H.O.P.E. Works offers free support groups survivors of sexual violence. H.O.P.E. Works is currently offering the following groups:
Our longest standing support group, The Healing Journey, is for survivors and addresses common responses to sexual assault and abuse, the impacts of trauma, and the stages of healing. Participants are offered the space to share their personal experiences and to participate in healing activities such as art, movement, and guided imagery. The Healing Journey is offered twice a year for 6 to 8 weeks, and group members are encouraged to attend all meetings.
H.O.P.E. Works also offers a weekly on-going Resiliency Group. This group is for survivors of sexual violence at any stage of recovery who are interested in working on day-to-day coping skills. This group focuses on the everyday challenges that survivors may face, and helps to build skills around empowerment, support systems, and self-care. The Resiliency Group is offered year-round, and members may attend group on their own schedule.
Intake for all support groups is ongoing. If you are interested in learning more, or would like to schedule an intake to become a group member, please call our office at 802-864-0555 ex. 19 or email our Victim Advocate.