The Women's Centre of Halton

Site: Oakville

Service: Support Groups and Workshops

Contact Information
Office Phone Support line 905-847-5520
Fax 905-847-7413
E-Mail support@thewomenscentreofhalton.com
Website thewomenscentreofhalton.com/oakville/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheWomensCentreofHalton/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/womenscentreofhalton
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/womenscentrehal
Primary Contact Rachel Linder, Coordinator of Services; Email: services@thewomenscentreofhalton.com
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ontario Women's Directorate ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The centre provides support groups for women in crisis, distress or transition to effect positive change. 
 
Assertiveness Training: 
* learn how to ask for and receive the things you want from life 
* practice communication skills to be more assertive at work, in relationships and other areas of your life 
 
Self-awareness group: 
* participants learn how to identify harmful patterns and develop skills to improve relationships by communicating their needs more effectively without guilt, shame or fear 
 
Depression and anxiety support group: 
* come together with other women and learn tools to help cope with depression and anxiety 
 
Self-esteem Series: 
* focuses on making positive changes and facing challenges head on 
* provides the opportunity to foster friendships, build confidence and promote positive thinking  
 
Separation and Divorce: 
* walks participants through the emotional stages of separating and divorcing an intimate partner (grief, anger, devastation)  
in a safe, supportive caring group environment 
* a chance to share concerns and connect with other women 
 
Divorce Financial workshop: 
* a divorce financial analyst discusses financial mistakes women can avoid  
* topics include selling or keeping your home, support payments, income tax, banking and credit  
 
Family Law 101: 
* one day seminar introducing the basics of Family law and covering everything women need to know about separation and divorce 
* topics include property division, spousal support, child custody and access, separation agreements and child support 
 
Stress reduction: 
* helps participants manage their stress and teaches strategies to work through the challenges of everyday life 
 
Coffee and conversation: 
* join the group for lighthearted conversation and snacks 
 
Self care: 
* a monthly drop-in workshop for participants to learn ways to practice self care in the midst of all of the chaos
Hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 10 am-3 pm * Mon evening 6 pm-8:30 pm * Sat 10 am-12 noon * additional hours for support groups, workshops & courses
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Women
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
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Community Programs ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Palliative Care / Grief
HCSD Sub Heading Community Recreation Centres ; Counselling for Abused Women ; Support Groups ; Support Groups / Counselling
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Women ; Assertiveness Training ~ Women ; Bereavement Support Groups ~ Women ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Anxiety Disorders ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Mood Disorders ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Women ; Self Esteem Workshops ~ Women ; Separation/Divorce Support Groups ~ Women ; Stress Management ~ Women ; Wellness Programs ~ Women ; Women's Centres ; Women's Support Groups

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