Educational and Consultation Services for the Community

Ongoing consultation for religious and mental health professionals/concerned laity regarding special needs of victimized women.

Special liturgies and worship services to promote women's wholeness.

Religious educationand programs to combat abuse and violence.

Specialized training and resources to equip religious professionals and laity for compassionate intervention with abused women.

Seminars and programs for women's spiritual and emotional empowerment.

Educational presentations and special events for community awareness.

*Educational and training program fees are negotiated with groups requesting the services.

Southwest Shalom Ministries for Women was founded in Texas in 1992 as an interfaith organization promoting wholeness for women who have been victimized. After serving the needs of abused women in Albuquerque, New Mexico from August, 1997 to August, 2002, the agency once more relocated. After relocating to the Illinois Valley area in August, 2002, Southwest Shalom Ministries for Women is now offering a variety of services and resources in response to the special needs of abused women. A variety of self-empowerment, grief recovery, and positive spirituality porgrams for women are also available.


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For information on program services, call 815~431~9557 or e-mail us at: