Women's Wisdom


A1 - Title in original language
Women's Wisdom

A2 - Title in English
Women's Wisdom

A3 - Location of GP (national)

Womens Wisdom logoA4 - Location of GP (regional)

A5 - Economic field of activity
Q Human health and social work activities

A6 - Ultimate purpose of GP
To improve social cohesion/inclusion
To address legal or financial exclusion
To create or conserve employment

A7 - Spatial scale
Regional (large scale)

A8a - Start date
June 2004

A8b - Anticipated end date (if applicable)

A9 - Short description of the GP
A holistic range of wrap around support concentrating on those furthest away from mainstream provision, enabling them to progress - ultimately to gain employment or self-employment.

A10 - Key words relating to the GP
Social inclusion
Work inclusion / employment
Training / mentoring

A11 - Objectives of the GP
To provide wrap around support for rehabilitation of offenders in prison, through the prison gate, and in the community. To increase the opportuinites for people to progress into work and self employment. Working with people to ensure healthy and flourishing family lives.

A12 - Activities that have taken place
Coaching, training, work experience, employer enagagement, mentoring, self employment support, peer group learning, volunteering.

A13 - Achievements of the GP
Won ESF Leader Award and Gender Equality Awared in 2011. Big Venture Challenge winner 2013/14. In addtion, Women's Wisdom has demonstrated aspiratrion and growth as a social enterprise, going from nothing to large scale contracts, eg Serco. Women's Wisdom has the capacity and aspiration to take on large scale contracts.

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