Through on-site case management, trauma informed advocacy and peer support groups, bloom365 assists school counselors, group home staff, and other youth service providers with enhancing the safety, healing and well-being of 13-24 year old youth experiencing or witnessing verbal, emotional, physical and/or sexual violence.
All services are available online viaTele-Advocacy. Where funding is available, bloom365 advocacy services are provided on-site in schools and community organizations across Maricopa County, Arizona and across the U.S. via trained advocate interns
and member program staff.
Peer Support Groups
Our 8-Week Peer Support Groups reduce the isolation of victimization by connecting young survivors with other young survivors who can share and support each other.
Each 1 hour group follows a trauma-informed, psycho-educational model, providing education on teen informed topics such as safety, self-care, coping, boundaries and self-esteem.
Peer Support Groups are now available online:
MONDAY @ 4:00 pm MST Peer Support Group:
Text BLOOM365PS to 81010 to sign up and receive reminders
LGBTQ+ THURSDAY @ 4:00 pm MST Peer Support Groups:
Text 365LGBTQ to 81010 to sign up and receive reminders
All participants will need to complete an intake with a Peer Support Advocate prior to their first session.
All advocacy services are supervised by LCSW Clinical Supervisors.
Individual TELE Advocacy
Our individual Tele-Advocacy services help teens and young adults with assessing and meeting their individual basic needs, accessing community resources, developing peer connections and understanding victimization and the roots of violence. Ongoing services include:
information on Victims' Rights
safety services (safety planning, order of protection information)
family education and communication
meeting coordination with school administrators, service providers, etc.
Our advocates and counseling interns provide crisis counseling to teens and young adults who have experienced victimization from crimes including teen dating abuse, sexual violence, domestic violence, gender based violence, sex trafficking, stalking and bullying.
Crisis Counseling services include in person and online:
victim's rights information
assistance with orders of protection
referrals to safe shelter
connections to resources
support with accessing immediate basic needs
Hours: Monday-Friday | 9am-9pm MST
LEARN MORE ABOUT SAFETY PLANNING HERE
BLOOM365's free and confidential advocacy services address and respond to victimization and trauma from crimes including teen dating abuse, domestic violence, sexual violence, community violence, sex trafficking, stalking, gender-based violence and bullying.
Our therapeutic advocacy and intervention services help to reduce depression, traumatic stress, fear, anxiety, problems adjusting to school or daily life, and other symptoms of distress associated with witnessing or experiencing violence.