Programs​/​Courses

Our aim is to educate and empower women to thrive after the trauma they have experienced.

Through your support, we are able to run a variety of programs and short courses to help women: rebuild their confidence and self-worth, learn new skills in wellbeing, as well as professional skills like administration, retail, resume writing and preparing for interviews/employment.

Courses and Programs include:

Shark Cage( 3hrs, weekly, 6 weeks )
Rebuild and Reconnect Workshop( 6 weeks )
Brave & Courageous Workshop( 2hrs, weekly, 6 weeks )
Empowerment Circle( 1.5hrs, every Wednesday during school term )
Feast with Friends Cooking Class( 2.5 hours, Fortnightly )
Meditation, Mindfulness & Soft Yoga( 45 minutes, 4 weeks )
Stand Tall Sista Self defence – coming back in 2023( 6 weeks )
Computer & Admin Skills – coming back in 2023( 8 weeks )
Cert II in Retail Skills – coming back in 2023( 16 weeks )

Check out our program of upcoming events below.

Program & Course Details

The Shark Cage® program is a 6 week program providing participants with the knowledge and tools to feel empowered, actively decrease the likelihood of further victimisation in their life and to recognise healthy versus unhealthy relationships. This program uses storytelling and hands on activities to create strong kinetic and visual…
Duration: 3hrs, weekly, 6 weeksMore details
Got Your Back Sista will run ‘Rebuild and Reconnect’, a program developed to help women rebuild their self-esteem, confidence, and resilience when facing adversity. The purpose of this program is to rebuild relationships with friends and family and reconnect with others to form a positive self-identity. Program starts Thursday 9th…
Duration: 6 weeksMore details
The ‘Brave and Courageous’ program is designed for women who have come out of a domestic violence or volatile relationship, are struggling with new beginnings and want to find the strength they need to make it through hard things, while maintaining their integrity. Participants will explore what it means to…
Duration: 2hrs, weekly, 6 weeksMore details
During our FREE weekly Empowerment Circle workshops we will be covering a different topic each week – self compassion, kindness to self and others, forgiveness, self care, stress management, resilience skills, goal setting and vision boarding, time management, organisational skills, meditation. Workshop starts Wednesday 1st February at 9.30am. To find…
Duration: 1.5hrs, every Wednesday during school termMore details
Join the GYBS Community once a fortnight for a morning of cooking followed by tasting the sessions culinary creations with your fellow Sistas. During this session you will learn about food preparation, healthy options, budgets and techniques for storing food. This program is supported by Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group and…
Duration: 2.5 hours, FortnightlyMore details
Would you like to feel more relaxed? Calmer? Less worried? Yoga and Meditation teacher, Michelle Nolan – is leading a program of Meditation, Mindfulness and Soft Yoga at Got Your Back Sista’s Village HQ in Tighes Hill. Research shows that there are many wonderful benefits of meditating. Meditation can: heal…
Duration: 45 minutes, 4 weeksMore details
Got Your Back Sista runs a 6 week self defence program to help women to feel both mentally and physically stronger. This is a great opportunity for women to: have fun in a group setting with other women learn tips and techniques to feel empowered and safe learn about personal…
Duration: 6 weeksMore details

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LOVE BITES

We also work with schools to deliver the “LOVE BITES” (healthy relationships for teens) program. Contact us to book this for your school.