Supporters of The Haven Wolverhampton are set to get hot under the collar this autumn as they host their charity Fire Walk on 24th November at the Round Oak in Wombourne. The Haven, a charity that supports women and children from domestic abuse and homelessness is teaming up with UK Firewalk to see if supporters can handle the heat and brave coals reaching 1200 degrees Fahrenheit!
The Haven Wolverhampton is proud to announce that its Children and Young People’s (CYP) service has been shortlisted twice at this year’s Children and Young People Now Awards; their Virtual Reality Project in the Mental Health & Wellbeing Award category, while CYP worker Jemma Cooke made the shortlist for the Children and Young People’s Champion.
The Haven Wolverhampton are delighted to have received an incredibly generous donation from their charity partner OSB Group. The partnership was formed in December 2020 when The Haven Wolverhampton was selected as one of their local charities for the year.
Eight years after signing The Istanbul Convention, the UK is yet to ratify it. However, the 2020 Domestic Abuse Bill which has been signed into law, takes us a step closer towards adhering to some of the standards that the convention outlined but there is still a lot of work to do.
The Haven Wolverhampton has launched its brand new ‘Purple Pledge Campaign’, an ongoing effort to help businesses in the Black Country become zero tolerance workplaces and ensure they have the right tools in place to support employees who may be subjected to domestic abuse.
The Haven has launched an urgent appeal for public donation as it faces the huge financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
You Matter; a digital tool created by The Haven with Comic Relief support and funding, has been shortlisted for DigitalAgenda’s 2020 Impact Awards.