Womens Health Matters reduces health inequalities experienced by women from communities across Leeds.
We work with women who have unequal access to health and support services due to poverty, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or traumatic personal experience.
Our outreach work allows us to broaden our reach to a wide range of women who have often found it more difficult to work with statutory services. Through group work, peer support and intensive 1:1 support we create a safe environment where women can build trusting relationships and begin to recover their health and regain control of their lives.
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We currently have spaces available for our city-wide healthy relationships group for 13-16 year old girls. The Key girls group is for young women aged 13-16 from Leeds. It’s for those who have been in an abusive relationship themselves, have grown up around one, or who have something going on that might mean they may enter an unhealthy …
As regular blog readers will know, every few months we like to tell you more about members of our team, this time it’s the turn of our newest staff member Amareen, our Wellbeing Space and Support Service Worker. What does your role involve? My role involves engaging with the communities of South and East Leeds …
This is the third post of our National Volunteers Week volunteer ‘thank yous’! As part of our work at Women’s Health Matters, we Chair the Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP), find out more about that here. This week we are celebrating ‘National Volunteers Week’ at MVP by thanking all of our amazing volunteers, but with this …