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Women's Support Services

Drop-in Support Groups

Information and support groups for women who have experienced control, violence or abuse in an intimate partner relationship take place weekly throughout the year at three different city locations. Women can attend at any time. Child care is provided. There is no fee.

Location Day Time
West Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm
South Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm
Northeast Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm

Women's Drop-in Support Groups brochure

Registered Groups

Making Connections

For women who have experienced control, violence or abuse in an intimate partner relationships.

Registered groups are held weekly for 8-12 weeks per phase at various city locations. These groups provide support, education and opportunities for healing in a safe environment. Child care is provided. There is no fee for these programs.

Phase II: Learning About Ourselves

June 10 - August 14, 2014

Please call the assessment line at 780-496-4777 to register and for a location.

Prerequisite: Phase I: Increased Awareness of Abuse

 

Phase I: Increased Awareness of Abuse
Topics:

  • Perspectives on abuse
  • Characteristics of abuse vrs. respectful relationships
  • Impact of violence on women and children
  • Safety planning

Phase II: Learning About Ourselves
Topics:

  • Self-esteem and self-discovery
  • Boundaries
  • Assertiveness
  • Goal-setting
Phase III: Advocacy

Community volunteer mentors, former Phase III participants and current Phase III participants work on a project or an issue of concern related to family violence

Family Violence Prevention brochure

For more information:

Neighbourhoods, Parks and Community Recreation

Title Assessment and Short-Term Counselling Services
Telephone

780-496-4777