"This is just the beginning..."


Everyday hundreds and thousands of women and children live with domestic violence; in fact as many as 1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence within their lifetime.  In fact while reading this someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, it could be your mum, your neighbour, your friend, your sister, your daughter

Domestic violence and abuse affects women from every social background, religion and culture, and has a devastating effect on children living in these relationships.

4 Step's To A Smiles Strength Project, aims to give survivors of abuse the tools and life skills needed to seek help. Rebuilding confidence and strength, this is just the beginning.....

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an

indomitable will. Mahatma Gandhi

The Aim of Strength

Understanding the psychology of the perpetrator- and to provide a place to learn about tactics that are used

A place to gain knowledge of services available locally

To share experiences

The ability to build a positive self-image and to raise self-esteem

A place of empowerment

Helping to build & maintain healthy relationships for the future

Giving women the ability to make their own informed decisions


A safe place to build inner strength

To help with isolation issues

Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction end up being the biggest step of your life.  Tip toe if you must, but take the step.

What Strength Can Provide.

Group therapy

Access to housing services

Legal advice

Access to childcare

Employment services

Building self esteem


Personal development coaching

Access to financial Services (help to open bank accounts and created budgets)

Other people with shared history

Referral to refuge when required.

A Support Network

A safe place to talk

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Need Strength?

We are currently fundraising to get our next sessions up and running.  In the meantime if this is something you feel you could benefit from please get in touch.  All correspondance is kept confidential, although it would really help us to know your first name and the area where you live.



There are so many survivors all over the West Midlands and we want to help as many woman as we can gain Strength.  Please get in touch if you can provide facilites, grants or donations.  Its a great idea to ask you company if they give charitable grants and then let us know, it's a huge project and we need to be strong.


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