Supporting mums and mums to be whose child/ children are on a child protection plan. Each mum has a dedicated support worker who offers bespoke mental health support, and a Mentor to assist with life skills, inspiring more confidence and self belief.
Motherwell Cheshire are offering the opportunity for your organisation to join our FlourisHER hub. The hub will help the entire workforce with strategies to manage their mental health and wellbeing longer term.
Supporting girls aged 14-18 with their mental health. Includes counselling, peer support, mentoring, therapeutic groups and #IAM Youth Board. Inspire aims to help girls feel more positive about themselves, have improved relationships and feel more able to cope.
Community Share Hub – helping families facing financial difficulties access appropriate school uniform so they don’t feel singled out. The Hub provides access to preloved school uniform, school bags, winter coats and even fancy dress.
Our Motherwell Community
Our Wellbeing Program is here to support you.
Our vision is that women and girls are able to meet the challenges in their lives and access support, education and advocacy whenever they need it, in order to fulfil their potential.
Encourage, inspire and empower all women and girls to improve their mental health and challenge the associated stigma.
In order to achieve Our Mission, we aim to:
Expand our services for women and girls in Cheshire and beyond, allowing us to reach more people and change more lives;
Continue to grow as an organisation, developing and delivering new activities and projects and diversifying and maximising our income;
Maximise the skills and capacity of staff and volunteers, and create training opportunities for people who want to volunteer to support, develop, and extend our services;
Ensure appropriate premises and infrastructure are in place to support our continued development;
Ensure the appropriate governance and leadership to improve Motherwell’s sustainability, allowing us to be forward looking and continue to provide high quality services that are responsive to the needs of our beneficiaries.
Kate Blakemore, Founder of Motherwell Cheshire & Trainer, Counsellor & Speaker
Kate is the founder and CEO of Motherwell Cheshire; Kate heads up all the day to day charity operations as well as working with the Board of Trustees to implement the 5 year strategy.
Kate works with local and national funders to generate funding for the charity as well as working closely with the local Clinical Commissioning Group, NHS and Cheshire and Wirral Partnership to identify the needs of local women and girls in order to implement clear referral pathways for statutory services into the Motherwell services.
Kate is also the founder of the Crewe and Winsford Women’s Days that take place annually in line with International Women’s Day and in 2020 sees the introduction of an additional event in Ellesmere Port. The events bring together all women’s services, women in business and women speakers to celebrate and Inspire the local community.
how you can help
Motherwell’s mission is to provide accessible support for every young girl and mum.
That’s why, as far as possible, we aim to provide our services free of charge.
Our work is also supported through fundraising events throughout the year with all profits invested back into the services we offer.
We have several partnership and event sponsorship packages available.
If you would like to discuss how you can support Motherwell’s work in empowering mums, please contact us.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2023!
We held two fantastic all day events in Crewe and Winsford in March 2023 to celebrate International Women’s Day. Thank you to our sponsors, stallholders, performers, special guests and all our volunteers who made these days so brilliant for our community.
If you would like to get involved in the plans for 2024, or have any feedback about the 2023 days – please click below:
In 2023, more than 600 members of the public attended, with a reach of tens of 1000s on social media. Get in touch to find out more about how your organisation can support in 2024.
Aims of Motherwell Cheshire’s Women’s day
- To increase awareness among women particularly, of female centred services in their local area, including Motherwell.
- To work in partnership with these services and agencies to empower women in the local area to take care of their mental and physical health.
- To provide an informative, entertaining, inclusive, & relaxing event where women are celebrated and congratulated for their contribution to our community, our economy & to each other.
- To provide an opportunity for local female led businesses to showcase their products.
- To generate income for Motherwell Cheshire registered charity.