Welcome To The Women's Centre
We're a community organisation which has been operating since 1986 providing a wealth of information and services in a safe, supportive, affirming, women-only environment. We work with and for the well-being of all women by assisting, supporting and encouraging them to make informed choices in their lives. The Centre is committed to a future based on Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Donations Needed - The Women’s Centre desperately needs your help.
As a not for profit, charitable organisation, the Women's Centre relys on grants, funding bodies and donations. The bulk of our work is carried out by volunteers with just two paid positions supporting this work. We run a very economic ship on the smell of an oily rag. But with funding for mental health and well being providers at an all time low and with only four months of funding left, the Centre’s future is in jeopardy.
What do we do? The following endorsements speak for themselves...
“From the moment I entered the Women’s Centre I felt safe. I just don’t know where I would be if I had not sought this help.” (Counselling client)
“Coming to the Women’s Centre was a decision that has changed my life. Each week as I leave the Women’s Centre I feel gratitude and think how lucky our broken city is to have such a valuable resource.” (Counselling client)
“The Women’s Centre has a vitally important role into the wellbeing of our city, especially at this time of extra stress. Women are the backbone of our families. If women do well, their partners do well and their children do well. Women cannot do well without support. The Women’s Centre has always provided this support to women who need it. They have done it professionally, compassionately and with great forethought for the last 30 years. I have no hesitation in referring women to the Centre and have always had excellent feedback.”
(Dr Sue Bagshaw, Senior Medical Officer 298 Youth Health)
What can you do? Donate today ...
There are a number of ways you can donate to us:
- Visit our Givealittle page by following this link https://givealittle.co.nz/org/womensc
- Use our Donate Now button on this website or on our Facebook page
- Direct payment to our bank account 38 9006 0580625 00
Thank you for your generous support - Together we can make a difference
All donations are tax deductible
Changes to our Website
We have made some changes to our website. If you are looking for either the Asian Info or Lesbian Info and Diary, then please click on the tab that says 'What We Offer' or click here. Once you are on the page that let's you know what the Centre offers, scroll down until you find the heading you are after.
Click HERE to read our Spring 2015 Newsletter! This is our fifth issue, we hope you will enjoy it!
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