Healing Thru Creativity - You don't need to be an artist or writer to join. Only the desire to express yourself and heal from the violence and abuse that may have affected you or someone you know. Fridays at 12 Noon. Call (970) 264-9075 for confidential location.
Women's Empowerment Classes meets every Monday, 6pm to 7:30pm - Eight FREE classes to learn how to build better communication skills; improve self-esteem; move beyond trauma; create better boundaries; and, enhance your ability to parent under stress. These classes are geared towards women who's children have witnessed domestic violence. You'll learn improved ways to help your children lessen their stress and fears, while gaining effective discipline techniques that work! Group facilitated by Mara Koch, LPC.
Call (970) 264-9075 for confidential location.
Kid's Club meets at the same time as the Women's Empowerment Group (above) - For children ages 5 - 10 where kid's will learn better ways to cope with family violence by learning safety skills, how to manage their emotions, and healthy ways to express those emotions. This is a fun, interactive club using art, games, and other fun activities! Group facilitated by Debra Ewing, Child Specialist.
WISE Teens Group - Meet during the school year at Pagosa Springs High School - one series just for boys, another just for girls. Look for flyers at school or call Cheryl, our Outreach & Education Coordinator at (970) 946-5276 for more information.
WISE Boys - Have you ever been bullied? Harassed? Feel like you're a target? You're not alone! This group is for Middle School Boys ONLY! Enjoy fun, interactive activities that help you learn how to deal with these situations better and not be 'crabbed' (come to the group to learn what that means!). Call Cheryl for group times and location.