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Building Capacities

Building Capacities is our training programme.


We aim to raise awareness and provide information to frontline professionals across criminal justice, Police, social services, education, housing, VCS, and other sectors.


We offer training on


  • Violence against women and girls including harmful practices and domestic violence

  • Human rights and violence against women and girls

  • Legal advice covering specialist and dedicated areas support BME women experiencing domestic violence

  • Safeguarding and child protection

  • Self-harm


We can develop and deliver bespoke training to meet your organisation’s needs.


All of our trainers are OCN Training for Trainers accredited.


Contact us on to request further information or speak to us about your training needs.


Partnership Training Delivery


In 2017-2018 the training programme commissioned through London Borough of Newham consists of a course on Domestic Violence and Young People.


This course will

  • Provide you with the confidence to ask young people about their relationships

  • Improve your knowledge of how to respond to disclosures of abuse;

  • Develop your knowledge and understanding of the services available to help teenagers in abusive intimate relationships

  • Enhance your understanding of what defines relationship or domestic abuse and more specifically, what is deemed ‘high risk' abuse

  • Help you to understand how adolescents may be vulnerable as a result of their life stage

  • Provide you with the opportunity to share experience and best practice with other  professionals.


The course dates are

16 October 2017 from 9.30 to 5.30

7 November 2017 9.30 to 4.30.

5 February 2018 9:30 to 4:30 

You can register online at

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If you are interested in our training programmes or would like to discuss your organisation’s training needs, please contact us.


London Black Women’s Project

661 Barking Road | Plaistow | London | E13 9EX

T: 020 8472 0528



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