Category Archives: General News

Basis’s STAGE post worker, Rebekah Vickers, awarded NWG Unsung Heroes Award

We’re so pleased to finally share the news that our wonderful STAGE project worker Rebekah Vickers has been announced as this year’s winner of NWG’s Unsung Hero award for her work supporting transitions from “Adolescence to Adulthood”. This award recognises outstanding commitment to ensuring vulnerable young people have a smooth transition from adolescent to adult … Continue reading Basis’s STAGE post worker, Rebekah Vickers, awarded NWG Unsung Heroes Award »

RFP for Consultant to achieve system change in housing provision

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL CONSULTANT FOR SYSTEM CHANGE FOR HOUSING LEEDS Context and Background: Late last year Basis Sex Work was awarded funding to undertake work to improve the housing  pathways, offer and support for women sexworkers in Leeds using a system change approach. While the past year saw an increased focus in this area, experiences … Continue reading RFP for Consultant to achieve system change in housing provision »

Joint call to the Government for the most marginalised women to be at the front of the COVID -19 response

Basis Yorkshire have signed a letter to the Government in solidarity with the women’s sector to highlight the need for action in response to Covid-19 and the particular impact on women. At a local level in Leeds our partners and stakeholder are committed to investing in and supporting health, wellbeing and safeguarding of women and … Continue reading Joint call to the Government for the most marginalised women to be at the front of the COVID -19 response »

Basis awarded LCC contract for specialist services for sexworkers

We at Basis are delighted to share the news that we have successfully secured investment into our well established, award winning services for sexworkers in Leeds. With a long history of supporting women selling sex across the industry, we have long advocated for additional and longer term investment into fully inclusive services for those women … Continue reading Basis awarded LCC contract for specialist services for sexworkers »