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We have teamed up with Aberavon RFC to promote the White Ribbon Campaign

We have teamed up with Aberavon RFC to promote the White Ribbon Campaign

Port Talbot and Afan Women’s Aid have teamed up with Aberavon RFC to raise awareness of Domestic Abuse through the ‘White Ribbon’ Campaign. November 25th is the international day for the elimination of violence towards women (White Ribbon Day).  The white ribbon campaign is a global movement […]

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The Material Girls Fashion Show

The Material Girls Fashion Show

Port Talbot and Afan Women’s Aid raise over £1000 at their 5th annual Fashion Show Port Talbot and Afan Women’s Aid’s (PTAWA) innovative Social Enterprise, Material Girls, rose over £1000 at their 5th annual Fashion Show on Thursday 26th October 2017 at Blanco’s Hotel in Port Talbot. […]

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October news from the Domestic Abuse One Stop Shop – Neath Port Talbot

October news from the Domestic Abuse One Stop Shop – Neath Port Talbot The Domestic Abuse One Stop Shop Neath Port Talbot continues to support a consistent flow of service-users who have been affected in a number of ways by Domestic Abuse. Thanks to effective partnership working […]

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Freedom Programme Success Story

Freedom Programme Success Story

Freedom Programme Success Story The Freedom Programme is a 7-8 week group programme that helps women deal with the effects of domestic abuse, and to avoid abusive relationships in the future. The Freedom Programme will: Help you to understand the beliefs held by abusive men and in […]

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Recovery Toolkit Programme Referrals

Recovery Toolkit Programme Referrals

Recovery Toolkit Programme Referrals Port Talbot and Afan Women’s Aid are fully qualified to deliver the Recovery Toolkit. The Recovery Toolkit is a 12 week programme that helps participants understand the impact of having experienced domestic abuse. The programme gives participants practical strategies to help them increase their confidence […]

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New programme of activities to promote independence

New programme of activities to promote independence

New programme of activities to promote independence We have set up a new programme of activities, for the women currently living in our refuge accommodation, to boost confidence, enhance budgeting, shopping and cooking skills, and promoting independence to break the cycle of Domestic Abuse. Our first session included; […]

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‘Grow your tenner’ campaign

‘Grow your tenner’ campaign

‘Grow your tenner’ campaign The lovely people at Localgiving.com are running a ‘grow your tenner’ promotion this month. If you gift up to £10 to Port Talbot & Afan Women’s Aid (either via a one –off donation or by setting up a monthly payment), your donation will […]

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PTAWA Material Girls 5th Annual Fashion Show

Wow! The Material Girls are pleased to announce our 5th Annual Fashion Show!! We would like invite you to celebrate with us on October 26th 7-10pm @ Blanco’s Port Talbot. To buy tickets for this event please call 01639 894864 or access our Local Giving site on […]

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A poem about the Freedom Programme from a service user

A poem about the Freedom Programme from a service user

My thoughts on the Freedom Programme and Port Talbot and Afan Women’s Aid. The day my life changed completely, The day I walked away The time I felt so lost, But reached out to Port Talbot and Afan Women’ss Aid. My story was told, My past looked […]

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Material Girls Volunteer Success Story

Material Girls Volunteer Success Story

Material Girls Volunteer Success Story Heather has been such a passionate and dedicated Material Girls volunteer throughout 2014 – 16. Heather happily shared her skills in textiles, design and graphics with other volunteers to empower them with new skills and confidence. Although in full time employment, Heather […]

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