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How are your services for women then? How do you make them trauma informed and recognise gender differences in practise?

Tue 22nd September 2020

Here at Lancashire Women we recognise the importance of being trauma informed and trauma responsive. As part of our commitment to be trauma informed...

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but these women have committed wrong? It was their choice to commit a crime why should we allow for rehabilitation and change?

Tue 22nd September 2020

To not allow for rehabilitation and change is… well silly! Locking somebody up or discarding them for offending is meaning that person now...

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Why would probation refer women to Lancashire Women? Why can’t they support women too?

Tue 22nd September 2020

Probation aren’t a gender specific service and probation offices are not trauma informed spaces. I don’t know if you’ve ever seen an office...

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Why should women have community sentences rather than custodial?

Tue 22nd September 2020

Community sentences allow for real rehabilitation and change. Custody should be a last resort. It’s intended for public protection, yet 77% of...

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Why do we support women within the criminal justice system in a specific way?

Tue 22nd September 2020

We know that women in contact with the criminal justice system can make choices and behave in certain ways which can cause hurt and upset to others...

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Life in the day of Jodie - Our Head of Programme

Tue 8th September 2020

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HAPPY MONDAY!!! Some people would think I say that with far too much enthusiasm however Mondays for me are really meaningful and motivating and as...

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A day in the life of a caseworker

Tue 4th August 2020

It’s 5.20pm. I’ve clocked off. My notes are on our systems -completed within the 24 hour requirement.

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Take Your Space, Make More Space

Thu 23rd January 2020

Take Your Space, Make More Space | Saturday 7th March 2020 | Landmark, St Mary’s Street North, Preston, PR1 5LG Tell me more! On Saturday 7th...

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Back to Basics with Quality

Thu 24th October 2019

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I have had quality as part of my work portfolio for the last 20 years and have witnessed “quality” get different reactions within an...

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Success for our Data Impact Officer - Kat!

Fri 18th October 2019

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I started my journey with Lancashire Women in 2012 when I joined the team as a level 2 admin apprentice. Having previously only worked retail jobs...

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A day in the life...

Wed 7th August 2019

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I have never seen so many women, in one room, at one time. I arrived late and out of breath and panicking that I had missed the volunteer induction...

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