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Central Nova Women’s Resource Centre offering new programs


TRURO, N.S. – The Central Nova Women’s Resource Centre is starting off the new year with some new programs.

“It’s a nice fresh start,” said Michaela MacLachlan, administrative co-ordinator at the centre. “We track issues people are presenting with when they come in and use that to help us decided what will be most helpful to people. We look to see what there is in the community and where we can fill in gaps.”

A 12-week program on ‘Shame & Resiliency’ begins Jan. 18 and runs every Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Participants will receive Brene Brown’s book ‘I Thought It Was Me, but It Wasn’t’ and will be expected to complete homework each week. There is no fee bur pre-registration is required.

‘Friendship,’ a program for girls aged 10 and 11, also begins Jan. 18 and will be held Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. It is designed to help girls look their own strengths, learn to be a friend to themselves, how to handle being included or left out, and more. Girls should be preregistered for this free program.

A women’s social drop-in group is also being offered Thursday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m., beginning Jan. 12. There will be some guided conversation and a chance to chat and make new friends. No registration is required for this program and it is not necessary to attend each week.

For more information contact the centre at cnwrc@eastlink.ca or 902-895-4295.

“It’s a nice fresh start,” said Michaela MacLachlan, administrative co-ordinator at the centre. “We track issues people are presenting with when they come in and use that to help us decided what will be most helpful to people. We look to see what there is in the community and where we can fill in gaps.”

A 12-week program on ‘Shame & Resiliency’ begins Jan. 18 and runs every Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Participants will receive Brene Brown’s book ‘I Thought It Was Me, but It Wasn’t’ and will be expected to complete homework each week. There is no fee bur pre-registration is required.

‘Friendship,’ a program for girls aged 10 and 11, also begins Jan. 18 and will be held Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. It is designed to help girls look their own strengths, learn to be a friend to themselves, how to handle being included or left out, and more. Girls should be preregistered for this free program.

A women’s social drop-in group is also being offered Thursday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m., beginning Jan. 12. There will be some guided conversation and a chance to chat and make new friends. No registration is required for this program and it is not necessary to attend each week.

For more information contact the centre at cnwrc@eastlink.ca or 902-895-4295.

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