Dating Violence & Youth Advocacy Council (YAC) & Safe Dates

TLC Prevention staff is offering Safe Dates curriculum to Middle and High School students in the City of Winchester and the Counties of Frederick, Clarke, and Warren.  Safe Dates helps teens more clearly define what a healthy relationship is and what dating abuse is.  It helps teens understand causes of dating abuse and ways to prevent dating abuse from happening. 

As a part of our brand NEW program, we are also looking for Middle and High School students to be part of a Dating Violence Youth Advocacy Council (YAC).   Members will have the opportunity to plan FUN awareness events, learn about healthy relationships, develop leadership skills, and even report to the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.  

For Winchester City and Frederick County: please call 540-667-6160 and ask for Katie Moffitt.  For Warren and Clarke County: please call 540-667-6160 and ask for Adriana Myers.

Domestic Violence Support Group

Choosing Me - A Healing Support Group for Victims & Survivors of Domestic Violence

1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month July 2016 through June 2017; 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm

This group is appropriate for any individual who is currently experiencing or has experienced intimate partner violence. Yes, all forms of domestic violence count! Domestic violence includes mental/emotional abuse, physical abuse, and sexual abuse. It provides a safe place to consider the effects of abuse on your life while providing social support and positive feedback from other victims/survivors. The overall goals of the group are to restore a more hopeful outlook while empowering you with healthy coping strategies. It is designed to be "drop in" meaning you can attend each session or just when you need support. Please call before participating the first time to make sure the group is a good fit for your needs.

Call Kelly at 540-667-6160 to register

Arrivals after 5:30 pm will not be admitted. No childcare is available.

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