YWCA Metro St. Louis

Groups and Workshops


Pre-registration is required for all programs. Call (314) 645-4848 to speak to an advocate at our St. Louis location or (636) 373-7911 for our St. Charles location.

Support Groups

Domestic Violence Support Group: A eight-week program at different times and locations throughout the year.

         A safe, confidential opportunity for women who have experienced domestic violence to talk with others in similar situations.

         2018 Group Dates:

         St. Louis: January 23 - March 13 (Tuesdays, 6-8pm) & July 23 - September 17 (Mondays, 6-8pm)

         St. Charles: March 19 - May 7 (Mondays, 6-8pm) & September 24 - November 19 (Mondays, 6-8pm) 


Workshops

Domestic Violence 101:  A six-week program at different times and locations throughout the year.

            An introductory class for women covering the nature and dynamics of domestic abuse, safely planning strategies and community resources. This class is a great option for individuals needing to complete a class on domestic abuse or want to learn more about the topic.

            2018 Group Dates: Pre-registration is required. Class times are 10am - 12pm.

            St. Louis: January 11, March 8, May 10, July 12, September 13, November 8

            St. Charles: February 6, April 3, June 5, August 7, October 9, December 4

 Domestic Violence 201: 

             A new and free half-day domestic violence training for community professionals. DV 201 focuses on assessing for danger and lethality as well as constructing a well-rounded safety plan for those experiencing domestic violence. 

            We recommend that individuals have a basic knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence before participating in this training.  

How to Help -- A Workshop for Friends & Family:

         A 3-hour session packed with information and support for friends and family members of domestic violence survivors. Learn to support effectively, encourage safe choices and identify "red-flags."  

         Call either location to schedule a session. 


 

 

 

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