Creative Arts Workshop – Weekly from 11 January 2022

Derby Women’s Centre are pleased to inform you that Creative Arts workshops are starting at the Centre in the New Year commencing Tuesday 11 January 2022 from 10.00  to 12.00.  The workshops aim to explore and create using the arts promoting confidence, communication and community.  No experience of art needed, beginners welcome.
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Cafe Femme – Boost Your Creativity – 12 Jan 2022

We invite you to join us at our first coffee morning of the New year, which will take place on Wednesday 12 January 2022 between the hours of 10.00 and 12.00 and the theme will be ‘Coffee and Chat – Boost your Creativity in the New Year’. All ladies are welcome.  
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Reflexology – Tuesday’s by Appointment at Derby Women’s Centre 2021/2022

We are offering a limited number of Reflexology appointments on Tuesday’s.  At a cost of only £5 for this amazing service it is worth trying it to see if it will work for you. Reflexology can help with a variety of problems, if you haven’t tried it before and you are happy to have your feet massaged then why not give it a try. Phone reception to book an appointment on 01332 341633.
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Cafe Femme – Christmas Party/Fundraiser – Wednesday 8 December 2021

Cafe Femme is hosting a Christmas Fundraiser. There will be cakes, crafts, raffle a meal deal and even therapies including Reflexology. Everyone is welcome to either pop in or stay for the whole time.
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CET – Donation March 2021

Derby Women’s Centre would like to say a massive thank you to Karen and the team at CET for donating £500 towards counselling for 5 women who have been struggling with domestic abuse. The team at DWC are very grateful for their generous support. Derby Women’s Centre, on Leopold Street, who help vulnerable women in Derby and Derbyshire. This may be as a result of domestic violence and abuse or simply because they are isolated and struggling with their mental health and well-being. This crucial organisation helps in excess of 500 women in an average year. But the past year
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Donation from the Congregation of Mickleover Methodist Church – Thank You

Derby Women’s Centre would like to thank everyone at Mickleover Methodist Church for the very kind donation of £122.20. Every donation makes a difference, thank you to everyone who made a donation.  
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Menstrual Cycles and Mental Health Guide – from Yoppie.com

We have been made aware of this helpful guide which helps to explain Menstrual Cycles and Mental Health.  We thought that you may find the information informative and hopefully useful. The full Guide can be found here: YOPPIE.COM Here is a little taste of the guide quoted directly from the above website. ‘Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is something that most people who have periods will experience. Hormones are powerful, and when they’re fluctuating (as they do before your period) they can make us feel pretty physically and emotionally out of kilter. Sometimes, the symptoms of PMS can go beyond just discomfort,
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Keeping Children Safe Online

While Derby Women’s Centre do not directly support anyone under the age of 18 years, we recognise that not everyone knows where to turn to keep your children safe online. We have decided to share a few links of trusted websites where you can go to learn how to keep your children safe whilst they are online, whether that is on a computer, tablet, game console or mobile phone. Even if you think that your child won’t do anything that you would consider dangerous online, we recommend that you read the various articles as you may be shocked at some
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Derby Women’s Centre General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR

DWC General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR Privacy Statement DWC understands your privacy is very important to you and we will do everything we can to protect it. The legal reasons we have for processing your data are: 1. Make a decision regarding eligibility for different services/activities/therapies 2. Provide support and guidance through 1-2-1 and or group services/activities/therapies 3. Allow analysis of anonymous data for operational and evaluation purposes for both DWC and Funders 4. Keep you informed Your rights You have the following rights: 1. The right to be informed 2. The right of access 3. The right to
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Tips for Breaking the Insomnia Cycle

Most of us have nights when we can’t get to sleep but for some people, this happens pretty much all the time. As well as the obvious effects on your energy, this can also leave you feeling irritable and also has a strong link to mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression. Chronic insomnia can have a very detrimental effect on health and well-being. Here are some tips for breaking the cycle so you can get a better night’s sleep. What is Insomnia? Insomnia is often thought of as lack of sleep but it can be a lot more
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