Explore the many different support groups, available across a wide-variety of topics at SOU this term.
*This list has been alphabetized*
Body Acceptance Group Support (TBD)
A support group for SOU students who are looking for a safe space to explore their relationship to their body and food. This group promotes Health At Every Size (HAES) and an opportunity to restore and compassionately make peace with the body and food in an intuitive and compassionate way. All genders are welcome. Please check back soon for updated contact and meeting information.
Options’ Adult Transgender, Non-Binary, and Gender-Expansive Group (Wednesdays 2:30 pm – 4 pm)
Beginning September 21, Options for Southern Oregon is offering a new Adult Transgender, Non-Binary, and Gender-Expansive Group for both Options’ clients and non-clients in Josephine and Jackson Counties. The group will provide an opportunity for participants to meaningfully connect with others who identify as transgender/non-binary/gender-
Queer and Trans Talk (TBD)
Join Queer and Trans students and community members to gather, share experiences, and support one another. Gender-based violence impacts our lives, and together, we can heal and learn. This group meets weekly and is coordinated by Jackson County Sexual Assault Response Team in collaboration with Southern Oregon University. Schedule an intake by emailing the Equity Coordinator for Gender & Sexuality Justice at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tea & Crafts (TBD)
Bi-monthly meet-up for queer disabled and/or neurodivergent folks to come hang out and drink hot beverages and do crafts to help facilitate a safe community for queer disabled and/or neurodivergent folks to unwind, find community, and not have to perform emotional labor or be placed in educational roles. Contact the Equity Coordinator for Gender & Sexuality Justice at email@example.com with any questions. You may join this group either in-person in SJEC Room 308 or over Zoom.
Teen/Young Adult Sexual Assault Survivors’ Healing (SASH)
A peer support group open to teens of all gender identities who have been impacted by sexual assault/violence. Please call for an intake appointment. Facilitated by non-mandatory reporters and supported by Jackson County Sexual Assault Response Team/SART. Call for Facilitator referral SART Advocate at 541.625.8089
Women Sexual Assault Survivors’ Healing Group (SASH) (Wednesdays 6 – 7:30pm)
A non-judgmental peer support group open to campus and community members impacted by sexual assault and interpersonal violence. Please call or email group facilitator for an intake appointment. This warm and healing group is facilitated by two long-term community survivor advocates and offered by Jackson County Sexual Assault Response Team/SART. This group meets over Zoom. Interested? Contact Lezley Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541.840.6672