About the Angelou Centre

Welcome to the Angelou Centre’s brand new website! The Angelou Centre is a black-led women’s centre based in the Newcastle upon Tyne. We offer a range of holistic women only services for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) women across the North East region. As well as frontline support we also work at strategic and national levels ensuring the voices of BME women are represented and heard. We fully support women with disabilities and LBTQI women. The Angelou Centre is wheelchair accessible. Please read below for more information about our centre and our services.

Our values

Empowering Black and Minority Ethnic women and girls
Promoting self-determination
Transforming lives

Our vision

Black and Minority Ethnic women and children in the North East are fully integrated in society and achieve their full potential free from violence and abuse.

Our mission

The Angelou Centre exists to advance social inclusion and economic independence for black and minority ethnic women, children and young people through: services and activities that enable them to overcome barriers (including abuse and violence) and achieve their full potential as well as ensuring that their voices are heard and inform policy and practice at all levels.

The Angelou Centre, a black-led women’s organisation was established in 1993 to uses a holistic approach to promote empowerment for black and minority ethnic women through tackling issues that impact on their lives. Read more.

How We Are Funded