MOVE PROGRAM

A parent education program that empowers mothers to move
beyond domestic violence to a safer, happier future

MOVE (Mothers Overcoming Violence through Empowerment) is for

Mothers who have experienced domestic violence – emotional and/or physical abuse – in a relationship with a current or past intimate partner.

Groups are available for children who attend with their mom.

Program focus

  • Increasing awareness of the adverse impact that domestic violence has on the mothers and their children.
  • Strengthening communication, anger management and positive discipline skills.
  • Learning the importance of safety planning.
  • Peer-to-peer group support, facilitated by a trained professional, that helps to reduce feelings of isolation, build self-esteem and reinforce positive parenting techniques.
Program details
  • Length – Once a week for 13 weeks; each class is 2-1/2 hours.
  • Location – Participants will be told the meeting location when they register.
  • Day and time – Daytime and evening groups are offered.
  • Cost – No charge

Program coordinator

Stacey Sullivan, MSW, LCSW

ssullivan@safechildnc.org; 919.232.5667

Program assistant

Laura Goulian, MSW, LCSW

lgoulian@safechildnc.org; 919.232.5698

MOVE is a collaboration with InterAct of Wake County.

Please fill out a program registration form for yourself or someone you are referring to SAFEchild.