Steamboat briefs: Domestic violence group looking for volunteers

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Domestic violence group looking for volunteers

Advocates Building Peaceful Communities (formerly Advocates Against Battering and Abuse) is looking for volunteers to become advocates for victims of domestic violence. A 25-hour training starts April 8. Volunteers offer support, advocacy, information and referrals to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and all other crimes. Call 879-2034 for more details.

Peer support group forms for youths ages 12 to 15

A peer support group, sponsored by Poogie's Place, is forming for youths between ages 12 and 15. The group will be for kids grieving the loss of a loved one. Group leaders will use a combination of discussion and creative expression with the support of peers to facilitate the healing process. Call Katy Thiel at the Visiting Nurse Association at 871-7628 to obtain more information and to register.

Integrated Community seeks volunteers, donations

Integrated Community, or CIIC, is seeking volunteers to help teach English as a Second Language classes, along with promoting self-sufficiency and work readiness to new community members from foreign countries or cultures. CIIC also is seeking in-kind donations of new or lightly used fax machines, a TV and DVD player, teleconference voice interface, a coffee table and a small, open-back bookshelf. Call executive director Tatiana Achcar at 871-4599, or e-mail director@ciiccolorado.org.

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