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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 28 November 2022

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

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Download the 16 Days of Activism PDF: 16 Days WIS What's On (PDF 618.5 KB)

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 0403 750 182
Ph. 8186 8919  or email

Advised on registrationTo  be confirmed.
Women are Strong Women do Survive8-week educational support group for women dealing with the effects of abusive relationships.
Creche available – bookings essential
Multi Agency
Ph. 8215 6310
Location provided on registration.
Southern suburbs

To 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 suburbsTo be confirmed
Family and Domestic Violence Peer Support GroupAn open group for people who have survived family and domestic violence to come together to share their experiences of what it has been like to build a different life for themselves. Creche available.Junction Australia
Ph.8392 3080
Tammy at

Hackham Area

Address provided on registration

Mondays fortnightly

Zahra Foundation
Pathways to Empowerment

9-week group courses for women who have experienced domestic violence, with practical activities to achieving goals in life. Healthy Relationship; Healthy Communication; and Healthy Futures. Registrations essential.Zahra Foundation
For more information contact -
Ph. 8352 1889
Location advised on registrationTo 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 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
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.


December  7

Ombudsman SA Outreach at WISTalk to the Ombudsman SA if you believe you have been treated unfairly or unreasonably by a state government department or local government agency.Ombudsman SA at WIS.
Drop-in 10am – 12 noon.
Ph. 8303 0590
Call-back service available.
AdelaideReturns in February 2023
Toiletry DonationsThe Haven at Mount Barker is collecting donations of women's toiletries to share in the lead-up to Christmas 
Mount Barker Community Centre,
3 Dumas St, Mount Barker
Ph.04389 002 785
Mount BarkerOngoing
Women’s Legal Service OutreachConfidential legal service that provides legal assistance and representation to women. Call to book an appointment.Women’s Legal Service
Ph. 8221 5553
Seacombe Gardens

Elizabeth Downs



PartnerSPEAK Information sessionPartneSPEAK offers support to non-offending persons affected by another’s involvement with child sexual abuse and child exploitation materialPartnerSPEAK and
Women’s Information Service
To register please contact WIS via
OnlineDecember 7

16 Days of Activism:  
Mount Gambier

Activities taking place in Mt Gambier and surrounding towns to shine a spotlight on the issue of violence against women. Look for our stalls at Rotary Market, Centro, Market PlaceWIS Haven Mt Gambier at
Mt Gambier Library
Ph. 0439 169 925
Mount Gambier

November 25


December 10

16 day of Activism:
Walk for Peace and Courage

Wear something orange and join Zonta on a walk from the Big Gum Tree in Gawler Arcade to Gawler Pocket Park on Julian Terrace. Meet at 10am.Zonta Club of Gawler
For more information email:
GawlerDecember 10
Young One's Gardening Group at WIS Haven WhyallaWe are excited to invite mums, grandmas, caregivers, and their young ones to our first gardening club.
We have wonderful fun filled nature-based activities for you to join us.
WIS Haven Whyalla at
Centacare Whyalla
Ph. 0407 251 696
Please register your interest.

Starts November 30

Coffee and Chat at the Mount Gambier WIS HavenJoin us for a Christmas craft workshop at 10am. Make cards, a tealight candle and other goodies. Please register.WIS Haven Mt Gambier at
Mt Gambier Library
Ph. 0439 169 925
Mount GambierNovember 30

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

Women’s Walking Group at the
Gawler WIS Haven

Walk and talk for health, fun and friendship. Easy walk, suitable for most abilities and pram friendly. All welcome. Join us afterwards for a coffee and chat!WIS Haven Gawler at
Gawler Community House
Ph. 0466 810 553.
GawlerThursdays fortnightly
The Glow Up at Gawler WIS HavenJoin us from 10.30am to noon for a chat in a relaxed environment, with coffee and tea provided. Get together with an inclusive, supportive group of women.Gawler Community House
Ph. 0466 810 553
Women's Shed: 4 Workshop SeriesCome along and learn some woodworking and
handyperson skills. 4 sessions
Mount Barker Men's Shed
Ph: 83912747
Mount BarkerStarts November 14
Breast Screen SA -
mobile service
BreastScreen SA invites women aged over 50 years to come along for their free 2 yearly screening mammogram.
It can take as little as 10 minutes!
BreastScreen SA
For more information and to book
Ph. 13 20 50

Victor Harbor


Port Lincoln

Until Nov 21

Nov 23–Dec 14

Until Jan 23

Are you a Carer?
Carers SA Information Session

A carer is someone who helps a
family member or friend with managing their daily needs. Learn about the supports available to you with Carers SA and connect with other carers.
Carers SA
For more information and to book contact Debby at Carers SA
Ph. 0423 338 585
SeafordNovember 29
Catherine House – 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
AdelaideOctober 20 to December 8
Catherine House – Music CourseA music program that offers structured and non-structured opportunities, learn to sing, and harmonise, read, and play music in a group. Join anytime.Catherine House Women’s Centre
Contact Lisa Grant
AdelaideOctober 21 to December 9
Aboriginal Pathway Program at UniSAFree, 18-month program to prepare Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students for university study. Provides face-to-face teaching and support to study on campus, with direct entry into any UniSA degree on completion.University of South Australia
Apply online here

For further information
Mount Gambier Port Lincoln Whyalla
Apply now to start in February 2023
Supporting Children after SeparationWorkshop for separated parents. Understand and manage the changes in your family. Bookings essential. Cost $5.

Ph. 8215 6700


November 30

December 16

Supporting Children after SeparationWorkshop for separated parents. Understand and manage the changes in your family. Bookings essential. Cost $5.Centacare on Ph. 8252 2311
Elizabeth Park

December 8

Supporting Children after SeparationOnline session for separated parents to understand and manage the changes in their family. Bookings essentialCentacare
Ph. 8215 6700
Online via Zoom

December 14

Siblings in Focus Resilience Program (FRIENDS)For 5-12-year old siblings of
children with disabilities and/or chronic
illness. Make social connections and build strategies for emotional resilience.
Junction Australia
Ph. Tammy on 8392 3080


Bringing Up Great Kids4-week course for separated mums and female carers to encourage parenting practices that build competence, optimism and capability in children.Centacare
Ph. 8215 6700
November 29
The Fast Five:
parenting tips that really work
This workshop collects key concepts from current Australian research into effective parenting strategies.Centacare
Ph. 8215 6700
AdelaideDecember 6
Growing and learning in the family2-part workshop to help families and caregivers gain an understanding of how children learn through play and form meaningful connections.Hackham West Community Centre
Ph. Bel Pollard on 0438 862 295
Bookings essential.
Hackham WestStarts December 9
Keeping Families Safe: Picking up the pieces after domestic violenceWorkshop for separated parents/carers to explore how to support children as they heal and strategies to nature their wellbeing. Bookings essential.Centacare
Ph. 8215 6700
AdelaideDecember 13
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