A supportive place where all women can flourish

20th Anniversary Celebration!!

Join us to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Nelson Women's Centre! Although the centre has been helping Nelson women for decades, November 15 2016 marks 20 years since our cottage on Trafalgar St was purchased. 

We will be celebrating with Two Special Events


We'd love to see you there!

Movie night - Fundraising Event

Suter Art Gallery on Sunday 27th November at 7.00pm.

Embrace is a 2016 Australian documentary film directed by Taryn Brumfitt. It concerns women's body image and is a response to surveys showing that 90% of women are "highly dissatisfied" with their bodies. Watch the trailer and join us for a great night at the newly reopened Suter on Sunday 27th November at 7.00pm.

Body confidence does not come from trying to achieve ‘the perfect body’. It comes from embracing the one you’ve already got.” Taryn Brumfitt

Link to Suter Art Gallery Cinema

Tickets $20 on sale here at the Women's Centre (includes complementary juice, wine, water, nibbles). Pay by cash, cheques or online banking to our account # 03-1355-0736361-00 - PARTICULARS/CODE: Your Name; REF: MOVIE


Share your passion & skill in a therapeutic space!


Tuesday & Thursday times

8-10 women per group

Life skill talks: navigating family, relationships;

safety, youth focus,  mental and physical health

A range of expressive therapies

Paint, write, sing, dance

Youth focus to expand our reach to younger women 17+


Please get in touch!


nwc-workshops@ts.co.nz or Ph: 546 7986




Governing Collective Volunteers

We need passionate women to be part of the Collective that makes decisions about the day-to-day running, and the future, of the Centre.


The Governing Collective plays a very important role at the Centre. We have a flat hierarchy and we work together to help make a difference for women in the community.

We are looking for one or two dedicated women to fill vacancies in the Collective. If you would like to make a difference and are dedicated to women's causes; and can make a small monthly time commitment, we would love to hear from you. 



You can donate to our Givealittle page. Every little bit helps us continue to help women in our community. 


Become a member
You can become an Official Member of the Centre. $10 a year helps us continue to deliver all of our vital services. (You may pay by cash, cheque or internet banking to account # 03-1355-0736361-00). 


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 The Women’s Centre works with women to empower them to be safe and resourceful, to value themselves, and to achieve their potential.