THE REFUGE

THE REFUGE

The Refuge is a collection of programs that provides support and mentorship to women and children in the Elmwood community. Through both individual and group supports, the Refuge offers programming that responds a variety of needs while using trauma informed practices to cultivate safety, trust, and compassion with each of our participants.

Supporting women in the Elmwood community.

A SAFE PLACE TO LAUGH, LEARN AND LOVE.

SUPPORT GROUPS + MENTORSHIP

If you are in need of help or would like more information about our support groups, we would love to connect with you. We have support groups running and can help with immediate crisis support. 

  • Voices

    Voices is a drop-in support group that provides a safe space for young women (ages 12-16) to find support and encouragement while discovering their unique identity. Phone or email to inquire about our next event! 

    email refuge@riverwood.cc

    for more info

  • Women's Wellness Group

    Women’s Wellness Group meets on a weekly basis to help women build self-esteem and self-confidence. Experience healing from trauma and violence, and develop greater self-awareness and positive coping skills.

    childcare available

    phone 204-668-3181 to register

  • Women's Drop In and

    One-One Support

    Drop in support is available Wednesday mornings, on a first come basis from 10am-12pm. The third Wednesday of each month a workshop will be offered. For workshop information and topics, please email refuge@riverwood.cc. 

     

    Wednesdays | 10:00AM-12:00PM

    257 Riverton Ave

  • Anger Management

    Beyond Anger & Violence is a support group for women who are struggling with the issue of anger as well as the trauma they  may have experienced. 

    childcare available

    phone 204-668-3181 to register

    Seeing Red

    (an anger management and anti-bullying program for kids) *children ages 8-12 

    Participants will learn how to identify anger triggers, take responsibility for mistakes, find healthy ways to deal with provocation and avoid losing control. Call or email for information on our upcoming session. 

Protection Order Designate on site to provide assistance. 

If you are unable to reach us and are in crisis, 

please call Klinic Crisis Line: 204-786-8686 

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