SUPPORT & COUNSELING
YWCA’s mission for the support groups is to create a community where survivors are empowered through their unique experiences, forming a safe place for individuals to experience their healing journey together without judgement.
La misión de los grupos de apoyo de YWCA se apoya en crear una comunidad que empodera a sobrevivientes a través de sus experiencias únicas, formando un lugar seguro para que juntos puedan normalizar los sentimientos y tener un procesamiento más profundo emocional.
CURRENT SUPPORT GROUPS
Support Group for Survivors of Domestic Violence
Wednesdays @ 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Group sessions will focus on self esteem and providing survivors with the tools that they need to break out of certain patterns as well as become more independent. Survivors can look forward to finding tools that can be useful in everyday life and finding a community in which they can relate to.
Virtual Self Care and Awareness Support Group: English
Thursdays @ 10am – 11am
This group’s focus is to provide individuals with self care methods and different forms of coming into an awareness of different parts of themselves that affect them in their day to day life. Some of the topics will include ego awareness, self regulation, and healing from past trauma.
Support Groups for Children ages 5-11
Wednesdays @ 3:00pm-4:00pm
In this group we will use this time together to create, learn, and have fun while focusing on emotional awareness and healing. Activities are meant to be engaging,safe,and fun promoting positive emotional well-being. Variety of activities include: Art, imaginative/creative play, reading,and more! Allowing children to express themselves and be themselves.
Support Group for Survivors of Sexual Assault
Wednesdays @ 4:10pm – 5:10pm
The focus of this group is to help survivors heal in a space of community through a unique healing journey and self care methods. Survivors can look forward to finding trust and confidentiality in this group where they can talk about their common experiences and the ways that people heal from sexual assault.
Cuidado Propio Y Conciencia Misma Grupos De Apoyo Virtuales
Jueves @ 2pm – 3pm
En este grupo vamos hablar de las diferentes formas de cuidado asimismo y como se ve el camino de sanarse. Sobrevivientes tendrán un lugar donde pueden hablar con personas que han tenido mismas experiencias y donde pueden aprender herramientas para empoderarse.
Support Groups for Youth ages 12-17
Thursdays @ 4:30-5:30pm
In this group we will have discussions and activities focusing on emotional well-being, coping skills, and healing from trauma. This will be a safe place for youth to feel respected, heard, and supported in a community setting. Activities include: journal, art, meditation, and more! This will allow youth to continue practicing self awareness and confidence in their lives!
24-hour Sexual Assault - Domestic Violence - Human Trafficking
For immediate in-person crisis assistance and counseling services, contact 24-hour support line