Category Archives: General News

Improved housing for adult survivors of sexual exploitation

Basis Yorkshire are 1 of 5 partners in the STAGE Project which brings together Changing Lives, GROW, A Way Out, Together Women, Basis Yorkshire and Women Centre to provide trauma-informed  support for women who have been groomed for sexual exploitation. The exploitation of women and girls who are targeted, who often have existing vulnerabilities, such … Continue reading Improved housing for adult survivors of sexual exploitation »

Statement on Independent Review into the MA

Basis Yorkshire very much welcome the outcome of the Independent Review and it’s finding that the Managed Approach (MA) should remain and be further evolved: the report is categorical in stating that ‘the health and safety of on-street sex workers has been greatly improved’. For nearly 30 years, we have remained steadfast in our commitment … Continue reading Statement on Independent Review into the MA »

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 influence strategy and practical housing support

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL INFLUENCING STRATEGIC and PRACTICAL CHANGE FOR HOUSING IN LEEDS FOR WOMEN SEXWORKERS WITH MULTIPLE COMPLEX NEEDS Context and Background: Late last year Basis Sex Work was awarded funding from Homeless Link to undertake work to improve the housing  pathways, offer and support for women sexworkers in Leeds using a system change approach. … Continue reading RFP for Consultant to influence strategy and practical housing support »