Rebecca

Welcome to Women’s Community Matters  My name is Rebecca and I am the Senior Officer here at the Women’s Centre on Duke Street in Barrow. I have been lucky enough to be involved with the organisation since the beginning and I feel very privil
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Sam Woolgrove

Operations Manager Hi, I’m Sam and I am Operations Manager here at the centre. I began volunteering for Women’s Community Matters shortly after the Centre opened whilst studying for my Social Work degree. I have worked for many years with young p
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Rachael

Hello my name is Rachael. I began volunteering at Women’s Community Matters in March 2014 having recently relocated to the area.
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Sharon Edwards

Domestic Abuse Worker I was extremely pleased to be offered the position of Domestic Abuse Worker in September 2020 to join a very caring team, who all truly believe that with love, care, compassion and kindness, change can happen and is happening. M
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Clare Bown

Project Worker- Building Better Opportunities I am Clare and I am a project worker on the Getting Cumbria to Work: Building Better Opportunities programme. This project seeks to provide support to individuals who are facing multiple and complex barri
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Lynne Shaw

Project Worker Hi my name is Lynne. After being a volunteer with victim support for 6years I came to work at women’s community matters October 2019. I work on the Petals project which is helping women deal with day to day things including personal
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Karen Turner

Project Worker Hi I’m Karen, I came on board as part of the team in January 2019. My role here is a Project Worker and I currently run the ‘Art Group’, ‘Changing the World Together Team’, and a new course due to start called ‘Community Co
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Karen Greenhow

Wellbeing Manager Having worked for charities for the past 17 years I feel passionate about the work charities do in our community.  They do amazing work and that’s why I continue to work in the Charity sector.  Early in my career I provided admi
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Bev

Hi, I’m Bev and I have actively been involved with Women’s Community matters since August 2015. I supported vulnerable women who were accessing the centre that had been referred to me by my previous employer for floating support. This could have
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Zoe Martin

Project Worker Hi, I’m Zoe. I started volunteering at the centre in September 2020 and then began working as a Project Worker in November 2020. My background is Criminology and I graduated from my Masters in 2019. My work at the centre focuses arou
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