Support Groups


If you have questions or need help, please call the
Domestic Violence Crisis Line at (260) 447-7233 or (800) 441-4073.
We are here to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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YWCA Northeast Indiana offers a variety of support groups throughout the six-county service area we serve. These groups cover a vast number of topics, and provide survivors with a real sense of community, support, and empowerment. At our locations, we offer the following groups:

Women's Empowerment Group
This support group is for survivors of domestic violence to come together with other women also that are living in the cycle of violence and/or have left a domestic violence relationship. The group meets once a week, with alternating daytime and evening hours. Topics open for discussion include domestic violence education, self-esteem, healthy relationships, and coping mechanisms, with facilitators open to group input and feedback.

Crisis Shelter Groups
Clients staying at our Crisis Shelter have access to a variety of support groups including: Parenting, Life Skills, Self-Esteem, and DV Education. We also offer a Teen Support Group for young adults staying at our Crisis Shelter, which covers topics like setting goals, making decisions, overcoming barriers, and expressing emotions.

For specific meeting times and further information, please call (260) 424-4908.

Not sure if you are experiencing domestic or dating violence?
Check out our Domestic Violence Brochure for a quiz to see if you have reason to be concerned.