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Connections Group for Domestic Violence Survivors

Beginning April 24th l Thursdays 5:45-7:45pm
Women who have experienced unhealthy or abusive relationships are encouraged to join. Group led by certified domestic violence counseling professionals. Curriculum adapted from best-selling TedTalk author Brené Brown, author of Daring Greatly. Please contact Eryn at 847-864-8445 ext. 113 or Jackie at ext. 135 for additional information and to register.

LGBTQ Experiences: A group for survivors of sexual violence

This group is open to survivors of sexual violence who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, or Questioning. Group members will use art, writing, and group discussion as a means of developing positive coping skills and exploring thoughts and emotions related to identity, sexuality, and relationships. All genders are welcome in this space.
If you are interested in attending, please contact Jeannette Perkal, Therapist, at 312-229-7248 to schedule an initial intake appointment. All interested individuals must complete a screening prior to attending.

Every Monday, May12th to June 30th (except Memorial Day) | 5:30pm-7pm
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Logan Square Satellite
2858 W. Diversey Avenue | Chicago, IL
Jeannette Perkal at 312-229-7248

Nurturing Ourselves: A Wellness Workshop for Survivors of Sexual Violence

This workshop, for survivors of sexual violence, will explore creative, fun and relaxing options for self-care. It will also discuss how caring for yourself is not about being selfish but about giving love and nurturance to the hardest working person in your life-YOU!

Monday, May 19, 2014 | 5:30-7:00pm
YWCA Laura Parks and Mildred Francis Center
6600 S. Cottage Grove | Chicago, IL 60637
For more information, contact Joy Grange at (773) 496-5635.

It's Complicated: Navigating Healthy Relationships Group for Survivor's of Sexual Violence

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago will be hosting an eight week support group for adult survivors of childhood and/or adult sexual violence on navigating healthy relationships. Join other survivors in a safe, confidential setting to explore how to identify and maintain healthy relation-ships. Various types of relationships will be discussed, including friendships, family relation-ships, and relationships with romantic partners. All participants must complete a screening prior to attending this group. Please contact Maggie Lassar at 312-229-7252 to complete a preliminary screening. This group is free of charge.

Every Monday, June 2 to July 21 | 5:30pm-7pm
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
RISE Center
820 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 550 | Chicago, IL 60607
Maggie Lassar at 312-229-7252


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