The Shankill Women's Centre was formed in 1987 as a locally based group to provide education for women.
Since that period it has flourished and developed to its current position as a key provider for training, health awareness, childcare and young women's activities in the Greater Shankill and beyond.
"Providing an accessible resource and development support for women in Greater Shankill and beyond."
Values and principles
The Centre’s role is underpinned by a set of values and principles that support it’s role in championing women:
- Good Relations: We will promote Good Relations and challenge sectarianism/racism in all aspects of our work and our relationships with othe
- Partnership: We will work collaboratively with other agencies, both locally and in the wider sphere, in order to progress our aims
- Quality Assurance: We will develop our organisation to the highest standards and work towards long-term sustainability
- Local involvement: We will continue to involve local women in the management and staffing of our Centre and will respond appropriately to community need