The Women's Centre of Halton

Site: Oakville - Rebecca St

Service: Support Groups

Contact Information
Office Phone Registration 905-847-5520
Fax 905-847-7413
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Primary Contact Rachel Linder, Coordinator of Services; Email:
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Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ontario Women's Directorate ; Grants - Ontario Trillium Foundation ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Various support groups for women dealing with abuse, separation, or divorce. 
Abuse Support Group:  
* confidential group for women who have experienced any form of abuse  
* a safe environment to share stories and receive the tools and support needed  
* call for registration and ongoing day and evening sessions 
* no cost  
Spanish Social Group:  
* for Spanish speaking women  
* meet new friends  
* guest speakers  
* community events  
A Women's Group (50+):  
* share insight and perspectives in a moderated forum  
Separation & Divorce:  
* provides a safe environment to share concerns and receive support  
Employment Network:  
* provides resume writing, job searching, interviewing and networking skills  
* five weeks  
* call for ongoing sessions 
Family Law Legal Clinic:  
* advice and guidance on family issues around separation/divorce, child/spousal support, and child custody/access  
* women only  
* no appointment  
* first 4 women served  
* call for information  
Family Law Workshop: 16 Things You Need to Know Before You Separate 
* one day workshop explores various actions to strengthen participants' position  
Income Tax assistance:  
* call or visit the website for financial eligibility  
New Start Entrepreneurial Program:  
* experts provide information on how to start a business  
* fee  
* call for information  
Counselling Services In Own language: 
* call to make request 
Self-Esteem Coaching:  
* helps participants to discover self-limiting thoughts, behaviours, and feelings  
* participants will explore tools and strategies to increase self-worth, and self-confidence  
* coaching guides self-esteem building and stress level reducers  
* by appointment 
* call or email for more information
Hours * Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 10 am-3 pm  
* Mon evening 6 pm-8:30 pm  
* Sat 10 am-12 noon, Sep-Jun  
* additional hours for support groups, workshops & courses
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Application call to register
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees All support sessions, counselling, coaching and workshops are free. Fee based sliding scale for all day legal seminar.
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
South Oakville Centre (formerly Hopedale Mall)
1515 Rebecca St, 2nd Flr, Suite 229
Oakville, ON L6L 5G8
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Intersection Third Line and Rebecca St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Women ; Bereavement Support Groups ~ Women ; General Counselling Services ~ Girls ~ Bullying Victims ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Women ; Separation/Divorce Support Groups ~ Women ; Women's Centres ; Women's Support Groups ~ Spanish Community

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