York International Women's Week
LOCAL COMMUNITY RESOURCES
Please send useful local links to Ann Kaloski at email@example.com
ORGANISATIONS and RESOURCES
York Feminist Network
We have decided to keep all meetings women-only, in order to provide a safe space where members feel able to share openly. We would absolutely welcome & encourage interest from men who would like to help support our group. Please do get in touch.
York Council for Voluntary Services (YCVS)
Since it was founded in 1939, York CVS has been at the heart of community activity in the City of York playing a significant part in the development of the many voluntary services throughout the City. York CVS is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee, whose main aim is to offer advice, training, information and support to local voluntary organisations and community groups in order to help them work more effectively.
A: The Priory Street Centre, 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET
York Rape Crisis centre closed in 2007. If you need help or advice, contact another local Northern group via details on the web site of the national Rape Crisis group: www.rapecrisis.org.uk/alpha.html This national organisation was formed in 2006 and provides co-ordination for the rape crisis movement in England and Wales. This website aims to provide the basic information that survivors of sexual violence, friends and family need to access the services they need. As well as listing local groups, the site provides other useful information including a list of frequently asked questions.
E: firstname.lastname@example.org (note that women seeking immediate support are asked to contact their local group; see the list on www.rapecrisis.org.uk/alpha.html)
York Asembly for Older People
A group for the over-50s.
Suite H, Holgate Villa
St Bede's Pastoral Centre
St Bede’s Pastoral Centre extends a warm welcome to people of all faiths and none.
A: St Bede's Pastoral Centre, 21 Blossom Street, York YO24 1AQ
Centre for Women’s Studies
The Centre for Women’s Studies at York was founded in 1984 and is among Britain's most well-established bases for feminist and gender-oriented postgraduate teaching and research.
We adopt a women-centred and interdisciplinary approach to the changing nature of both women's experiences and gender relations, and offer a Postgraduate Diploma in Women's Studies as well as taught and research MA and PhD degrees with humanities, social research or interdisciplinary perspectives. We also organise open seminars on a variety of topics, and interested people are very welcome to these informal sessions.
A: Centre for Women's Studies, University of York, YORK, YO10 5DD