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Support Groups

All groups are free and free onsite childcare may be available by appointment.

Please call 262-547-4600 or send an email to mail@twcwaukesha.org to learn more and to speak to the group facilitator before participating.

Domestic Violence Support Groups and Workshops:

Wednesday Workshops
Come join other survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and abuse to learn, share and grow beyond abuse. Each session will feature instruction on a healing topic and include time to share and process with other group members. Attend one or all of these bi-monthly meetings.
Please call prior to attending. Contact Sarah at 262-547-4600.

July 12: Harmful Gender Roles: How to Be Your Authentic Self
July 26: Navigating the Restraining Order Process and Legal Resources
Aug. 9:
Challenging the Myths: Roles in Unhealthy Relationships
Aug. 23: Self-Forgiveness
Sept. 13: Overcoming the Trauma Legacy: Post-Traumatic Growth

Sexual Assault and Abuse Support Groups and Workshops:

Survive and Thrive
This is a four week support group for young women ages 13-17 who have been sexually abused or assaulted. This group will create an opportunity for young women to express themselves in a safe, supportive environment and to feel heard and validated. Group topics may include, but are not limited to: safety, coping skills, self-esteem and body image, healing from abuse, healthy relationships, positive change, and creating a healthy support system. Light snacks will be available.
If you are interested in being a part of this group, contact Christie at 262-547-4600.

This group will meet on Tuesdays from 4-5 pm, July 11 through August 1.

Adult Women Healing from Childhood Sexual Abuse
This is a closed, six week support group available to female survivors of childhood sexual abuse. This group will create a safe place with trusted group members, where participants can both provide and receive support from others as they heal from childhood trauma.
Interested members must meet with the group facilitator before group begins. To register, please contact Patti at 262-547-4600.

This group will meet on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm, August 8 through September 12

 Family Support:

Building Healthy Relationships: Handling Anger Within the Family
This is a three week program for parents who want to build healthy, positive family relationships, and develop effective ways of managing anger. Supportive, age appropriate sessions for youth will be held at the same time as the adult class and will focus on providing children with the skills they need to handle anger in healthy ways. Parents who wish to have their child(ren) participate must first speak with the children’s group facilitator. Families who attend all three weeks will receive a basket of fun family activities to take home!

To register, please call Hilary or Anna at 262-547-4600.

This program meets on Mondays from 6:00-7:30 pm on July 24, July 31, and August 7.

Life Skills:

Nutrition Workshop
Join us to learn about Healthy Food and Beverage Choices. Attend all four workshops and receive a grocery store gift card!
We encourage you to register by calling 262-547-4600.

This workshop meets from 1-2 pm on the following Thursdays: August 10, August 17, August 24, August 31.

Grupo de Nutrición
Ofrecido por Nutricionista de UW Extension, este grupo se reunirá de las 2-3:30 pm:

Martes 11 de Julio: Manténgase en movimiento
Martes 18 de Julio: Planee, compre y ahorre
Martes 25 de Julio: Varíe las verduras, Coma mas frutas
Martes 1ro de Agosto: La mitad de granos que sean granos integrales

Legal Advocacy:

Family Court Questions and Answers: Guardians ad Litem & Child Custody and Placement
Get answers to your questions regarding child custody and placement and the role of a guardian ad litem in the Waukesha Family Court system. Led by Attorney Jamie Young, this workshop is designed for women who have been involved in an abusive relationship.
Register today! Contact our Legal Advocates at 262-547-4600.

This workshop will be held on Wednesday, August 2 from 3:00-4:30pm.