Women's support and information

Birth Companions 
Practical and emotional support for women who face giving birth whilst in detention.

The Fawcett Society 
Campaigns for equality between men and women in the UK on pay, pensions, poverty, justice and politics.

Key Changes
Women's centre and mentoring scheme offering courses in hair and beauty, IT, cooking, budgeting and managing social relationships. Helps women gain employment (Sheffield).

Providing a range of services and a voice against domestic violence for abused women and children.
Freephone 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Re-Unite Project
Supports and enables mothers to be re-united with their children into stable, safe accommodation on their release from prison.

Wish Centre
Provides support and opportunities for women, youth and children who are survivors of abuse, violence and neglect and for young self-harmers.

Women in Secure Hospitals (W.I.S.H)
Provides long-term, gender-sensitive support and services to women with mental health needs in their journey through the secure system and into the community.

Women’s Link
Offers housing advice to women. Includes dedicated service for female ex-offenders.

Women in Prison (WiP)
Working with women at risk of going to prison, in prison and after release to promote their resettlement and personal development.

Working Chance
Recruitment consultancy for women leaving the criminal justice system helping to find them employment. Also available for care leavers aged 18-25.