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Support Groups

Support groups are...

Empowerment-based, survivor-centered, educational, interactive, safe, supportive, & confidential

Some examples of topics covered in these groups include:

  • Power and Control

  • Abuse red flags

  • Cycle of violence

  • Healthier relationships

  • Managing stress

  • Safety Planning

  • Self-compassion

  • Mindfulness

  • Trauma responses

  • Healing

  • Emotional regulation

  • Boundaries

Gainesville Support Group 

Location: Peaceful Paths Outreach Office

Tuesday & Wednesday: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Thursday: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Child and teen groups run concurrently with

many of our adult support groups!

  1. Intake* required to participate (learn more HERE about how to complete a new client intake).

  2. Monday the week of group, call 352-377-5690 to sign-up (max of 8 participants per group).

  3. If you are bringing children, please be sure to provide the number and ages of each child. 

How Do I Sign Up To Attend?

*Intakes include filling out paperwork and meeting one on one with a trained domestic violence advocate.

For more information about the intake process and for the intake schedule, please call 352-377-5690.

Starke Support Group

Location: Peaceful Paths Satellite Office

Bradford County
403 Georgia Street, Starke, FL 32091

Tuesday: 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm

(No sign-up required)

Queer + Survivors Support Group

Location: Pride Community Center of NCFL

3131 NW 13th St., Suite 62, Gainesville, FL 32609

Times & dates vary, please call 352-377-5690.

In collaboration with

Pride Community Center of North Central FL 

No intake or prior services required!

Contact Nicole Ramos for more info: NicoleR@PeacefulPaths.org 

Support Group Q&A

Support Group

Q: Who can attend?

A: Any survivor, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, relationship status.

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