Our Women’s Drop-in Centre is a open-access service, offering a women-only safe place to gather for food, clothes, toiletries, craft & wellbeing workshops, access to internet and phones, and emotional support.
Our Centre includes regular drop-ins from Shelter, CGL (Change Grow Live,) and The Community Mental Health Team. The services can assess and support you with mental health, drug and alcohol, housing, debt and benefits. Women can also access support from DWP (Department of Work & Pensions,) Pathways, Terrence Higgins Trust and iCaSH through our drop-in.
IWD23 : Women's Voices
For International Women’s Day 2023, Doorway Women’s Service has launched the online gallery, ‘Women’s Voices’, in line with this year’s theme of celebrating and elevating visibility of women creatives.
For many of the women we work with, creativity is an outlet for voicing their experiences. When talking is too triggering; art, photography, creative writing and music can assist in processing and coping with trauma.
We would like to use our platform to highlight these powerful pieces of work and to give more of an insight into experiences that women with multiple needs face.
“I am grateful to have all of my creative activities to help me cope with my mental health issues. I paint, draw to keep me calm in the moment. I still struggle to finish my work but I’m starting to get there. I also do creative writing and I sing and play a few musical instruments. I find all this helpful in my recovery.”
Healthy Communication Workshop
How to communicate healthily with family and friends. Do join us.
“I love coming here and being able to express my struggles as a prostitute without judgement, I never feel less of a woman being as truthful as I need. Thank you for accepting me as a client and for all the kind work and practical help you provide, thank you xoxo”