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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 10 AUG 2020

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

If you would like the WIS What’s On emailed to you, or have your event/program included, please email your name/contact details to

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Women are Strong... Women do Survive8-week support group for women exploring the effects of abusive relationshipsPresented by multi-agencies as part of Onkaparinga Collaborative Approach
Ph. 8215 6310
Christies Beach area, location supplied on registrationStarts Jul 28
The Shark Cage Group9-week assertive and self-confidence building course for women who have experienced abusive or controlling relationshipsAnglicareSA
Ph. 8186 8900
To be advisedTo be advised
Zahra Foundation Financial Counsellor

Providing financial support and assistance to women who have experienced domestic violence.

Face-to-face or phone appointments available.

Zahra Foundation,

please book

Ph. 8352 1889


Location supplied upon requestby appointment 
Family Court SupportAvailable to women attending Family/Federal Circuit Court at 3 Angus St. Adelaide

Women’s Information Service

Ph. 8303 0590

AdelaideOngoing – subject to volunteer availability


Call centres and information lines

For information, including call centres for relief assistance and mental health support, go to

SA COVID-19 Information Line

Ph. 1800 253 787

Mon-Fri, 9am to 5 pm



Women’s GroupFree! Come meet other women at a community driven women’s group. Focus on wellbeing, empowerment, art & craft and, of course, food! Free crèche available

Hackham Community Centre

please book

Ph. 8392 3080



Starts in Term 3

Women’s Yarnin’ CircleWomen’s group for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Families; excursions, arts & crafts, healing, lunch & yarns over cuppa. Please book as may be out on excursion.

Neporendi Aboriginal Forum Inc./ Vine Street Centre

Ph. 8322 1120

or 0466 945 073

Old Reynella


Aug 12

Grow – mental wellness programA weekly peer support group – caring & supportive, community based developed for improving and maintaining mental wellbeing. No charge, referral or registration.


Ph. Deb, 0452 226 203

Breakfast to Dinner4-wk program designed to help you eat and live well on a budget. Cook and take home a meal. Free.

Aldinga Community Centre/ UCWB

Ph. 8556 5940

AldingaStarts Aug 19
Tax Help for women at WISFree Tax Help: community volunteers are trained and accredited by the ATO and provide a free and confidential service to help people who have simple tax affairs and are on low incomes ($60,000 or less), complete their tax returns using myTax.

Women’s Information Service

Ph. 8303 0590

AdelaideUntil the end of October
RSA & Bartender Online CourseFree, 17-30 yrs – complete the course in your own time. To book:

Onkaparinga Youth Enterprise Hub

Ph. 8384 0534


Online/City of OnkaparingaStarts Aug 10
Job Preparation Short CourseLearn how to highlight your employability skills by creating a personal profile. Prepare a resume’ and tailor it to suit different jobs, build your confidence and learn interview tips. Basic word processing skills are required for this course. Cost $25

City of Marion Community Hubs

Ph. 7420 6400

Online via ZoomStarts Aug 3

Renewal SA Works Program:

What’s Working Well

FREE, one-day, interactive workshop aimed at increasing your wellbeing and resilience to help you successfully navigate the job market. This workshop is available to people who have become unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Renewal SA

Ph. Jennifer, 0438 951 897


Port Adelaide

Woodville South

Mitchell Park

Aug 11

Aug 18

Aug 25

Renewal SA Works Program:

Intro to Digital Literacy Workshop

FREE, one-day workshops aimed at helping you troubleshoot your technological skills. This workshop is available to people who have become unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Renewal SA

Ph. Jennifer, 0438 951 897


Munno Para

Mile End

Mitchell Park

Woodville South

Aug 13

Aug 19

Aug 20

Aug 27

Renewal SA Works Program:

Resume and Interview Skills

FREE, one-day workshops aimed at helping you update your resumé, identify your transferable skills and prepare for interview. This workshop is available to people who have become unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Renewal SA

Ph. Jennifer, 0438 951 897


Mile End


Aug 12

Aug 26

Free English Language LessonsFree lessons for visitors, existing students (over 18) or resident migrants; to register:

English Language Centre / Adel. Uni.

Ph. 8313 4777

AdelaideSep 6
ChinwagFun & conversational program for migrant & refugee young people.

Multicultural Youth SA

Ph. Fatima, 8212 0085

My Child and MeFree workshop for parents and helpers to build an understanding of their 3-17 yrs child & their healthy development. Crèche provided, please book.

Parenting SA/Ardtornish Children’s Centre,

Ph. John, 0409 984 495

St. AgnesStarts Aug 12
Infant MassageLearn to practice creating a special time with your baby (under 10-mnths) & build your connection with them.

Relationships Australia,

Ph. 8250 6600

SalisburyStarts Aug 18
Sacred Little Ones – yarn time + online group programSacred Little Ones supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families living with parenting and wellbeing struggles and their little ones aged no more than 30 months.


Ph. Tricia, 8131 3480


Elizabeth Way

Christies Beach

online/yarn time

ongoing via zoom

Aug 14

Aug 21

Aug 21

Starts Aug 28

Toolbox Parenting Group6-wk parenting group for children 4-9 years; build resilience & arm yourself with practical solutions for the primary years. Creche – please book. Cost $40

Lutheran Community Care

Ph. 8331 3111

or visit

MagillStarts Aug 12
Who’s in Charge?7-wk program for parents or carers of young people (8-18) who are beyond control, violent or defiant. This is a FREE program.

Centacare / Lights Community & Sports Centre

Ph. 8215 6700

Or Trevor 8405 6862

LightsviewStarts Aug 4
Post-Separation Parenting Course

A workshop for separated parents wanting to understand and manage the changes in their family

This course is for families experiencing separation. Various dates – please book


Ph. 8215 6700


Adelaide CBD

Aug 5 & 21

Sep 2 & 16

Oct 1


Do you believe you have been treated unfairly or unreasonably by a state government department or local government agency?

Do you work with women who would benefit from knowing about the services provided by Ombudsman SA?

WIS can put you in touch with the outreach worker.

Women’s Information Service,

Ph. 8303 0590

Alternatively, call OmbudsmanSA

Ph. 8226 8699

Toll free: 1800 182 150 (outside metro SA only)

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