Providence Groups

Connecting people throughout the Gallatin valley

Providence Groups

Connecting People Throughout the Gallatin Valley

Healing Through Yoga

This 45 minute led yoga practice has been thoughtfully sequenced and holds space and intention for healing and increasing trust and safety in one’s own body for those who have experienced domestic and/or sexual violence. There is no expectation of disclosure and certainly open to those who love and care for survivors. The practice will begin with a facilitated mindful meditation which will then be followed by an intentionally sequenced asana practice by a certified yoga teacher and licensed professional counselor.

Dates

Start in August (dependent on when the building is ready, but ideally August 17 on Mondays 6-7pm)
Weekly

Class Size

Limited to (dependent on space and ability to effectively social distance-TBD)
Rolling enrollment, confirmed by noon on day of class to ensure safety of class size, minimum of 2 people must be present

Price

Donation-based, suggested donation of $5 per person, per class (25% of proceeds will go to purchase mats, blocks, bolsters, straps and cleaning supplies, 75% of proceeds will go towards local non-profits supporting survivors of sexual and domestic violence, such as HAVEN, Gallatin County Victims Assistance, Help Center & MSU Voice Center and the Child Advocacy Center)

Startup needs-mats that can be purchased for about $15-$20 apiece. The rest of the items such as blocks, straps, and bolsters, can be purchased as classes take place and interest is demonstrated if needed.

Other

Will need liability waivers

This isn’t what I expected

Our online groups are here to help you connect with other parents, talk about your experience, and learn about helpful tools and resources. Whether you are going through stress, adjustment to parenting, Baby Blues, or pregnancy depression/anxiety, our groups are here for you. Groups are led by experienced support group leaders who understand the emotional challenges of expecting and new parents. Please let us know if you have any questions and join us this week for a supportive and informative group.

Dates

Online support group that meets the first and third Friday of every month from 10-12 pm.   Group will begin on Friday, August 7th, 2020. This group is intended for the person that birthed the child and the baby!

The 4th Wednesday of every month from 5-7 is family night! Please feel free to bring your spouse, partner, doula or any other support person in your life to this meeting.

Contact

Please contact Amber Reilly of Providence Connections at 406-579-4984 for a brief phone orientation prior to group attendance. 

Survivors of Suicide Loss

A support group where teenagers can help one another cope after someone they know dies by suicide. Whether a group member chooses to listen or share their own experience, the choice is always up to them.

From 5:30-6:00pm, the facilitator will consult with guardians of minor attendees to explain group purpose and go over consents and liability forms. At this time, before the group begins, the meeting room will be open for games/snacks/refreshments to give attendees a chance to talk to each other informally and give an opportunity to get to know one another.

Dates

Starting on August 12th. Meeting Bi-monthly, on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month @ 6:00 pm and lasting 1.5 hours.

Facilitated by

Alex Sandoval, LCSW (Peer & Mental Health Professional who has attended AFSP’s Facilitating Suicide Bereavement Support Groups For Children and Teens training

Class Size

Maximum of 10

Price

Free

Contact

Please contact Amber Reilly of Providence Connections at 406-579-4984 for a brief phone orientation prior to group attendance. 

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