Survivors of Incest Anonymous 

We Define Incest Very Broadly


for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse

Upcoming Events

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Upcoming events

    • 26 Aug 2016
    • 28 Aug 2016
    • Cornwall-On-Hudson, New York,


    Join us for the 2016 SIA New York Intergroup Retreat! 

    Register by June 10 for the "Early Bird" fee of $50; after June 10, $75. Your non-refundable registration fee helps to support the retreat. It is separate from the cost of lodging and the day tripper fee (for those staying offsite). Scroll down to review Event Details. When you're ready to register, return to the top of this page and select "1" and "Checkout Now" to continue. 


    Starts: 3 PM Fri, Aug. 26, 2016

    Ends: 3 PM Sun, Aug. 28, 2016

    (Early arrival option: See below for details)


    Retreat Highlights

    • Great participant led workshops and events

    • Ample time for fellowship and relaxation

    • A quiet, rural setting with multiple lodging options (private rooms, doubles, shared cabins)

    • Talent and art show, relaxation corner, ceremonial healing circle

    • Optional art projects, yoga classes, meditation, movies, swimming pool, hiking  

    Lodging and Meals

    • Room options at the Olmsted Center include singles (bath shared with 1 other single), shared doubles, and cabins shared by 4-6 people (segregated by gender if numbers permit). For a description of the housing options and additional details (prices, descriptions, photos), click on the Retreat Information Packet link below. Register early to ensure your housing selection. Single rooms go fast. If you wish to stay offsite, refer to the Retreat Information Packet below for a listing of nearby hotels.
    • Indicate your housing preference when you register for the retreat using the "Checkout Now" button above. The SIA Retreat Housing Coordinator will email you your lodging invoice payable using PayPal, credit card or debit card (usually a quick turnaround, same day or within a couple days). Room selection confirmed only upon receipt of full payment. Reservations will be held 7 calendar days from the invoice date. It will not be possible to wait and pay in-person at the retreat due to contractual obligations.
    • Group meals will be provided. You will be able to provide details regarding food allergies and restrictions on the registration form accessed from the "Checkout Now" button above. 
    • Day Tripper Fee: There is a $60 per day fee for participants staying offsite (total maximum day tripper fee charged for 2 or more days is $120). This covers day use of the retreat facilities, onsite meals, and snacks. This is separate from the non-refundable registration fee paid by all participants (see below)
    • Lodging Cancellation Policy (applies only to lodging; does not apply to separate non-refundable registration fee): Lodging cancelled prior to Aug. 1, 2016 will be refunded in full; cancellations between Aug. 1 - 7 will be refunded 50% unless there is someone else to take the room; cancellations after Aug. 7th will not receive a refund unless there is someone else to take the room. If there is someone else to take a room, lodging will be refunded in full.

    Early Arrival Option

    • Arrive a day early (after 3 PM on Thu., Aug.25) for additional fellowship and relaxation.
    • Additional details specific to the early arrival option including cost and meals are included in the Retreat Information Packet below.  

    Non-refundable Registration Fee

    • Your non-refundable registration fee helps to financially support SIA and annual retreat costs.  
    • It is not applied toward your lodging (or day-tripper) fees which are separate costs determined by the retreat center.  

    Retreat Information Packet


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    • 14 Oct 2016
    • 16 Oct 2016
    • Uniontown, PA

    10th Biennial Spiritual SIA Retreat

    for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse

    This, is Real Life October 14-16, 2016 Uniontown, PA

    Hosted by People of Courage and Healing Friends SIA Groups

    Come and share our collective experience, strength and hope in the beautiful Autumn setting of Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands

    Gentle workshop format focusing on SIA literature *Built in quiet time for walks, naps, meditation*Art and play opportunities*Share your talent or gift

    ~Saturday Evening SIA Speaker~

    Each participant will receive a copy of the literature piece, “8 Tools of Recovery”

    Our retreat is located at our meeting’s location: Mt. St. Macrina, 500 W. Main Street, Uniontown, PA 15401, a Byzantine Catholic Retreat Center, but is in no way affiliated with the religion. Expect to see a lot of Byzantine icons. If you prefer more privacy than the retreat center’s 200-year-old mansion and other buildings afford, nice hotels are within walking distance. See insert for details.


    $155-Full retreat, including 2 nights in a semi-private room, evening snacks, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner

    $130 -Full retreat, including 2 nights in a semi-private room, evening snacks, no meals

    $55-commuter, includes the above meals and snacks without staying over

    $30-Retreat only, includes snacks

    Please register by: September 30th, 2016.

    For more info call Juanita 724-366-1163 or email Becky at

    Please do not call the retreat center for information.

    Registrations should not be mailed or emailed after September 30th.

    Retreat center has a firm deadline.

    Suggested Check in time is 6:00-8:00 pm Friday (no dinner served).

    Opening meeting begins at 8:00 pm. Snacks after.

    Living the Serenity Prayer

    Implementing the sia tools of recovery

    Faith in the 12 promises of sia

    Embracing the sia logo

    TWO ways to register

    Please register by: September 30th, 2016.

    1. Fill out and mail with payment to Juanita Strange, 113 Mulberry Street, Hopwood, PA 15445.

    Make checks payable to People of Courage. Confirmations and directions will be by sent by email, unless you send a self-addressed stamped envelope.

    2. Email registration to and use to send in your registration fees.

    Name_________________________________________Home group_________________________________



    ___ yes!I would like to do some service for the retreat – please indicate what_______________________

    The enclosed amount is for… (please check one below:)

     Full retreat $155 ______

     Full Retreat w/o meals $130______

    -For full retreats please mark one (single rooms not available)

    o __semi-private (large room with partitions around beds)

    o __double for couples (double bed and pull out couch)

    o __dorm style rooms from 3-8 beds per room.

    Name(s) of roommates if any:______________________________________________________________

     Retreat and meals (commuter) $55_____

     Retreat only $30_____

    We cannot accommodate special diets; you may bring your own food or utilize one of the many restaurants within walking distance/quick drive.


    Super 8-Uniontown

    701 W Main Street, Uniontown, PA 15401


    Comfort Suites-Uniontown

    675 W. Main Street, Uniontown, PA 15401


    Hampton Inn by Hilton

    698 W. Main Street, Uniontown, PA 15401


    Hilton Garden Inn Uniontown

    555 Synergy Drive, Uniontown, PA 15401


    Park Inn by Radisson

    700 West Main Street, Uniontown, PA 15401


Past events

05 Feb 2016 SIA SoCal Retreat 2016
20 Aug 2015 New York SIA Summer Retreat
27 Mar 2015 Mid Atlantic Intergroup Annual Retreat Traveling Light, Drop the Baggage
06 Feb 2015 SIA SoCal Retreat 2015
10 Oct 2014 9th Biennial Spiritual SIA Retreat October 10-12, 2014
21 Aug 2014 NY Intergroup 6th Annual Retreat
03 Aug 2014 Roundtable: Sexuality, Survivors & Intimate Relationships
13 Jul 2014 Roundtable: Working Steps 10 - 12 & The Promises
04 May 2014 Roundtable: Working Steps 7 - 9
13 Apr 2014 SIA Roundtable: Steps 4-6
07 Mar 2014 Mid-Atlantic Intergroup Annual Retreat
05 Jan 2014 There will be no Roundtable in November or December 2013
28 Nov 2013 Thanksgiving 24-hour Telephone Marathon
06 Oct 2013 WSC Roundtable: Working Steps 1 - 3
08 Sep 2013 Roundtable: Anger: The Role of Owning & Expressing Anger in Empowering Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
23 Aug 2013 Forgiving Ourselves: SIA Retreat Aug 23-25
04 Aug 2013 Roundtable: When Mothers & Women are Perpetrators
02 Jun 2013 An SIA World Service Conference Roundtable Discussion:
05 May 2013 An SIA World Service Conference Roundtable Discussion
07 Apr 2013 World Service Conference Roundtable Discussion
03 Mar 2013 SIA WSC Liturature Committee Roundtable Discussion:
08 Feb 2013 Mid Atlantic Intergroup Annual Retreat CHALLENGE YOURSELF
03 Feb 2013 SIA WSC Literature Committee Roundtable Discussion:
06 Jan 2013 A SIA World Service Conference Roundtable Discussion:
18 Nov 2012 November SIA WSC Literature Committee Gold Book Roundtable Discussion: “Creating Safety & Support for Healing, Remembering & Working with the Emotional Content of Memories”
07 Oct 2012 A SIA World Service Conference Roundtable Discussion
02 Sep 2011 SIA New York Intergroup presents its 4th annual retreat!
15 Apr 2011 SIA Mid-Atlantic Intergroup's 18th Annual Retreat
08 Oct 2010 7th Biennial Spiritual SIA Retreat
06 Aug 2010 3rd Annual SIA World Service Conference
11 Jun 2010 SIA New York Intergroup presents our 3rd annual mountaintop retreat
05 Feb 2010 SIA MidAtantic Intergroup's 17th Winter Retreat at the Shore
24 Jul 2009 2nd SIA World Service Conference
12 Jun 2009 NYC SIA sponsored 2nd Annual Retreat in the Poconos, PA
06 Feb 2009 Keep It Simple: SIA Mid-Atlantic Intergroup's 16th Weekend Retreat
10 Oct 2008 SIA's 6th Biennial Spiritual Retreat
25 Jul 2008 1st Annual Sia World Service Conference
27 Jun 2008 SIA NYC Intergroup #1 Retreat
29 Jun 2007 4th Annual Summer SIA Retreat
17 Jun 2007 NYC Father's Day SIA Event
16 Feb 2007 14th Annual Winter SIA Retreat


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