Programs & Events

Find information about upcoming UWRC programs and register for group activities. All programs are free and hosted at the UWRC office, 2000 Pewaukee Road, Suite R.
Please consider joining a program panel and complete the contact form below. We will meet the third Monday of each month, 6:00-7:30 at the United for Waukesha Resiliency Center.

Holiday Party

Join us at the Resiliency Center for an evening of community and comfort on Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 5-7 pm. Enjoy hot cocoa, cookies, a wintry photo backdrop, and a visit from Santa!


Family Improv Workshop

Join UWRC in partnership with Rise Youth & Family Services for a fun, community building event. This family improv workshop will help participants build up their confidence, improve thinking on their feet, help them connect with others in a supportive environment, and be present in the moment. This workshop is intended for families with children ages 8-15 who were affected by the Waukesha Christmas Parade Tragedy.

Register Here

Creative Connections 2024:

We are excited to partner again with Healing Harmonies to present Creative Connections, an art therapy group for children and youth affected by the 2021 Waukesha Christmas Parade. This group is designed to be an open studio-style experience where you are invited to explore, create and connect through art and community with experienced support staff available for deeper reflection as needed. Two groups are available: one for ages 5-10 and one for ages 11-14. These groups meet on alternating Mondays from 5:45-6:45 pm at UWRC. The group for ages 5-10 will start on January 22 and the group for ages 11-14 will start on January 29. All programming is free of charge. For more information about Healing Harmonies and their work, check out their website:

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Fiber Art

Led by a Licensed Professional Counselor from Bloom Art and Integrated Therapies, this Fiber Arts group can offer therapeutic benefits as we explore texture and connection to our sense. The groups is scheduled to meet Tuesday evenings in November from 5:00-7:00pm (11/01, 11/08, 11/15, 11/29). Materials such as fabric, yarn, string, ribbon, wool and felt will be used and provided for you. Attendees will use the materials during this guided practice and gain a deeper connection to our senses. We invite adults, 18+ that were affected by the Waukesha Parade to register.

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Resilient Yoga at the YMCA

Join UWRC at the Waukesha YMCA on November 19th, 2023. Leah Gable, LCSW and Yoga Teacher will lead a trauma informed yoga class starting at 9:00am. All community members are welcomed to join in this unique, healing focused class. Participants must be at least 16 years of age and each individual participating must complete a registration form. This class is being offered at no-charge in partnership with the YMCA.  

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Chew on That – Virtual Group:

Interested in learning more about mental health, but don’t know where to start? Join us for Chew on That, a free monthly lunchtime Zoom workshop where we’ll discuss topics like self-care, mindfulness, and myths and misconceptions about grief. No registration required. Upcoming Dates: 11/14 , 12/12

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Peer Support – NAMI:

The NAMI Parent Peer Support Group is for parents and caregivers of individuals living with mental health conditions. This group is not related to the parade tragedy and anyone is welcome to sign up. The group meets on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30-8:30 pm at the UWRC office.

Email Denise at [email protected] or call 262-409-2743 to register.

Program Panel

Program Planning Panel for UWRC

Contact Details

We invite you to join the us the third Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 as we plan programs in response to the needs of the community. Pizza dinner and refreshments provided at the center and we look forward to meeting you. Please complete contact form and a staff member will be in touch with you to confirm the date and time of the meetings. 2000 Pewaukee Rd. Suite R, Waukesha WI 53188
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