What is it?

The Women Supporting Women project supports South Asian Women, who are in crisis. We provide a culturally sensitive and language barrier free service across Tameside. We provide effective individual and group support, by having Bangla, Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi speaking staff and volunteers.

We have weekly Kreative Kraft activity sessions and monthly Tea & Talk groups for women to join, to reduce isolation and learn new skills and make new friends. Weather permitting, day trips out are arranged throughout the year.

Who is it for?

South Asian Women across Tameside, aged 18+, who need support.



We have opportunities available including peer mentors, outreach helpers and general support within the project. The weekly one-to-one support is provided by volunteer peer mentors, who need to be able to speak, read and write in the English language, plus speak any one of the South Asian languages, such as Bangla, Urdu, Punjabi or Hindi.

Full training is provided on different aspects of crisis for the peer mentors. By volunteering you are helping yourself and others to build skills, experience, and knowledge for future employment opportunities.

How to join

If you would like to attend the activity sessions or are looking for volunteering opportunities, or for further information please contact:

Nisma 07549956567/ 01613683268



Mahmuda 07562686183/ 01613683268


If you are a professional or want to refer yourself into our peer mentor women in crisis programme, please contact Nisma.

Feedback from our service users:

“I feel so good when I attend the activity sessions, it’s fun, I don’t feel alone, I learn new skills” Kreative Krafts.

“I learn about the services around Tameside that I can use and go to for support” Tea & Talk.

“I visit places I wouldn’t be able to go alone. Now we can go together as a family” Day Trip to Wythenshawe Park.