Women’s Alternative to Violence

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Women’s Alternatives to Violence program offers group sessions to those who have committed acts of violence towards a household or family member, or intimate partner. We define violence as any act that is, either directly or indirectly aimed towards violating or hurting another person. This act has the purpose of gaining the advantage, instilling fear and having, or maintaining power and control in the relationship. These violent and/or abusive acts will include a combination (or all) of the following: emotional abuse, psychological abuse, economic abuse, social abuse, sexual abuse, physical abuse, using the children, using intimidation and/or coercion and threats.

Meeting times

All classes are held at Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay

Women’s Alternative to Violence offers the following times

Monday Afternoon
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm

*Women’s Alternative to Violence program is comprised of 36 weekly classes*

Registration and Costs

Registration for Women’s Alternative to Violence is by appointment only. A fee of $150.00 is due at the appointment time. This cost covers registration, a workbook and class materials. A fee of $35.00 per class is due at the beginning of each class.

To schedule an appointment contact Chuck Stepping at 541-888-1048 or chuck@stopabusecoos.org