Our “Women Supporting Women” model provides support, guidance, encouragement and the opportunity to express your emotions and explore your options. We provide help for a wide range of issues including abuse, stress, loneliness, isolation, low self-esteem or emotional difficulties.
Through our Peer Counselling program, we help you to discover your own strengths and abilities and gain confidence to find your own solutions and effectively deal with your life situations. Women learn coping strategies, stress reduction skills and connect to additional resources both within the Centre and community. We can provide crisis support for women in distress, help you to develop a safety plan and empower you to make informed decisions about your life.
We offer a safe, non-threatening confidential place for you to receive support.
The Women’s Centre strives to eliminate financial and cultural barriers by offering free, confidential, immediate supportive counselling.
Many women have benefited from our program:
“When I walked into the Centre, I was broken and beaten down. I had been involved in a ten year mentally, emotionally, sexually and physically abusive relationship. You have helped me start a life again. No words can explain the gratitude I feel. Thank you for all your support, time, lessons and love.” Jana
“Over the last few years, I have suffered several devastating losses. The women at the Women’s Centre listened while I poured my heart out. Their kindness and empathy lifted the weight of those losses off my shoulders, and I am now able to move on in my life.” Maureen
“Thank you with all my heart for your kindness, affection and compassion. You have given me a reason to go on living and I have a wonderful feeling of belonging somewhere for the first time in my life.” Anonymous