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Support and Services at WHiST

Support and Services at WHiST

Our New Programme has a wide range of courses, workshops, drop ins and other opportunities for personal development alongside our Counselling services and other support available through WHiST. Don’t forget, any woman is welcome at WHiST. You don’t need to be referred in by GPs / Social Worker / Job Centre or any other agency…Continue Reading

Welcome Roweena

Welcome Roweena

Roweena joined WHiST late last year to lead the Women Thrive Project. This project was formed following the research into women’s poverty in South Tyneside, supported by the Smallwood Trust, which asked two questions:What do women with multiple and complex issues say about their experiences of poverty? and What works to improve outcomes for women…Continue Reading

New Year, New You

New Year, New You

WHiST runs a range of courses, workshops and drop ins, so if you want to learn something new, get fit, have fun, or just meet new friends, have a look at our progamme. There may be something there to suit you. If there is something that you would like WHiST to deliver, which isn’t in…Continue Reading

Volunteers Wanted

Volunteers Wanted

Women volunteers wanted for Green Tara women and money project. The Green Tara women and money project is all about putting us women in control of our money. SO with Moneywise and WHIST’s help, we started a Moneywise credit union collection point and we are looking for volunteers. Are you able to give between 2…Continue Reading

WHiST AGM

WHiST AGM

Thank you to everyone who came to our AGM and helped us celebrate 35 years of WHiST providing services for women by womenContinue Reading

WHiST AGM

WHiST AGM

We held our AGM yesterday at Salus House. Thank you to everyone who came and made it a special day. We were celebrating not only being back but also 35 years of support for women delivered to women by women.Continue Reading

Volunteers Wanted for Green Tara Women and Money Project

Volunteers Wanted for Green Tara Women and Money Project

The Covid pandemic has devastated everyone’s finances and it’s often women who bear the brunt.  Are you able to give between 2 and 4 hours a week to help women facing financial crises, or who are trying to leave an abusive partner? We have a number of opportunities for women volunteers: Accompanying women in difficult…Continue Reading