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25th Anniversary Family Fun Day

25th Anniversary Family Fun Day

25th Anniversary of Providing Safe Housing for Women and Children On Friday 2nd June 2017 Port Talbot and Afan Women’s Aid’s staff, volunteers and service users hosted a family fun day down Aberavon seafront to mark our 25th Anniversary  of providing safe housing for Women and Children in […]

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Port Talbot and Afan Women’s Aid saved my life

Port Talbot and Afan Women’s Aid saved my life

Port Talbot and Afan Women’s Aid saved my life “I hadn’t slept properly for two years before moving into the refuge. It felt like a massive weight had lifted from my shoulders and I finally felt safe. I no longer had to tread on egg shells in […]

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Sign up to Free Self Improvement Workshops

Sign up to Free Self Improvement Workshops

Free Self Improvement Workshops We understand that there are lots of people who WANT to work but are not quite ‘work’ ready. Through our MAKING FUTURES project, we are holding practical self-improvement workshops in June to help encourage people to take the leap forward. We have designed 2 […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 8th – 14th May 2017 was Mental Health Awareness Week. Domestic abuse can have an enormous effect on your mental health. Port Talbot and Afan Women’s Aid work in partnership with local organisations, such as Mind Neath Port Talbot, to support women with mental health […]

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Sign up to our ‘Bring a bag to work’ Campaign

Sign up to our ‘Bring a bag to work’ Campaign

Sign up to our ‘Bring a Bag to Work’ Campaign Our Social Enterprise, Material Girls, are reaching out to large local organisations for their staff to bring a bag of clothing, shoes and accessories to work to donate to our charity. Thank you to all the staff […]

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Annual Easter Egg Hunt We held our annual Easter Egg hunt in Taibach Park on the 20th April 2017. Despite the spring showers, families joined us to find what the Easter bunny had left. They also had fun playing with circus games provided by Play Works. A […]

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We want to know your views…

We want to know your views…

We want to know your views… Port Talbot and Afan Women’s Aid and Mind Neath Port Talbot are coming together to hold public consultations to understand how we can put more activities in place to meet the long term needs of female clients who have accessed support […]

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International Women’s Day 2017

International Women’s Day 2017

International Women’s Day 2017 International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. A gender pay gap persists across the globe and women are still […]

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New Children and Young Peoples Service

New Children and Young Peoples Service

New Children and Young Peoples Service We are delighted to announce that we have recently been awarded funding for a new Children and Young People Service. Funding from the Henry Smith Foundation will enable us to run a new 3 year project. This project will nurture and […]

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Free Personal Development and Basic Budgeting Workshops

Free Personal Development and Basic Budgeting Workshops

Personal Development and Basic Budgeting Workshops Making Futures is designed to improve self-value and confidence. We want individuals to feel empowered and ready to take positive steps towards living a fuller and more independent life. In March our Making Futures project is providing personal development workshops and […]

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