Free self-empowerment program for women who have left abusive relationships

 

Burwood Community Welfare Services Inc., will be running After The Storm - A six week self-empowerment program supporting women who have left an abusive relationship. Facilitated by two counsellors, the program offers a safe and supportive environment with a group who can relate and share their experiences. It will incorperate practical information about safety plans, the legal system and financial supports.

The aim will be to build a safe platform for learning about dynamics and cycles of abuse as well as strategies for protection and self-care. Tools to help reduce stress and identify hidden strengths will be used throughout the sessions and the group will investigate ways to help reclaim healthy relationships.

The program is free of charge abd us aimed at women over 18 years of age who have been separated from the abusive partner for at least three months.

When: Commencing Thursday 8th March 2018
Where: Inner West Location.
Contact: Please direct all enquiries ph 9744 1866 or sms 0420386841 or email your enquiry to atsbcw@gmail.com.

The program facilitators will contact interested individuals and conduct a phone intake. Eligible participants will be invited to a 30-minute face-to-face session where the facilitators will provide further information about the program and address any other enquires.