Support Groups for Women, Men and Children


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Domestic Abuse Survivor Support Group for Women

Are you a woman who is currently experiencing or has previously experienced domestic abuse?

The Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services offers a free, confidential support group for adult women who are currently experiencing or have previously experienced domestic abuse (physical, emotional, or verbal).

The group promotes understanding and healing from abuse trauma and builds a sense of community with other survivors.

 

Dates & Times:

Wednesdays
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
(eight sessions)

Location:

Annandale area

For information contact:

Ariana Prawda
703-704-6719;
TTY 703-324-5706

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Grupo de Apoyo para Mujeres Afectadas por Abuso Domestico
(Domestic Abuse Survivor Support Group for Women - Spanish)

La Oficina para la Mujer y Servicios contra la Violencia Doméstica y Sexual junto con los Servicios de Violencia Doméstica del Departamento de Servicios para la Familia las ofrecen este grupo de apoyo completamente grátis y todos los servicios son confidenciales. El grupo está abierto a mujeres mayores de edad que están sufriendo o que han sufrido en el pasado abuso por parte de su pareja. El abuso puede ser físico, emocional o verbal.

Este grupo se reúne durante ocho semanas consecutivas. Los objetivos son poder entender las causas del trauma ocasionado por el abuso para poder comenzar el proceso de recuperación y poder crear un interés en la comunidad sobre este tema para así apoyar a otros sobrevivientes.

Are you a woman who is currently experiencing or has previously experienced domestic abuse?

The Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services offers a free, confidential support group for adult women who are currently experiencing or have previously experienced domestic abuse (physical, emotional, or verbal).

The group promotes understanding and healing from abuse trauma and builds a sense of community with other survivors.

 

Dates & Times:

Miercoles/Wednesdays
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
(eight sessions)

Location:

Area de Ruta 1/Alexandria

For information contact:

Jeannette Aleman
703-324-9493;
TTY 703-324-5706

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Women's Sexual Violence Survivors Group

The Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services offers a free, confidential support group for adult women who have experienced sexual or domestic violence.

The group will help survivors learn:

  • Specific strategies for coping with trauma
  • How to move forward with what is important in your life

 

Dates & Times:

Tuesdays
7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
(eight sessions)

Location:

Fairfax area

For information contact:

Sarah Freeman
703-704-6729;
TTY 703-324-5706

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Men's Survivors' Group

A support group for men who were sexually abused as children

1 in 6 men is sexually abused before age 18!

When no one talks about this, men feel ashamed and confused.

  • Men heal from childhood sexual abuse by first finding the strength to break the silence and secrecy that abusers created to hurt them.
  • Men can help each other stop blaming themselves and reclaim their lives and masculinity.
  • You’re not ill—not broken!
  • You can feel whole and joyful!

This is a free and confidential drop-in group.

No pre-registration required.

 

Dates & Times:

The 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month
7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Location:

Richard Byrd Library
(private conference room)
7250 Commerce Street
Springfield, VA 22150

For information contact:

Chris Davies
703-704-6727;
TTY 703-324-5706

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The Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services serves residents of Fairfax County and the Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church.

All services are confidential, free, and provided regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

For information on how to reach these locations using public transportation, visit Fairfax Connector 703-339-7871; TTY 711 or Metro 202-637-7000; TTY 202-638-3780.


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