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Roshni Advocacy Project
The Roshni  Advocacy and Outreach service provides a voice for marginalised and vulnerable women, by offering them practical and emotional support. Through our work, we aim to empower the women to take control of their lives, to raise their self esteem and to enhance their life skills.

Carers Project
Supports people from a South Asian background  who are caring for an adult. Our support includes referrals to Sheffield Carers Centre, weekly peer support group sessions and monthly group sessions.

Services for Older Women
Safe and Secure Project: Support Service for Older Asian Women aged 50+; to provide information on the issues of elder abuse, safety and security in the home, adult protection and health and well being. Regular group activities are organised and one-to-one Support is provided.

Muslim Elders Project:
Roshni has teamed up with MAAN - Somali Mental Health Project and Sheaf Citizen Advice Bureau to deliver a pilot project specifically for the Muslim Elders from 3 different communities: Bengali, Somali and Pakistani living in the South of Sheffield, to break the isolation suffered by Muslim Elders and to raise awareness of mental health issues such as Dementia, Alzheimer’s and depression within the framework of faith.

Personalisation Services: Roshni has started to provide Self Directed Support Services through the Sheffield City Council Framework Agreement.

Children & Young Persons Project
We provide one to one support to address any issues affecting young South Asian women aged between 13 - 25. This included dealing with relationships, forced marriages, advice on health and social issues, finding employment, training and educational opportunities, and careers advice. Group Activities and Events are also organised throughout the year.

Training & Engagement
This Service helps women into Employment and Training by helping remove barriers to the take up of opportunities. Training provided currently includes English, ICT and Job Club.

Healthy Living Projects
A range of activities are offered to improve women’s health and well being.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  Tel : 0114 250 8898
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444 London Road, Sheffield S2 4HP
 
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