PRESS RELEASE: The Haven Wolverhampton calls out for votes to get a share of Tesco’s Community Grants fund
The Haven Wolverhampton are bidding for a cash boost from the Tesco Community Grants initiative. Tesco works with community charity Groundwork to run its community funding scheme, which sees grants of up to £1,500, £1,000 and £500 awarded to local community projects....
We are all still trying to get used to life post lockdown with all its uncertainties, after an unprecedented global pandemic that has affected all of us adversely in various ways. We’ve all coped differently depending on our characters and our social and economic circumstances.
The risks for domestic abuse victims were further heightened due to social isolation and this would have left many in a permanent state of fight or flight. So how can we identify when we are stressed?
Wolverhampton charity The Haven Wolverhampton are able to offer a new safe space to women and children fleeing domestic abuse, thanks to a generous donation from the Goodyear workers 5/344 Transport and General Workers Union Benevolent Fund Charity. The £20,000...
The Haven Wolverhampton has won a major national award for its work providing safe accommodation and support to women and children in Wolverhampton affected by domestic abuse. The charity’s use of virtual reality technology to support children was just one of the services praised by award judges.
Last year, The Haven’s Architect of Stories was one of the speakers at TEDx Wolverhampton. Her idea worth sharing was that rethinking gender and refocusing power could potentially bring an end to violence against women and girls. Watch the talk in full and read the original transcript here.
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!
This Domestic Abuse Awareness Month, watch this space as we re-introduce you to our services and highlight all the resources that are available to you. If you believe that you or someone you know is at risk of domestic abuse, please call our FREE helpline on 08000 194 400.
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.
Sophie Warren is a legal practitioner and the granddaughter of one of The Haven’s co-founders Colin Brown. This Sunday, she will be taking on the London Marathon to raise funds for The Haven. As she prepares to take on this challenge, we had a chat with her and she shared fond memories of her grandfather, how she’s preparing for the marathon and her hopes for the end of violence against women and girls.
Today is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. This year the official theme from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is Victim’s Voices Lead The Way. The aim is to shine a spotlight on survivors and the importance of listening to and learning from them. Survivors are key to the fight to end abuse and violence against women and girls.
2018 – 2019
A throwback to how it all began, with a spotlight on our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and Sexual Violence support services. Click to download.
2020 – 2021
A reflection on the impact of COVID-19, with a spotlight on supporting staff wellbeing and women with no recourse to public funds. Click to download.
2019 – 2020
A tribute to our late co-founder Colin Brown, with a spotlight on Substance Abuse and our Digital Transformation journey. Click to download.