WY-FI Project

West Yorkshire – Finding Independence | Supporting people with multiple needs

Understanding multiple needs in women

Leeds – Thursday 9 March 2017 at 10:00-16:00
Bradford – Monday 13 March 2017 at 10:00-16:00

As part of this year’s training programme, Together Women Project (a WY-FI Partner), is providing training to those who work with women with multiple and complex needs.

This one-day course is aimed at font-line staff who support women with multiple needs. Participants will explore multiple needs in relation to housing, addiction, re-offending and mental ill health and learn more about how these are experienced by women specifically. Participants will develop their understanding of a gender-specific approach and why this is important when working with women who may also have experience of domestic violence, sex work and living apart from children.

Participants will:

  • Develop understanding of the gender-specific approach and how to apply this in practice
  • Empathise with the root causes of offending by women with multiple needs
  • Identify barriers women with multiple needs face when accessing support services
  • Develop knowledge of specialist women’s support services in West Yorkshire
  • Explore the importance of a multi-agency approach to supporting women with multiple needs

Who should attend?

  • WY-FI Navigators
  • WY-FI Peer Mentors
  • Front-line staff and managers working with women who are affected by homelessness, addiction, re-offending and/or mental ill health


This course is free to attend.


  • Leeds – Together Women Project, 13 Park Square East, Leeds LS1 2LF
  • Bradford – Unit 13 Carlisle Business Centre, 60 Carlisle Road, Bradford BD8 8BD

Book your place

To book your place please email Emma Frampton at Together Women Project

More information

For further information please email Emma Frampton at Together Women Project

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