Who It's For

This group is for Aboriginal women living in NSW who have a disability or who are caring for someone with disability.

How We Help

Our experienced counsellors support discussion of any challenges you may face and offer practical strategies to build confidence and healthy relationships. Support continues after the course.

What to Expect

Our facilitators will offer tools and information to support you with your disability or in your role as a carer. Share stories, form friendships and connect with like-minded women in a safe and supportive environment.


Four sessions, over four weeks
Two hours per session


This group is free.

Delivery Options

This group workshop is available online.

What you’ll learn.

This program is designed to help you:

Uncover how your Aboriginal world view can take care of you
Explore ideas of self-identity and connection
Create connections and share experiences
Discover strategies to enhance wellbeing and mental health
Learn more about helpful services and online tools

How to Enrol

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Contact Us

This group is offered by our specialist Ability Groupwork team in Illawarra. We can also refer participants to our free Disability Royal Commission Counselling services.

Contact our Illawarra office on 02 4221 2000 or email illawarra@ransw.org.au.

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Phone Call

Our team will call you for a short, private conversation to determine if the program is right for you.

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If it’s a good fit, we’ll book you into the next available group.

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If our upcoming program is full, we’ll place you on our waitlist and contact you as soon as we have availability in another group.

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Our group workshops are perfect for those looking to build their relationship skills in a safe, supportive and collaborative group environment, led by our expert facilitators. We cover a huge range of topics, from parenting techniques to developing mental wellbeing practices – and offer groups throughout the year, both online and face-to-face.
If you’re unable to attend a session, please contact our client services team by calling 1300 364 277 or emailing us, and we will let your Group Leaders know. Please note – for those who’ve been court-ordered to attend one of our group programs (such as our Men’s Behaviour Change program), participants must attend at least 80% of the workshop’s scheduled sessions in order to receive a statement of attendance.

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