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Mecklenburg County's Community Support Services Women's Commission Adult Services offers individual counseling and support groups to victims of domestic violence.

Educational programs for support persons of domestic violence victims (family, friends, neighbors, employees, etc.) are also offered. Community awareness efforts include conferences, training, workshops and special events for professionals and non-professionals.

To schedule a confidential session, register for support groups or for additional information regarding services or if you or someone you know needs help, call 704-336-3210 or email us by clicking here.

All of our services are free of charge!



Services

  • Crisis counseling

  • Individual therapy

  • Support groups for victims of domestic violence

  • Case management services

  • Information and referral services

  • Personal advocacy, Criminal Justice Support Advocacy

  • Bi-monthly Family Law Information Clinic

  • Program Confianza - program to serve battered Latinas

  • Professional training in domestic violence offered



Goals of the Program

  • Educate the victim about domestic violence and it's dynamics

  • Increase safety of the victim through safety planning and referrals

  • Enhance self-esteem and allow victim to verbalize their experience and express their feelings surrounding the abuse through individual and group counseling

  • Encourage the victim to identify and utilize their support network

  • Increase the victim's general understanding about domestic law information that may affect them in the future

  • Educate/train the public about domestic violence

Partnerships

TANF/DV
Family Law Clinic
Hotel partnership
Mooreville Lake Norman
Domestic Violence Speakers Bureau

 

For additional information contact the Women's Commission at 704-336-3210



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