August 2015
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Sign Up for Fall Volunteer Training
Our fall volunteer training will kick off on Tuesday, September 15th! Consider donating your time with us in one of the following roles:
We welcome both women and men who want to support individuals and families in building stable and peaceful lives.

For more information, please call 919-968-4610 or visit our website at
Seeking Male Facilitators
Teens Climb High is looking for energetic and dedicated male volunteers to assist with group facilitation during the 2015-16 school year. Volunteers will serve as co-facilitators to teach medically accurate sexual and reproductive health education to middle school students in Chapel Hill-Carrboro schools. Volunteers will be trained. Experience working with middle school students is preferred, but not required. Must pass a background check.

If you have questions, please contact Ja'Nell Henry at
Fall Support Groups
A new round of support groups will begin this fall! 
We will offer the following groups:
  • Art of Healing for Domestic Violence Survivors
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Domestic Violence, Part II
  • Self-Esteem
If you or someone you care about is interested in joining a group, please contact Connie Carringer, Support Group Coordinator at 919-968-4610 or by emailing
Intern with Compass Center
Compass Center is seeking applications for a Domestic Violence Community Education Intern. Please click here for the position description.

To apply for this role, send a resume and cover letter to Linda Chamiec-Case, Director of Education Programs at

Walmart gift cards are needed for individuals using our domestic violence crisis services. 
These cards are used to gather essential supplies for victims seeking safety.

Please mail cards to 
PO Box 1057, 
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 

Please list donations as "In honor of gas/grocery cards".
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Upcoming Support Groups and Monthly Family Law Workshop
Join Compass Center for our series of monthly legal education workshops. 
Topics will include but are not limited to: separation, divorce, spousal support, property distribution, child support and child custody, and domestic violence and the law. All workshops are held from 6:00-7:30 p.m. with registration at 5:45 p.m. Workshops will be presented by licensed attorneys John Miskey and Sarah Carr D'Amato.

Next Workshop:
Thursday, August 20th

In addition to our legal workshops, Compass Center offers one-on-one Legal Information Services and Community Legal Project appointments.

Business line: 919.968.4610
For help with domestic violence issues, please call our 24-hour hotline: 919.929.7122