The LeeShore Center

907-283-9479 (Office)           907-283-7257 (Crisis Line)          907-283-5844 (Fax)


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 The LeeShore Center believes that all members of a community are responsible for ending violence, so we are very proactive in pursuing education and outreach activities.

Community Education Classes

Community Awareness Workshop on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault*
    Held twice a year - April and October - check our calendar of events or newsletter for upcoming dates.
    The LeeShore Center Community Meeting Room

     Contact the Education and Training Assistant at 907-283-9479 for more information.

    This week-long workshop is open to the public. The goal of the course is for everyone to become more informed about domestic violence and sexual assault.

    Attendees will learn about:
     • The dynamics and escalating nature of domestic violence
     • The effects of domestic violence on children
     • How a community's response to domestic violence/sexual assault impacts victims
     • Community resources available to victims of domestic violence/sexual assault

     *Successful completion of this 40 hour course is required for those who wish to work with clients.
    Cost for this course is $35. Continuing education credit may be obtained from Kenai Peninsula College (at an additional charge by KPC) after completion of the course and 30 hours of volunteer time with the agency. 

Ongoing Weekly Support Group for Women 


2 pm Thursdays - Women's Support Group
beginning January 5,2017

   

The goal of this ongoing group is to support women wishing to live healthy violence-free lifestyles.

Topics will include:

Definitions of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault 

Cycle of Abuse and the continuum of abuse

The difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships

Impacts of violence on children and families

The relationship between substance use/abuse and violence

Nonviolent parenting options
Safety Planning

Options and tools for changing negative lifestyle patterns.


This class is free.  

For more information, contact The LeeShore Center at 283-9479.

School Presentations

The LeeShore Center provides in-school education to over 1,000 Central Peninsula K-12 public school students annually. 

Interactive presentation topics include bullying prevention, healthy relationships, conflict resolution, dating violence and domestic violence.



Stand Up, Speak Up Alaska

The Alaska Network on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault, of which LeeShore Center is a member,  provides an interactive web site for youth leadership, healthy relationships and more. Check out the site at www.StandUpSpeakUpAlaska.org