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Asian Women's Resource Centre

Since its inception in 1980 AWRC has been addressing issues affecting Asian women such as forced marriages, high rates of suicide, domestic violence, racial harassment, welfare benefits, immigration. It is a women-only organisation and all services are free and confidential. Their services include:

- Domestic violence and advocacy services: safety planning, advice and information, advocacy and support services, which are delivered through one to one advice (usually via telephone appointments, but emergency support is available)
- Domestic violence support group: a group that aims aims to develop women’s self-confidence and self-esteem, as well as provide an opportunity for them to meet other women in similar situations, currently held every Wednesday 11.30am-1.00pm
- Advice, Information and advocacy services: offered to all women in need, aiming to reduce poverty in BMER vulnerable group by delivering positive outcomes; services provided through appointments, drop-ins, outreach, and telephone and e-mail
- Women’s drop-in sessions: weekly networking and information sessions/workshops (recent topics have included health, careers advice, employment advice, creative arts projects and yoga); luncheon club providing a hot Asian meal

Address:
108 Craven Park, Harlesden, NW10 8QE
Area serviced:
London
Telephone:
020 8961 6549/5701
Opening times:
Monday-Friday 10am-5pm
Who is it for:
All women, though some services are specific to Asian women.
Languages:
English, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu
Disabled access:
Yes
Childcare:
None
Charges:
None
How to apply:
Call, email or use the online form. Both self-referral and referral by professionals and public services are accepted.
Buses:
18, N18, 260, 266
Train/tube:
Harlesden (Bakerloo, Overground)
Parking:
None
Sector:
Voluntary
Last updated:
02/07/2018