Is your partner controlling? Are you experiencing verbal abuse? Emotional abuse? Mental abuse? Physical abuse? Sexual abuse?  This weekly support group is open to adult victims and survivors of domestic and intimate partner abuse; SHCC groups are always FREE and confidential. Support Groups and classes are offered in both English and Español. Childcare is provided. Meets Tuesdays 5-6 PM.

Types Of Support Groups And Classes:

  • Domestic violence support group
  • Mental abuse support groups
  • Emotional abuse support groups
  • Sexual assault support groups
  • Women’s support group for domestic violence
  • Nurturing parenting program
Support Groups And Classes

Topics For Support Group & Classes

Join our supportive community at Shelter Home of Caldwell County, NC as we explore a variety of essential topics in our support groups and classes. From defining abuse to fostering healthy relationships, we address subjects such as patterns of abuse, the impact on children, self-care, and much more. You don’t have to face this journey alone – together, we can heal, grow, and empower each other toward a brighter future.

Topics for the DV support group and classes include:

  • Defining Abuse
  • Patterns of Abuse
  • What Keeps Victims in the Relationship
  • Anger About the Abuse
  • Impact of Abuse on Children
  • Shame and Guilt
  • Grief and Loss
  • Letting Go
  • Assertiveness and Boundaries
  • Healthy Sexuality
  • Self-Care
  • Healthy Relationships

Join us in our fight to end Domestic Violence

Stand with us to end domestic violence. Your tax-deductible donation supports survivors and their children, providing crucial services and programs. Join the fight for safety and recovery today. Together, we can make a lasting impact.


Join our closed Sexual Assault Support Group, a safe space for survivors to connect and share their experiences. Screening by a group coordinator is required.


Enroll in our Nurturing Parenting Class to gain essential skills for creating a nurturing environment for your children. Screening by a group coordinator is necessary for participation.


Find support and healing in our Emotional Abuse Support Group. Connect with others who understand your experiences. Screening by a coordinator is required. Join us today.

We believe in the power of support and healing. Our domestic abuse support groups and classes provide a safe space for adult victims and survivors to share their experiences, gain insights, and find strength.

The domestic violence support groups are also confidential.  Join us every Tuesday from 5-6 PM to explore topics crucial to your journey towards healing. Support groups and classes in Lenoir will be happy to assist you.


What is a domestic violence support group?

A domestic violence support group gathers victims who have experienced domestic violence at any time. It also includes those currently in abusive relationships looking for a way to escape. The domestic violence support groups are highly confidential. Such groups are led by a trained professional who guides and provides a supportive environment.

What are the benefits of attending a domestic violence support group?

There are a number of benefits of attending domestic violence support. If you are a victim, you will connect with those who have had similar experiences. Attending a support group validates your feelings and provides emotional support. Moreover, the domestic violence support group provides information on how to deal with the dynamics.

What are the different types of domestic violence support groups?

There are different types of domestic violence support groups. Listing down two common types:

  1. Open Support Group: Such groups are open to anyone. If you are a victim or a survivor, you will be welcomed in this group regardless of the current situation.
  2. Closed Support Group: This group is specific to a fixed number of individuals. This group has a more focused and intimate environment and promotes connection among participants.

Is there anything I should know before attending a domestic violence support group?

It is important to understand the terms of the group and respect the confidentiality of the group and the participants. Listen and respect the stories of the participants. Everyone has a different story, and creating a supportive, empathetic environment is important. As a violence support group participant, you must respect the boundaries and engage in self-care practice.