Services and Programs

"Do the best that you can until you know better.  Then when you know better, do better."                                                                                                               -Maya Angelou

Umoja Health, Wellness and Justice Collective offers a multifaceted system of supports to address the complex mental health and substance abuse needs the community, especially Black and Latinx community members.  All services are culturally-aligned and trauma-informed. 

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Rebuilding through Healing

This group is for anyone who has experienced harm or noticed these red flags in their intimate partner relationships including:
physical harm
worries that physical harm may happen
money struggles because of your partner
controlling partners
loss of contact with friends and family because of a controlling partner
verbal harm and name calling
other behaviors that make you worry about your safety, the safety of your children and the health of your relationship

Together we will build an understanding of trauma and normal stress responses and how these dynamics impact our relationships. We will share tools to build resilience and begin healing.

This class requires registration

Foundations for Healing

Support group is open anyone seeking understanding and healing for themselves, their partners and their families due to harm they have caused through:
physical acts of aggression and violence-whether or not criminal domestic violence charges were sought
controlling, jealous, or possessive behaviors
thoughts that your relationship is heading in an unhealthy direction.

Many people who struggle in their relationships are unaware

of how past traumas have affected their current state. Understanding the link between trauma and conflict, violence, and anger is key to the healing process.

 

This class will give you a good understanding of how you got

where you are so you can hold yourself accountable for the harm you have caused and begin to heal yourself and your relationships. Tools to support healthy relationships and build resilience will be shared.

This class required registration.

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The Fatherhood Initiative

In partnership with Michael Hall, founder of City Works USA

Fathers are so important. Showing up for our kids in a world so filled with chaos, adversity, and ongoing trauma can be challenging. 

 

This initiative is for any dad wanting to reconnect with their child after an absence, heal a relationship after harm, or strengthen an established relationship. 

With the one on one guidance of peer support specialist, fathers explore the dynamics that effect their parenting and build tools for resilience and connection. Support is continued through coaching with real father-child interactions. 

Any father can sign up for this service by contacting Umoja.

Rights of Passage

We believe that our children have the Right to experiences true Rites of Passage.

Through after school and summer programs we offer an opportunity for children to experience community. 

After school and summer programs require registration.

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HOPE for Women

Healing Our Past/Personal Experiences

This group is an open space where women can come together to tell their stories, support one another, and receive accountability.

Meets every Tuesday and Thursday 6-7:30pm at Umoja. Email for Zoom link if requiring virtual attendance.

HOPE for Men

Healing Our Past/Person Experiences

An open space where men can come together to tell their stories, support one another, and receive accountability.

Meets every Tuesday and Thursday 6-7:30pm at Umoja. Email for Zoom link if requiring virtual attendance.

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