Support Groups

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 Starting Oct 16th contact Ellen at ellenn@awareak.org or call to sign up

  • AWARE advocates periodically facilitate 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.

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.