Female-identified Sexual Violence Support Group (healingSPACE)

Female-identified Sexual Violence Support Group (healingSPACE)

Isolation and disconnection are at the core of a survivor’s experience of sexual violence. Connecting with others who have had similar experiences can help an individual build relationships and trust.  The group experience has been found to be a powerful healing tool, whether the history of sexual assault or abuse occurred recently or in the past.

This an open female identified support group for survivors of sexual trauma. This is an ongoing therapeutic group that is led by a masters-level licensed clinician. Open enrollment and is 18+.

A phone screening and intake are required prior to joining a group.  It is important that the group be a good fit for both the new individual and the existing group. For more information about our support groups, please call 201-447-2227.

The only service of its kind in Bergen County, healingSPACE: A Sexual Violence Resource Center operates the countywide 24-hour sexual assault hotline.  The hotline is staffed 24/7 by trained advocates to assist in crisis intervention, information and referrals, and to support anyone who has questions or is looking for information related to the issue of sexual violence.  Anyone can call regardless of when the assault has occurred, whether hours or years ago.

To reach an advocate through our 24-hour hotline, please call 201-487-2227.  Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing can email us at: [email protected]

Age Groups
  • Adults
Health Services
Behavioral / Mental Health
Language Spoken
  • Spanish

Last Updated: 05/15/24