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Mailing Address:

Community Support Services
Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 2000
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:

Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 2000
Charlotte, NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

CSS Communications

Key Initiatives

New Options for Violent Actions (NOVA)

New Options for Violent Actions (NOVA) is a 26 week state-certified batterer intervention program providing psycho-education, and case management services to domestic violence offenders.


Who is Eligible for the NOVA Program

Are you protective of your partner?

Have you ever physically stopped your partner from leaving?

Have you ever had sex shortly after a violent episode?

Have you ever thrown things or hit walls during an argument with your partner?

Do you feel like you have to put your foot down to straighten things out in your relationship?

Do you control your partner's daily activities? (Tell with whom he/she can have contact with, how he/she can spend money, what to wear, when to drive the car)

Are you jealous of your partner? (Accuse him/her of cheating, tell them "If I can't have you, no one can," check their phone)

If you feel as though you need to work on any of the above, please consider joining the NOVA program.


Referrals

  • Candidates for admission can be court-ordered or referred by another agency or individual.

  • Volunteers are accepted under certain criteria.

 

Admission

  • Candidates must complete an assessment prior to admission.

  • Assessments (usually lasting an hour) are conducted by NOVA Case Coordinators

  • Assessments are available by appointment Monday - Friday. Walk-ins are accepted based upon availability

  • Candidates are screened for lethality, mental health and substance abuse status


Virtual Groups and Assessments:

NOVA now offers groups classes and assessments virtually.


Group Classes Location

2732 Rozzell's Ferry Rd.

Charlotte, NC 28208


Assessments Location

832 East 4th St

Room 4000

Charlotte, NC 28205

 

Men's Group Schedule

Tuesday - 6:00 p.m.  to  8:00 p.m.

Thursday - 9:00 a.m.  to  11:00 a.m.

Thursday - 6:00 p.m.  to  8:00 p.m.                                             

Saturday - 10:00 a.m. to  12:00 p.m.              

 

Women's Group Schedule

Thursday - 5:30 p.m.  to  7:30 p.m.


Spanish Group Schedule

Tuesday     6:00 pm  to   8:00 pm

Saturday     10:00am  to  12:00pm


Fees

  • Orientation $32

  • NOVA groups $16 per week

 *Fees are due and payable at each scheduled session.

 *A community service option, in lieu of fees, for clients on supervised probation is also available.


Call 704-336-4344 (English) or 980-314-3991 (Español) for more information.


Address

Mailing Address:

Community Support Services
Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 2000
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:

Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 2000
Charlotte, NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

CSS Communications

Key Initiatives

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