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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 26September 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 registrationTo  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
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 suburbsTo be confirmed
Family and Domestic Violence Peer Support Group

An open, peer-support 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

Ph.8392 3080
or email Tammy at

Hackham Area
(Location provided on booking)
Starts October 17
Starts October 18
Zahra Foundation
Early Paths to
9-week course for women 18 – 35 years who are recovering from family and domestic abuse. Registrations essential.Zahra Foundation
Ph. 8352 1889
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

Northern suburbs

Central location

Southern suburbs

October 18

October 20

October 19
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.


October 20

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
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.
AdelaideSeptember 29
Ignite: an afternoon for womenAn afternoon of activities, music and food. An opportunity for women to connect with services in a safe and private environment. 1-3.30pm.Hutt St Centre
Ph 8418 2500
Held first Thursday of the month.
AdelaideOctober 6
Fiction Addiction
Book Club
Join the group at the WIS Haven on the first Thursday of the month for our friendly book club chat. 1pm-2.30pm.WIS Haven Mount Barker at
Mount Barker Community Centre
Ph. 0439 002 785
Mount BarkerOctober 6

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
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

October 17

October 31

Craft & Chat Port Pirie WIS HavenCome along and join other women to learn craft in a relaxed, friendly environment.Port Pirie Community Centre
Ph. 0499 420 923 to book
Port PirieWednesdays

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
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 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.
Women TogetherEnjoy relaxed conversation, share a skill or learn something new. All levels of English are welcome, children welcome and no bookings required. 1.30-3pm.MarionLIFE and
Australian Refugee Association
Ph. 82770304  
Mitchell ParkWednesdays
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
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

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

Young Women

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
AdelaideSaturdays fortnightly
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

Port Lincoln

Victor Harbor


From Sept 30

Until Nov 21

From Nov 23

Carer ExpoA free event showcasing the service providers, community organisations, government agencies and support services available for unpaid carers.Carers SA - Ph. 1800 422 737
Register at Eventbrite:
WoodvilleOctober 18
Ingkarni Wardli Technologies ProgramFor Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in years 10, 11 or 12. This immersive camp give an opportunity to experience the many ways that STEM can be applied to the real world.To apply go to:  Ingkarni Wardli Technologies Program Expression of Interest | Wirltu Yarlu | University of AdelaideAdelaideOctober 10
Computer and Online Basics10-week class that helps develop basic skills and build confidence with computers and using the internet.Pooraka Farm Community Centre
Adult Community Education
Ph. 84068488
October 19

Introduction to Care:
Aged, Disability
and Health

10-week program introducing the skills and knowledge required to work in the care field. Thursday & Friday mornings.Pooraka Farm Community Centre
Adult Community Education
Ph. 84068488
October 20
Everyday Conversation SkillsImprove your English conversation and general speaking skills in a relaxed supportive environment. 9.30-11.30amPooraka Farm Community Centre
Adult Community Education
Ph. 84068488
TALK: basic English for everyday lifePractice speaking English with other people; understanding spoken English; basic writing. Creche may be available.Australian Refugee Association
Ph. Mohsen on 8354 2951


Smithfield Plains



Supporting Children after SeparationWorkshop for separated parents. Understand and manage the changes in your family. Bookings essential. Cost $5.

Ph. 8215 6700


September 28

October 21

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 ParkSeptember 29

October 11
Supporting Children after SeparationOnline session for separated parents to understand and manage the changes in their family. Bookings essentialCentacare
Ph. 8215 6700
Online via ZoomOctober 14
Stepping Up to Gaming4-week program for young people 11-17 together with their parents/caregivers. Focuses on developing a balanced approach to gaming. Bookings essential.Relationships Australia SA
Ph. 8250 6600
ElizabethStarts September 29
Mindfulness and Self Care for Parents and CarersWorkshop covering simple mindfulness techniques that will enhance your parenting experience with your children. Bookings essential.Fleurieu Families | Centacare
Ph. 8551 0542
Victor HarborOctober 18
Circle of Security Parenting6-week course. Learn how to help your child to feel secure, and enjoy a more fulfilling relationship with your child. Bookings essential. No creche provided.Centacare
Ph. 8215 6700
Elizabeth DownsStarts
October 18
Flinders Family Fun DayJoin us for our local Family Fun Day with a free BBQ lunch. 10am-2pm.Flinders and Upper North
Local Health Network
Ph. 8688 7395
Leigh CreekOctober 26
Who’s in Charge?8-week program for parents and carers of young people (8-18) who are beyond control, violent or defiant. Reclaim respect and calm in your family.Reconnect | Centacare
Ph. Trevor on 8405 6862
Ph. Centacare on 8215 6700
October 27
Circle of Security Parenting for Mandarin speakersLearn how to help your child to feel secure, and successfully manage their emotions. Bookings essential. 8 weeks.Uniting Communities
Ph. Rita Fu on 0458 112 035
October 27
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