The Alice Springs Women’s Shelter is a place that provides a range of support for women and children experiencing domestic and family violence.
The Women’s Group, which is part of their Outreach Program, is held on a weekly basis in a number of communities in Alice Springs. It provides a space for women to come together and share their experiences while engaging in fun art and craft activities.
The group provides a place where local Alice Springs Aboriginal Women to come together to take out for themselves and escape the stresses and demands of home, family and extended family.
CAAMA’s Chris Fitzpatrick, spoke to Byanka Bilston AOD (Alcohol and other drugs) Care Management and Helen Dixon Traditional Eastern Arrernte Elder about the ‘women’s group’ program.