Archive: BAME Women’s Project

  The BAME Women’s Project was a tri-borough programme providing support across Bromley, Croydon and Lambeth, run in partnership with both Croydon BME Forum and ASHA Projects. The project tackled social isolation…

 

The BAME Women’s Project was a tri-borough programme providing support across Bromley, Croydon and Lambeth, run in partnership with both Croydon BME Forum and ASHA Projects.

The project tackled social isolation of BAME women by removing the mental and physical barriers when trying to access advice and support; helping break the silence around domestic abuse and empower women to take control of their futures.

 

Sisters Own Coffee Mornings

The Sisters Own BAME Coffee Mornings was a community support group specifically for women within Black Asian Minority Ethnic groups living in Bromley, Croydon and Lambeth.

The sessions helped BAME women to:

  • Build social networks and friendships
  • Encourage women to develop new skills
  • Improve physical, emotional and mental wellbeing
  • Access advice and 1:1 support

 

Please direct any enquiries about the project to the relevant borough coordinator.

Bromley/Croydon Residents  – Stefanie on 07377 884 170 or Stefanie.b@bcwa.org.uk

Lambeth Residents –  Simon on 07507 568 298 or Simon@ASHA.org.uk

 

BAME Professional Training Support

As part of the tri-borough, Croydon BME Forum provided a series of specialist training sessions to help build capacity of all professionals and community organisations working in and around Domestic Abuse and VAWG with BAME clients.

For further information on future training opportunities please contact Bianca at Bianca@bmeforum.org.uk.

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