Drop-In Support Groups

If you are experiencing intimate partner violence or have been in the past, you may be feeling depressed and frustrated. Your self-esteem may be low and you may also feel isolated from family, friends, and your community. Please know that you are not alone — SAVE is here to help.  Our free Drop-In Support Group can help you gain perspective, connect with other survivors, and improve your self-confidence.

SAVE’s support groups provide a safe place where survivors can encourage, support, and empower each other.

  • SAVE’s support groups are facilitated by trained and certified domestic violence counselors or marriage and family counseling interns.
  • SAVE’s support groups are free; no reservations are required.
  • SAVE’s support group sessions are confidential.

During the shelter in place order, SAVE’s support groups meet virtually in English, Spanish and Hindi.

  • English: Monday from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm | Wednesday from 9:15 am – 11:15 am
  • Spanish: Monday from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Hindi: Fridays from 10:00 am to 11:30 am

For information or immediate support please call our 24-Hour Hotline (510) 794-6055, or The Empowerment Center at SAVE at (510) 574-2250.

We also offer free therapy groups in the following topics:

Empowerment Group

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

Healthy Relationships Group