Support Groups

Survivors of Gender-based Violence Support Group

Meeting Details

On-Campus K College Support Group

Wednesdays
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Virtual

About this Support Group

The group will offer a nonjudgmental, trauma-informed, safe environment with other survivors of gender-based violence to discuss their experiences and tools to support their healing process. Open to victims and survivors of all identities (men, women, and gender non-conforming).


Questions?

Please email mkruizenga@ywcakalamazoo.org with any questions.

YWCA Support Groups

The YWCA offers a variety of free support groups for survivors of gender-based violence, held in English and Spanish.

All YWCA groups are virtual at this time.

Sexual Assault Support Group

When: Biweekly Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The group offers a safe; trauma-informed space for survivors of sexual assault to come together for support, validation, and to work on their healing process. Open to victims and survivors of all identities (men, women, and gender non-conforming). To attend, please contact: kcarroll@ywcakalamazoo.org or mkruizenga@ywcakalamazoo.org

Domestic Assault Groups

When: Bi-weekly on Tuesdays from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

The group offers support for and from survivors of domestic assault. The group provides a non-judgmental and supportive environment that fosters self-empowerment and emotional healing. To attend, please contact: abonkowski@ywcakalamazoo.org or msegerdahl@ywcakalamazoo.org

Grupo De Apoyo Para Las Sobrevivientes De La Violencia Doméstica

La hora de la reunión: Cada los Lunes 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Grupo de apoyo, bilingüe y confidencial, para compartir experiencias de la violencia doméstica, conocer a otras sobrevivientes, y facilitar la recuperación de las participantes. Si tiene interes por favor contacta a sbertman@ywcakalamazoo.org

About this Online Support Forum

“Pandora’s Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support, and resources to survivors of rape and sexual abuse and their friends and family. [It] offers peer support to anyone who has been a victim of rape, sexual assault, or sexual abuse through their online support group, Pandora’s Aquarium. They believe that connecting with other rape and sexual abuse survivors is an important part of healing. Our online support group includes a message board, chat room, and blogs. It is free to join Pandora’s Aquarium and is safely moderated by a diverse group of survivors.