Programs and Workshops
The Women’s Centre provides a selection of programs and workshops throughout the year. Topics vary from legal advice to self-discovery, creative expression, assertiveness training, and celebrating the person you are.
2013 Programs & Workshops
Building Blocks for Self-Esteem: January 10th – 24th, weekly on Thursdays
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. Fee: $40
Forgiveness: Saturday, January 19th
Identify the stumbling blocks to forgiveness and learn positive, practical methods to work through the anger, blame and resentment toward someone else, or directed toward ourselves. Fee: $40
Separation and Divorce:January 29th – February 26th, weekly on Tuesdays
Are you going through a painful separation or divorce? This group will provide a safe environment where you can share your concerns and receive support. Fee: $40
Employment Network: Monday, February 4th and Tuesday, February 26th
Unemployed? Learn resume writing, job searching, interviewing and networking skills in this one day session. FREE
Grief Recovery: Saturday, February 9th
Grief is the normal and natural response to more than 40 kinds of loss. In this seminar, Linda shares an understanding of how we grieve, and offers ways to cope with loss and recover ourselves. Fee: $15
Family Law Workshop – 16 Things You Need to Know Before You Separate: Saturday, February 23rd
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. Fee: $40
Anger Management: Two weeks, Saturday March 2nd and 9th
This workshop is designed to teach healthier expressions of anger. Through insightful anger management exercises you will develop tools and skills to manage anger in your daily life as well as strategies when dealing with other people. Fee: $15
Income Tax Assistance: Monday, March 11th and 25th
This FREE service is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. No appointments necessary. For women only with a total gross income of less than $30,000.
For a complete list of programs, download the current brochure.
Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see the beauty, believe in them and try to follow where they lead.--Louisa May Alcott