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WISH – A voice for women’s mental health

Overview

Wish is a user led, women’s mental health organisation.  It is a national charity working with women with mental health needs in prison, hospital and the community.  They provide independent advocacy, emotional support and practical guidance at all stages of a woman’s journey through the Mental Health and Criminal Justice Systems.

Wish acts to increase women’s participation in the services they receive, and campaigns to get their voice heard at a policy level.  Wish is the only national mental health charity just for women, and is unique in working with women throughout their journey as they move between prison, various levels of secure hospital and the community.

  • Advocacy
  • Community Link
  • Peer Consultants
  • Intensive Support Service.

Community Link provides extended support to women in Greater London as they move from prison or secure hospital into the community. Its wraparound services equip women with the skills, security and self-esteem necessary for successful resettlement, through:

  • Pathways tailored to each individual’s needs and aims, to ensure long-term and meaningful change
  • Support to engage with services and attend court dates
  • Links into statutory and voluntary services
  • Support with housing and accommodation issues
  • Financial assistance and benefits guidance
  • One-to-one support whenever and as often as each woman needs
  • Social contact and peer support.

Contact Details

Phone:
020 8980 3618

Email:
info@womenatwish.org.uk

Website:
http://www.womenatwish.org.uk

Address:
WISH, 15 Old Ford Road, London E2 9PL

Other Info

Opening times:
check with them.

Costs:

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Other information:
Registered charity.

Last updated:
6th November 2018