About US

Just For Women ensures every women, child and their family, in our community, has the support, tools and opportunities they need to live safely, gain financial stability and lead enriched lives. Our mission is to work in partnership with the community of Stanley to provide a service that empowers and supports women, children and their families to move beyond the constraints of mental health, poverty, domestic violence and worklessness.

Just For Women provides support through:

  • Health and wellbeing support
  • Personal development
  • Support into employment
  • Training
  • Upskilling
  • Creative therapy
  • Counselling
  • Raising aspirations

Just For Women Centre is a woman only, safe haven for those who have mental health issues, subjected to abuse/trauma, ex-offenders, young girls, and long-term unemployment. We provide support is a non-judgemental, non-threatening environment that gives each women the opportunity to be heard and accept the equal worth of each women and value the individuality of her life experiences.

Just For Womens mission is to be an advocate for women issues, raise awareness of women’s issues, and to influence policies to improve services for women. Linda Kirk, founder of Just For Women, has sat on the Rape Scrutiny Panel since 2014, featured in local and national media including documentaries for BBC1, BBC3, Channel 4 and Crime Watch, and speaks at events on her work and campaigns for women’s issues.

Just For Women is a community based, independent service dedicated to empowering women and young girls through consistent and person-centred support, advice, training, counselling and bespoke programmes tailored around the women and young girls needs. By providing wrap around support for women, combining training, volunteering and support for mental health, the women we support move closer to the labour market. This means the women gain financial independence, self-worth and stops the cycle of deprivation and third generation unemployment.