News and

Events

There’s always lots going on at the Women’s Centre Glasgow. Below is our news and events archive.

You can also connect with us and stay up to date via our Facebook page.

Update on our services

Due to the Corona Virus the Centre has been closed for the foreseeable future. We will still be answering calls and offering support to all women in need at this time on 0141 576 1400. We will also be answering private messages on Facebook and Twitter with any questions you may have.

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Domestic abuse and covid-19

Covid 19- does not cause Domestic Abuse, only abusers are responsible for their actions. The pandemic has, however , escalated abuse and closed down routes for women to escape. Survivors have reported escalating abuse and having to live in lockdown with an abuser due to Covid-19 will be less able to get breathing space. It

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Pics from our Sociology class.

We have been running a Sociology class this year to introduce our women to debating and behaviours in society. It has been such a success that we are offering something completely new in 2021 – Criminology. Criminology is the study of crime and deviant behaviour in society. We will be exploring and debating the reasons

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Sew2gether zoom class photos

We have been running an online Sewing class for 4 weeks now and it is going great. The session runs in 6 week blocks. If you are interested in joining us on zoom in the new year please email donna@womenscentreglasgow.org.uk to be added to our list. There are only 15 places in each block so please register

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Our team meetings

The Women’s Centre staff hold weekly zoom meetings. We plan our working week together as a team and keep checking in with each other for our mental health. Two of the staff team were in the building which made it much more fun on the screen. 

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Winter Programme starting in 2021

Level 1 Food Hygiene Certificate  This is the national REHIS certificate delivered online by a qualified college lecturer> the course will be a combination of textbook, workbook, pre-recorded videos from the lecturer and face to face Zoom as well as online support. As with the normal delivery there is a multiple choice exam at the

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Recommended Reading – Friday Feminist Five

We would encourage everyone to take a closer look and subscribe to the “Friday Feminist Five” newsletter that Engender publish. If you are on their mailing list, then each Friday you will receive a newsletter into your email inbox with the top 5 topics for that week. The information is very much aligned with the

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Day 6 activities for babies

SENSORY BOTTLES All you need for this is an empty plastic bottle of any size, but the smaller ones are easier forbaby to hold.Fill your empty plastic bottle withWater and fairy liquid – makes bubbles when shakenPasta, rice, lentils or any dry cupboard itemsWater and glitterThis is just a few examples you can fill them

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DAY 5 of activities for babies

TUMMY TIME Get some soft toys and place them just out of reach of the baby. You can use one or a lot and place them around the baby so they are encouraged to move in different directions. This encourages development of back, tummy and neck muscles, muscles in the arms and legs. It also

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DAY 4 activities for babies

4 WATER PLAYFill a shallow tray (on the floor for tummy time) or tray on babies high chair with water and allow baby to splash, touch and explore the water.You can add toys, ice cubes or bubbles for extra fun!

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A SERVICE UPDATE FROM LIFELINK

We were all delighted at Lifelink to have been successful in securing the Glasgow City Stress Service and to launch delivery of this service on the 1st of April 2020 to the communities of Glasgow.  Current service update: COVID19 Given the current crisis and social distancing requirements, we have taken the necessary steps to provide

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Covid 19- does not cause Domestic Abuse, only abusers are responsible for their actions.