Support Groups


Nurturing Self-Compassion

Why are we more forgiving and understanding of others than we are of ourselves? This 8-week support group offers women the opportunity to explore self-awareness, self-compassion, and living mindfully. By learning to respond to life and to ourselves with mindful awareness, understanding, and kindness, we can better handle difficult and stressful events and build emotional strength. This group is intended to be a healing and connecting space for women to engage in meaningful ways and feel revitalized to take on life's challenges. The group will be facilitated by Yael ...

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Caregiver’s Support Group

Taking care of myself doesn’t mean “me first.” It means “me too.”         L.R. Knost Are you caring for an aging parent or a family member or friend with a chronic illness? The role of caregiver can be a daunting one, taking a toll on both the caregiver’s emotional and physical well-being. Caregiver burnout is becoming an increasingly common phenomenon as individuals struggle with the demands of career, family, and caregiving responsibilities. This 8-week support group provides care for the caregiver. Participants will learn how to recognize the ...

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New Moms Support Group

New motherhood can be an overwhelming experience. Are you feeling pressure to be the perfect mom? Are you feeling anxious and sad, but don’t understand why? Do you feel alone or disconnected from others around you? Would you like to meet other new moms going through the same things? Join us for our free monthly postpartum support group. Come talk, share, and connect with other new moms. Free childcare is provided. The group is facilitated by Corrie Sirota-Frankel, a counselor and social worker. WHEN? The first Tuesday of every month from 1 to 3 ...

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Support Group: Healing Together

A monthly support group for women dealing with miscarriage, still birth or infant death. This support group allows women to meet other women who have experienced a similar loss; to feel comforable expressing their sorrow and pain; share their experiences; talk about their babies; feel understood; work through the grieving process; and find hope. The group is facilitated by Corrie Sirota-Frankel, a counselor and social worker. Please call 514-781-8529 or email outreach@wiwc.ca. Click here to download the bilingual Healing Together Pamphlet. WHEN: Every second ...

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