All services are FREE
PO Box 143
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
(24 hour crisis line)
This position is 40 hours per week and includes some evening hours. The Family Support Center provides health insurance, vacation and sick leave benefits. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide advocacy and supportive counseling to adult victims of domestic violence, in both one to one and group settings. This position will also create and implement programming to serve victims of teen dating violence.
Qualifications: Minimum degree required is a bachelor’s in social work, psychology, women’s studies, or other human services related field. Other important qualifications include knowledge and understanding of domestic violence issues, previous work with people in crisis, strong communication skills, group facilitation skills, and ability to work as part of a team. A qualified candidate should also have experience in program planning, creation and implementation. Please send resume, cover letter, names and contact information for three work related references (2 from supervisors) , and philosophy statement on providing advocacy to victims of domestic violence to Geri Segal, Family Support Center, P.O. Box 143, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729. Materials may also be faxed to 715-723-8460 or e-mailed to email@example.com All materials must be sent, e-mailed or faxed together and received by March 29, 2017. For more information call (715) 723-1138.
Mom and Me is a support group for women and youth survivors of domestic violence. This group will nurture connections between moms and youth affected by family violence. Mom and Me is free and confidential, all ages of youth are welcome.
Mom and Me will meet Mondays, March 6th-April 10th, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the Family Support Center. Advanced registration required by the Friday before each session. Attend as many sessions as you would like.
Call 715.723.1138 for information or to register today!
A huge thank you to The Plus for hosting our kNOw MORE event again this year. It was an empowering event to commemorate Sexual Assault Awareness Event. The event was a huge success, thanks in great part to The Plus for providing such a perfect location. Thank you for supporting your community!
Thank you to our wonderful hosts from Clearwater Comedy: Mackenzie Bublitz, Cullen Ryan and Christina Wolff. Additional huge thank you's to the talented musicians and performers: Caitlin McGarvey, Sniffle Party, Lasa Anahata Tribal and Jerrika Mighelle and Elizabeth Steans. Thank you all for generously giving your time and talent, which added so much to this empowering event.
Thank you to all of the agencies who provided important information at the resource fair during the kNOw MORE event last night. Thank you to UW-EC Student Health Services, Hmong Mutual Assistance Association, Eau Claire City-County Health Dept., Chippewa Valley Child Advocacy Center, AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin, Bolton Refuge House & Q2 (LGBTQ+youth group). Thank you for being an important part of the kNOw MORE event, and for your continued service and dedication.
Thank you to all of the businesses who donated prizes for this year's kNOw MORE event at The Plus. We appreciate your generosity. Thank you to those of you who donated new socks and underwear for programs serving survivors. Your donation is appreciated.
Most importantly, thank you to all of the survivors and allies who attended the event. We hope you felt the support of your community all around you. The event was for you.
A new program for families in Chippewa County that will provide opportunities for your child (ages birth to 5 years) to shine brightly in all areas of their life!
S Social-Emotional Development
M Motor Development
I Intellectual Development
L Language Development
E Early Health & Well Being
Call River Source Family Center at 715-720-1841 for more information
or to register for the program
Thank you to Xcel Energy for their grant to support our Economic Empowerment for Domestic Violence Survivors program!