Support WomenCentre by Becoming a Member

One of the many ways you can support WomenCentre is by becoming a member

Membership is open to all women (subject to approval by the board of directors) and entitles you to the following:

  • WomenCentre newsletter by post or email
  • Voting rights at the Annual General Meeting
  • The option of becoming a board member

Membership costs £10 per year, or £2.50 for women on low incomes. If you’re already a member, why not  let a sister, mother, daughter or friend know you care by giving them the gift of WomenCentre Membership?

How to become a member of Womencentre

If you would like to apply to become a member of Womencentre you can do so by setting up an annual direct debit.

To set up a direct debit securely using CAF click here.

They will be in touch once your membership application has been considered by the Board.

Crafty Time at WomenCentre Halifax

WomenCentre Halifax is holding a Crafty Time workshop with writer and facilitator Emma Decent on Wednesdays, 10:30am-1:00pm (term time only) starting Wednesday 16 January 2019.

A safe space for women to express themselves creatively

  • Connect with others in a safe and supportive environment
  • Express yourself and build confidence through creativity
  • Have fun playing with words and art material

No experience necessary, all women welcome.

For further information contact Lesley Whiting, Learning Co-ordinator

23 Silver Street, Halifax, HX1 1JN  01422 386500 ext 220 or email

Hidden Figures Screening for International Women’s Day

Join Holly Lynch MP for her annual International Women’s Day film screening to raise funds for the Women Centre in Halifax on Thursday 22 Mar, 7:00pm at Red Brick Auditorium, Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax.

Tickets: £7  can be purchased online at For more information call the Box Office on 01422 349422.

Hidden Figures (PG) is the story of three brilliant African-American women at NASA – Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) – serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.

Reflective Women Sessions at Halifax WomenCentre

Reflective Women at WomenCentre will be a supportive, creative, mindful thinking environment inspired by the life and words of Maya Angelou.

If you don’t like something, change it.

If you can’t change it, change your attitude’ Maya Angelou

It will enable you to

  • Re-think your story
    • reflect on past experiences and how they have impacted on your sense of self
    • use & develop thinking skills
    • develop positive decision-making and self-esteem
  • Re-write your story
    • find your voice and tell your lived experience your way
    • set goals for the future to achieve your potential
    • use creativity such as writing, poetry and art
    • create materials to help others

Thursdays 11am – 2pm starting 16 November 2017

with Thinking Environment Practitioner Lesley Whiting and Writer and Facilitator Emma Decent.

Come along to any of the sessions or contact Lesley Whiting or Alison Lord at WomenCentre, 23 Silver Street, Halifax HX1 1JN. Telephone: 01422 386500 Ext 220

FREE Community Coffee Morning with the Mayor of Calderdale

Mayors Coffee Morning PosterThe Mayor of Calderdale invites you to join her for a Community Coffee Morning including raffles, tombola’s with proceeds to the Mayor’s Charities – Parkison’s UK (Halifax and District) & WomenCentre.

Friday 8 April – 10am to 12noon
At the Halifax Town Hall, Halifax, HX1 1ZS

Admission is FREE and everyone welcome to go along

Domestic Violence and Abuse Awareness – Training programme

FREE full day training sessions on Domestic Abuse delivered by the Domestic Violence and Abuse Support Team on the following dates:

Wednesday 18 November & Wednesday 20 January 2016 – 9.30am to 4pm
What’s Risk Got To Do With It? (Good practice when working with domestic abuse)

Wednesday 10 February 2016 – 9.30am to 4pm
Appropriate & Effective Models of Work with Men Who Have Been Abusive

Wednesday 16th March 2016 – 9.30am to 4pm
Working with Young People who experience Domestic Abuse in their relationships

The courses are held at the WomenCentre Calderdale, 23 Silver Street, Halifax, HX1 1JN and training is FREE of charge however, if a confirmed place is cancelled then cancellation terms will apply.

For further information including full details of each course and to complete a booking form, please click here or if you have any queries on the booking process contact the Domestic Violence and Abuse Team Administrator on 01422 386508.