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Support Groups

Compassion, respect and healing is shared when victims and survivors come together and support each other in healing. We offer three support groups for women: domestic violence (in English or Spanish), survivors of teen sexual assault and adult survivors of incest. Each group meets once a week for two hours.

Contact Josefina Cruz, Director of Crisis Intervention/Bilingual Spanish Counselor, (340)773-9272, for more information on group meetings. All calls are confidential.

  • all group meetings are confidential
  • all group meetings are free of charge
  • all group meetings are led by trained facilitators
  • On-site childcare is available

We provide an environment of emotional safety to allow group members to share their experiences and strengths as they move toward healing.

Adult Survivors of Incest

The effects of sexual abuse during childhood and early adolescence can be far-reaching. This group offers survivors hope and guidance to survivors in dealing with their feelings surrounding the abuse.

Domestic Violence (English)

Victims find strength and courage in meeting with others who have survived similar experiences in abusive relationships. Women can get help in breaking down these feelings of isolation and loss and learn skills to help with moving beyond the effects of victimization.

The group is open to victims and survivors of any type of domestic violence, including physical, emotional, verbal or sexual abuse.

Victimas De Violencia Domestica (Español)

Víctimas encontrar fuerza y ​​coraje en el encuentro con otras personas que tienen experiencias similares con las relaciones abusivas. Las víctimas de violencia doméstica pueden sentirse solas y aisladas. Nuestro grupo de apoyo puede ayudar a romper estas sensaciones y ofrecer apoyo y habilidades para ayudar a ir más allá de los efectos de la victimización.

El grupo está abierto a las víctimas y sobrevivientes de cualquier tipo de violencia en el hogar, incluido el abuso físico, emocional, verbal o sexual.

Parenting

Positive parenting strengthens families. Our parenting classes are culturally sensitive and offer effective approaches to parenting, including how to handle conflicts positively. We provide parents with information and support through group discussions, guest speakers, videos, and resource materials.

Parenting classes are run by trained facilitators. Sessions are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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The Women's Coalition of St. Croix
P.O. Box 222734
Christiansted, VI 00822-2734

Telephone: (340) 773-9272
Facsimile: (340) 773-9062

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