Gulf Coast Center For
Nonviolence

Sexual Assault Awareness

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 […]

Two Exciting New Events To Support The Center!

Please join us April 17th at the Biloxi Lighthouse Pier for our 3rd Annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event! This event is a ton of fun every year, as our brave “Real Men Of The Gulf Coast” walk one mile in high-heeled shoes to raise awareness of Sexual Assault Prevention Month. Men, women, […]

The Faces of Human Trafficking

Human trafficking has many faces, but help is available. Contact our Center if you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking who needs help. Learn more about trafficking at the Office for Victims of Crime.

Walk A Mile 2013 A Success!

Thanks to everyone who came out to support our second annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event.  Special thanks to all our brave “real men” who strapped on a pair of high heels to walk the mile in support of sexual assault awareness and prevention!  You can stop by our Facebook page to see […]

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes 2013

Join us for a morning of fun as our heroic “Real Men Of The Gulf Coast” brave a ONE MILE WALK IN HIGH HEELS in support of ending violence against women and in celebration of Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2013!! Men, women, and children are all welcome. Registration and participation is completely FREE! Bring your […]

2012 Mississippi Human Trafficking Conference

Join us June 20 – 22, 2012 at the beautiful Treasure Bay Casino & Hotel to hear some of the foremost voices in the field of human trafficking share their experiences. This conference will present introductory level training specifically targeted to: • Law enforcement / criminal justice / court personnel • Social workers / advocates […]

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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

Apr
06
Sat

Rock the Cause 5K

Pascagoula Beach Park

Apr
12
Fri

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

Biloxi Lighthouse Pier

Apr
27
Sat

Vagina Monologues

Mary C. O'Keefe Center

May
02
Thu

Elder Abuse Training

TBD

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