About Women's Community Matters

One to one support

A range of free courses and activities, including a confidence building course, Beautiful Women, Knit & Natter and Love Upcycling – these all provide opportunities to meet other women in a safe and welcoming environment

Help with practicalities, including filling in forms, making telephone calls and support to attend meetings

Access to a free 30 minute appointment with a solicitor with regards to family matters
Weekly drop-in sessions to enable women to meet in a friendly women only environment

Support group for women who are pregnant or have recently given birth

We have links with a number of other agencies and private rooms in which you can meet with them

We have a developing allotment where you can help grow fruit and vegetables

We have a clothes bank which is free to access. We have a large stock of women’s and children’s clothes and a small stock of men’s clothes (the men’s clothes cannot be accessed directly by male clients. They can be collected by female friends or a partner, or by another organisation)

Who We Help

Vulnerable women aged 16 and over. Our centre is in Barrow and all our services currently run from this one centre. Our services are available to women from all over Cumbria if they are able to get to us and we may be able to provide help funding transport.

Accessing Our Services

At our Centre in Barrow. Drop-in times are: 10am-12 noon on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays. Courses, activities and appointments maybe outside these times.

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Women's Community Matters

Nan Tait Centre,
Abbey Road,
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria,
LA14 1LG

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