Effects of Domestic Violence on Children Class

The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children class is held the last Monday in the month, except May and December. (Weather permitting)

The location is subject to change, so please call us 540-667-6466 to confirm time and location.

Currently located at the Winchester Medical Center North Tower, Classroom A.  Parking garage 2 is free and directly across from the entrance.

Class begins promptly at 6:30pm and no admittance past that time. No children are allowed, nor is childcare provided. 

The class is free and education based. 

La clase se ofrece en español también.

Young Women's Lives

December 12, 2017, 5 - 6 pm

Please join us for an encouraging teen sexual assault survivors support group that focuses on peer collaboration on ways to heal to include but not limited to coping skills, coundaries, healthy/unhealthy relationships, that is based off the Young Women's Lives curriculum. We will incorporate several methods of healing, such as talking, journaling, creating and mediatation.

The first meeting is December 12 at which time a schedule will be given for the remaining sessions.

Call Kelliann at 540-667-6160 to register or for more information.


Women's Self Defense Seminar

January 27, 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Virginia Hills Church, 737 Rockland Road, Front Royal, VA

This free seminar is presented in partnership by Virginia Hills Church and The Laurel Center. The seminar will begin with a 45 minute PowerPoint presentation covering situational awareness. Participants will then move into hands-on technicques, including punches, kicks and strikes, and defenses and escapes. At the end of the class, an instructor posing as a "bad guy" in a padded suit will give the student a chance to practice her new skills.

Each attendee will be required to sign a waiver. All ladies 16 and over are welcome to attend but minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring hydration, such as water or Gatorade.

To register please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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