Programmes/Groups

We offer many educational programmes at Southland Help.

IMAGINE Women

Imagine Women is a group based education programme for survivors of sexual abuse that covers subjects such as looking at holistic self care, self image and healthy relationships, how self image is shaped and influenced by sexual trauma, and wider impacts such as media, culture, and relationship influences, boundaries and communication styles – including managing conflict and responses to threat, and bystander intervention.

Connection Coffee Group

Connection Coffee Group is a weekly group that offers support to survivors to help on their journey to socialise and move back into the community.

Self Defence

Self Defence is a group based programme delivered by Wahine Toa Proactive Safety, in collaboration with Southland Help providing support to participants. It covers using your body language and voice, self safety when our and about, situational awareness, physical self defence techniques and context to sexual violence.