Job description: Chief Executive at Women Acting In Today's Society (W.A.I.T.S)
Areas of interest: Housing and homelessness – services for women with complex needs, Domestic abuse, Families and children – including relationships, Substance use, Women involved in the criminal justice system, Mental health and wellbeing, Childhood trauma – including being in care or childhood abuse, Employment and skills, Improving support for women involved in prostitution
Marcia Lewinson's Recent Activity
"W.A.I.T.S (Women Acting In Today’s Society) is a women’s educational charity for women from diverse areas within the West Midlands. They address issues such as welfare benefits, employment and education, business development, resettlement and housing, domestic abuse, isolation, health, crime and the fear of crime and many more. Services offered within the Domestic Abuse Project include support, advocacy, befriending and counselling.
WAITS are currently providing refuge accommodation for women experiencing domestic abuse, and offending due to domestic abuse.
WAITS supports women to have a voice in society by providing active citizenship and capacity building to women’s groups and organisations.
Reply To: Prevention and recovery from domestic abuse and sexual violence