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Office for Women

WIS What's On

The WIS What's On provides details of services and activities for women of SA as at Monday 04 December 2023

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

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Women are Strong Women do Survive8-week educational support group for women dealing with the effects of abusive relationships. Bookings essential.

Ph. 8215 6310.
Location provided on registration.

Southern Address provided on registrationTo be advised
Women are Strong Women do Survive8-week educational support group for women dealing with the effects of abusive relationships. Bookings essential.Hands of Hope
Ph. Tammy on 0403 772 859
Northern Area Address provided on registrationTo be advised
The Shark Cage Group – (It is recommended to complete Women are Strong women do survive before  attending The Shark Cage)

An assertiveness and self-confidence building course

8-week course to help you build a strong sense of self and to feel empowered

Ursula Ph.0439 981 045
Sandra Ph. 0447 525 288


Crèche available: Jo Ph. 0429 269 320.

Southern Address provided on registrationTo be advised
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
Email Tammy at
Southern Area
Address provided on registration
Mondays  during school terms
Out of the ShadowsA group for female survivors of family and domestic violence. Dates provided on registrationRelationships Australia
Ph. 8223 4566 or email
Address provided on registrationFridays during 2023.

Zahra Foundation – Pathways to Empowerment

Healthy Communication

9-week group courses for women who have experienced domestic violence. Explores boundaries, communication strategies and respectful relationships.

Zahra Foundation
Ph. 8352 1889

NorthFeb 6
Zahra Foundation Pathways to Empowerment -Healthy Decisions9-week group courses for women who have experienced domestic violence. Explores social norms, decision making and advocating for self and others

Zahra Foundation
Ph. 8352 1889

Taking expressions of interest for Term 2
Zahra Foundation Pathways to Empowerment -Healthy Relationships9-week group courses for women who have experienced domestic violence.Uses creative activities focusing on reconnection with self and community, values and rights.

Zahra Foundation
Ph. 8352 1889

CentralFeb 8
Zahra Foundation Pathways to Empowerment -Healthy Futures9-week group courses for women who have experienced domestic violence.  Builds on skills and goal setting, with the ability to create an individual pathway plan for the future including information and support for study or work.Zahra Foundation Ph. 8352 1889 9
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
Women's Domestic Violence Court Assistance Service – Outreach Mount GambierWe will be attending at the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court fortnightly to assist women who have applied for private intervention orders. We will be available to meet with clients and support services.Legal Services Commission
Ph. 1800 246 642
Mount GambierFortnightly
Women’s Legal Services SAWLSSA provides free legal advice and representation for women, facing financial hardship and support to access the Red Cross financial grant for temporary visa holders experiencing violenceWomen’s Legal Services SA
Ph. 8231 8929
Women’s Legal Services SA – InDIGO ProgramProviding an integrated legal and support response to women fleeing domestic/ family violence who live or work in the southern metropolitan, Victor Harbour and Kangaroo Island regions.Women’s Legal Service SA & InDIGO
Ph: 8384 2427
Southern metropolitan, Victor Harbour and Kangaroo IslandOngoing
Women’s Legal Services SA –Temporary visa holdersSpecialist and holistic legal services for women on temporary visas who are fleeing domestic/ family violence.Women’s Legal Service SA
Ph: 8231 8929
Free Call: 1800 816 349
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
Subject to volunteer availability
WIS CHATCan’t find the information you are looking for?
You can now talk to WIS via Live Chat on our webpage.
Visit us at Women's Information Service Live-Chat
And click on the: “Hi there, how can I help you” pop-up

Women’s Information Service
Ph. 8303 0590

Women's Information Service Live-Chat

Craft and ChatCome along and join other women to learn craft in a relaxed and friendly environment. All materials provided.Port Pirie Haven
Ph. 0499 420 923
Port PirieWednesdays
Let's Chat Gardening Port Pirie HavenFor women who enjoy gardening
Share ideas, make friends and
guest speakers
Port Pirie Haven
Ph. 0499 420 923
Port PirieFridays
Women and WordsA relaxed group for creative writing therapy run by a well-known local writerGawler Haven
Ph. 0466 801 553
Craft and Conversation – The Haven Mount GambierJoin in with this creative production line to make inspiring gifts for women.The Haven Mount Gambier
Ph. 0439 169 925
Mount GambierSecond Thursday of the month
Mum’s GatheringJoin us Friday mornings between 09.30-11.30 for friendly conversation and special events such as pamper mornings, arts and crafts and special guest speakers. Crèche availableBookings essential, contact Cassandra
Ph. 0448 792 817
Salisbury North
Dec 8
Happy to Chat Women’s GroupJoin us for a free cuppa and a chance to share local knowledge on how to better connect with the community.  Child friendly environment, no bookings required.City of Port Adelaide Enfield
For more information contact Jan 
Ph. 8405 6010 

Wednesday’s fortnightly 

Women's Carer's  Support GroupSupport for those caring for someone experiencing mental ill health or is your carer role impacting your well-being?Mount Barker Community Centre
Contact Kelly – Ph.  0439 823 673
Mount BarkerFirst & second Thursday of the month
Yoga at the HavenJoin us for women only yoga sessions followed by coffee and chat.  Yoga mats provided.Whyalla Haven and Centacare
For further information contact Centacare Ph. 8645 8233
Women’s Community Street SoccerCome and try street soccer, it’s free, fun and suitable for all skill levelsThe Big Issue
For more information contact Erica
Ph. 8359 3450
WayvilleStarts Nov 28
Chai and ChuckleExplore the benefits of bringing laughter back into your day and relearn how to laugh while sharing a pot of tea from cups and saucers.Goolwa Haven
For all enquiries contact
Ph. 0499 407 237 or email
Port Elliot

Dec 5
Dec 12

Afternoon for WomenAn afternoon of free clothes, beauty products, afternoon tea and guest speakers.Ignite
Ph. 8418 2500
AdelaideDec 7
Wyndham Richardson Scholarship FundApply now for a Wyndham Richardson Scholarship, applications are received twice a year, with closing dates 31 January and 31 May.Apply for Wyndham Richardson Scholarship Fund hereOnlineOngoing
Understanding and Responding to StrangulationDo you respond to people who have experienced domestic, family and sexualised violence?  New sessions are now open for teams in any role and sector.Insight Exchange
Register here for Insight Exchange Strangulation Module
Report WritingDo you have to prepare a report for a government service such as NDIS? Consult with an experienced Haven volunteer.The Haven Goolwa
To make an appointment
Ph. 0499 407 237 
Bystander approaches to preventing gender-based violence - SeminarSeminar helps participants to plan how they and their organisations could use bystander approaches to prevent and respond to domestic abuse.Register by Nov 24 at:
Humantrix Bystanders approaches to preventing gender-based violence.
Mawson LakesDec 19
Cyber SecurityA workshop for parents and caregivers about raising children in a digital age.Families Growing Together
Ph. 8384 0050
WoodcroftNov 30
Cyber SecurityA workshop over 2 weeks for parents and caregivers about raising children in a digital age.Department of Human Services
Bookings essential. Contact Caroline 
Ph. 0435 138 884 or
Ingle FarmDec 5
Dec 12
South Australian First Nations Voice to Parliament ElectionJoin us for a yarn to find out everything you need to know about the SA First Nations Voice Election.For more information visit
SA Voice Elections
Ph. 1300 655 232
Murray BridgeJan 16
The Mix SouthA creative social skills development program for autistic youngsters (aged 10-14 negotiable), siblings and family members welcome to join the fun too!Wardli Youth Centre
Register by calling Bel 
Ph. 0402 026 789
Christie DownsStarts Nov 26
ToughloveToughlove supports parents who are experiencing problems with unacceptable behaviour from their teenage or adult children.
$10 per family, then $5 per parent or $7 per couple.  No-one will be excluded due to financial circumstances.  Please speak to facilitator on the night.
Aberfoyle Park Community Centre
Register your interest on
Ph. 8488 2035.
For more information email
Aberfoyle ParkWednesdays
LGBTQIA+ PlaygroupCome and join other rainbow families to play, connect and share.Aldinga Beach Children’s Centre.
For more information Ph. 8557 6208
Aldinga BeachFridays
MyTimeMyTime is a peer support program for parents and carers of a child with a disability, chronic medical condition, or other additional needsWomen’s and Children’s Health Network
Contact Sarah Marsh
Ph. 0403 931 787 or email
Southern AdelaideOngoing
Bringing up Great Kids4-week course for parents and carers to encourage parenting practices that build competence, optimism and capability in childrenCentacare
To register and for more information
Ph. 8215 6700
AdelaideStarts Jan 10
Circle of Security Parenting6-week course to help your child organise their feelings and to feel more secureCentacare
To register and for more information
Ph. 8215 6700
AdelaideStarts Jan 10
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