Women's Community Matters Blog

Job Vacancy at Women’s Community Matters

Women’s Community Matters offers women specific services with care, compassion, kindness and love. We are based in Barrow-in-Furness and offer services to women aged 14 and over in the Barrow and wider Furness area.
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The Story of Women’s Community Matters

We first opened our doors on 25th November 2013 at our Grand Opening event attended by over 150 people from the local community. We started with 1 part time staff member and 25 volunteers and the belief in our ethos of care, kindness, compassion and love. The building itself
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Volunteer Recruitment!

Women’s Community Matters is a one stop shop delivering women specific services with care, compassion, kindness and love. Our volunteer team is so important to us and keeps our service alive; without them we wouldn't
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We are recruiting!

Women’s Community Matters is a one stop shop delivering women specific services with care, compassion, kindness and love. We are looking to recruit the right women to the following posts:
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The Being, Feeling, Keeping Safe Event

On Friday 10th July 2015 Women's Community Matters had their first Being, Feeling, Keeping Safe Event. The women had been part of the project since January 2015 and on Friday they graduated after completing from between 20 - 50 session. The event was planned by the women who took part
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Food Bank Fundraiser!

Women’s Community Matters are dedicated to improving the lives of local women in the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness and the South Lakes. We have been shocked and saddened by the number of women who come into the Centre in crisis with no money for food, essentials, gas/electric, rent o
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Join us for Vision!

A third round of Vision is drawing to a close and the programme is evolving as we go. Lots of input from our lovely ladies, this really is an organic process! The diagrams show how we designed ‘Beautiful Barrow’ and what we decided should be near each other to serve our community
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New information website for victims of crime

As part of the on-going support to improve services to victims the Police and Crime Commissioner, Richard Rhodes has today (9th June 2015) launched a new information website. The new website 'Cumbria Together' is an information portal for victims and wit
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Being, Feeling, Keeping, Safe

Do you wish you felt safe and more confident? Maybe you hope to feel less anxious and meet some new people? Are you sick of never leaving the house? Maybe you haven't been the same since you were a victim of crime? Or you may have experiences of the Criminal Justice System?
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