Fall Programs and Workshops
Separation & Divorce Group. Starting Tuesday October 30 and running for 5 weeks from 7-8:30PM. $40. Are you going through the painful experience of separation or divorce? This group will provide a safe environment where you can share your concerns and receive support.
Family Law Workshop--16 Things You Need to Know Before You Separate, with Victoria Starr, Barrister & Solicitor. Saturday November 24, from 9AM-5PM. $40. Separating from your spouse or thinking of separating? Disputes over your children and your finances? This one-day workshop will empower you to explore various actions to strengthen your position.
Building Blocks for Self-Esteem,with Nikki Rosen. Starting Thursday November 1st and running for 3 weeks from 10AM-12PM. $40. A 3-week empowerment series that focuses on building your self-esteem, finding your voice, and discovering your true potential. Gain an understanding of what's holding you back, learn to use effective self-talk, challenge fears, and target your personal goals.
Healthy Relationshipswith Hazel Lamarre. Saturday, October 27, from 9:30am-12:30pm. $15. Do you have difficult relationships? Would you like to understand your personality type and how to break the pattern of engaging with personalities that cause conflicts? Learn to recognize and use the knowledge of personality types to help and support you.
Anger Management with Vivian Cannataro. Thursday October, 25 from 7pm-9pm. This workshop is designed to teach healthier expressions of anger. Through insightful anger management exercises you will develop tools and skills to manager anger in your daily life as well as strategies when dealing with other people.
Meditation starts Thursday October 25 and continues weekly from 7-8PM, $5 per session. Learn to reduce tension, let go of stress, and clear blocks preventing you from moving on. Meditation will help to clear and balance your energy system. Learn to centre yourself and quiet your mind.
Winning with Money, with Margo Jamieson. Begins Saturday, November 3rd from 9:30am – 12:30pm, $20. Are you lacking financial freedom to do the things you love? Join us in a fun learning workshop that will teach you daily techniques to bring abundance to your life.
Uncovering Your Truth with Kathleen Tanzo Wednesday, November 14th, 21st, and 28th from 6:30pm-8:30pm, $40. The primary relationship is with ourselves and it is the only one that can provide the foundation for wholeness. In order to discover your true self, learn techniques through meditation, energy circle, vision board, journaling and focusing.
Learning to Communicate with Power. One-night workshop running Thursday, November 29th from 7-9PM. $15. Learn how to communicate clearly and effectively from a place of confidence, integrity, and positive self-worth. With user-friendly and practical tools and techniques, you wil be able to become a more powerful communicator and live a happier life.
Abuse Support Group. Starts Wednesday September 26 and runs every Wednesday evening from 5:30 until 7:30. A confidential group for women who have experienced any form of abuse. A safe environment to share your story and receive the tools and support needed to empower your life.
Spanish Social Group. Starts Thurs. September 27 and runs the last Thursday of every month from 12:30-2:30 PM. For Spanish-speaking women. Come and meet new friends, enjoy guest speakers, and participate in community events. Drop-in, no registration required.
Family Law Legal Clinic. Starts Monday October 1 and runs every Monday evening from 6:30-8:30 PM. NO APPOINTMENTS: FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. Advice and guidance on family issues around separation/divorce, child/spousal support, and child custody/access. Women only.
Employment Network. Starts Tuesday October 2 and runs for 5 weeks from 10AM - 12PM. Unemployed? Learn resume writing, job searching, interviewing, and networking skills. Call for ongoing sessions.
Sharing Across Cultures. Call for information and times. 905-847-5520. An opportunity for women to learn about other cultures, share their life experiences, and build a supportive community.
Services by Appointment
Caring Across Cultures, Counselling Services in Spanish, Self-Esteem Coaching, Transformative Mindfulness. More details on our Programs and Workshops page.
No appointment necessary. Call or drop in. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 10AM-3PM. Saturday 10AM-12PM. Supportive counsellors provide one-on-one support, by phone or in-person, for women facing abuse, grief/loss, and relationship issues. Confidentiality assured. Note that counselling in languages other than English is available by appointment only.
Fall means a return to a busy schedule of programming at The Women's Centre! Here's a look at what's coming this season. Call the Centre for more information or to register: 905-847-5520. For more information on programs coming up throughout the year, we invite you to browse our 2012-2013 Program Brochure. NOTE: Payment for workshops is required upon registration.