Adanna Women’s Support Group is a grassroots community group which was established in 2008. We aim to alleviate poverty in women and children through education, business enterprise and support for the benefit of mainly (but not exclusively) BAME women, women from immigrant communities and young parents living within the East London area of barking and Dagenham, Redbridge, Newham and Walthamstow.
We also provide an educational summer school for the children and financial education for disadvantaged communities to enable them to alleviate poverty and participate more in society.
We provide information and advice drop in sessions in the areas of women’s empowerment, raising confidence, employment, Relationships and debt.
We also run a women’s forum which is in the form of a workshop/seminar 6 times a year. With an annual women’s event in March around International Women’s Day.
We provide information and advice drop in sessions in the following areas for women: Employment; Relationships and Debt.
Employment law support (not legal advice) - if you are having problems at work we can support you at Employment Tribunal hearings, self employment, tax advice,
Family support - assistance and support with family issues such as dealing with divorce from a cultural awareness and religious perspective, children support with parenting, dealing with the school where there are issues with children, domestic violence guidance and support, general befriending etc. As an organisation dealing mainly with women from BAME communities we handle this from a culturally and religiously sensitive perspective. Drop-in sessions are available on Wednesdays (10.00am to 12.00pm) by appointment. Please call or email to book an appointment.
Debt advice - how to manage debt, assess options for getting out of debt, assistance with budgeting, writing letters to creditors.