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Support for women

The council is aware of the importance of understanding there are more genders than male and female.


Every Tuesday, 10:30am - 12:30pm


Bellburn Allotment, Off Brinkburn Road, Darlington



Who is this for

For all women who live in Darlington

Event details

Women's shed offers a safe secure venue for all Women who live Darlington 

The allotment has a warm shed, tea and coffee making facilities and toilets on site

We provide various activity's including allotment work, and arts and crafts but some ladies just enjoy coming to socialise and have a chat and a cuppa

Allotments are secured by a large metal fence and only key holders can be admitted

How can I join?

For further information contact Helen Kirkby by

View the domestic and sexual abuse directory for details of services.

RSACC offers free confidential counselling and support to survivors who have experienced any form of sexual violence.
We are a charity run by and for women.
We work to end rape and sexual violence in Darlington and County Durham by supporting and empowering women and girls.

Contact details:

Contact us about anything.

Open to anyone - LGBT+ or not.

Contact us on:

You can:

  • make a referral for counselling 
  • make a referral for the support line
  • make a referral to our wellbeing and mentoring service
  • book places on our LGBT+ awareness training
  • request a call back

Please note that we are a generalist service, so you can refer anyone to us for anything. 

Although our specialism is LGBT+ clients to not have to be LGBT+ to access any of our services.

There is also an older LGBT+ Group, that takes place in person, at Age UK, Bradbury House Darlington, every Thursday at 4pm till 6pm. Currently using Zoom.

You can also follow us on social media using the following links:

Getting support


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Harbour domestic abuse support service works with families and individuals who are affected by abuse from a partner, former partner or other family member. 

Contact details:

Family Help Darlington CIO

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Offer a confidential service and can provide safe temporary refuge accommodation.

Located in Darlington, Family Help offers safe, temporary accommodation to women and children fleeing domestic abuse as well as a confidential helpline for anyone affected by domestic abuse, directly or indirectly.

Contact details:


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