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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NCS – The National Careers Service – 2020

Derby Women’s Centre is looking forward to working together with the NCS once lockdown is completely eased and it is safe to operate courses once again.  But before then you can still access the NCS for help and for courses.   The National Careers Service   What is our service?  The National Careers Service offers information, advice and guidance to adults on employment and learning.  It is government funded and is completely free of charge.   Who is entitled to the National Careers Service advice and support? Anyone aged 18+ – furloughed, at risk of redundancy, employed and unemployed adults
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The Power of YOU Workshop May / June 2020

In March Sharon Bull from A Compassionate Voice ‘ACV Foundation’ was offering a free workshop called “The Power of YOU” in our centre. Unfortunately, lockdown happened and the workshop was put on hold. Sharon has now decided to run this workshop online, and still has a few spaces available for Derby Women’s Centre ladies to join for free. If you are interested please contact us by private message, with your email address and full name.
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Signposting people in high risk groups

Signposting people in high risk groups to self-management support and information   As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, there is an important task across the Personalised Care Group to identify practical ways that we can support people staying at home. Supported self-management is of particular importance to people living with long-term conditions, who are at increased risk of severe illness from coronavirus (COVID-19). Supported self-management approaches such as health coaching, peer support and self-management education help people to build their knowledge, skills and confidence to manage their own health and care. Evidence shows that when people are supported to
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Paracise Classes online 2020

We normally have Paracise classes on offer inside the centre, however, due to Covid 19 we are unable to offer the classes.  Exerciseroadshow who normally run the classes have decided to offer online classes using zoom.  If you would like to join please contact Janine by email at:  exerciseroadshow@outlook.co.uk If you do not already know what Paracise is and want to know more you can find more details on their website paracise.com, check out this video on youtube HERE Please note their is a charge
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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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