Support groups enable participants to make connections and share their feelings. Some of the groups are listed below with a brief description. As we become aware of new needs in our community, we are responsive and offer groups accordingly. Please visit our Calendar page to see upcoming dates and times.
Watch: Loss of a Child Group
ANXIETY MANAGEMENT GROUP
Offers the tools to manage feelings of anxiousness, and develops key strategies for coping and healing.
Caregivers often overlook giving care to themselves. This group focuses on helping caregivers share their experiences and struggles with other caregivers, and share support and resources. This group is sponsored by Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice.
Widows and Widowers who have experienced the loss of a life partner more than two years ago are invited to join this group to share experiences with others in a similar situation. This group is sponsored by Timothy Rice Estate and Elder Law (TREEL).
LOSS OF A CHILD
Participants are able to share emotions and help each other on the path to healing, in a warm, kind atmosphere.
LOSS OF VISION
Seeing It Through Together, a low vision educational and support group, is for anyone coping with visual impairment, including macular degeneration or other eye diseases. Participants will get support, gain valuable resources, and hear from expert presenters in this group.
These meetings are specifically tailored to address topics of individuals with siblings who have special needs, in a fun, engaging, and understanding setting. There are SibShops for children, teens and adults.
THIS IS ME
Girls ages 11-13 can garner guidance and understanding in this group which discusses pre-teen issues, self-esteem, relationships with others, and much more.
THIS IS MY LIFE
Adults ages 20-29 will find this supportive group empowering as they transition into the working world, changing family life, and more.
Widow / Widowers who are recently bereaved (within 1-2 years) meet with other widow and widowers, sharing and learning from one another as they begin the journey toward healing.