Organisation Contact Details

Organisation/Group Name
Bristol Pakistani Community Welfare Organisation
Telephone

Address

Address 1
454 Stapleton Road
Address 2
Easton
Town
Bristol
Postcode
BS5 6PA

Categories

Categories
Keeping Safe Advice & Support - General Community & Living

More About The Organisation

Organisation Details

About Us

Aim to empower women in Bristol so that they are aware of their rights and can access opportunities available to them in order to participate fully in society whilst maintaining a sense of self esteem and their own cultural identity. BPCWO was set up in response to the need expressed by Pakistani women for a forum which raised awareness of their social, cultural, educational, and employment needs. The organisation works towards taking action in fulfilling those needs and actively seeks participation into this. BPCWO is committed to working in partnership with other agencies whether voluntary or statutory. Refers users to other service providers if necessary.

Aim to:
* Advance, organise and encourage social, educational, religious and
recreational activities amongst the Pakistani community and in particular
women
* Provide information, advice and educational support on an individual and
group basis
* Bring to the attention of public, statutory and voluntary bodies the
needs of the Pakistani community

Activities include:
Sewing classes, Aromatherapy sessions, Hair and beauty sessions, Glass painting, Silk painting.

Educational support for men, women and children:
English language skill classes (separately for men & women), Homework club, Urdu language class for women and children, Arabic language class, Study skills courses.

Advice & guidance:
On employment and training, Health awareness sessions, Assertiveness training, Childcare & creche work, training in coping with two cultures, Raising awareness of the social and cultural needs of the Pakistani community amongst service providers locally and nationally.

BPCWO is managed by a group of proactive and committed professional Pakistani women including some users. BPCWO is a user led organisation and encourages participation of the Pakistani community. The staff consist of 2 part time workers, they oversee the day to day activities of the centre, and are fluent in Urdu, Punjabi, and English.

Opening Times

Opening Times
Monday09:00 – 16:00
Tuesday09:00 – 16:00
Wednesday09:00 – 16:00
Thursday09:00 – 16:00

Costs

Are there any costs to the user for your service?
Costs

£2.00 per year

Accessibility

Is your organisation close to public transport?
No
Is there a car park nearby?
No
Is there accessible parking on site?
No
Is there a pedestrian route?
No
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
No
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
No
Do you have external ramps?
No
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
No
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
No
Are there interior automatic doors?
No
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
No
Do you have a lift for wheelchair users?
No
Do you have internal ramps?
No
Do you have internal steps?
No
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
No
Do you have accessible toilets?
No
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
No
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
No
Do you have an outdoors play area?
No
Is this safe and enclosed?
No
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
No
Do you have a soft play area?
No
Do you have a sensory room or area?
No
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
No

Policies and Training

Training

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
None
Behaviour Management
None
Administration of medicines
None
Inclusion/Equal Opportunities
None
Risk Assessment
None
Manual Handling
None
British Sign Language
None
Makaton
None
Enabling verbal and non verbal communication
None
Inclusive Play
None
Autism Awareness
None

Policies

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
No
Behaviour Management
No
Complaints
No
Intimate Care
No
Continence
No
Incident/Accident logs
No
Registration for sessions
No
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