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The Women's Crisis Center (W.C.C.)

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Community Resource Directory WOlTlGlVS ISSUGS P.O. Box 7413 AnnArbor,MI48107 Office: 306 N. División Business: 761 -9475 Crisis Line 994-9100 Community Services The Women's Crisis Center offers peer counseling, and crisis intervention for all women in Washtenaw and the surrounding counties. The CRISIS LINE , 994-9100, operates Monday through Friday, 10 AM to 10 PM. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and can talk to a peer counsellor who is there to provide nonjudge mental support. We sell low-cost, do-it-yourself divorce kits. Cali 761 -9475 for more information. The Women's Crisis Center also offers referrals to hundreds of agencies and individuáis in and around Washtenaw County. Substance Abuse Support Group: Sundays, 7 PM to 8:30 PM, beginning in April. For women in a substance abuse situation, involving themselves or family and friends. The program is for 8 weeks, with a $25 donation to WCCsliding scale. Cali for more nformation. Compulslve Eating Support Group: beginning in April, evenings, donation, cali WCC for more nformation. Meetings and Membership We hold meetings on the last Sunday of every month, f rom 12 to 2 PM at St. Andrew's Church, 306 N. División at Lawrence. Our next scheduled meeting is April 27. The Women's Crisis Center is a non-profit, grassroots, collectively run organization made up of community women concerned with the needs of other women. There are currently 40 volunteers--all women-members of the Ann Arbor community and students. We have one full-time Coördinator, a Board of Directors, volunteer peer phone counselors, and adminstrative volunteers. Coming Events Sunday, Maren 30: Women's Crisis Center Service and Pot-Luck. Noon to 2 PM at St. Andrew's Church, 306 N. División. Bring a veggie dishtopass. Fhday--Saturday--Sunday, April 4-5-6: Borders Bookshop and Women's Crisis Center Annual Book Days Fund Drive. Cali WCC for certificates or piek them up at Borders. With the certifícate, a portion of total purchases will go to support the Women's Crisis Center. Sunday, April 13: Rick's American Cafe Benefit Concert for the Women's Crisis Center with Map of the World. Tickets are $3 to $5 and can be pre-purchased at WCC. Sunday, April 27: Women's Crisis Center 14th Birthday Celebration and Volunteer ReUnion. All former volunteers, all friends, and interested others are invited to join current WCC volunteers for cake, punch, and feminist conversation. The festivities start at noon at St. Andrew's Church, 306 N. División. Please bring a veggie dish to pass. Cali 761-9475 for more information. Friday, May 2 toSunday, May 1 1 : WCC Peer Counselor Training. The training involves 30 hours over two weekends, a 6 month committment ,and 4 hours per week after training. The fee is $20. Cali 761-9475 for a screening interview.