We Are Still Here For You

In line with Government instructions and to keep both our clients and staff safe during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, MEWSo’s offices in Islington and Westminster are closed. 


However, we are still open. Our top priority remains to continue to help the most vulnerable BAME women in our communities, especially those feeling the isolating effects of COVID-19.


Several of MEWSo’s services are now available online or over the telephone.

Telephone Advice Sessions:

If you need welfare advice, please contact:


Senior Welfare Advisor, Sodabeh Gashtasebi on 07579 801 365 or email: sodabeh.gashtasebi@mewso.org.

She speaks English and Farsi.


If you need advice around domestic abuse, please email:

office@mewso.org or phone: 07958 145 666

Also click on our News pages to see some basic advice if you are experiencing domestic abuse or if you know of someone experiencing domestic abuse.


For all other enquiries please call: 07579 801 366 or email: office@mewso.org.

Information About Our Services:


A number of our services are still available. To register, please email us at: office@mewso.org. The following services have been adapted for online use:


Our Women in Work project, will be one-to-one chats with our facilitator over the phone. She will equip you with valuable skills and information encouraging you to continue to apply for jobs during this period when so many ‘key’ services and organisations are taking on staff.


NEW LBTQ+ workshops are online using Zoom, with WhatsApp group chats for clients & facilitators. For this workshop, contact Sodabeh Gashtasebi on 07579 801 365 or email: sodabeh.gashtasebi@mewso.org for more information. 


In order to tackle isolation during this time, MEWSo is offering an over the phone Befriending Service to any woman who might be overwhelmed with feelings of loneliness. Our befrienders can speak a number of different languages. If you know of anyone who could benefit from such a service, or if you are interested in volunteering with us, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Any other enquiries, please call: 07579 801 366 or email: office@mewso.org.

MEWSo is a grassroots organisation that aims to help disadvantaged women from a number of different ethnic, religious, and economic backgrounds. All information provided to MEWSo is strictly confidential and only used to provide adequate services for our clients. For more information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy on our website.

​If you would like more information about our campaign, please don’t hesitate to contact us. If you would like to support our cause, please consider donating or look at our vacancy page for volunteering options.