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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 01 June 2020

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

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ProgramDescriptionProviderLocationDate
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 registrationTo be advised
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.

Appointments are available over the phone or on-site using spatial distancing precautions.

Zahra Foundation, please book

Ph. 8352 1889

or admin@zahrafoundation.org.au

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
COVID-19 Relief Call CentreTo help people affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency; can provide information and assistance with: personal hardship support / advice on short-term accommodation options for people unable to achieve self-quarantining or self-isolation / accommodation for emergency services.

SA Housing Authority

Ph. 1300 705 336

Or

housingrelief@sa.gov.au

State-wide

Ongoing

Family Drug SupportAvailable 24\7 - a caring, non-religious organisation which provides non-judgemental, non-directive support and information to families and friends of drug users across Australia.

Family Drug Support,

Ph. 1300 368 186

https://www.fdsonline.org.au/

Via telephoneongoing
Skylight Mental Health Peer Support LineA new peer-led mental health support line to South Australians deal with the emotional distress of COVID-19.

Skylight

Ph. 1800 022 020

Via telephoneongoing
Relationships Australia – changes to services

Services are free of charge until 30 June 2020; available over the phone or online + face-to-face in some circumstances

Relationships Australia,

Ph. 1300 364 277, or your nearest office/web-form: rasa.org.au/locations/

Via telephone/onlineUntil June 30
COVID-19 Phone CounsellingPeople struggling to cope with fear surrounding COVID-19 can now access free phone counselling by appointment from Centacare Catholic Family Services

Centacare, ph.8215 6700 to book an appointment,

For more information ph. Elizabeth 0437 062 302

Via telephoneongoing
Family Mental Health Support LineOpen 7 days p/w, 8am-8pm for support with a trained counsellor over the phone.

Uniting Communities

Ph. 1800 632 753

Via telephoneongoing
COVID -19 Support Line for Older AustraliansSpeak with a friendly person who is there to listen and help. Operates 8:30am-6pm (AEST) Mon-Fri, excl p

Multi-agency - funded by the Aust. Gov’t.

Ph 1800 171 866

Via telephoneongoing

Telecross REDi

COVID-19

South Australians can opt to receive a free, daily phone call to check on their welfare in response to COVID-19. This service has been activated by the  Government of South Australia

Australian Red Cross

Register by Ph. 1800 188 071

Or

Register.redcross.org.au

South Australiaongoing

Women’s Education

TafeSA

Provides opportunity to explore career options, build self confidence, improve skills. Apply now for semester 2.

TafeSA

Ph. 1800 882 661

womenseducation@tafesa.edu.au

Adelaide city,

Elizabeth,

Noarlunga

current

Tauondi Aboriginal College – Traineeships

Information Session

Suitable for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people 17-35 yrs;

Tauondi Aboriginal College

Ph. Gary 8240 0300

gbunn@tauondi.sa.edu.au

Port AdelaideJun 10
Traineeship Pathways to Aged Care or Disability SectorCert.3 Individual Support: pre-employment training and support. Free course excl. clearance checks

Baptist Care SA

Ph. 8387 3924

chamilton@baptistcare.org.au

SouthernJune
Money and Me

FREE online information sessions; learn about budgeting, setting goals, identifying debt traps, paying bills and everything you need to know to master your finances

Uniting Communities,

To register: moneyandme@unitingcommunities.org

Include your name, contact number & session date

Online (Zoom)

May 27

Jun 10

Preventing Sibling ConflictFree parenting (children 4-12 years) webinar: Are you tired of sorting out sibling conflict? Want better relationships and less stress in your family?

ParentingSA,

to register:

https://handling-sibling-rivalry.eventbrite.com

OnlineJun 16

Cyber Awareness: Online Gaming

Workshop for Parents & Carers

4x 90 min. sessions - This workshop is for parents and carers who need help with a young person’s online gaming. Please register via email.

Relationships Australia Gambling Help Service

Email: to b.seby@rasa.org.au

Or

b.curnow@rasa.org.au

OnlineStarts
May 27
Parenting TogetherA Communications-based parenting program: Increase participants’ knowledge of child development. Help parents with effective parenting practices. Offer ideas on how to develop healthy family relationships

Community Projects Team / Relationships Australia

Ph. 8250 6600

Bookings essential

SalisburyStarts Jun 2

My Time –

Group video chat

Free “time out” program for mums, dads, all carers of a child U18 with a disability, chronic medical condition or developmental delay.

MyTime, ph. Michelle 0466 427 633 or Virginia 8159 9474.

For other location groups: www.mytime.net.au

Hackham West groupDuring school terms
Tuning in to Kids in COVID-19 timeFor parents under 25, a 6-wk parenting group via phone/zoom. Connect with others learn and have fun.

AnglicareSA/MYH,

Ph. Sarah or Nicole 8255 3477

Via telephone/zoomStarts May 28
LGBTI+ Online Social Dinner; or Coffee Catch-up; and more…

Make your dinner at home and eat with friends pretending you are eating out! Go to the website to find out more.

Catalyst Foundation,

http://www.catalystfoundation.com.au/our-services/lgbti/lgbti-events/

Or

Ph. Lucy, 0436 021 896 or email lucyh@catalystfoundation.com.au .

onlineVarious dates
OmbudsmanSA

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)

https://www.ombudsman.sa.gov.au/complaints/make-a-complaint/

South Australiaongoing

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16 May 2017
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