Gulf Coast Center For
Nonviolence

Sexual Assault Awareness

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 […]

WAVE Sponsors Bridge Walk to Benefit Our Center

Send a wave of support to women across the Gulf Coast who are victims of violence and abuse by walking together across the Ocean Springs-Biloxi Bridge Friday, November 21st. Meet at the Ocean Springs Yacht Club at 5:30 pm.

HOPE Walk May 17th

The Gulf Coast Women’s Center For Nonviolence will host a walk on Saturday, May 17th,  at 11am in Bay St. Louis.  The event, initiated by members of the Hancock County domestic abuse survivors support group, is entitled “HOPE (Hang On, Pain Ends)” and is meant to raise awareness and support for survivors of abuse. The […]

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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
17
Thu

Webinar: Talking with Teens

ZOOM

Mar
12
Sat

Drawdown Throwdown

D'Iberville Civic Center

Apr
02
Sat

2022 Rock the Cause

Pascagoula Beach Park

Apr
22
Fri

2022 Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

Biloxi Lighthouse Pier

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