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 24-Hour Support Line

The W.O.M.A.N., Inc. 24-hour support line offers support via peer counseling, safety planning, and referrals for needed resources. Very often our support line is used as a safe space for survivors to openly share details of their lives including the abuse they survive. As peer counselors, our role is to support them. Many times a survivor just needs someone to listen without judging, to help them better understand their experience, and to validate their feelings and choices.

On our support line, we also connect with family and friends of survivors. Seeing someone you love be harmed is difficult and often times, a survivor’s loved ones don’t know what to do or how to best support the survivor in their life. It is also common for people who love a survivor to experience a great deal of emotional distress. We are here for you as well as the survivor you love.

You can call us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at:
(877) 384-3578


The support line can also serve as a gateway to access support services offered at W.O.M.A.N., Inc., such as our drop-in support, therapy, peer support groups, and Latinx Program.

Additional domestic violence resources & W.O.M.A.N., Inc. materials  can be found here.

In order to take care of ourselves & our community, please note our TEMPORARY suspension of in-person services:

SF RESIDENTS: to schedule an online/over-the-phone domestic violence counseling appointment, email us at: appointments@womaninc.org

Drop-In Support

WOMAN Inc Zoom Drop In Sessions (coming in January!)

 Trained DV counselors will meet with survivors over zoom. This is a great opportunity for survivors to learn about our services (for survivors who reside in SF), get referrals, and overarching support and crisis counseling, no appointment is required!

Participants MUST BE IN A CONFIDENTIAL SPACE when joining sessions. We ask all participants to join the session with their camera. Folks unable to attend a zoom session are encouraged to call our 24-hour support line: 415-864-4722

Schedule:

Wednesday, January 13 from 11a-12:30p (LINK TO JOIN)

Tuesday, January 19 from 1-2:30p (LINKTO JOIN)

Monday, January 25 from 4:30-6p (LINK TO JOIN)

WOMAN Inc sesiones por ZOOM

Consejeros capacitados en violencia domestica se reunirán con sobrevivientes sobre zoom. Esta es una gran oportunidad para que los sobrevivientes aprendan sobre nuestros servicios (para los sobrevivientes que residen en SF), obtener referencias, y apoyo general y asesoramiento en crisis, no se requiere cita!

Los participantes DEBEN ESTAR EN UN ESPACIO CONFIDENCIAL al unirse a las sesiones. Pedimos a todos los participantes que se unan a la sesión con su cámara. Los que no puedan asistir las sesiones por ZOOM pueden llamar a nuestra línea de apoyo al :415-864-4722

El calendario:

Miércoles, 13 de Enero de 11am- 12:30pm (LINK)

Martes, 19 de Enero de 1pm- 2:20pm (LINK)

Lunes, 25 de Enero de 4:30pm – 6pm (LINK)

 

 Therapy

For many survivors of domestic violence, individual psychotherapy provides an excellent environment for healing and growth. We offer both ongoing individual therapy and family therapy for survivors, their friends & family. Therapy services are offered in English and Spanish and are provided by trained MFT Interns and Trainees who are supervised by a licensed psychotherapist. Low-cost weekly sessions are based on a sliding scale.

If you are interested in exploring therapy as an option, please email us at appointments@womaninc.org, or just call our support line

 Peer Support Group

OUR SUPPORT GROUP IS BEING HELD ONLINE.

Want join a support group? Please fill out this registration form.

Please note: our support group will not be meeting the week of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

We are currently offering support groups in English, and Leadership Development groups in Spanish.

Led by trained facilitators, our peer support groups offer a safe space for survivors of domestic violence to share their experience with and gain insight from each other. In these groups, survivors are invited to explore their feelings, receive and offer support, and gain important tools needed to heal from the effects of violent relationships. Our groups include practical information about the dynamics of abuse. We often use art and other expressive modalities in our groups.

Latinx Program

The Latinx Program offers in-depth case management to Spanish-speaking survivors of domestic violence, and works to support survivors in a culturally appropriate setting. Working collaboratively with a team member, the survivor creates short and long-term goals designed to help overcome the obstacles preventing them from creating a life free of violence.

For more information about the Latinx Program,  please call our support line or email us at citas@womaninc.org

Peer Counseling Sessions

Are you looking to connect with a domestic violence (DV) counselor? Would you like some support from people who won’t judge you or your choices? Are you a survivor of domestic violence, living in San Francisco? Peer Counseling (at WOMAN Inc) might be a good option for you!

We offer 5 free sessions of appointment-based counseling for survivors and their supportive networks.

Sessions are typically one hour long, and take place between the hours of 4p-7:30p, Monday through Thursday

Want to schedule an appointment? Please fill out this registration form.

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