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All about SAWP:

We are a non profit organization that offers a friendly, safe and non judgemental environment for women and adolescent girls to access support, to meet new people and to learn new skills. The Women's Place provides services that include supportive counselling, information, advocacy, referrals, parenting support,and accompaniment to leagl and medical appointments. Strait Area Women's Place is staffed by crisis support counsellors that offer a variety of programs that are defined by client need. Drop-ins are welcomed, no appointment is neccessary. Our goal is to empower and support women in making informed and healthy decisions for themsleves and their family. Location: 609 Church St, suite 104 Port Hawkesbury, N.S (902) 625-1614 Hours: Monday - Friday 9am-4:30pm After hours please call the Leeside Transition House 24 hour crisis line: 1-800-565-3390 or 625-1990

September 2014 Calander


Strait Area Women's Place
609 Church Street, Suite 104 (professional building)      (902) 625-1614      www.facebook.com/straitareawomensplace
~ ~ SEPTEMBER 2014 ~ ~      
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
 
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CLOSED
 
LABOUR
DAY
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Lunch & Learn
 12 pm – 1 pm
 
 
 
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Creative Circle
10 am - 12 pm
 
Addictions Drop-in
1 pm – 3 pm
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5
 
Cup of Conversation
10am-12pm
 
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Sexual Trauma Counselling By Appointment With Petra Cross
863-6221
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Lunch & Learn
 12 pm – 1 pm
 
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Creative Circle
10 am - 12 pm
 
Addictions Drop-in
1 pm – 3 pm
11
 
Self Esteem Workshop
10 am – 12 pm
12
 
Cup of Conversation
10am-12pm
 
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Sexual Trauma Counselling By Appointment With Petra Cross
863-6221
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     Lunch & Learn
12 pm – 1 pm
 
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Creative Circle
10 am - 12 pm
 
Healthy Relationships
1 pm – 3 pm
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Self Esteem Workshop
10 am – 12 pm
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Cup of Conversation
10am-12pm
 
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Sexual Trauma Counselling By Appointment With Petra Cross
863-6221
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Lunch & Learn
 12 pm – 1 pm
 
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Creative Circle
10 am - 12 pm
 
Healthy Relationships
1 pm – 3 pm
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Self Esteem Workshop
10 am – 12 pm
 
 
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Cup of Conversation
10am-12pm
 
 
 
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Sexual Trauma Counselling By Appointment With Petra Cross
863-6221
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Lunch & Learn
 12 pm – 1 pm
 
 
 
 

 
 

Event information for September 2014



All events are free of charge.

 

Lunch and Learn – Tuesdays from 12:00 – 1:00. Gather with a group of women for a free lunch to talk about issues that affect our lives, and to learn from our line-up of guest speakers.

 

Creative Circle – Bring your own craft project (quilting, music, knitting, painting, poetry, weaving, etc…), or join us to participate in our planned activities! Learn from others, and share your knowledge and experience. We welcome and appreciate your talents & hobbies.

 

Addictions Drop-in – Meet with our Addictions Counsellor, Esther MacDonnell, RN (GASHA Addiction Services) for confidential support and counseling.

 

Sexual Trauma Counselling – Please feel free to phone Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre & Sexual Assault Services at 863-6221 to book an appointment with Clinical Therapist Petra Cross. Appointments made will be in regard to experiences in sexual violence and trauma. Regular services and programs, as well as counselling will still be available with Strait Area Women’s Place staff on an appointment or drop- in basis.  

 

Cup of Conversation – Stop by on Friday’s from 10am-12pm for a cup of coffee and lots of laughter.

 

Healthy Relationships- Learn about the cycle and types of abuse in this group. Please call Liz Gillis-MacDonald at 625-1990 to register.

 

Self Esteem Workshop- Discover ways to build and improve your self-esteem in this six week workshop. Please call Strait Area Women’s Place at 625-1614 to register.

August 2014 Calander


Strait Area Women's Place
609 Church Street, Suite 104 (professional building)      (902) 625-1614      www.facebook.com/straitareawomensplace
~ ~ AUGUST 2014 ~ ~      
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Cup of Conversation
10am-12pm
 
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3
4
CIVIC
HOLIDAY
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Lunch & Learn
 12 pm – 1 pm
 
6 
Craft Circle
10 am - 12 pm
 
Addictions Drop-in
1 pm – 3 pm
 
7
 
 
8
 
Cup of Conversation
10am-12pm
 
9
10
11
Sexual Trauma Counselling With Petra Cross Appointment Only
863-6221
12
 
     Lunch & Learn
12 pm – 1 pm
 
13  
Craft Circle
10 am - 12 pm
 
Addictions Drop-in
1 pm – 3 pm
 
14
 
15
 
Cup of Conversation
10am-12pm
 
16
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18
Sexual Trauma Counselling With Petra Cross Appointment Only
863-6221
19
 
Lunch & Learn
 12 pm – 1 pm
 
20 
Craft Circle
10 am - 12 pm
 
Addictions Drop-in
1 pm – 3 pm
 
21
 
 
 
22
 
Cup of Conversation
10am-12pm
 
 
 
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Lunch & Learn
 12 pm – 1 pm
 
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        Craft Circle
10 am - 12 pm
 
Addictions Drop-in
1 pm – 3 pm
 
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Cup of Conversation
10am-12pm
 
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