A supportive place where all women can flourish

Situation Vacant 

Part Time Social Worker


10 hours per week

Nelson Women’s Center provides accessible social work, counselling, advocacy and education for women in the Nelson Bays region.

 We welcome applications from those with: 

  • Training and experience in social work 
  • Knowledge of the Nelson community and agencies
  • Ability to work independently and in a collective
  • Organisational skills
  • Commitment to working with women

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to nnwomenscentre@ts.co.nzApplications close Wednesday 21 June 2017

Part time Social Worker JD
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Personal  Safety Skills 

Friday,16 June 12.30-2.30pm

ACC Community Room,47 Collingwood Street

In this two hour Self Defence course for women you will work with a highly experienced tutor to gain practical, empowering and transferable Personal Safety Skills to enhance living and working relationships. $5;  Ph 546 7986 to book or email nnwomenscentre@ts.co.nz

Tutor: Rona Sedman is an Intl. Certified Self Defence Instructor & Educator, a Master Level NCI Instructor, and has a 6th Dan/Degree Black Belt.


2017 Term 2 Workshops
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Office Space for rent at Women's Centre


An office space at Nelson Women's Centre will become available at our Centre, 44 Trafalgar Street from Monday, 8 May.With the rent of the room comes the use of the kitchen/dining area, lounge/fireplace, several counselling rooms, an activity room and a private, sunny garden space.

It would suit an organisation, or a women's centered business that need to rent a safe, friendly, women-only space in central Nelson with compatible values.

For more information or expressions of interest please contact Britta at Nelson Women’s Centre on 546 7986 or email nnwomenscentre@ts.co.nz.

Nelson Women's Centre Birthday Party  

Our 20th Birthday Party was a great success,

thank you!!!! Check out photos of the Event HERE



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.