Independence House offers group counseling and support for survivors and their children. Groups can be an important aspect of healing and empowerment for some survivors.
Independence House Current Support Groups:
Sexual Assault Survivor’s Support Group.
Adult Sexual Assault Support Group for Survivors of Incest.
Domestic Violence Survivor’s Support Group.
Seeking Safety Support Group: An 8 week group addressing the intersections of trauma and addiction.
Self-Esteem Support Group.
Parent Support Group: A supportive environment to increase healthy parenting skills and relationships. Topics include: how domestic violence affects children, talking to children about domestic violence, conflict preventing/limit setting, strengthening relationships and more. This group runs simultaneously with our Children’s Support Group for children who witness domestic violence.
Teen Support Group: An 8 week support group for tweens/teens faced with domestic and/or sexual violence and who are ages 13-17.
Children’s Support Group (ages 6-9): A supportive environment to learn about family violence and meet others who share similar experiences. Topics include: exploring, feeling, learning about abuse, safety planning, grief and divorce, choices, and more.
Secondary Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence Group: A secondary survivor is a significant other to the victim such as a sibling, a friend, a parent, or anyone involved with an individual who is a victim.
If you are interested in any group, please call Independence House at 508-771-6507.
Please note: Childcare is not available for all groups. All groups are free and confidential.