Group Supports

KW Counselling Services offers a variety of group supports that vary in their design and method. They may be more counselling-based and therapeutic, or lean more toward workshop, education and experience-based programs.

STRONG MOMS, SAFE KIDS

Strong Moms, Safe Kids is a special group for mothers and children who have experienced domestic violence in their homes. The group is provided free of charge and supports these families in the healing process and in regaining their confidence and skills.

The program focuses on the relationship between mothers and their children, recognizing that when a mother experiences intense times in her life, it is difficult to tune into her children’s needs. The group provides children with the opportunity to move beyond what happened in their family in a safe and therapeutic way. By supporting mothers and helping them understand the trauma through their children’s eyes, they are better able to provide the ongoing emotional support their children need.

Registration for our 2022 Fall Session is now open. (More details below). Please contact Janet De Gazon for more information and to register at jdegazon@kwcounselling.com or 519.884.0000 x252. 

This program is for:

  • Mothers who have experienced abuse in intimate relationships
  • Their children, ages 6-18, who have witnessed abuse in their homes
  • Mothers living apart from the person who abused them
  • Families of all cultures: those not comfortable with English can have an interpreter provided for them

This 10-week group runs Wednesdays from 5:30-8:00pm from September 28 – November 30, and provides opportunities for families to interact together and also provides smaller groups for mothers, older children, and younger children to engage in the week’s topic in age-appropriate ways. Meals will be provided from 5:30-6:00pm.

If you are interested in participating in our Strong Moms, Safe Kids program, please call The Strong Moms, Safe Kids Coordinator at 519-884-0000 x252 or email jdegazon@kwcounselling.com.

Fees

Strong Moms, Safe Kids is a special group for mothers and children who have experienced domestic violence in their homes. The group is provided free of charge and supports these families in the healing process and in regaining their confidence and skills.

You can find the Fall 2022 flyer here.

Gender Journeys

Gender Journeys

OK2BME’s Gender Journeys is a group for gender diverse youth ages 12-18 who are interested in better understanding their gender or gender transition. For more information about Gender Journeys, visit OK2BME.

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Rainbow Rhythms

OK2BME’s Rainbow Rhythms is a music therapy group for 2SLGBTQIA+ youth ages 16-20 looking to connect & enhance coping skills in an engaging way. For more information about Rainbow Rhythms, please visit OK2BME.

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AFFIRM Group

OK2BME’s AFFIRM is a group for 2SLGBTQIA+ youth ages 12-18 who would like to learn coping skills. For more information about our AFFIRM Group, visit OK2BME.

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