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WIS What's On

The WIS What's On provides details of services and activities for women of SA as at Monday 08 August 2022

All programs are free/low cost unless otherwise noted. For more details, please visit our Facebook page.

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SERVICES    
The Shark Cage GroupAssertiveness and self-confidence building course for women who have experienced abusive or controlling relationships and/or sexual abuse.

Anglicare SA
Ph. Carla on 0400 764 407 or email
carla.favretto@anglicaresa.com.au

Advised on registrationTo  be confirmed.
The Shark Cage Group8-week supportive and informative group for women who have had more than one experience of abuse in their lives. Crèche may be available.Uniting Care Wesley Bowden
Contact Dianne Ph. 0477 709 821
E: danne.haufe@ucwb.org.au
PenningtonStarts
August 9
Women are Strong Women do Survive8-week support group for women exploring the effects of abusive relationships. Creche available – bookings essential.Multi Agency
Ph. 8215 6310
Southern SuburbsTo be confirmed
Women: Strength and Safety6-week support group for women dealing with the effects of abusive relationships. Bookings essential.Multi Agency
Ph. 8215 6700
Location provided on registration.
Northern suburbsStarts
August 18
Zahra Foundation
Early Paths to
Empowerment
9-week course for women 18 – 35 years who are recovering from family and domestic abuse. Registrations essential.Zahra Foundation
Ph. 8352 1889
program@zahrafoundation.org.au
Location advised on registrationTo be confirmed

Zahra Foundation
Pathways to Empowerment

9-week group course for women who have experienced domestic violence, with practical activities to achieving goals in life. Registrations essential.

Zahra Foundation
Ph. 8352 1889
program@zahrafoundation.org.au
Location provided on registration.

Central location

To be confirmed

Zahra Foundation
Pathways to Empowerment

9-week group course for women who have experienced domestic violence, with practical activities to achieving goals in life. Registrations essential.Zahra Foundation
Ph. 8352 1889
program@zahrafoundation.org.au
Location provided on registration
Southern locationTo be confirmed
Women's Domestic Violence Court Assistance ServiceSpecialist legal service for women affected by domestic & family violence. Includes assistance with intervention orders and ending tenancy agreements.Women's Domestic Violence Court Assistance Service - WDVCAS
Ph.1800 246 642
Multiple locationsOngoing
Family and Domestic Violence No Interest Loans (NILS) support at WISWIS is now supporting access to No Interest Loans for women affected by family and domestic violence. Contact us if you need support or information when preparing your NILS application.

Women’s Information Service
101 Grenfell Street
Ph. 8303 0590
wis@sa.gov.au

AdelaideOngoing
Family Court Support at WISConfidential support for women attending the Federal Circuit and Family Court in Adelaide. We also provide support if you have an online hearing, mediation, or family conference.For more information or to book your family court support please contact the Women’s Information Service on
 Ph. 8303 0590
AdelaideOngoing
Zahra Foundation Outreach at WISFinancial counselling for women who have experienced domestic and family violence, at the Women’s Information Service shopfront at 101 Grenfell St

Zahra Foundation
Ph. 8352 1889
Bookings available.

Adelaide

August 18

Ombudsman SA Outreach at WISTalk to Ombudsman SA if you believe you have been treated unfairly or unreasonably by a state or local government agency or department.Ombudsman SA at WIS.
Drop-in 10am – 12 noon.
Ph. 8303 0590
Call-back service available anytime.
AdelaideAugust 25
Tax Help at WISA Tax Help volunteer will be at City WIS to help people on low incomes complete simple tax returns online.  Thursdays 9am to 12:45pm. Call to check eligibility and to book a session.Women’s Information Service
101 Grenfell Street
Ph. 8303 0590
wis@sa.gov.au
AdelaideThursdays
Financial CounsellingAssistance for people who are
struggling to manage their finances and provide information, options and advocacy support. 9am-2pm.
Uniting Communities |
Hackham Community Centre
To book an appointment
Ph. 8202 5010
HackhamMondays
SOCIALCONNECTION    
Crafting at the Whyalla WIS HavenJoin our lovely WIS volunteers for scrapbooking, card making and all things craft. Fortnightly on Fridays.WIS Haven Whyalla at
Centacare Whyalla
Ph. 0407 251 696
Ph.8645 8233
WhyallaAugust 19
Colour, Coffee and Chat at the Whyalla WIS HavenA safe space for women to make friends, or chat to our friendly staff.
Materials provided! Monday fortnights
WIS Haven Whyalla at
Centacare Whyalla
Ph. 0407 251 696
Ph.8645 8233
Whyalla

August 15

Craft & Chat at the Port Pirie WIS HavenMake new friends, learn new skills and take home something great. Everything you need will be provided at no cost.
Wednesdays 11am-1pm during term 3.
WIS Haven Port Pirie
Port Pirie Community Centre
Ph. 0499 420 923
Bookings requested.
Port PirieWednesdays

Young Mums at the
Mount Barker
WIS Haven

Social group for young and expectant mums aged up to 25 years. Meet other mums, in a relaxed, supportive and child friendly environment. 10am - noonWIS Haven Mount Barker at
Mount Barker Community Centre
Ph. 0439 002 785
Mount BarkerWednesdays
Fiction Addiction
Book Club
Fiction Addiction Book Club at the Mount Barker WIS Haven. Join us on the first Thursday of the month. 1-2.30pm.WIS Haven Mount Barker at
Mount Barker Community Centre
Ph. 0439 002 785
Mount BarkerSeptember 1

Craft and a Cuppa at the Mount Barker WIS Haven

Bring your craft, enjoy a chat and a cuppa, socialise, and make new friends! 10am-12pm. Gold coin donation.Mount Barker Community Centre
Ph. 8391 2747
Mount BarkerFridays
Women’s GroupCome and meet other women at a community driven women’s group. Focus on wellbeing, empowerment, art and craft and of course food! Creche.Junction Australia |
Hackham Community Centre
Ph. 8392 3080
Please register and book.
HackhamTuesdays 
Women Having FunAn inclusive, supportive group of women who come together to have time out from life and lift each other up.Hackham West Community Centre
Ph. 8384 1065
Creche available.
Hackham WestWednesdays
Women’s Yarnin’ CircleWomen’s group for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander families; arts & crafts, excursions, healing, lunch & yarns over cuppa. Fortnightly on WednesdaysNeporendi Aboriginal Forum Inc. | Vine Street Centre
Ph. 8322 1120 or Ph. 0466 945 073
Please phone to book in.
Old Reynella

Wednesdays fortnightly

Multicultural Women’s Group

Join us in sharing Parenting
information. Creche available.
9:30-11:00am, during school terms.

C.A.F.E. Enfield
Contact Jill for more information
Ph. 8342 3329
EnfieldThursdays

Women’s Coffee
and Craft

Informal group that is open to all women. Tea, coffee and light refreshments provided. Come as you are, no booking necessary. 12-2pm.Hackham Community Centre
Ph. 8392 3080
HackhamFridays

Young Women
of MYSA

A fun and welcoming environment for young women to learn new skills, create new friendships and build confidence. Please call for dates and to book.Multicultural Youth SA
Ph. 8212 0058
E: Zahra@mysa.com.au
AdelaideSaturdays fortnightly
HEALTH    

Breast Screen SA -
mobile service at Naracoorte

BreastScreen SA invites women aged over 50 years to come along for their free 2 yearly screening mammogram.BreastScreen SA
For more information and to book
Ph. 13 20 50  
E: HelloBSSA@sa.gov.au
NaracoorteUntil
August 23
Breast Screen SA -
mobile service at Tanunda
BreastScreen SA invites women aged over 50 years to come along for their free 2 yearly screening mammogram.BreastScreen SA
For more information and to book Ph. 13 20 50
E: HelloBSSA@sa.gov.au
Tanunda

Until
September 13

EDUCATION    
The Art BusLearn how to engage with visual arts and build confidence through talking to people about your art. Join anytime.Catherine House Women’s Centre
Contact Lisa Grant
E: LisaG@catherinehouse.org.au
AdelaideAugust 4 to
29 September
Live your best life and plan for the future10-week course to develop knowledge and skills in communication, problem solving, exploring strengths and more.Catherine House Women’s Centre
Contact Lisa Grant
Ph. 0418 856 129,
E: LisaG@catherinehouse.org.au
Adelaide
Starts
August 9
Disability and Aboriginality:
The Intersection Explained
Do you work with or care for an Aboriginal person with disability?
A session for carers and community members who want to learn more.
Aboriginal Family Support Services
Ph. Denika on 8281 3440
E: ndis@afss.com.au
ParafieldAugust 25
September
8 and 22
Catherine Helen Spence Memorial ScholarshipProvides financial support to young women (20-35) to investigate or study social problems in Australia or overseas.Office for Women
More information here
not applicableApplications close September 5

Young Carer
Bursary

Provides financial support to carers aged 12- 25 who are studying or training in 2022/2023.  Criteria apply.Young Carers Network
Apply here
OnlineApplications close September 13
PARENTING    

eSafety 2022
Parent & Carer Webinars

Every month live webinars about online safety for your children.More information  on their website  hereOnlineOngoing
Supporting Children after SeparationWorkshop for separated parents. Understand and manage the changes in your family. Bookings essential. Cost $5.

Centacare

Ph. 8215 6700

E: registrations@centacare.org.au

Adelaide

August 10

Supporting Children after SeparationWorkshop for separated parents. Understand and manage the changes in your family. Bookings essential. Cost $5.Centacare on Ph. 8252 2311
E: registrations@centacare.org.au
Elizabeth ParkAugust 18
Supporting Children after SeparationOnline session for separated parents to understand and manage the changes in their family. Bookings essentialCentacare
Ph. 8215 6700
E: registrations@centacare.org.au
Online via ZoomAugust 25
Circle of Security Parenting8-week program assists parents to build stronger and more secure relationships with their children. Learn about understanding and responding to children's needs Bookings essential. Creche may be available.


Pennington Children's Centre
Ph. Diane on 0477 709 821


Ocean View Children’s Centre
Ph. RASA CAPSwest on 8340 2022

Pennington

Taperoo

Starts August 11

Starts August 12

Bringing Up Great Kids6-week course about understanding the messages of your child’s behaviour and developing strategies to manage your parenting approach. Bookings required.Kilburn Community Centre | Relationships Australia SA
Ph. 8340 2022
E: CAPSwest@rasa.org.au
Kilburn

Starts
August 16

Infant Massage5-week group for parents and caregivers with babies under 12 months. Strengthen your bond with your baby. Bookings essential.C.A.F.E. Enfield |
Relationships Australia SA
Ph. 8340 2022
E: CAPSwest@rasa.org.au
EnfieldStarts
August 17
Stronger Together WorkshopsFree workshops – delivered in English. Session 1: The family and children’s development in physical health, mental health and behaviours. Session 2. The family as the foundation of society.Australian South East Asian Women’s Association
Ph 0452 641 368
E: aseawa@chariot.net.au
Woodville

Session 1 - August 17 & 24

Session 2 - August 23 & 31

Tuning in to Kids6-week program assists parents to enhance communication and support their children's emotional and social development. Creche available.Renown Park Children's Centre |
Uniting Care Wesley Bowden
Ph. Michael 0417 196 119
E: cfss.mailbox@ucwb.org.au
Renown ParkStarts
August 22
How to Talk so Kids Will ListenWorkshop for families experiencing separation. Develop strategies to communicate effectively with your kids.Centacare
Ph. 8215 6700
E: registrations@centacare.org.au
SalisburySeptember 6
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