Group Name: Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic – Spirited Women
Description: The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic is a specialized clinic for women experiencing violence. The clinic offers legal help in family, immigration and criminal law, compassionate support from diverse, skilled counsellors, and interpretation and translation in more than 90 languages. It advocates for law reform and social changes that benefit women. The Clinic also provides professional development opportunities for service providers. Language interpreters are available in over 60 languages for non-English women.
Spirited Women is an introductory 6 week group for women who are survivors of violence. Prior group experience is not necessary. Even if you have participated in a group before, this group may be for you. Come together with women in community and out of isolation. Topics include:
- How might I better manage in those challenging times when I feel overwhelmed?
- What resources are available to me?
- How does violence affect us?
- Do I use substances to cope?
- What is a healthy relationship & how can I have one?
For more information and to register, please call Intake. Language interpretation and limited childcare are available and must be booked in advance of the group. TTC tokens are available for those in need.
Where: 489 College Street, 3rd Floor Room 302, | Toronto, ON M6G 1A5
When: 6 Thursdays starting January 29th, 2015 until March 5th, 2015. 2:00 p.m until 4:00 p.m. Off for 2 weeks and then resumes for another 6 weeks.
Contact: 416-323-9149 Ext. 234 | www.schliferclinic.com