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.

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Peaceful Families (womenand 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
*SPRING* Tuesdays | April 10-June 19 | 4:30-6:30 pm (please click HERE for spring flyer)

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

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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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Stepping Forward (women only)
This 10 session group will help you understand the link between abuse and unhealthy coping. Participants will learn and develop healthy alternatives for coping. The importance of self care, self soothing and self expression will also be explored through relaxation and grounding techniques.
Wednesdays | September 13-November 15 | 6:00-7:30 pm
Location:    Family Transition Place
Register:     FTP 519-941-4357 / 905-584-4357

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Journey to Healing (women only)
Mondays | September 18-November 27 | 10:00 am–11:30 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

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Mothers in Mind (women & children 4 years and under)
*FALL* Tuesdays | October 3-31 | 10:00 am–11:30 am
*WINTER* Tuesdays | January 30-February 27 | 10:00-11:30 am
(please click HERE for winter flyer)
Mothers in Mind is a mother and child program specifically designed to meet the parenting needs of mothers who have experienced family violence, childhood abuse, neglect or sexual assault, and have children under the age of four.
Location:    Family Transition Place
Register:     519-941-4357 / 905-584-4357

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A New Day (women only)
Understand why the harmful effects of sexual abuse don’t have to last forever.
Discover your courage, strength and voice in this 10 session group.
Childcare available.
*FALL* Wednesdays | October 4-December 6, 2017 | 5:00-6:30 pm
*WINTER* Tuesdays | January 16-March 20 | 9:30-11:00 am
(please click HERE for winter flyer)
Location:    Family Transition Place
Register:     FTP 519-941-4357 / 905-584-4357

I’m Girl (grades 5-6 girls only)
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
NEXT GROUP: October 4-November 22 | 4:00-5:00 pm
Please click HERE to register.

For information on fuure group dates, please contact Sabina Iurillo at 519.942.4122, ext. 245 |

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Stitch and Unwind (women only)

A social support activity-based group with a focus on reducing isolation,
fostering exploration/creativity, and developing self-esteem.
Location:    Shelburne Centre for Health
DAFHT Mental Health Office | 167 Centre St | Shelburne
Register:     519-938-8802, ext. 314 or 519-925-0017, ext. 236

Facilitated in partnership with:
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