AWARE has a variety of Education and Support groups for women and children. For each of our groups:
- All services are free of charge and confidential.
- Unless otherwise noted, women and children from the community are welcome to attend.
- Childcare is provided. Arrange in advance with a representative from the Children’s Program.
- Transportation to and from the group may be available. Please call ahead.
For a current AWARE Group Listing at call 586-6623.
Healthy Relationships Class for Women!
- AWARE’s Women’s Counselor periodically facilitates a 10-week healthy relationships class for women. The goals for this class are to:
- Explore and examine the elements of a healthy relationship.
- Develop techniques for boundary setting, assertiveness, realistic goal setting, and decision making.
- Increase understanding of abuse, abusive family dynamics, dysfunctional family patterns, feelings, with an emphasis on anger, fear/anxiety, guilt/grief.
- Receive support and encouragement while growing in self-knowledge and self-esteem, and in changing negative lifelong patterns.
Contact Ellen Andrews at AWARE 586-6623 to sign up.
Parenting the Love and Logic Way
- Demonstrates practical skills that can be used immediately!
- Avoid un-winnable power-struggles and arguments.
- Help kids learn from mistakes, rather than repeating them.
- Raise kids who are family members rather than dictators.
- Stay calm when kids do upsetting things.
- Avoid enabling and begin empowering.
- Set enforceable limits.
***If you are experiencing domestic or sexual violence, please contact AWARE for free and confidential services (907)586-1090.