YWCA Support Group Services

When facing a traumatic life event, such as interpersonal violence, knowing that there are peers who will understand your experiences and feelings is especially comforting and important. The level of stress, loneliness, and depression many survivors of violence experience has adverse effect on the mental and physical health of each individual at a time when they need their strength the most. Support groups provide a setting to network with others sharing the same challenges and creates a platform for participants to share experiences and advice that can be healing to the mind, body, and spirit.