Teesvalley Womens Centre Limited

Teesvalley Womens Centre Limited

Charity information

Teesvalley Womens Centre Limited

Tees Valley Women's Centre is a pioneering grass roots venture providing a one stop shop for
women in a non threatening safe environment helping to support the well‐being of local women.

Founded 1994

  • Mission statement

    Aims of TVWC:
    To improve the quality of life of women in the Tees valley in particular but without limitation by providing :
    • Advice, guidance, information and sign posting to women in need of welfare, housing benefits and debt arrears advice.
    • Training and educational resources, employment advice, guidance and support. Over 40 in-house vocational and non vocational courses.
    • Safe, comfortable, friendly environment for women to meet, especially for minority ethnic women unable to access other services because of cultural restrictions.
    • Direct access to services for women experiencing domestic violence, referral to women’s refuge, and police support.
    • Training and support for women at risk of offending `partnership with NACRO’, and those excluded socially and economically through its Switch Project.
    • One stop shop’ personalised placements for women serving sentences in the community, aiming to tackle offending behaviour assisting women to get back into mainstream society.
    • Advocacy on behalf of women whose children have come to the attention of Children’s services. Provides free representation in person at core group and case conference meetings which includes all required preparation and submissions.
    • Good quality affordable child care for 0 – 8yrs, Our Ofsted registered crèche facility is free to women attending courses.
    • A mobile Ofsted registered crèche with qualified workers available for hire by outside organisations and agencies.

  • Aims

    Teesvalley Womens Centre Limited aims to:

    • Improve the quality of life of Local women and tackle social exclusion by supplying one to one support, advice & guidance, training , education, and employment opportunities.
  • Overview

    Established: July 1994

    Registered Charity Number: 1106950

    Board members: 12

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 9

    Volunteers: 18

    Phone number: 01642296166

    Address: Upper Albion Street South Bank Middlesbrough TS6 6XG

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  • TVWC Reaches

    Reaches focus on increasing both the coping capacity and self confidence of women offender... More