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Organization: The Women's Centre of Halton - Oakville - Support Groups and Workshops  
Phone Numbers: Support line 905-847-5520
Fax: 905-847-7413
Email: support@thewomenscentreofhalton.com
Website: thewomenscentreofhalton.com/oakville/
Address:
South Oakville Centre (formerly Hopedale Mall)
1515 Rebecca St, 2nd Flr, Suite 229
Oakville, ON
L6L 5G8
Intersection: Third Line and Rebecca St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
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
Public Contacts: Rachel Linder - Coordinator of Services
services@thewomenscentreofhalton.com
Service Description: 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

Fees: All support sessions, counselling, coaching and workshops are free. Fee based sliding scale for all day legal seminar.
Application: Call to register
Eligibility / Target Population: Women
Languages: English * Interpretive Services
Area Served:
Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, North West Mississauga, Oakville, South West Mississauga, Wellington  
See Also: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

This information was last completely updated on August 20, 2018

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