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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Papier Mache Birds Made at our last coffee morning

We would love to share some of the papier mache birds made during our last coffee morning with spiral arts.
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Derby Women’s Centre Swans Walking Group – Friday 13 March 2020

Derby Women’s Swans Walking Group meet the second Friday of every month and our next one is Friday the Friday 13 March 2020 from 10.15 to 1.00.  It is a social walking group accessible to all women and an easy activity which is great for overall health.  All are welcome.   I attach a poster for you to distribute within your organisation and to place on your notice boards.  Please bring sufficient money to cover coffee.   Please note that we shall be meeting between 10.15 and 10.30 at the main entrance of Primark n the Corn Market.
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Moving Forward After Surviving Domestic Abuse Monday 16 and 23 March 2020

We are pleased to inform you that a Moving Forward After Surviving Domestic Abuse course is being held at Derby Women’s Centre.  It will run for two days on Monday the 16 and 23 March 2020 between the hours of 10.00 and 2.00. Please note:  Bring your own lunch.  
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Cafe Femme Wednesday 26 February 2020 at 10am until 12 – Papier Mache Birds

Our next coffee morning will take place on Wednesday 26 February 2020 between the hours of 10.00 and 12.00.  The theme will be ‘Papier Mache Birds for the 180th Arboretum Celebrations with Spiral Arts’. If you would like to learn more about Spiral Arts check out their blog posts here Spiral Arts
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Derby Women’s Centre Cafe Femme Wednesday 12 February 2020 at 10am

Our next coffee morning will take place on Wednesday 12 February 2020 between the hours of 10.00 and 12.00.  The theme will be ‘Bunting Making for the 180th Arboretum Celebrations With Spiral Arts’. If you would like to know more about Spiral Arts please have a look at there website at http://www.madeinderbyshire.org/members/spiral-arts-derby-arboretum-park-derbyshire
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Derby Women’s Centre Swans Walking Group Friday 14 February 2020 at 10am

Derby Women’s Swans Walking Group meet the second Friday of every month and our next one is Friday the 14 February 2020 meeting at 10.00 am. It is a social walking group accessible to all women and an easy activity which is great for overall health. All are welcome.  Our next walk is a day trip to Denby Factory.  We shall meet at the Derby Bus Station outside the Cafe at 10.00 a.m. and catch a bus to Denby.  Normal bus fares shall be payable and Gold cards are accepted.  We shall have some lunch in Derby so please bring
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Creative Arts Workshops – Commencing on Wednesday 22 January 2020

Derby Women’s Centre are pleased to inform you that Creative Arts workshops are commencing at the Centre on Wednesday 22 January 2020 from 12.30 pm  to 2.30 pm. The workshops will explore and create using different art mediums, such as stones and tiles.  The workshops will be fun and promote confidence.
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