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Women's Outreach Services

Serving the Southern Gulf Islands
Galiano, Mayne, Pender, Salt Spring, Saturna

Who is Outreach for?

  • women whose lives have been affected by violence and abuse
  • women thinking about leaving an abusive relationship
  • women who have already left who need help finding and using community supports

What does Outreach do?

Outreach offers a range of support services that include:

  • help in understanding abuse and how it affects women and their children
  • information on other services and resources and help in connecting with those services
  • working with a woman to develop a safety plan
  • supporting a woman in the development of a transition plan to become free of abuse, based on her goals and the steps she wants to take to get there

Do you need information and support to help you with ...

  • Counselling
  • Parenting skills
  • Educational upgrading
  • Job training
  • Income assistance
  • Housing
  • Legal aid, court support, advocacy
  • Health and wellness services
  • Educational and support groups

Outreach Services may be offered:

  • on an individual basis
  • in support groups
  • in group information sessions or educational workshops

For information or support

Contact Women's Outreach Services
(250) 537-0717 on Salt Spring
or
toll-free at 1.888.537.0717
email: outreach@iwav.org

 

 
         

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