To promote equality, inclusion and economic independence for Black and Minority Ethnic women and children in the North East
The Angelou Centre offers 'women only', community-based provision to advance economic and social independence for women, who are excluded due to disadvantages of race, gender and age.
We aim to achieve this through:
Our purpose is to provide a friendly atmosphere where women can receive the understanding, support, and resources they need to make informed choices about their lives and to break out of the cycle of poverty, isolation, and dependency.
Our work includes, but is not limited to, information and guidance, outreach, groups, services (Onsite crèche; Ma Angelou childcare and Parent Support services; Angelou Carers), training, and volunteer opportunities.
The Angelou Centre has a dedicated team of staff and volunteers working to promote social inclusion and economic independence of BME women. We provide individual support for women, education, childcare assistance, employability guidance, citizenship guidance and a helpful environment where women can support each other.
Our multilingual team includes women from many cultures and backgrounds, there will be someone on our team who can help you in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Farsi, French, Hindi, Kurdish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Sylheti and Urdu.
Telephone: 0191 2260394
Fax: 0191 2722984