Support Groups and Kids Clubs
NDS Support Groups build resilience and self-esteem while helping to minimize the damaging long-term effects that prevent domestic violence survivors from living healthy, productive lives.
We offer support groups for women and men, in English, Spanish, and translation services, Daytime and Evening! Our Community Office and locations throughout Santa Clara County offer varied groups for the right fit for you. Drop-ins are welcome. First-time attendees, please arrive early to complete some paperwork. Benefits include:
- Reduce domestic violence survivors likelihood of participating in an abusive relationship in the future
- Reduce the risk of children perpetuating the cycle of domestic violence
- Develop self-esteem and emotional resiliency
- Cultivate parenting, coping, and communication skills
Quilting Support Group
Supported by the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles and Santa Clara Valley Quilt Association, you need no sewing or quilting experience to join. Materials are provided free! Open to clients of Next Door Solutions (and their children 12 yrs and older accompanied by the parent).
Self-Sufficiency Support Groups
Group sessions focus on tools to strengthen self-resilience, self-care, self-esteem, and personal growth. The group encourages and supports survivors to achieve goals, problem solve and be independent in their own lives. Topics covered in Self-Sufficiency Groups include:
- Domestic Violence 101
- Healthcare/Health Insurance
- Employment/Job Search/Resume Writing
- Food and Nutrition
Thoughtful, engaging, and fun activities for children of survivors residing at the two HomeSafe sites or while attending Support Groups at the Community Office. We offer engaging individual and group activities in a safe, inviting, and consistent environment that promotes positive play. Activities and subjects vary by site and can include art, reading and storytelling, homework help, health and nutrition, creative play, and fun – so that a kid can just be a kid.
View calendar for Kids Clubs that run concurrently with Adult Support Groups.