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Women Living Free from Violence Programme

This 16-week programme supports women to build a safe and healthy family life for themselves and any children – whether living together or apart. It is an open programme that you can join at any stage after an initial meeting with a facilitator.

It is delivered in both Feilding and Palmerston North.

It is for any woman who wants to know:

  • more about themselves
  • how to handle their emotions
  • how to value and respect themselves and others

Women Living Free from Violence supports women who have witnessed violence, are in a violent relationship or use violence and abuse themselves and want to build a life free from violence.

This personal, practical and interactive programme supports you to make life changes by learning:

  • the impact of violence and abuse on everyone
  • the triggers to anger and stress
  • how to manage anger and resolve conflict
  • how to choose and grow healthy relationships
  • how to hold boundaries and keep yourself safe
  • how to communicate respectfully and assertively
  • parenting and behaviour management strategies
  • how to make the best choices
  • the importance of ensuring the safety of children and how to achieve this
  • practical ways of making life changes through improved self esteem, knowledge and awareness

 The programme involves:

  • a one-on-one planning and goal-setting session with you and anyone else you would like to have at this meeting eg. your partner, family or support person
  • attending weekly group sessions to work through the programme's 16 modules
  • three review meetings to check your progress and whether you need other support
  • in-home Family Support Service socail worker visits, as needed.

 Talk to us today to find out how we can help you to make positive life choices.

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Email: office@temanawa.org.nz
Fax:  (06) 323 9330
Visit:  Feilding - Corner of Stafford and Fergusson Streets.
          Palmerston North - 2nd floor Grand Hotel, Corner the Square & Church Stst

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