Support Groups

Support Groups

Exploring Healing Through Writing

Registration required.

This 8-week group is meant to help survivors of sexual violence explore writing as a means of healing. Participants will have the opportunity to learn different modes of writing, to read the published works of other survivors, and to share their own writing, if they wish.

This group is for anyone who identifies as a survivor of sexual violence and who is over the age of 16. The group is free and confidential. Childcare will be provided.

Please call or text us at 517-888-7757 for more information or to register for the group. This is a closed group-all who are interested will need to register for the first class to attend. If the class has already started you will be put on the list for the next upcoming group session.

Location: AWARE Shelter
Dates: Tuesdays from February 4th – March 31st, 2020
Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm

From Surviving to Thriving

Registration required.

An alternative healing group to build resiliency for survivors of sexual or domestic violence. Come explore different forms of healing through art, craniosacral therapy, Tai Chi Qigong, Reiki, and more! Guided by Carla Freedman, MA, LLPC.

All classes and counseling sessions are provided by AWARE at no cost to anyone who identifies as a survivor of domestic and/or sexual assault. Please call 517-783-1638 Ext. 143 to register.

Location: AWARE Shelter
Dates: Thursdays from March 5th – April 30th, 2020
Time: 10:30 – 11:30am
Click here to download the flyer.

Domestic Violence Support Group

Drop-ins welcome.

We want to welcome all domestic abuse survivors to an ongoing, once a week group session. Aware offers an environment of mutual self-help and support that will enable group members to address their experiences as survivors of domestic violence. Call Valerie If you would like more information or to reserve childcare at 517-783-1638 ext. 133.

Location: AWARE Shelter
Dates: Thursdays at
1:30pm