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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 30 January 2023

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

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ProgramDescriptionProviderLocationDate
SERVICES    
Women are Strong Women do Survive8-week educational support group for women dealing with the effects of abusive relationships. Bookings essential.Ph. Tammy on 0403 772 859 or
Helen 8186 8911
Location provided on registration.
Northern suburbsStarts
Feb 9
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 suburbsStarts
Feb 7
The Shark Cage Group – (It is recommended to complete Women are Strong women do survive before  attending The Shark Cage)Assertiveness and self-confidence building course for women who have experienced abusive or controlling relationships and/or sexual abuse.

Anglicare SA
Ph. 8186 8911

E: fif@anglicaresa.com.au

Southern SuburbsStarts
Feb 9
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 telvin@junctionaustralia.org.au

Hackham Area

Address provided on registration

To be confirmed

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
program@zahrafoundation.org.au

North

South

East

West

Feb 14

Feb 15

Feb 16

Feb 17

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
wis@sa.gov.au

AdelaideOngoing
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
AdelaideOngoing
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.

Adelaide

To be confirmed

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.
Adelaide

Feb 23

Zahra Foundation Outreach at WISFinancial counselling for women who have experienced domestic and family violence, at the Women’s Information Service city shopfront.Zahra Foundation
Ph. 8352 1889
AdelaideFeb 1

Feb 16
Volunteer at WISFind out more about volunteering at WIS at our zoom information sessionTo register email:
wis@sa.gov.au
OnlineJanuary 10
SOCIALCONNECTION    
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 GambierReturns in January 2023
Young One's Gardening Group at Whyalla WIS HavenWe are excited to invite mums, grandmas, caregivers & their pre-school aged children to our gardening club.WIS Haven Whyalla at
Centacare Whyalla
Ph. 0407 251 696
Whyalla

Postponed until the
New Year

Yoga at Whyalla WIS HavenCome and join yoga for all levels.  Beginners welcome.  
6-8 classes, followed by coffee and chat.

WIS Haven Whyalla at
Centacare Whyalla
Ph. 0407 251 696

WhyallaStarts
Feb 9

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.
E: hcp@gawlercommunityhouse.org.au
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
E: hcp@gawlercommunityhouse.org.au
GawlerFridays
HEALTH    
Family Drug Support GroupsFamily Drug Support is a national, non-religious, not-for-profit organisation offering support to families and friends affected by someone’s substance useFamily Drug Support
https://www.fds.org.au/
Various
Metro and Regional
Various

Breastscreen SA

All women aged over 40, especially 50 to 74 years are invited to come alongPh. 13 20 50 to make your appointment or to find out more.Gawler
Streaky Bay
Berri
Feb - Apr
Feb - Mar

Jan – Mar
EDUCATION    
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
El: app@unisa.edu.au
Adelaide
Ceduna
Mount Gambier Port Lincoln Whyalla
Apply now to start in February 2023
Digital literacy skills for work and studyA 10-week program will build your confidence to use online systems and fill in digital forms. Navigate a range of platforms on a Windows laptop and your smartphone while understanding cyber security and online safety.To register your interest
Ph. 8406 8482
E: ace@morella.org.au
Parafield GardensStarts
Feb 10
Introduction to Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft Office is a highly valued skillset for most workplace, this 6-week course that will take you through the basics and tips and tricks that can give you a professional edge.

For further information contact
Ph. 8371 4622

communitylearning@communitycentressa.asn.au

AldgateStarts
Feb 10
Living and working with Children10-week course will focus on developing English oral and written communication skills through various topics that would interest you as parents and caregivers of children.To register your interest
Ph. 8406 8482
E: ace@morella.org.au
Parafield GardensStarts
Feb 6
Pathway to Children’s Services Industry10-week course. Introduction to the Children’s Services industry in a community learning environment. Improve your oral, comprehension and writing skills explore educational pathways in children's services.To register your interest
Ph. 8406 8482
E:ace@morella.org.au
Parafield GardensStarts
Feb 10
English Communication SkillsThis 10-week course will focus on developing your English oral and written communication skills for work or study.To register your interest
Ph. 8406 8482 
E: ace@morella.org.au
Parafield GardensStarts Feb 6
English and Numeracy SkillsThis 10-week course will focus on developing your English reading and numeracy skills for work or studyTo register your interest
Ph. 8406 8482
E:ace@morella.org.au
Parafield GardensStarts
Feb 10
Commercial Kitchen PracticesThis 15-week course will introduce participants to identify opportunities and study pathways in the industry while developing employability skills essential for the sector.To register your interest
Ph. 8406 8482
E:ace@morella.org.au
Parafield GardensStarts
Feb 6
Nutrition and Cooking basicsThis 10-week course will focus on nutrition through a range of cooking and food-handling activities while improving your language, literacy and numeracy skills.

To register your interest
Ph. 8406 8468

E: ace@morella.org.au

Para HillsStarts
Feb 7
Learning in the KitchenA 10-week course with hands-on activities in the kitchen to learn about food groups, reading labels, kitchen terminology and safe food handling. Will help develop your English reading, numeracy and communication skills.To register your interest
Ph. 8406 8482 
E: ace@morella.org.au
Parafield GardensStarts
Feb 8
Pathway to the horticultural industry15-week course, learn work health, and safety practices, the fundamentals of planting, how to recognise plants, soil testing and how to treat pests/diseases.To register your interest
Ph. 8406 8482 
E: ace@morella.org.au
Parafield GardensStarts Feb 8
Introduction to horticultureExplore a pathway into gardening, landscaping or horticulture. 6-week course with our experienced horticulture facilitator, learn a range of theory and practical skills.For further information contact
Ph. 8371 4622 or comunitylearning@communitycentressa.asn.au
AldgateStarts
Feb 9
Come and Learn EnglishGet better at English: speaking & listening, reading and writing skills.Hackman West Community Centre
Ph. (08) 8384 1065
Hackham WestStarts
Feb 8
Intro to the digital workplaceLearn on the latest Microsoft technologies with this FREE course.
Build skills and confidence with Windows 11 laptops and learn.
Hackman West Community Centre
Ph. (08) 8384 1065
E: acecoord@hwcc.net.au
Hackham WestStarts
Feb 10
Cybercrime Awareness SeminarTechnology has evolved dramatically in the past two decades and the benefits have been huge. These developments have also exposed us to many risks with real-world impacts, making online safety awareness even more important.Book hereGoolwaFeb 7
Women's Education & WorkWomen’s Studies in a safe, friendly environment
Build the skills and confidence to communicate assertively.
Know that education changes lives.
Build your confidence to use numeracy in everyday life.
Hackman West Community Centre
Ph. (08) 8384 1065
E: acecoord@hwcc.net.au
Hackham WestStarts
Feb 8
Built by Community - Opportunities in Construction for First Nations AustraliansFor First Nations Australians looking to explore the construction industry in an employment program designed to upskill you and guide you towards a great career.MEGT
SYC
To find out more contact Suscha
Ph. 0498 667 631
Elizabeth WestStarts Feb 20
Financial Capability Workshop4-hour workshop presented by the Zahra Foundation
Join other women to learn how to make more of your finances.
Lunch provided
Zahra Foundation
WIS Haven Gawler
Ph. 0466 801 553
GawlerFeb 22
Introduction to Small BusinessPractical, step-by-step course will guide you on how to launch and grow your small business – 4 sessionsCommunity Learning
Ph. 8371 4622
E: communitylearning@communitycentressa.asn.au

Norton Summit

Oakbank

Starts Feb 7

Starts Mar 1

Kickstart your employmentDevelop the tools and skills you need to seek and secure employment.
7 Sessions
Book: hereSeatonStarts Feb 6
Introduction to HospitalityExplore a pathway into kitchen work, cooking for aged care or disability or looking to kickstart your food service career. Experienced hospitality facilitator, learn a range of theory and practical skills to start you on your pathway to further study or employment.Community Learning
Ph. 8339 4400
Book: here
AldgateStarts Feb 27
PARENTING    
Circle of Security ParentingA 6-week course to help your child organise their feelings and enjoy a more fulfilling relationship with your child.For more information and bookings
Contact Rachel Ph. 8443 5758
Lockleys areaStarts
Feb 9
Keeping Families SafeA workshop for separated parents to explore how children experience domestic violence and strategies to support children’s on-going well-beingContact Centare Ph. 8215 6700.  
Bookings essential
AdelaideFeb 7
Mindful Awareness Parenting8-week program we will explore mindful awareness, which is about paying attention to what is going on in the present moment.Anglicare – Family Services
Ph. 1800 569 094
Darlington Children’s Centre
Ph. 0438 862 295
Seacombe GardensStarts Feb 14
Who’s In Charge?8-week program for parents or carers of young people (8-18) who are beyond control, violent or defiant.Centacare
Ph. 8215 6700
Trevor
Ph. 8405 6862
OsborneStarts Feb 16
When Kids Push Your ButtonsFree workshop to assist parents and carers to identify triggers and understand what is behind your child’s behaviour.Centacare
Ph. 8215 6700
E: registrations@centacare.org.au
Bookings essential
AdelaideFeb 21
Staying Attached Ante Natal GroupSafe and supportive space where women with diagnosed mental health struggles can CONNECT, LEARN and SHARE as they navigate pregnancy and early parenting.Anglicare SA
Ph. 1800 569 094
Munno ParaStarts Feb 9
Circle of SecurityCircle of Security-Parenting focuses on attachment, which is what makes a child feel safe, secure and protected.AFSS
Ph. 8683 1909
E: Melissa.Mcnab@afss.com.au
Port LincolnStarts Feb 16
Circle of SecurityCircle of Security-Parenting focuses on attachment, which is what makes a child feel safe, secure and protected.

AFSS
Ph. 0499 887 248 – Fiona
Ph. 8643 5500 - Renae

Port AugustaStarts Feb 7
Healthy Homes, Resilient Families:Do you need a hand making healthy food choices or managing your weekly food budget?AFSS
Fiona Stanley Ph. 8641 0907 or 0499 887 248.
Port AugustaStarts Feb 6th
Healthy Homes, Resilient Families:Do you need a hand making healthy food choices or managing your weekly food budget?AFSS
Fiona Stanley Ph. 8641 0907 or 0499 887 248.
Coober PedyStarts Feb 9
Free LGBTIQA+ parenting workshop3 hour workshop for parents and carers of LGBTIQA+ children and young peopleRegister: hereCBD

Feb 19

Feb 20

Circle of SecurityCircle of Security-Parenting focuses on attachment, which is what makes a child feel safe, secure and protectedForbes Children’s Centre
Ph. 0487 062 669  
E:noarlungaFRC@unitingcommunities.org
South PlymptonStarts Feb 13
Circle of Security8-week course, how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened.Mission Australia Ph. 8645 9600
Gabmididi Manoo Ph. 8645 5240
WhyallaStarts Feb 10
KidstuffAre you pregnant or a parent under 25 years? Meet other young parents. Gain information for your health and wellbeing Come and have fun while discovering creative ways of caring for yourself and your child.Metropolitian Youth Health
Anglicare SA
Playford Communities for Children
Rochelle   Ph. 8255 3477
Melanie   Ph. 0468 576 22
Elizabeth EastStarts Mar 7
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