Gulf Coast Center For
Nonviolence

Sexual Assault Awareness

7th Annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

Join us April 20th at the Biloxi Lighthouse Pier as the bravest men on the Coast walk a mile in high heels to raise awareness of violence against women. More information and free registration is available at gccfn.org/wam18.

2018 Advancing Strategies Conference

Please join us for a multidisciplinary training conference addressing domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. This training opportunity is designed to benefit those working for victim service agencies, law enforcement, prosecution, and nursing/medical staff. Advancing Strategies For A Safe & Healthy Community Conference August 14-16, 2018 Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino Biloxi, MS Early […]

Keeping Them Down: Combating Institutional isms – A Counselors’ Ethical Responsibility to Advocate, Educate, & Bring Them Up!

Within this presentation, the presenter will assist participants in recognizing their sometimes unknown biases, the roles of micro-aggressions in the marginalization of individuals based upon gender, sexuality, religion, race, culture, socio-economic and educational status, as well as how counselors can then advocate for various marginalized groups to ensure all individuals feel safe within society. Presenter […]

Free Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training for DV Awareness Month!

Find out more about how you can be part of the GREEN DOT MOVEMENT to end power-based personal violence. The Green Dot program teaches easy methods of bystander intervention that ANYONE can do to help prevent and respond to incidents of violence in our community. No one has to do everything, but everyone has to […]

Free Green Dot Training

Join us for a free Green Dot Bystander Training and find out more about how you be part of the movement to end power-based personal violence. Wednesday, May 10th, 1-5pm Fayard Self-Storage Meeting Room Corner of Seaway Rd & Cowan Rd Gulfport, MS Space is limited, so call (228) 436-3809 or email Rene’ Davis to […]

2015 Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

We’re placing a call out to all the Real Men of the MS Coast! Are you strong enough to brave a one-mile walk in high heels? Are you a man who is willing to stand up against violence against women? Then we NEED YOU!

Poetry Slam on Love & Respect

Join us at Negrotto’s Gallery on April 24th as we host our first poetry slam to bring awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Info and registration is available at gcwcfn.org/slam.

Free Training On Sexual Assault

Our Center, in conjunction with Hancock Medical Center and MS Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MSCASA) will be hosting four-hour trainings on May 20 and 21st at Hancock Medical Center in Bay St. Louis. Trainings are available for nurses on either day, and a training targeted to the general public (non-medical personnel) will be held May […]

"Because He Likes Me" Movie Premiere

The Center is very honored to be taking part in the premiere of the new movie, “Because He Likes Me,” tonight at the Knight Nonprofit Center. The movie came about through partnership with several local organizations committed to reducing violence against women and girls. It seeks to raise awareness of the often subliminal ways in […]

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Saving Animals and Families Everyday

A great way to show your support!

Just drop off your donated items to the Humane Society of South Mississippi in either of its thrift store locations (Gulfport or Ocean Springs) and let them know you're donating on behalf of the Women's Center. They will then provide us with vouchers our clients can then use to purchase clothing or household items for their family!

Upcoming Events

Feb
09
Fri

Training Opportunity

Innovation Center

Feb
24
Sat

Hoedown Drawdown

Frank Gruich Center

Apr
07
Sat

Rock the Cause 5K

Pascagoula Beach Park

Aug
14
Tues

Advancing Strategies Conference

Golden Nugget Casino

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