Women@theWell provides services through a centre in Kings Cross. It is dedicated to women caught up in ‘pavement culture’ (homelessness, prostitution, drugs, alcohol, trafficking, violence, poor physical and mental ill health). Services are provided for women by women. Services have proved highly effective in achieving outcomes for women released from prison.
Women@theWell offer individual support and will advocate and liaise to secure a range of services including access to physical, mental and sexual health service; support with finding accommodation, help with getting the right benefits, & debt management, links to legal advisors, help to access domestic violence services, advice for safer working on the streets, links to drug & alcohol services, life skills.
They offer practical help such as daily hot nutritious food, showers, laundry facilities, toiletries and the chance to pick some new clothes out of the clothing room once a week. There is also a broad programme of different daily activities, that includes arts & crafts, gardening, sewing, cookery, bingo, choir, creative writing and also one-to-one support with reading and writing, numeracy or computer skills, help with writing CVs and looking for work.
54/55 Birkenhead Street
Accommodation / Advice and Support / Benefits and Debt Advice / Domestic Violence services / Education and Training / Employment / Health and Wellbeing / Life and Social Skills / Personal / Substance Misuse /