East Lancashire Women's Centres

East Lancashire Women's Centres

Charity information

East Lancashire Women's Centres

East Lancashire Women's Centres work with all women in Blackburn and East Lancashire to enable them to achieve their individual potential of health, well-being and happiness. We aim to reduce vulnerability and have a positive impact on the women, their families and the wider community.

Founded 1985

  • Mission statement

    Empowering women to achieve their individual maximum potential of health, well-being and happiness in accordance with their own goals for life and the future.

    East Lancashire Women's Centres offer a range of services and opportunities that help us to meet our aim to ‘Support, Encourage and Enable’ all women to get the best out of life for themselves and their families. We support emotional wellbeing through group work, personal development courses and counselling. We deliver employment support and life skills training to make work more accessible. The centres provide a safe, non-judgemental and professional environment that is female only between the hours of 10am - 3pm. Whatever their needs, women can drop-in or telephone during our opening times to speak to a member of our team.

  • Aims

    East Lancashire Women's Centres aims to:

    • ELWC aim to engage with women who are currently outside mainstream activities & provision, delivering support to overcome barriers, developing confidence & understanding their own potential.
    • ELWC aim to facilitate the empowerment of each individual woman to achieve her maximum potential of health, well-being & happiness in accordance with her own goals for life & the future.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1985

    Registered Charity Number: 1100976

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 6

    Part time staff: 11

    Volunteers: 80

    Phone number: 01254 871771

    Address: 21-23 Blackburn Road Accrington Lancashire BB5 1HF

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  • Women's Centre - Vision

    Developing volunteering opportunites for women who have offending history or who are invol... More