October 16, 2019

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WOMEN WORKING TOGETHER FOR CHANGE
Offering Peer Support Specialists, life skills training, and resource coordination for women returning from incarceration

GRIEF SUPPORT
Individual and group support is available weekly to those who have lost loved ones to violence. Crisis counseling, therapeutic storytelling, and a support hot-line

ANGER MANAGEMENT
Participants are referred from Philadelphia Court & Probation systems for nine, weekly sessions of anger management support.

SCHOOL-BASED GRIEF AND LOSS GROUPS
Group sessions are provided to children who have experienced loss.

THINKING FOR A CHANGE
A Cognitive Skills/Problem-Solving Training for Incarcerated Individuals offered in Three Philadelphia Prisons and for At-Risk populations.

PARTICIPATORY DEFENSE
Community organizing model for people facing charges. Their families and their communities can impact the outcome of cases and transform the landscape of power in the court system. Participatory Defense groups work with the public defender’s office by providing a more holistic view of a person facing criminal charges.

GIRLS MENTORING
Weekly after school life skills and mentoring sessions are offered to at-risk adolescent girls. New Mentors and Young Ladies Are Always Welcome!

PUBLIC INFORMATION AND EDUCATION
MIC conducts public education, outreach and advocacy both locally and nationally to facilitate discussions around the impact of violence.
We are urgently working with our nations leaders to develop trauma-informed solutions to support those left behind to deal with the aftermath of violence.

All of our services and support to the community utilize a “Trauma Informed” service approach. We will be sharing more information on all of our programs soon.

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Mothers In Charge operates on contributions from organizations and people like you. Please take a look around our site to see the programs your donations will support.

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Weekly Services

Tuesdays:
Participatory defense: 5:30 p.m.
Boys mentoring: 6 p.m.

Wednesdays:
Girls mentoring: 6 p.m.

Thursdays:
Anger Management: 9:30 & 11:30 a.m.
Healing Hearts (grief support): 5:30 p.m.

More ways to contact us

Email: info@mothersincharge.org
Phone: (215) 228-1718
Mailing address: 520 N. Delaware Ave., Suite 302
Philadelphia, PA 19123

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You Can Make a Difference

Mothers In Charge operates on contributions from organizations and people like you. Please take a look around our site to see the programs your donations will support.

 

Everyone donating $25 or more will have their name added to our Partners in Peace page, unless you choose the anonymous option.

 

Please leave a note in the comment box if you wish to make your contribution in honor of a loved one.

 

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Thank you!

 

Dr. Dorothy Johnson-Speight

Founder and Executive Director

 

Mothers in Charge

520 N. Delaware Ave., Suite 302

Philadelphia, PA 19123

Email: info@mothersincharge.org | Phone: (215) 228-1718

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