM provides peer support around domestic violence, childhood abuse, teenage pregnancy, self-harm. WHM have supported disabled women to increase access to health screening and maternity services.
Rainbow Hearts Women’s Group – Drop-in
A group for asylum seekers and refugees delivered by Womens Health Matters in partnership with PAFRAS (Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers). The aim of the group is to give an emotional and practical support and information for women asylum seekers in Leeds. With a purpose of, a regular and consistent group that provides a safe and supportive environment and resource for practical help and information to prevent isolation and destitution, reducing the risk of further abuse and suicide.
Time: 10.00 am – 12.30 pm
Location: One Community Centre
Contact: Marianna Shapland
01132762851 / 07903089581