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Women's Center of Greater Danbury

Domestic Violence Hotline: (203) 731-5206
Sexual Assault Hotline: (203) 731-5204

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Programs are provided to a wide range of audiences, from pre-school children to senior citizens. All curricula can be modified to meet specific needs. If a program does not currently exist, please contact us. We welcome the opportunity to create new programs.

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PRESCHOOL TO 1ST GRADE

We offer age-appropriate training using puppetry, art, music, story-telling and other interactive methods to teach young children about how to be safe.  

2ND TO 5TH GRADE

Our programs cover bullying, safe touching and Internet safety. We also provide sessions for children dealing with domestic abuse at home.

MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL

Middle and High School programs offer the following:

  • Interactive exercises including clickers, videos, games, role-playing
  • A focus on empowerment, leadership, and healthy relationships
  • Sessions for high risk teens
  • Crisis intervention for current events

College

We will be offering more detail soon.  College programs will include training for fraternity/sorority organizations, athletes, residential halls etc. 

ADULT PROGRAMS (PARENTS & COMMUNITY)

Our parent and community adults programs offer:

  • Parent trainings to reinforce safety concepts taught in the classroom, build protective factors in children and handle disclosures sensitively
  • Specialized sessions for the elderly,
  • Trainings for developmentally delayed adults
  • Sessions for adults dealing with substance abuse
  • Programs for civic groups, PTAs and places of worship
  • Sessions just for men

EDUCATORS & CHILD CARE PROFESSIONALS

Our programs for educators and child care professionals cover

  • Creating a trauma sensitive classroom for teachers and other school professionals
  • Nurturing pro-social behaviors in after school programs geared toward grades 1 through 6 and pre-school settings
  • Sensitivity training in domestic violence for early daycare providers, mental health consultants, and Headstart parents.

CORPORATE

We offer numerous programs around sexual harassment, domestic violence and other topics of interest to professionals in the corporate workplace.

HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

We have programs specifically for healthcare providers’ response to domestic violence & sexual assault cases.

Location & Contact

Women's Center of Greater Danbury 
2 West Street
Danbury, Connecticut 06810
E-mail: womenscenter@wcogd.org

Counseling/Administrative Headquarters:
Ph: (203) 731-5200
Fax: (203) 731-5207

Local Hotlines:
Domestic Violence Hotline: (203) 731-5206
Sexual Assault Hotline: (203) 731-5204

National Domestic Violence Hotline:
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

 

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