Working with Communities to better manage and protect their money.

'empowering and educating communities'

Our Services

Our services focus on providing the following advice, support and participation

Raising awareness on Money Matters in the UK
Provide basic, practical money management support
Advice on energy saving and other household outgoings
Assist with future financial planning and how to save
Information on budgeting and living within means

Advice and support regarding benefit entitlements, e.g. Universal Credit, Pensions and other benefits
Provide basic information on financial products and services available
Provide Money Matters Champions who can share knowledge and information in the community on money related issues
A drop-in service providing information, signposting and advice on basic money matters

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What We Do

Section 1

Train, educate and provide opportunities to raise awareness on financial issues

Section 2

One-to-one service at the drop-in e.g. debt advice, living on a budget, pensions etc.

Section 3

Reaching communities through our Money Matters Champions


Section 4

Provide a service that meets the specialist needs of Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) women by giving them a voice


Section 5

Working with other organisations and advocates for BAME women e.g. job centre, community support workers etc.

Contact Our Project Managers

Tel 1: 07960 501 088

Tel 2: 07743 364 371


About Sawn

SAWN-Support and Action for Women Network was established in 2007 to promote the welfare of Black/African women in Oldham and Great Manchester. SAWN´s aim is to realise the full potential of women by engaging them in activities, provdiing oportunities and events to make women independent,self-sustaining and key players in matters that concern them.

Our Projects

Anti FGM Awareness
Voiceless Victims Prison Project
Interpreting Service
A Friend in Need (AFRIN)
Income Generation

Training & Advice

Signposting & Support

Multi-Agency Work

Our Partners

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The Dorcas Project


Our Address

Unit 1 Stockfield Mill, Chadderton, Oldham OL9 9ES