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Women’s Work wins a Lloyds Bank Community fund award [23 September 2014 ]

Women's Work have won a Lloyd's bank Community fund award: a contribution to the salary of the Family Support Worker on the Link Work Project.

Women's Work have won a Lloyd's bank Community fund award: a contribution to the salary of the Family Support Worker on the Link Work Project.

Click here to learn more about our bid for this award.

Lottery Grant for The Bigger Difference Project [ 1 August 2014 ]

Large numbers of disadvantaged women involved in street sex work and drug alcohol misuse are set to benefit from a major lottery windfall.

Large numbers of disadvantaged women involved in street sex work and drug alcohol misuse are set to benefit from a major lottery windfall.

Women’s Work (Derbyshire) Ltd received a grant totalling £485,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to deliver the Bigger Difference Project for the next 3 years.

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Growing Our Strengths [ 1 September 2011 ]

Women's Work was recently asked to contribute to a Practice Review for 'Growing our Strengths' to find out how other services demonstrate the positive impact they have on vulnerable children and families.

Women's Work was recently asked to contribute to a Practice Review for 'Growing our Strengths' to find out how other services demonstrate the positive impact they have on vulnerable children and families.

From large, national charities to smaller, local groups these practice reviews demonstrate the range of different approaches being taken by the sector in achieving and tracking their outcomes.

Click here to learn more about 'Growing our Strengths'

Women's centre opens doors to invite public to see work it does - Daily Telegraph [ 6 June 2011 ]

A GROUP which supports vulnerable women in Derby is throwing open its doors to let the public see what work it does. Women's Work, in Charnwood Street, supports drug users, women in prison and vulnerable families in Derby, through workshops and counselling.

A GROUP which supports vulnerable women in Derby is throwing open its doors to let the public see what work it does.

Women's Work, in Charnwood Street, supports drug users, women in prison and vulnerable families in Derby, through workshops and counselling.

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£10m funding to divert vulnerable women from custody [ 5 November 2009 ]

Justice Minister Maria Eagle has announced the allocation of £6.8m of funding for voluntary organisations to provide extra and enhanced community support for women at risk of offending.

Justice Minister Maria Eagle has announced the allocation of £6.8m of funding for voluntary organisations to provide extra and enhanced community support for women at risk of offending.

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