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“Putting my child into the crèche allowed me to participate in a course to enhance my employability. The staff were so friendly and caring towards my children I was able to relax and concentrate on my course.”

“I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this class. A welcoming, friendly atmosphere helped me interact and bond with my baby. This was also a way for me to meet with other mothers and share advice.”

“The Women’s Centre is an amazing place to volunteer. It is an uplifting and inspirational place and it is a pleasure to be part of it.”

Jackie

“My time at the centre was a great learning experience. The support and guidance provided to me means I have learned so much and I am moving forward feeling more motivated.”

Victoria

“The centre is so welcoming. Every time I visit, your ready smiles and offers of tea and coffee are much appreciated.”

Elizabeth

“I really appreciate all the help I have received from the staff at The Women’s Centre.”

Sharon

“Meeting women in a similar situation to me in the Employability Course has given me the confidence to move on to achieve my goal of attending University for nursing.”

Natasha

“Thanks for making my learning experience so enjoyable.”

Hasina

“It will be of no surprise to the Women’s Centre that a Scottish parliament welfare reform committee investigation into social security found women were being hit the hardest by the series of welfare reforms and benefit cuts that the UK government has introduced in the last 5 years. Across many fronts it is women who have borne the brunt of cuts to the household budgets by an uncaring UK government. I wish you all the best with your Welfare Reform conference today”.

Nicola Sturgeon

First Minister

“It was great to be nominated by the community for an Unsung Hero Award for my work at The Women’s Centre.”

Angela Stewart

“This House acknowledges the important work of The Women’s Centre Glasgow based in the Maryhill area of the city and notes the aims to bring women together and enable them to tackle issues of importance and to find practical ways of improving their situation.”

Patrick Grady MP

“After losing my job and being unemployed for 18 months left me with no confidence and feeling utterly useless. It took a lot of courage for me to actually get myself to The Women’s Centre to attend the course. It was the best thing I done. I am now in full time employment as a check-in operator for a famous airline and it is all thanks to the staff at the centre.”

Tricia

“Scottish Parliament acknowledges what it considers the important work of The Women’s Centre Glasgow. It offers a safe, positive, accessible environment to empower women and help develop the confidence and fulfil their potential.”

Bob Doris MSP

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