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Our Vision

Inspiring women, raising aspirations, strengthening families & Communities

Why we do, what we do...

Shantona Women’s Centre is a unique service that provides women, children, young people and families with an open and transparent support system.

Our family support service offers a holistic approach to dealing with many diverse and complex issues. With over 14 languages spoken at the centre, we pride ourselves on having a multi-cultural team of workers who collectively bring together a broad range of experiences, different ideas and create a solid and knowledgeable support system for those who need it.


Multi-lingual organisation • Multi-cultural organisation • Combined team experience of over 100 years working in the voluntary sector • Over 20 years making a difference in Leeds


•To inspire culturally diverse women, girls and their families to be confident, independent, resilient and to reach their full potential •To raise awareness of systemic and cultural barriers to equity, and empower women to challenge them •Collaborating with partners to create a safe space for women within the community


At Shantona our key aim is to work with the following 5 areas:

  • Engaging Communities
  • Voice
  • Influence
  • Sustainable Growth
  • Talent


We are: Compassionate, Inclusive, Collaborative, Courageous