New virtual support groups available in Montgomery County
(Norristown, PA) -- Survivors and their loved ones are invited to join VSC’s newest online support groups. Held with HIPAA-compliant technology, virtual support groups can help participants heal. "Support groups can be so powerful for a survivor," said Erin Milbourne, LCSW, CA, C-TPYG, direct services supervisor at VSC. “When someone joins a group, they learn that they aren’t alone. It can be a wonderful resource for survivors at any part of the healing journey.” Each group is led by a VSC counselor. Interpreter services are available in over 240 languages. Support groups, like all VSC services, are free.
Groups now forming
Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (begins May 2, 2022)
This group is for people age 18+ who have experienced childhood sexual abuse. All genders are welcome.
Mindfulness for Trauma Survivors (begins April 4, 2022)
This drop-in group is for people age 18+ who have experienced a crime. All genders are welcome.
Psychoeducation Group for Caregivers of Child Sexual Abuse Survivors (begins April 27, 2022)
This group is for non-offending parents or caregivers of children who have experienced childhood sexual abuse. All genders are welcome.
S.O.A.R. (Sisters Onward Aspire Restoration) for Black Women Who Have Experienced Sexual Assault (begins April 27, 2022)
This group is for age 18+ and designed for Black women who have experienced sexual assault.
Survivors of Homicide Loss (TBD)
This group is for ages 18+ who have lost a loved one to homicide. All genders are welcome.
How to enroll
Call the VSC hotline at 888.521.0983 and ask to speak to Direct Services Supervisor. Or, you can complete our online form to ask for a callback from our staff. Space is limited.