By Kasey LaFlam –

Monadnock Centerfor Violence Prevention (MCVP) inKeeneis accepting applications for its volunteer training starting in April. After completing our month-long, 40-hour training, volunteers can provide assistance to survivors of domestic and sexual violence in a variety of ways.

Have a skill or hobby you’d like to share with guests in our emergency shelter? Are you interested in facilitating an ongoing support group? Would you like to take shifts on our 24-hour crisis hotline? Visit us online at for more information or to download an application. Or, call the office at 352-3844 and ask about registering for our April training.

On Wednesday evenings, Monadnock Centerfor Violence Prevention (MCVP) hosts a support group for survivors of domestic violence. Healing Together as Survivors provides a safe and confidential space for survivors to offer peer support. If interested, please call 352-3782 for more information.

All services provided by MCVP ( are free and confidential.

Kasey LaFlam is Education & Community Outreach Coordinator at MCVP.

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