Women's Programmes

 

1 IN 3 WOMEN GLOBALLY EXPERIENCE GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

1 MILLION UNEMPLOYED WOMEN IN THE UK AND 180,000 IN LONDON

HACKNEY IS THE 11TH MOST DEPRIVED LOCAL AUTHORITY IN THE UK

But wait ... aren't you a bakery? The short answer is yes, Luminary Bakery LTD is a social enterprise bakery. This means that graduates from our courses are offered paid employment within our bakery (that's the social enterprise part). Luminary LTD is a registered charity providing training, employment and community to the most disadvantaged women in London with experience of Gender Based Violence. This is including: domestic abuse, prostitution, sexual exploitation, trafficking and honour based violence

Luminary LTD work holistically with women for 2 years, offering a safe space to train, support as they overcome barriers from lack of opportunity, preparation for employment, and guidance in building towards a positive future.

 

Check out our FAQs for more, you can read more about Luminary’s model and the impact we have by downloading our 2019 IMPACT REPORT here. 

Of the women Luminary has supported:

69%

have experienced homelessness

24%

are survivors of human trafficking

78%

struggle with mental health issues

26%

have been through the criminal justice system


"Before I came to Luminary, my life had fallen apart. I struggled in a world where my voice was unheard and my identity had been stripped from me. Since going through the course, I now have regained my confidence, gained life-skills and am on a path to reach my goals of independence. Luminary has gifted me with so many opportunities, I honestly don't know where I would be without them!"


Employability Training Program

These run for 6 months and during this time women will:

Train with a small group of women: learn and achieve together, learn to bake to a professional standard, have access one-to-one support, gain transferrable skills for employment, achieve a Level 2 Food Hygiene qualification, work through life skills sessions on character development and gain confidence in a safe and holistic space

These run for 6 months and during this time women will:

Train with a small group of women: learn and achieve together, learn to bake to a professional standard, have access one-to-one support, gain transferrable skills for employment, achieve a Level 2 Food Hygiene qualification, work through life skills sessions on character development and gain confidence in a safe and holistic space

Baking to a Professional Standard

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Transferrable Skills

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Life Skills & Character Development

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Progression Support Program

These run for 6 months and during this time women will:

Train with a small group of women: learn and achieve together, learn to bake to a professional standard, have access one-to-one support, gain transferrable skills for employment, achieve a Level 2 Food Hygiene qualification, work through life skills sessions on character development and gain confidence in a safe and holistic space

These run for 18 months and during this time women will:

Work with a one-to-one progression worker, have opportunities to apply for paid work at Luminary, work with a professional mentor to reach their goals, access ongoing practical support and signposting and be offered external employment opportunities

Independence

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Employment

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Mentorship & How To Get Involved

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Past Graduates & Where They Are Now

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We couldn't provide opportunities to disadvantaged women without the generosity of individuals and organisations.
Some of our funders include: