Services for women experiencing multiple disadvantage

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Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,
As part of a national project to map services for women experiencing multiple disadvantage, I would like to request the following information from your organisation:

1) What services are you currently commission specifically for women affected by:

substance use problems
mental health problems
homelessness
involvement in offending

2) For each type of service commissioned:

What organisation delivers the service and what are their contact details?
How many women can they support at any one time?
When does the current contract end?

Yours faithfully,

Jennifer Holly
Project Manager
AVA
www.avaproject.org.uk

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Ms Holly,

 

Thank you for your recent request made under the Freedom of Information
Act.

 

Wirral Borough Council can provide the following information alongside
your queries below:

 

1) What services are you currently commission specifically for women
affected by:

 

o Substance use problems
o Mental health problems
o Homelessness
o Involvement in Offending

 

We can confirm Public Health does support, through a grant, a project that
focuses specifically on women who have an involvement in offending. This
project is called Tomorrow's Women Wirral.

 

Public health does commission specialist services to work with women with
substance misuse problems, and/or are homeless, but these services are
generic and not women specific

 

>      What organisation delivers the service and what are their contact
details?

 

Tomorrow's Women Wirral is an independent third sector organisation that
works only with women and is particularly looking to engage women
offenders.

 

Their contact details are as follows:

Tomorrow's Women Wirral (TWW)

St Laurence's Old School Site

Beckwith Street East,

Birkenhead

Wirral

CH41 3JE

 

Tel 0151 647 7907

Website: [1]www.tomorrowswomen.org.uk

 

 

 

 

> How many women can they support at any one time?

 

TWW currently have 3,200 current referrals.  The project receives on
average 600 visits per week. These visits are to access a range of
interventions and resources provided by the service, or by the range of up
to 140 different agencies that the service plays host to at different
times. This enables the women who use the service to access the
appropriate support within a female only environment.  This equates to
approximately 120 women attending the centre each day.

 

> When does the current contract end?

 

The current grant arrangements come to an end on 31.3.17

 

Thank you for your enquiry, we trust that you find this information of
assistance.

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Tracy O'Hare

Information Management Officer

Business Services - Digital

Wallasey Town Hall

Brighton Street
Wallasey
Wirral
CH44 8ED 

[2]Tel:0151 691 8397

[3][Wirral Borough Council request email]

 

 

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