We support disadvantaged and vulnerable women with complex needs

Women's Work is a National Award Winning Charity with the aim to improve the health and wellbeing of disadvantaged and vulnerable women. Our services are targeted at women who have complex and multifaceted needs, including those affected by drug and alcohol misuse, women offenders, women exploited through prostitution and those fleeing domestic abuse. Read more ]

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Could you be our new Volunteer / Placement Counsellor? [30 October 2018 ]

Women’s Work (Derbyshire) Ltd are offering placement interviews for counsellors qualified in Psychotherapy (counselling), in their 2nd year of a minimum degree placement, or on Level 4 of a Diploma. You must have a clinical supervisor in place and have had, or be having, personal therapy. You must have indemnity insurance and have, or be prepared to apply for, a DBS check. You must be registered with a professional counselling body. Read more ]

Women's Work are now Charity of the Year for Derby RFC and Derby Uni RAG [27 June 2018 ]

Women's Work is to be one of Derby Union of Students' supported charities for 2018/19. Students will start fundraising at the crazy and enjoyable RAG week in September and will continue to raise funds throughout the year. We are also privileged to be chosen as Charity of the Year for Derby RFC's 2018/2019 season. We wish them well in all their matches. Read more ]

Support Women's Work by shopping with AmazonSmile [ 4 June 2018 ]

Tripled donations with every qualifying purchase - from 15 to 29 June, AmazonSmile is tripling its donation rate. Support Women's Work (Derbyshire) Limited by starting your shopping at AmazonSmile. Read more ]

Simon's Story

Simon's Story

Simon is 10 years old. He has lived with his grandmother since birth, due to both his parents having substance misuse issues. Simon was seeing both parents regularly and enjoyed living with grandmother; however he was very confused and often questioned why he was unable to live with his parents. Read more ]

Laura's Story

Laura's Story

Laura is 48. Laura first began to access Women’s Work in 2012. She had fled her previous home with her young child after 20 years in an abusive relationship. Her ex partner was an aggressive and violent alcoholic and her young daughter had unfortunately been witness to her mother being attacked by her father. Read more ]

Cheryl's Story

Cheryl's Story

Cheryl was referred to Women’s Work in March 2013. At the time of assessment 4 out of her 5 children were in Local Authority Care as a result of neglect, substance abuse in the family and being victim of domestic violence off her mother and father of the children. Cheryl has 2 girls and 3 boys. Read more ]

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