Workshops for women, children and men
Fall/Winter 2017/2018

Counselling is available in Bolton, Orangeville and Shelburne. Please call for appointments.
519-941-4357 | 905-584-4357 | 1-800-265-9178

Please click on the tabs below for more information on each workshop.

Click the image below for a printable copy of our current Workshop flyer.

Peaceful Families (women and their children)
Learn ways to help your children handle the feelings, self-blame and behaviours that arise in families that have experienced woman abuse. Children will be supported in managing these effects in their own age-appropriate groups. This safe, supportive program is tailored so kids have fun while learning that they are not alone.
Childcare available for children under the age of 4.
Location: Family Transition Place
Register: 519-941-4357 or 905-584-4357
Tuesdays | April 10-June 19 | 4:30-6:30 pm (please click HERE for spring flyer)

Journey to Healing (women only)
Tuesdays | May 1-June 19 | 9:30 am–11:00 am
Discover your strength, courage and voice in this 10 session, safe, supportive group environment.
Understand why the harmful effects of abuse don’t have to last forever.
Location:    Family Transition Place
Register:     519-941-4357 / 905-584-4357

After Care Support Group (women only)
Wednesdays | May 2-June 20 | 9:30 am-11:00 am
Continue your healing journey with our 8 week After Care support group designed for women who have already completed one of FTP’s therapeutic groups within the last year, and who want the ongoing emotional support and social connection that group provides. The semi-structured format provides opportunity to discuss and explore real life experiences with other women who can offer support and encouragement, in a relaxed and safe environment.
Location:    Family Transition Place
Register:     FTP 519-941-4357 / 905-584-4357

Caring Dads (men only)
Learn the difference between positive and problematic emotions, how to increase your self awareness about these emotions and through individual and group activities, you will understand how to best manage these emotions.
Location:    Dufferin Child and Family Services
Register:     519-941-4357, ext. 239
Facilitated in partnership with:
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Coffee & Conversation (women only)
Mondays | May 7-June 11 | 9:30 am-11:00 am
Come out for “Coffee & Conversation”. Topics of discussion will be based on the group’s interests, and may cover such things as self-care, assertiveness, guilt, anger, and boundaries in relationships.
Location:    Mel Lloyd Centre
Register:     Samantha McCabe – 519-939-3423

Feelings After Birth (women only)
Guest speaker once a month
Feelings After Birth (FAB) offers support and resources in a small group setting to women (with babies under the age of one year) who are experiencing the additional stress of post-partum depression, anxiety, anger, irritation and other mood issues. Facilitated by staff from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph (WDG) Public Health, Dufferin Child and Family Services, Family Transition Place, and the Ontario Early Years Centre (EYC).
Location:    Orangeville Early Years Centre
Register:     EYC 519-941-6991

I’m Girl (grades 6-7 girls only)
Wednesdays | April 11-May 30 | 4:00-5:00 pm
This 8 session workshop consists of small discussion based groups (8-10 students) geared towards discussing pertinent social issues or problems. Provides learning that helps achieve a positive self-image as well as independence through responsible decision making and problem solving.
Location:   Family Transition Place | 20 Bredin Parkway
For information on future group dates, please contact
Sabina Iurillo at 519.942.4122, ext. 245 |

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