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The Women & Families Resource Centre

The Women & Families Resource Centre (WFRC) is a registered charity based in Wolverhampton which supports, provides services, develops programs, empowers and advocates for women and children.

Our services are free to any woman or child, regardless of race, culture or religion who is facing similar barriers or problems.

We help women discover their inner strength and confidence through information, assistance and support. Our desire is that every woman be empowered to enjoy stability and fulfillment in every area of their life.

We inspire, encourage and motivate women to overcome barriers and reach their full and true potential. Furthermore, in all we do we seek to prevent exclusion by bringing families and communities together to build bridges, understanding and respect between them.

WHAT WE DO 

  • We assist women in finding and accessing available community services. We provide orientation services to newcomers in the UK.
  • We provide free and impartial Confidential Advice services for women and families.
  • We offer short term individual, relationship or couple counselling sessions. Providing emotional support and counselling to families that are dealing with crisis especially domestic violence and harmful traditional practices.
  • THE SISTERS WITH HEART BEFRIENDING PROJECT- Offers home visits by providing practical one to one support to help women address their concerns, issues pertaining to isolation and loneliness, domestic violence, immigration, bereavement, serious illness, break down in family relationships, depression, alcohol abuse, parenting support and any other crisis or challenging situation.
  • We offer short term Parenting Group Sessions with opportunities to lay the foundations for positive parenting, supporting parents to improve parent-child relationships and to build up children’s self- esteem and resilience. We also offer individualised parenting support for parents going through child protection or safeguarding issues.
  • EVERY WOMAN’S CHAT GROUP – A weekly drop in group (Every Friday) for women from diverse backgrounds and cultures giving them the opportunity to meet new people, make friends and practice conversational English.
  • COOKERY SESSIONS- These sessions enable the women to practice their cookery skills, promote the impact that healthy eating can have on improving the quality of people’s lives and help enhance their confidence skills.
  • HEALTH & WELLBEING: Facilitating Health Forums, Training, Seminars, Workshops, Conferences, Health Promotion And Information Services On Issues Affecting Women. Exercise Sessions
  • EVENTS -Social, cultural and recreational activities to overcome social isolation, provide informal emotional support and raise awareness on women issues.

For further information please get in contact with us or visit our website.

Who to contact

E-mail
info@wfrc.uk.com
Website
The Women & Families Resource Centre

Where to go

Name
The Women & Families Resource Centre
Address
Park Village Education Centre
Cannock Rd, (park lane junction)
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
Postcode
WV10 0RA

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Mondays, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 10.00am until 4.30pm
Session Information
Closed on Wednesdays.

Other Details

Costs

Details
The majority of our projects are Free; however there are some costs for some activities.

Availability

Age Ranges
Aged 8 - upwards
Referral required
No
Referral Details

Referral required for counselling and befriending services. Please call to inquire about waiting lists.

Record Last Updated on: 15/02/2019

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