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Employability Project

Employability Project

We are pleased to announce that we have received an extension to continue the Wise Steps Employability Project WISE STEPS EMPLOYABILITY PROJECT The Wise Steps Programme at WHiST provides one to one tailored support to help women who are unemployed to take positive steps towards work, access to employment and work experience opportunities as well…Continue Reading

New Staff

New Staff

WHiST is delighted to have appointed Ruth Geary as Senior Counsellor. We are grateful to the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner who have provided funding for this post to enable us to increase our services for womenContinue Reading

Young Women Support Group

Young Women Support Group

A new support group for young women will be starting on Monday 19th April. Initially via Zoom, this group will be led by its members and provide opportunities for young women to talk about issues important to them and arrange for training and support sessions to help them with their personal development. Meets every Monday…Continue Reading

Tutors Required

Tutors Required

Are you, or do you know inspirational women tutors who would like to join our pool of freelance tutors? We are looking to increase our ability to deliver health & wellbeing courses and workshops. This is a broad heading which includes exercise, therapeutic courses, personal development, lifestyles and learning for fun. Contact janet@whist.org.ukContinue Reading

International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day 2021

We were delighted to work with sister organisations to celebrate International Women’s Day. As with all events in this Covid world, we took our celebrations online. Delighted to hear about all the wonderful work going on from Angelou Centre, Apna Gar, Aspire, Bright Futures, Crest, Hindu Nari Sangh, Sangini, and, of course, WHiST, Here is…Continue Reading

16 Days of Activism

16 Days of Activism

WHiST is running a social media campaign to highlight aspects of Domestic Abuse. This is running from White Ribbon Day (25th November 2020). White Ribbon Day is also which is also known as the International Day for the Eradication of Violence against Women. Each year, thousands of men and women stand up, speak out and…Continue Reading

White Ribbon Day 25th November

White Ribbon Day 25th November

This year, WHiST is running an online campaign to highlight the 16 Days of Activism, raising awareness of violence against women, and especially, domestic abuse. The wearing of a White Ribbon stands for never taking part in, condoning or staying silent about violence against women. On this day, and the following few weeks, the wearing…Continue Reading

What’s On

What’s On

WHiST is able to deliver a range of support groups for women. Here is our latest newsletter.Continue Reading

What’s On

What’s On

At WHiST (Booking Required, Please do not drop in as numbers are restricted) Monthly Book Club. Third Thursday each month Wednesday Walking Group, supported by Groundwork Thursday Garden Group. WHiST Garden Living Well with Long Term Health Conditions. Wednesday, fortnightly Out and About Photography Group. Thursday, fortnightly On Zoom Healthy Living Group Alternate Mondays from…Continue Reading

Closure

Closure

It is with profound regret that we are closing WHiST, for at least the next 14 days. All courses, drop ins and other services are cancelled. We are doing our best to support members through this difficult time, but also recognise that we have a duty of care to our more vulnerable members. Please continue…Continue Reading

Volunteer Counsellor Recruitment

Volunteer Counsellor Recruitment

We are currently seeking more volunteer counsellors to join our team. Our next Volunteer Recruitment Event will take place on Wednesday 29th January. If you are a qualified female counsellor or psychotherapist with relevant experience, or a trainee counsellor in the final stages of Diploma level training seeking a supervised placement, please contact Margaret Bird…Continue Reading

WHiST Courses

Last opportunity to book on some of this term’s courses. We have 1 or 2 spaces on most courses, including our new Gardening Course, Assertiveness, Managing Low Mood and Depression and Active Voices. Please contact the office for more information and to book your placeContinue Reading

Job Opportunity

We are seeking an Operations and Finance Manager (Female)NJC(APT&C) Point 24 £28,672 – Point 28 £32,234 plus pension 35 hrs a week We require an Operations and Finance Manager to work as part of the staff team and oversee the smooth running of the centre. This role will ensure that WHiST delivers high-quality provision to…Continue Reading

Job Opportunity- Senior Counsellor (Female)

Job Opportunity- Senior Counsellor (Female)

We are seeking aSenior Counsellor (Female)NJC(APT&C) Point 22 £27,041 pro rata plus pension14 hrs a week – funded until 31st March 2022by the Police Crime Commissioner’s officeContinuation dependent upon securing additional funds. We require an experienced qualified counsellor, with 4 years post qualifying experience, to work with the Counselling Coordinator to deliver high quality, women-only…Continue Reading