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The office is open until Tuesday, December 21 at 3:00 p.m., when the West Island Women’s Centre will close for the holiday break. The office will re-open on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 and most courses will begin the week of January 10th. Our online course participants will receive their login details during the week prior to the start of classes. For our in-person courses, if there is a need to move them online, we will be ready to do so. For any urgent inquiries, please email womenscentre@wiwc.ca. For all other inquiries, we will respond once the office is open ...

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Important Information about our Winter Session (Dec. 21st Update)

IN-PERSON INDOORS COURSES:Considering the rapidly evolving Public Health situation, the WIWC Board of Directors has decided to switch all inside in-person Centre courses to go online for the month of January. We will re-evaluate the situation in mid-January, with the aim to move these courses back in-person as soon as feasible. We will confirm all the online zoom information on January 6th (once the Centre office reopens after the holiday period). All registered participants will have received a notice today from the Centre about these adjustments.OUTSIDE COURSES:We will ...

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Register Today! Winter 2022 Session

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN - CLICK HERE Important information on our upcoming Winter 2022 session: To read the course descriptions, please click here.For the month of January, all in-person/indoor courses will be moved online due to the evolving Public Health situation. The intention is to return these courses to in-person as soon as feasible.Our Winter 2022 courses will take place both online via Zoom and in-person at the Centre.To register for a course, you must be a member. The membership fee for activities from September 2021 to June 2022 is $5.Spaces for Childcare ...

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Support Groups

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The Women’s Centre’s support groups offer women the psychological and emotional support they need to take up a new challenge, handle a problem, or further develop as individuals. Participants share their experience, support each other, and receive information and advice. The groups are free of charge, but donations are welcomed. Registration is required. To join a group, please call the Women’s Centre’s Outreach Line at 514-781-8529 or e-mail outreach@wiwc.ca. Space is limited. Dealing with Separation and Divorce Women in Isolation New ...

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Young Families

Since October 2005, we have been offering Time for Two, an arts and crafts program for young families in the CLSC Lac St. Louis territory. The purpose of this activity is to break isolation and support all families, especially those headed by young mothers, low-income families, or recent immigrant families in Canada. Time for Two encourages a positive and joyful experience to share between mother and child. An additional benefit of the project is the opportunity for mothers to interact with each other and to have a very positive mother-child relationship. Mothers ...

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