Support Groups – all available on zoom

  • Biweekly support group for trauma survivors

Tuesdays 12pm-1pm

A group to assist trauma survivors in their healing journey. The group can be a part of individual therapy outside of the group. Techniques include narrative somatic practices, art therapy, and process. Cameras are required to be on during the meeting for group cohesiveness and support.

Zoom meeting: 944 7145 3536

  • Monthly meeting 6pm-6:45pm on the 1st Wednesdays

Restorative yoga practice can contribute to healing emotional wounds and the impact of racial based trauma. It aids in the process of uncovering, examining, and healing one’s own emotional wounds and offers insight into avoiding wounding or re-wounding others.

Zoom meeting: 915 9041 6995

  • Monthly meeting 12pm-1pm on the 1st Fridays

A place to share, understand, and gain insights into dysfunctional family patterns. Learn about family roles, attachment styles, and how this may impact your relationships. The book Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families by John Friel is suggested.

Zoom meeting: 912 4243 0152

  • Monthly meetings 12pm-1pm on the last Monday of the month

No one can do it all, but we all can do something to help one another. Sexual harassment, gender bias, racism, suicidal thoughts, we can all help another individual. Here we learn tools and techniques and to clarify the bystander effect.

Zoom meeting: 971 9679 0628

  • Monthly meetings on the last Tuesday of the month 12pm-1pm

Emotional first aid for those who care for others. Open to all on the medical campus. A chance to practice and participate in stress releasers and to develop a selfcare plan as you care for others.

Zoom meeting: 921 7981 7637



Ombudsman Office

  • Karen O’Malley
  • 314-660-2089

Dr. Gladys Smith, PsyD



  1. Gender and Equality and Title IX Compliance Office
  2. Relationship and Sexual violence Presentation Center – Danforth Campus
  3. WUPD
    • 314-935-5555
  4. SARAH peer counseling
    • 314-935-8080

STL and National Resources

  • Safe connections Crisis Helpline 314-531-2003
  • STL Regional Sexual Assault Hotline 314-531-7273
  • Life Crisis-Suicide/Crisis Hotline 314-647-4357
  • Elder Abuse Hotline 800-392-0210
  • Domestic Violence and Rape Hotline 800-392-0210
  • United Way of Greater STL Information Line 211

STL Region Advocacy Services

  • ALIVE 314-993-7080
  • Therapy for Women, Children, and Men; Court Advocacy
    • AWARE – Hospital and court advocacy 314-362-9273
    • Bridgeway Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Services 1-877-946-6854
  • Advocacy for Women; Hospital Advocacy
    • Kathy J Weinman Shelter for Battered Women and Their Children 314-423-1117
    • Diamond Diva Empowerment Foundation (education services and programs)
      • 1-800-799-7233

Shelter Services

  • The L.E.A.D. Institute 573-445-5005
    • Leadership through Education and Advocacy for the Deaf – court and hospital advocacy, therapy, and ASL fluency
  • Life Source Consultants 314-524-0686
  • Lydia’s house 314-771-4411
    • Court Advocacy; Spiritual Counseling
  • Translational Housing; Court Advocacy; Adult Education
    • (ROW) Redevelopment Opportunities for Women 314-588-8300
    • St. Martha’s Hall 314-533-1313
  • Shelter Services; Court Advocacy
    • (SAWERAA) South Asian Women’s Empowerment Regional Association 314-435-3722
      • Motel Placement; Court Advocacy; Support Groups
    • Women’s Place 314-645-4848
  • The Women’s Safe House 314-772-4535
    • Drop-in Center; Court Advocacy; Support Groups
  • YWCA STL Regional Sexual Assault Center 314-726-6665
    • Shelter Services; Court Advocacy
  • National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline 1-888-373-7888
    • Therapy for Women and Men; Hospital Advocacy; Court Advocacy