Steamboat briefs: Domestic violence group looking for volunteers


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


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