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Group to support domestic violence survivors

Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Southern Arizona is initiating a free support group for Jewish women of all ages who have been impacted by domestic violence.

The LEAH (Let’s End Abusive Households) Support Group represents a safe environment for healing and support. Group activities may help in anxiety reduction, planning safe place strategies, and empowering participants to survive and improve the quality of their lives, says Susan Kasle, MPH, JFCS vice president of community services. A JFCS masters-level licensed clinician will facilitate and support the program.

The first LEAH Support Group meeting will be held on Monday, Oct. 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at JFCS, 4301 E. Fifth Street. Beginning in November, the group will meet the third Monday of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at JFCS.

For more information or to register (which is not required for attendance), call 795-0300, ext. 2271 or email igefter@jfcstucson.org. All communications will be completely confidential.

JFCS also is a local resource for person-centered trauma-informed counseling and therapy services for individuals, couples and families. Appointments can be made by calling 795-0300.

The LEAH Support Group is a free service made possible with funding from the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona.