Charity information

Wish

The only national, user-led charity working with women with mental health needs in prison, hospital and the community. We provide advocacy, emotional support and practical guidance.

Founded 1987

  • Mission statement

    Wish works with women with mental health needs in prison, hospital and the community. We provide independent advocacy, emotional support and practical guidance at all stages of a woman’s journey through the Mental Health and Criminal Justice Systems.

    Wish acts to increase women’s participation in the services they receive, and campaigns to get their voice heard at a policy level. Wish is the only national mental health charity just for women, and is unique in working with women throughout their journey as they move between prison, various levels of secure hospital and the community.

  • Aims

    Wish aims to:

    • To provide advocacy services for women with mental health needs within prison, secure hospitals and the community
  • Overview

    Established: January 1987

    Registered Charity Number: 1054621

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 4

    Part time staff: 9

    Volunteers: 15

    Phone number: 020 7017 2828

    Address: 77 East Road London N1 6AH

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