If interested in signing up or have some ideas that you think would help us improve our support groups, please call (320) 251-4357 or fill out our:

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 – please return via email, mail, or fax.

E-mail: cmsac@cmsac.org
Mail: 15 Riverside Drive NE, Saint Cloud, MN 56304
Phone:  320-251-4357
Fax: 320-251-4670

VIRTUAL HEALING CIRCLE

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This group is open to females 18 years of age and older who have experienced any form of sexual assault/violence.

Due to COVID-19 protocol, our support group for female identifying survivors has been temporarily shifted to a virtual delivery platform! We hope you will join us every Tuesday for a support group session online! Group Topics primarily focus on: Healing, Empowerment, Hope, Resilience, Forgiveness, Coping, Self-Care, and Self-Confidence.

If you are interested, please email llanes@cmsac.org to get registered for this group, space is limited.

*Our next session of Virtual Healing Circle Support Group is Tuesday, September 29th from 5:30-7:00 PM!*

SUPPORT GROUP FOR MALE-IDENTIFYING SURVIVORS 

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This group is open to males 18 years of age and older who have experienced any form of sexual assault/abuse/violence.

Due to COVID-19 protocol, our support group for male identifying survivors has been temporarily shifted to a virtual delivery platform! We hope you will join us twice monthly for a support group session online! Group Topics primarily focus on: Healing, Empowerment, Hope, Resilience, Healthy relationships, Anger, Shame/Guilt, Coping, Self-Care, Self-Confidence and Relevant Issues.

Support Group Dates:

  • Wednesday, September 23rd
  • Wednesday, October 7th
  • Wednesday, October 21st
  • Wednesday, November 4th
  • Wednesday, November 18th
  • Wednesday, December 2nd
  • Wednesday, December 16th

If you are interested please email: akaehler@cmsac.org and/or call: (320) 251-4357 to get registered for this group, space is limited.

*Our next session of Male Virtual Support Group is Wednesday, October 7th from 5:30-7:00 PM! *

ANONYMOUS CHAT GROUP FOR SURVIVORS

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This group is open to victim/survivors who have experienced any form of sexual assault/violence.

HelpRoom is an anonymous chatroom for victim/survivors who are looking for peer support. Our staff facilitates group discussions and moderates the chatroom to ensure a safe environment for visitors. We hope you will join us every other Monday from 5:30-7:30pm to connect with other victim/survivors! Group topics will be based off group feedback and conversations.

If you are interested, use this link to join us here on the chat group dates: https://affiliate.rainn.org/helproom/CMSAC

Chat Group Dates (from 5:30-7:30pm):

  • Monday, October 12th
  • Monday, October 26th
  • Monday, November 9th
  • Monday, November 23rd
  • Monday, December 7th
  • Monday, December 21st

*The next Anonymous Chat Group for Survivors is on Monday, October 12th from 5:30-7:30 PM!*

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CONCERNED PERSON SUPPORT GROUP    

NEW Concerned Person Support Group FlyerThis group is open to ALL gender identities and is for any person who is concerned about someone impacted by sexual violence or abuse.

Group Topics focus on: How to Support Survivors of Sexual Violence, Coping Skills, and Secondary Trauma.

Group sessions occur every 3rd Thursday of the month, beginning at 5:00 pm. Topics for the group will vary.

*The Concerned Person’s Support Group has been CANCELED due to low attendance! We need intakes to continue this group! If interested, please fill out an intake here: General Support Group Intake and email them to cmsac@cmsac.org*

WOMEN OF WORTH GROUPWOW logo

This group is for women who are, or have been, involved in the sex industry  – including, but not limited to: escorting, erotic massage, prostitution, pornography, exotic dancing, and stripping. This psycho-educational group will focus on healthy relationships, self-esteem, understanding abuse, addictive relationships, shame, media and cultural messaging, exploitation, healthy coping skills, and recovery.  The group is co-facilitated by the Human Trafficking Services Coordinator and a survivor of the industry.

*Before attending a WOW group session, please call to schedule an intake consultation with the group facilitator.*

Did you recently attend one of our support groups? We would love to hear from you and invite you to fill out this brief survey on your experience: http://bit.ly/2v6b3jx

Are you a community member with ideas on improving our support groups? We would love to hear from you and invite you to fill out this brief survey to share your ideas: http://bit.ly/2vph720