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News & Events


Spring News Update

May 4, 2018

Stay up to date with the latest news from V.V.S. Learn about recent renovations at the shelter, expanded services and…

Expanded Trauma Support Groups Now Offered

May 4, 2018

The Verde Valley Sanctuary is pleased to announce expanded support groups throughout the Verde Valley.   Beginning May 1st, Verde Valley…

V.V.S. host’s special screening of documentary “I am Evidence”

May 4, 2018

Sexual assault and domestic violence victims in many cases have had their voices muffled. To show that there are people…

V.V.S. Education and Prevention Department Host “Teen Maze 2018”

March 28, 2018

It’s one thing to want folks to lead healthy, informed lives. It’s another to give them the tools necessary to…

Michael Capozzoli is Walking Across America to Raise $ for V.V.S. Pet Friendly Shelter

March 27, 2018

What: 66 year-old, Michael Capozzoli, is walking 3000 miles across America raising money and awareness for domestic violence shelters. Specifically,…

Upcoming Events

Sexual Harassment & Assault Workshop

06/11/2018 4:00 pm

Camp Verde Community Library

Verde Valley Sanctuary's 25th Anniversary Celebration

10/12/2018 6:00 pm

Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa

“A Time to Talk”  Violence Based Trauma Support Groups

“A Time To Talk” are free weekly support groups in convenient locations throughout the Verde Valley.  Sessions are open to all individuals who have experienced any form of violence and or trauma in their lifetime.  The goal is to provide a safe, open space for survivors of violence and their families to talk about their common experience and enhance coping skills for dealing with trauma.  The meeting has a non-judgmental and supportive environment that fosters self-empowerment and emotional healing.

Weekly Schedule & Locations

Cottonwood: Monday’s, 10 am to 11:30 am, V.V.S. Outreach Center, 610 W. Mingus Ave.

Spanish Speaking Cottonwood: Mondays, 6 pm, V.V.S. Legal Office, 675 E. Cottonwood St.

Camp Verde: Tuesday’s, 12 noon to 1:30 pm, Camp Verde Library, 130 Black Bridge Loop Rd.

Sedona: Thursday’s, 6:30 pm to 8 pm, ChocolaTree, 1595 West Hwy 89A

Sessions are free of charge and no registration is necessary.