WHAT WE DO
We bring together women from different ages, backgrounds and communities
to share experiences, and learn from and support each other.
We run the Crossroads Women’s Centre – a disability-accessible
multi-racial community resource. The Centre is a place of safety for
vulnerable and low-income women. Men ready to work with women in a
mutually supportive way are also welcome.
ACTIVITIES AT THE CENTRE
Activities include research, meetings, cooking, community consultations
and surveys, exhibitions, film and theatre workshops, publishing fact
sheets, leaflets, pamphlets, website design and maintenance, books, and
much more – and training in these skills.
Through the Centre women and our loved ones can get practical help to:
escape sexual and racial violence; access information about our rights;
oppose discrimination of all kinds; participate in self-help activities
and peer support; volunteer; train in new skills; find out about other
local and London-wide services; get support for community, cultural,
educational, health or social projects.
The Centre supports breastfeeding. Mothers needing a space can drop in
to feed their babies.
If you want to volunteer in a
supportive environment, meet other grassroots women, find out what
people from different backgrounds are facing and what they are doing
about it, contribute to peer support, be involved in community
activities, do research, put your skills to good use, share them with
others or develop new ones, please contact us. You can pop in, call or
A HOME FOR MANY
The Centre is a base for 16 diverse independent groups with their own
projects and services. These are:
All African Women’s Group and its Mothers’ Campaign
Black Women’s Rape Action Project
Crossroads Women’s Centre Theatre Collective
English Collective of Prostitutes
Global Women’s Strike (GWS)
Vital Forces (Homeopaths & other alternative care practitioners)
International Wages for Housework Campaign
International Women Count Network
Legal Action for Women
Payday men’s network / Refusing to Kill
Safety First Coalition (co-ordinated by the ECP)
Single Mothers’ Self-Defence
WinVisible (women with visible and invisible disabilities)
Women Against Rape
Women of Colour in the GWS
We aim to be a community resource on sustainability. The Centre has been
insulated to a high standard; it has PV solar panels on the roof and a
display so we can see how much solar energy we are producing. We are
also monitoring what energy we use.