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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 23 May 2022

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

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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

Advised on registration.Term 3
Dates to be confirmed.
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
Advised on registration

Term 3Dates 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
Location provided on registration.

Advised on registrationTerm 3
Dates to 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

Family Court Support at WISConfidential support for women attending the Family and Federal Circuit 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
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.


June 1

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.
AdelaideMay 31

Volunteer at
the Women’s Information Service - Information Session

Applications are now open to join our team as a WIS regional or metropolitan volunteer. Register for our online information session on 26 May at 10am. You can find out more on our website hereWomen’s Information Service
101 Grenfell Street
Ph. 8303 0590
Register by email:
Online via ZoomMay 26

June 3
Catherine Helen Spence Memorial ScholarshipProvides up to $25,000 in financial support to young women (20-35) to investigate or study social problems in Australia and overseas. Now open for applications - closes 5 September 2022.Office for Women
More information here
Register for information session (June 16th 5-6pm) by email:
 AdelaideInformation session
June 16
Colour, Coffee & Chat at the Whyalla WIS Haven

A safe space for women to make friends, or chat to our friendly staff!
Materials provided 11:00am-12.30pm.

WIS Haven Whyalla
Ph. 0407 251 696 or Ph. 8645 8233

Young Mum's Group
at WIS The Haven
Mount Barker

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
Come along to Fiction Addiction Book Club at the Mt Barker WIS Haven. First Thursday of the month.WIS Haven Whyalla
Ph. 0407 251 696 or Ph. 8645 8233
WhyallaJune 2
Women’s Legal Service OutreachBook a free appointment with a lawyer from the Women’s Legal Service.
Only by appointment. 9.30am-3pm.
Women’s Legal Service at
Elizabeth Rise Community Centre
Ph. 8221 5553 to book.
Elizabeth Downs

May 27

Access Pathway
Program – University of Adelaide

Alternative pathway for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to study at Adelaide Uni. Eligibility criteria apply.Wirltu Yarlu Aboriginal Education
Ph: 8313 3623
Intro to My Gov and Digital Employment ServicesLearn how to use Jobactive, do your Job Seeker snapshot, upload applications, link your MyGov services and more.Hackham West Community Centre
Ph. 8384 1065
Hackham WestWednesdays
Cert II Retail SkillsGain the skills and knowledge to be competent in a range of retail functions. 6-week course. $50 for ATSI students.Tafe SA - Aboriginal Access Centre
Ph. 8207 3664


25 May

Healing Together Our Way7-week Culturally safe program with separate groups for First Nations men and women who are in a relationship.Collective Trauma Foundation
Ph. Tod on 0451 108 060
Prospect and CollinswoodStarts
May 30
Seasons for Healing4-week program using seasons as a way of supporting and helping you understand and handle feelings. Small groups for people dealing with grief and loss.Aboriginal Family Support Services
Ph. 8281 5440 - Paralowie
Ph. 8723 6110 - Mount Gambier


Mount Gambier

Starts June 7

Starts June 9

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
Developing Resilience for separated familiesDevelop positive ways to help you and your child deal with challenges, identify family strengths. Bookings essential.Centacare
Ph. 8215 6700
AdelaideMay 24
Circle of Security Parenting7-week program - explore how secure parent-child relationships can be built, supported, and strengthened.Hackham Community Centre
Ph. Steph on 0429 219 206
Bookings essential

May 26

How to talk so kids will listenA workshop for families experiencing separation - develop strategies to communicate effectively with your kids. Bookings essential, no creche available.Centacare
Ph. 8215 6700
AdelaideMay 31
Healthy Homes, Resilient Families – Growing up Healthy5-week course. Provides information about nutrition, food safety, managing food budgets, and practicing new skills.Aboriginal Family Support Services
Ph. 8723 6110
Mount Gambier

May 31

Parenting in Australia2-part workshop for multicultural families – build understanding of your child and their healthy development.Darlington Children’s Centre
Ph. 8296 2686.  
Bookings essential.
Seacombe GardensStarts
June 2
Supporting Children after SeparationWorkshop for separated parents. Understand and manage the changes in your family. Bookings essential. Cost $5.Centacare
Ph. 8215 6700  
AdelaideJune 8
Supporting Children after SeparationWorkshop for separated parents. Understand and manage the changes in your family. Bookings essential. Cost $5.Centacare
Ph. 8252 2311
Elizabeth ParkJune 9
Supporting Children after SeparationOnline session for separated parents to understand and manage the changes in their family. Bookings essentialCentacare
Ph. 8215 6700
Online via ZoomJune 15
Bringing Up Great Kids4-week course for parents and carers to encourage practices that build optimism capability and competence in children.Lockleys Children’s Centre
Ph. Rachael on 0427 534 656
Bookings essential

June 16

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