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24hr Domestic Abuse Helplines: Herefordshire, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin: 0800 783 1359
Worcestershire: 0800 980 3331
New accessibility online support

New accessibility online support

Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Online Experience at WMWA To support our diverse range of service users West Mercia Women’s Aid now provides enhanced accessibility support online to create a barrier-free user experience. We are always looking at ways to improve...
Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

This October marks the 35th Anniversary of the first year Black History Month was celebrated in the UK. Earlier this month we attended a Black History Month presentation at The Hive, led by Black Lives Matters Worcestershire. This inspriring presentation focussed on...
A day in the life of…

A day in the life of…

Lisa from our Children and Young People’s service tells us more about herself, her role within the team and her recent fundraising efforts. A day in the life of a Children and Young People’s worker I’m Lisa, a Children’s Worker at West Mercia Women’s Aid...
A day in the life of…

A day in the life of…

Our Inclusion IDVAs (Independent Domestic Violence Advisors) work within our service to ensure that high risk victims of domestic abuse, from under-represented communities, are provided with the best advocacy, advice and support possible. Leoni Bryan, our Inclusion...
A day in the life of…

A day in the life of…

WMWA refuges are confidential, safe places staffed by supportive, trained workers.  Claire Cook, our Refuge Co-ordinator for Worcestershire tells us what a typical day can involve…   A day in the life of a Refuge Support Worker As a Refuge worker you can...
A day in the life of…

A day in the life of…

As part of the Herefordshire Engagement Project (HEP) 2022, West Mercia Women’s Aid is consulting with local people to bring the voices of stakeholders to Herefordshire Council, helping them understand how to best support and engage survivors of domestic abuse. As a...

Successful trial of online toolkit

Ensuring that those affected by domestic abuse can go on to lead trauma free lives is at the very heart of what we do; that’s why our partnership with Rock Pool – a provider of training opportunities that aims to inspire hope, promote resilience and aid recovery...
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