Upcoming Course: Realising Self-Worth

We now have spaces available on the following face-to-face course:

Realising Self-Worth – 6 session course

Dates: Every Thursday starting 11th August 2022

Time: 1pm – 2:30pm

Location: The Ridings, Hive room (directions will be provided on confirmation of registration)

Details: This course addresses issues of low self-esteem, confidence, and childhood messages about self-worth. We will explore assertiveness, and practise techniques for dealing with difficult people and situations. The final session of this course will offer the opportunity to learn self-defence.

How to register

Please contact us via email info@wellwomenwakefield.org.uk with the below information:

  • First name and surname
  • Contact number
  • Postcode
  • Date of birth

Our courses & services are open to women aged 16 years and upwards, who live within the Wakefield district (WF1-WF11), and are registered with a Wakefield district GP.

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Upcoming: Walk & Talk Sessions

We now have the following evening Walk & Talk sessions available:

Come and enjoy a mindful walk in one or more of Wakefield and District’s beautiful outdoor spaces. All walks are suitable for wheelchair/scooter users. Please wear sensible shoes and clothing – there may be the odd nettle to avoid!

We have the following dates and locations to choose from:

Tuesday 16th August – Fairburn Ings, Newton Lane, Castleford, WF10 2BH

6pm – 7:30pm

RSPB nature reserve with plenty of interesting birds, animals and plants.

Parking costs £4 (reduced if you are an RSPB member) and you may wish to bring binoculars

Tuesday 23rd August – Friarwood Valley Gardens, Mayor’s Walk, Pontefract, WF8 2RR

6pm – 7:30pm

Well maintained park with rose garden and wooden sculptures.

Parking is free, but the car park is small

Tuesday 30th August – Thornes Park, Thornes Lane, Wakefield, WF2 8QD

6pm – 7:30pm

Large park with aviary, duck pond and rose gardens

Meet at Holmfield Arms cark park (free)

How to register

 Please reply to this email with the below information:

  • The date(s)/location you would like to attend
  • Full name
  • Contact number
  • Postcode
  • Date of birth

Our courses & services are open to women aged 16 years and upwards, who live within the Wakefield district (WF1-WF11), and are registered with a Wakefield district GP.

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Upcoming Workshop: Self-Defence

We now have the following upcoming face-to-face group workshop:

Self-Defence – 2 session workshop

Learn about recognising and responding to danger, making plans for staying safe, and basic self-defence techniques. This is a two session, practical based workshop which will address worries and concerns, and give plenty of time for questions.

Dates: 11th & 18th August

Time: 1pm – 2:30pm

Location: The Ridings, Hive Room (directions will be provided on confirmation of registration)

Availability: Places are limited to 6 attendees per session, on a first come first serve basis

How to register: Please contact via email info@wellwomenwakefield.org.uk with the below information

  • Full name
  • Contact number
  • Postcode
  • Date of birth

Our courses & services are open to women aged 16 years and upwards, who live within the Wakefield district (WF1-WF11), and are registered with a Wakefield CCG GP.

Phone line opening times

As of  Tuesday 8th May 2022, our phone lines will be open for enquiries on the following days and times (staff levels permitting):

  • Mondays: 11:30am – 7:30pm
  • Tuesdays: 8:30am – 5:30pm
  • Wednesdays: 8:30am – 7:30pm
  • Thursdays: 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Fridays: 8:30am – 3:30pm

Telephone registration will take place during the following times only:

  • Mondays: 5pm – 7:30pm
  • Fridays: 10am – 12:30pm
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WWC Recruitment: Volunteer Complementary Therapist Placements

We now have placements available for Volunteer Complementary Therapists

Please note that it is a genuine occupational qualification that a female takes on this role, and the post is exempt under section 7 (2) (e) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.

We are currently seeking both qualified and student therapists to join our Complementary Therapies team. We are particularly interested in massage therapists (aromatherapy, Indian head, Swedish, and sports etc.), but are open to discussing other types of therapy.

We can provide you with:

– Equipment and supplies: therapy couches/chair, couch roll, towels, oils etc.

– Travel expenses (capped per session)

– Potential for CPD training

What we ask of you:

– Have, or be working towards recognised qualifications (level 3 or above)

– Current governing body membership and insurance to practise

– Offer treatments to clients on our no-cost waiting list

– To be available during the following days/times (specific days/times to be discussed, dependent on room availability):

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • 10am—1pm / 2pm—4pm

Well Women Centre is a local charity with over 35 years of experience, offering quality holistic mental health and wellbeing services to women in the Wakefield District.

For more information or to apply, please contact us on telephone: 01924 211114 or email: governance@wellwomenwakefield.co.uk