About IMECE

IMECE Women’s Centre  is a woman only registered charity and company limited by guarantee, set up in 1982.  Its aim is to empower Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BMER) women, particularly Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot women and improve quality of their lives.

We are part of several networks, forums and boards where we represent the interests of black and ethnic minority communities.

IMECE’s Values

Followings are fundamental values that we base our work on:

  • Equal access
  • User led
  • Confidentiality
  • Non judgemental approach
  • Open Complaint
PINHOLE Photography Exhibition by Young Refugees

PINHOLE Photography Exhibition by Young Refugees

1-3 October 2014 at Stoke Newington Library Exhibition Hall IMECE Women’s Centre organised a 6-week workshop for children and young people aged between 5 and 18. The purpose of the exhibition was to enable children and young people to discover photography, be... read more
IMECE Staff Away Day

IMECE Staff Away Day

Imece Staff Away Day Every year Imece organises a Staff Away Day to get the staff, volunteers and Trustee Board to come together and have a joint event where they can enhance team building. This year’s event took place on 6th Dec and Imece’s staff, volunteers and... read more

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Samira Project

Samira Project is a violence against BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugees) women and girls outreach project.
It is a partnership project between LAWA (Latin American Women’s Aid and IMECE (Turkish Women Speaking Group) providing advice, information and support to women from BAMER background in Islington who are experiencing any form of violence.

Volunteer Project

Empowering Turkish/Kurdish/Turkish Cypriot women who are unemployed and looking for work, in a safe and confidential environment and providing assistance to gain employability skills and experience in the UK.

ASCENT- Imece VAWG Services

ASCENT is a project of the London VAWG Consortium (made up of 22 organisations) made up of six partnerships funded by London Councils to deliver a range of services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

PINHOLE Photography Project

The project aimed to increase socially disadvantaged children and young people’s  (from Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot background) creativity through basic photography workshops: pinhole camera, lens-less camera made of shoe boxes.

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Address:

IMECE Women’s Centre

2 Newington Green Road,
Islington, London N1 4RX

 

Contact details:

Main Line: 0203 227 3592
Advice Line: 0207 354 1359
Email: info@imece.org.uk

 

Volunteer at IMECE

We recruit volunteers to support us on the following areas:

  • Running help line and reception
  • Providing information and advice
  • Supporting survivors of Violence Against Women
  • Providing counselling
  • Outreach
  • Assisting English classes
  • Involving in research and networking meetings
  • Organising trips, events, workshops and discussion groups

The volunteer will receive training and supervision to enable them to carry out the above task.

 

Memberships

One can become a supporter of the IMECE Women Centre if they are a woman and support the values of the IMECE Women Centre.

If you would like to become an individual member please download our membership form and post back to us.

There is a £2 application handling fee.