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Black Country Women's Aid

Black Country Women’s Aid is an independent charity which has been supporting victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence in the West Midlands for the last 25 years. BCWA offer sensitive and holistic support services which help victims of abuse to escape from violence, cope with trauma and move on with their lives.

Support services include:

• Domestic Abuse team supporting victims (female and male) in the community and at court;
• Domestic Abuse Refuges offering a safe place to stay for women and children escaping their abusers;
• Black Country Rape and Sexual Violence Service supporting victims (female and male) of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse with practical advocacy and specialist counselling;
• Young People’s Team supporting children and young people who have suffered domestic abuse, rape and child sexual exploitation and providing education work in Sandwell schools;
• Modern Day Slavery Service offers safe refuge and community support to people under the NRM (National Referral Mechanism) who have been trafficked to the UK;
• Women’s Justice Services providing support to female offenders.

BCWA also provide training and awareness sessions to professionals and community members across all of these specialist areas. BCWA work in partnership with statutory and voluntary services to support victims, raise awareness of issues of abuse, and develop new approaches to reaching the most vulnerable victims.

Address details

Address
Suite 21a Landchard House Victoria Street
Postal Town
West Bromwich
Postcode
B70 8HY

Organisation Contact Details

Phone
0121 552 6448 (24 hour)
Phone other
0121 553 0090 (Landchard House)
Fax
0121 525 1155
Email
kat@sandwellwomensaid.co.uk
Website
http://www.sandwellwomensaid.co.uk
Charity Commission registration number
1032298

Contact Person Details

Contact Name
Sara Ward
Role
Executive Director
Email
sara@blackcountrywomensaid.co.uk
Contact Name
Tracey Alexander
Role
Personal Assistant to CEO
Email
tracey.alexander@blackcountrywomensaid.co.uk
Contact Name
Cheryl Pugh
Role
Senior Children and Young People’s Advocate Educator
Telephone
07392 080612
Email
cheryl.pugh@blackcountrywomensaid.co.uk
Contact Name
Deborah Slater
Role
Regional Fundraising Officer
Telephone
0121 552 6448
Email
deborah.slater@blackcountrywomensaid.co.uk
Contact Name
Rachana Chauhan
Role
Regional Domestic Abuse Manager for Health and Hard to Reach Communities
Telephone
0121 553 0090
Email
Rachana.Chauhan@blackcountrywomensaid.co.uk
Contact Name
Kat Bailey
Role
Development and Communications Manager
Email
kat@blackcountrywomensaid.co.uk
Contact Name
Nikki Penniston
Role
Head of Community Services (Sexual Violence and Dudley Services)
Telephone
0121 553 0090
Email
nikki@blackcountrywomensaid.co.uk
Contact Name
Raveena Johal
Role
Support Manager
Email
raveena@blackcountrywomensaid.co.uk
Contact Name
Kathleen Collier
Role
Head of Learning and Employee Development
Telephone
0121 553 0090
Email
kathleen.collier@blackcountrywomensaid.co.uk

Services

  • Accommodation and housing
  • Advocacy
  • Economic, social and community development
  • Education and research
  • Employment and training
  • Health
  • Law, crime, human/civil rights and information
  • Social services
  • Voluntary and community organisations

Main Beneficiaries

Services focused on particular beneficiaries do not imply that they are offered exclusively to these persons only.

  • Specific Need or Circumstance

    • People of all specific circumstances
  • Specific Faith Focus

    • People from all faiths / multi-faith / inter-faith people
  • Sexual Orientation Focus

    • People of all sexual orientations
  • Household

    • Households with children
  • Gender Focus

    • All genders
  • Ethnic Focus

    • People from all ethnic groups
  • Age Focus

    • People of all ages

Organisation last updated: Wed, 2nd May 2018

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