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Troubling stories reveal true extent of covid impact on young women – Young Women’s Trust

The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating existing inequalities for young women, leaving many feeling underpaid, undervalued and worried about the future, a new survey has found.

In its survey, Young Women’s Trust heard evidence about the impact coronavirus is having on the work, finances and wellbeing of almost 200 young women aged 18-30. [1]

Young Women's Outreach Project Update


During the Covid 19 global pandemic we have temporarily closed our building and will not be delivering face to face support to young women.

We are however continuing to support our young women and their families using phone and video calls, texts, social media, care packages and any other way we can do, safely.
Please get in touch on 0191 477 7759 or email admin@ywop.co.uk if you would like to speak to a member of the team.

Update from the Angelou Centre

All of our services are still operational we are working remotely and onsite, following public health advice and social distancing measures.  We are still taking referrals for our violence against women services and recruiting learners for our online training and activities. Our emergency refuge accommodation remains open but we are currently full.

We have temporarily suspended all activities that involve onsite face to face gatherings of people.

Covid-19 Extraordinary Funding for Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Services - bidding deadline 2nd June

Many of you will have picked up  that the Ministry of Justice launched 'Covid-19 Extraordinary Funding for Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Services'.  This means a potential extra £494,000 to support services in Northumbria to help maintain support to vulnerable victims during this very challenging time.  

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