Women's Support Services
Drop-in Support Groups
Information and support groups for women who have experienced control, violence or abuse in an intimate partner relationship take place weekly throughout the year at three different city locations. Women can attend at any time. Child care is provided. There is no fee.
For women who have experienced control, violence or abuse in an intimate partner relationships.
Registered groups are held weekly for 8-12 weeks per phase at various city locations. These groups provide support, education and opportunities for healing in a safe environment. Child care is provided. There is no fee for these programs.
Phase I: Increased Awareness of Abuse
- Perspectives on abuse
- Characteristics of abuse vrs. respectful relationships
- Impact of violence on women and children
- Safety planning
Phase II: Learning About Ourselves
- Self-esteem and self-discovery
Phase III: Advocacy
Community volunteer mentors, former Phase III participants and current Phase III participants work on a project or an issue of concern related to family violence
For more information:
Community and Social Development
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