Our Work

Here is our work, alongside some of the events we attend

Himaya Haven Away Day

22/06/2019 - Himaya Haven put on an away day for members of the team. Delivered by Dr Martin Glynn, understanding the underlying issues of crime and specifically desistance in the criminal justice...

Sparkhill Street Watch

20/06/2019 - West Midlands Police, Sgt Hanif and Inspector Imran, working in partnership with Himaya Haven and local residents joined forces to create safer...

Himaya Haven Mentoring Training

20/06/2019 - Himaya Haven offered mentoring training to it's team, delivered by Raymond Douglas. The training was tailored around how to mentor returning...

H.M.P Birmingham Open Day

18/06/2019 - Himaya Haven were at H.M.P Birmingham's open day alongside other services that can be useful to families who have someone in prison. We also had a lovely visit from two...

Birmingham Prison Outreach

02/04/2019 -  Himaya Haven at HMP Birmingham stationed in the visiting center, to provide support and guidance for those who may be in need, especially if it is their first visit (in this prison); as a lot of nerves and confusion may...

Community Safety Event

23/03/2019 - The Sparkhill Park event, attracted a good number of people, young, elders, men and women. We actively engaged with a diverse range of people. issues, which cropped up, included, litter, fly tipping, neglect of the park drugs, knife and gun...

Workshop at Dolphin Center

21/03/2019 - Workshop today at the Dolphin Center. First workshop delivered in Mirpuri, it was an amazing...

Workshop at Bangladesh Women Association

18/03/2019 - Workshop on safeguarding children and families at Bangladesh Women’s Association SmallHeath Birmingham with Razia Tariq Hadait from Himaya Haven CIC and co with PREVENT &...

Street Watch Meeting

14/03/2019 - Today amazing committed community activists joined street watch under the guidance of Sgt Hanif Ullah and Georgina...

Oakwood Prison

22/02/2019 - Meeting in Oakwood Prison regarding in future projects.

Conway School

13/02/2019 - Today at Conway School,raising awareness on our work,and keeping children safe. With Liz Whelan and Vanessa from Youth for Human Rights...

Beyond the Blade

03/02/2019 - A discussion in which we had talked about how knife crime had cause the deaths of children and teen in 2017 and talked about how we can come up with possible solutions to the issues surounding knife...

Prison Link Panel

29/01/2019 - Today getting my level 2 in prison work signed off. I am the first ever person to complete level 2. My tutor is really impressed asked me to stay behind and speak to the...

De Montfort University

24/01/19 - Today attending and speaking the university seminar impact on short custodial sentences on mothers and their...

Meeting

15/01/2019 - Himaya Haven held a meeting at Chai Lounge regarding a family event in order to raise awareness on street watch and neighbourhood watch.

Starbank Afternoon Tea

14/01/2019 - Attended Starbank School's afternoon tea where they went over the work they have done over the past...

Co-Operative Funding

21/12/2018 - Thank you to our latest funders, Central England Co-Operative for the Making a Difference Community...

Aston Manor Academy Pitch to Teens

14/12/2018 - Himaya Haven pitched an idea of mentoring youths to Year 11 students from Aston Manor Academy. This was to understand what teenagers may think will be most effective in reducing serious violence amongst young people. 85% of students liked the idea...

Level 1 Basic Prison Work Certificate Ceremony

14/12/2018 - Prison Link organised their annual certificate ceremony for their 2018 students who had completed the Level 1 in Basic Prison Work Course. This took place at Lloyds House, where our certificates were presented by Assistant Chief Inspector of WMP and...

Christmas Presents for Prisoner Families

06/12/2018 - Himaya Haven were asking for donations of new toys or money to buy brand new Christmas presents for children of prisoners in HMP Birmingham. However, we managed to deliver toys to four prisons within West Midlands; HMP Birmingham, HMP Brinsford, HMP...

Himaya Haven at HMP Birmingham

04/12/2018 - Himaya Haven have been offered a space in HMP Birmingham to offer emotional and practical support for families of...

Himaya Haven/Gangs and Violence Workshop

30/10/2018 - Introductory workshop into the work that Himaya Haven does as well as information on Gangs and Violence. 11:30am - 1:30pm. Please contact Razia to confirm spaces.

Workshop at Christ Church School

04/10/18 - A workshop delivered at Christ Church School introducing parents to our organisation and outlining the services that we...

Safer Net Workshop

2/10/2018 - Himaya Haven held a workshop for parents on how to be safe on the internet and how to keep their children safe on the internet too. As well as how to encourage conversations on being...

Community Street Walk

25/09/18 - A community walk on Stratford Road from the Camphill roundabout to the junction of Walford Road. In attendance were Razia and Zobia Hadait, Arif Chohan, Maz Iqbal, Shahid Butt, Inspector Imran Mirza, SanaUllah, and...

Gangs and Violence Brainstorming Meeting

18/07/2018 - A meeting held with members of the working group created from Himaya Haven's gangs and violence workshop. We touched upon the main issues mentioned from our last workshop and discussed actions that need to be taken and how we can go about it effectively....

Domestic Abuse Workshop

12/07/2018 - A workshop on domestic abuse highlighting the many forms that it can take. We had Henna Rai sharing her experience of her past two experiences with domestic abuse. ...

Gangs and Violence Workshop

10/07/2018 - A hard-hitting workshop attempting to tackle the increase in youth violence and create a working group. The workshop was ran by Raymond Douglas. In attendance were community members, statutory and voluntary organisations, WM Police and...

Eid-Ul-Fitr Celebrations 2018

28/06/2018 - Ladies only event to celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitr 2018, after a hard and testing Ramadan, this was put together to reward the women for all their efforts in looking after their families during this month and a chance for them to get some beauty treatments! More...

Launch and Open Day

26/04/2018 - Himaya Haven hosts their launch and open day for their new office. The day followed with case studies, speakers Dr. Karamat Iqbal (Consultant at Forward Partnership), Alison Cope (Mother of Joshua Ribera AKA rapper Depzman, who was fatally stabbed),...

Sentinel Talking Stalking Event

28/03/2018 - West Midlands Police event highlighting the affects of stalking. Kerry Daynes, Forensic and Consultant Psychologist, a survivor of stalking, shared her...

HMP Drakehall Visit

27/03/2018 - Himaya Haven visited HMP Drakehall to gift some Qurans, prayer mats and religious literature that were donated on behalf of the community, at the request of Chaplain Sarah. We spent some time with female inmates, discussing the ways we can end the stigma...

Council House Meeting

26/03/2018 - We met with Lead Commissioner of Countering Extremism, Sara Khan, alongside other women organisations. Discussions of improvements for the...

Our New Office

14/03/2018 - Thank you to Kabir and Tabraiz from Greencoat Nursery for our lovely new...

HMP Oakwood

13/03/2018 - Himaya Haven meets with Chaplains from HMP Oakwood, HMP Birmingham, HMP Featherstone prison and HMP Brinsford Youth Offenders. Also, in attendance were 6 inmates who made valuable contributions and feedback, which will be...

Women, Equality and Faith Conference

08/03/2018 - Celebrating Women's International Day, with the panel consisting of Dr. Laura Zahra MacDonald, Rev. Bev Thomas, Lindsey Simmons, Faeeza Vaid and Joy...

Samosa Saturday Networking Event

Pathway2Grow's Ladies only networking event hosted by Nadia Rasul with guest speaker Brenda Dempsey. An opportunity for women to highlight their...

First Aid for Catastrophic Bleeding and CPR Training

  15/02/2018 - First Aid training delivered by Julian Williams (Steroplast Healthcare) alongside the launch of Lynne Baird's (Daniel Baird Foundation All Lives Matter) Bleed Control Kit. The kit was designed to help aid people with catastrophic bleeding after her...

Coffee Morning At Dery Foundation

05/12/2017 - Coffee Morning At Dery Foundation Coffee morning and workshop, raising awareness of our work a really good discussion took place

Conference – West Midlands Victim Summit

28/11/2017 - Conference West Midlands Victim Summit With Julie Din Director Himaya Haven, West Midlands Police Crime Commissioner David Jamieson and Razia Tariq Hadait Director Himaya Haven today at the Victims Summit Razia Tariq Hadait Director of Himaya Haven with...

Coffee Morning

21/11/2017 - Coffee Morning Coffee morning and workshop on Holistic...

Event -West Midlands Police Cyber Summit

31/10/2017 33. Event West Midlands Police Cyber Summit Himaya Haven attending Cyber Summit For Business with West Midlands police and crime commissioner. with Julie...

Event – Emergency to Urgency Youth Crime challenges

20/10/2017 - Event Emergency to Urgency Youth Crime challenges for practitioners Responding to Gangs and Serious Youth Violence Today Himaya Haven attended EMERGENCY to URGENCY Challenges for Practitioners Responding to Gangs and Serious Youth Violence @Brookfield...

Coffee Morning – NLP

11/07/2017 - Coffee Morning NLP Coffee Morning with Neuro Linguistic Programme Karen Baugham...

Mental Health

05/03/2017- We engage launch on their work on Mental Health

Acid Victims Event

2nd March 2017 - Acid Victims Event Acid throwing, also called an acid attack, a vitriol attack or vitriolage, is a form of violent assault defined as the act of throwing acid or a similarly corrosive substance onto the body of another "with the intention to...

FGM Conference

6th Feb 2017 - FGM Conference Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. The practice is found in Africa, Asia and the Middle East,...

Coffee Morning

02/05/2017 - Coffee Morning Coffee morning held at Odara which including our workshop on prevent