9 April Virtual Book Launch of Sunita Thind’s ‘The Barging Buddhi and Other Poems’

Sunita Thind, the author of this book was originally planning on coming into Derby Women’s Centre to chat with the ladies during a Cafe Femme session.  Unfortunately with the lock-down, plans have needed to change. You can still join in virtually, details are below: Black Pear Press invites you to the virtual book launch of Sunita Thind’s ‘The Barging Buddhi and Other Poems’. Sunita says ‘it’s going to be exotically intoxicating!’ To join this Zoom virtual book launch click on the link below: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/725066813 Meeting ID: 725 066 813 You can also join via your mobile phone: One tap mobile
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Coronavirus Helpful Links and Information – 27 March 2020

Although the staff at Derby Women’s Centre are not able to go into the Centre to work we are still doing what we can from home. With this in mind we are constantly adding information and guidance to our twitter and facebook pages. We also wanted to share some of those important links here: A link to the Mind website with lots of helpful tips  https://www.mind.org.uk/info…/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing Please stay safe at this time and do contact a telephone helpline if you need to speak with someone. Samaritans – 116 123 free Shout Crisis Text Line – text SHOUT to 85258 Rethink Mental
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Domestic Abuse Help during the Coronavirus Lockdown March 2020

While everyone is staying safe from Coronavirus, there are still ladies out there who are now locked in with their abuser.  You can still find help for either yourself or a friend/family member.  The NHS Website has some good links that you can use.  If you need to hide your search history use an incognito window before opening the link, or edit your history and delete the web page after viewing. https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/getting-help-for-domestic-violence/ You can contact Women’s Aid via the live chat here:  https://www.womensaid.org.uk/information-support/ Refuge.org.uk is still offering help and advice online or on the phone A Derbyshire helpline number you
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CLOSURE OF DERBY WOMEN’S CENTRE DUE TO SAFETY PRECAUTIONS – 17 MARCH 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE. Please note that Derby Women’s Centre is CLOSED from immediate effect. All groups are cancelled until further notice as a safety precaution due to Covid 19. Whilst we are not aware of any cases withing our service users, as a precaution in line with government guidelines the centre has decided to close from today.  We will update our social media as soon as we are open again.
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