The Latest News from WAND UK


WAND is an independent charity that addresses the problems facing women in isolated and excluded communities through drop-in sessions, outreach services and networking events. WAND was set up to work predominantly with African female asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in 2005 but have since extended to all corners of the community Since 2005, WAND UK has supported women across sexual health, including HIV prevention, computer literacy, mental health and well-being and domestic violence. If you are interested in becoming part of a social network of women that support each other, learn, and discuss the problems facing their community you are welcome to join WAND. We focus on, Health, Education, Employment, Cultural Heritage in the following ways: Information sharing Networking opportunities One to one visits Social Activities Awareness Campaigns Our events are supported by professionals from the NHS, government departments and service providers who have expert knowledge on issues and can offer advice and guidance.
Telephone Befriender WANTED
The Covid-19 pandemic has increased loneliness and isolation for many people. WAND UK has set up telephone befriending to support our clients during this time. If you are interested to support another individual or, indeed, need support yourself please contact us! We are here to support everyone during this time❤️
#telephonebefriending #telephonebefriender
WAND UK is at Notting Hill Community Church.
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Notting Hill Community Church
Today’s team of volunteers packing up food bags for the last time. Thank you everyone for your help throughout this project, we could not have done it without an amazing team of packers, drivers and donators. 🧡💚🧡

Check out our website ( for more information on the food delivery project and special thanks to people and organisations 💙💛💙 @ Notting Hill Community Church
We are so happy to announce that LAUGHTER YOGA will be returning!! On Thursday 30th July please join us on zoom from 2.30-3.00pm for some fun and stress relief🤩😆😁😇
open to ANYONE who wants! Why not give it a go?
To book either dm us, call us or book via the app.
5 sessions on offer until 27th August.
#laughteryoga #yoga
If dance doesn’t quite take your fancy, why not try our yoga classes on Zoom? It is open to families with children.
Contact us if you are interested! Feel peaceful and zen 🙏🙏
Thank you @localgiving for your support on this project 💓💓
A reminder of our weekly dance class that takes place on Zoom each Wednesday 🕺🏽🕺🏽🕺🏽💃💃💃
Thank you @nearneighbours and @turningpoint_uk for your kind support 👏🏽👏🏽
Please contact us if you would like to get involved with this fun activity!
Relieve some stress, get fit and healthy, and of course, HAVE FUN!! 🤩
Huge thanks to @bloodygoodperiod for providing us with sanitary products for our service users ❤️
The cost of sanitary products is something which many women struggle to meet. The average lifetime cost of having a period is £4,800! Check out @bloodygoodperiod website for more information on their fantastic project ❤️ #periodpoverty #bloodygoodperiod

Happy Windrush Day!

Monday 22nd is the arrival of the Empire Windrush landing in 1948 with people from the Caribbean who were invited to help rebuilt the UK after World War II.

Thank you to the community for all that they have done and continue to do.