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Page Updated: 10/2/06







AREA SUPPORT GROUPS

 

AA Meeting: 
St. Bernard Parish Center, School Street, Rockville
Thursdays 12-1pm; Fridays 10-11am

Adoption Support:
Latin American Parents Association
Meets Monthly – Call Linda Reindel at 290-8506

Al-Anon:
Rockville General Hospital, 31 Union St.
Meets:  Sunday and Mondays 8-9:30pm – Call Substance Abuse Service Dept:  872-5297

Alternative Lupus Support:
For network meeting and newsletter call:  490-4611

Bereavement Group:
North Central Hospice and VNCC offers Bereavement Groups in Vernon
For Information Call:  872-9163

Breastfeeding Classes:
Rockville General Hospital
First Wednesday of each month, 7-9pm
For cost and registration, call Perinatel Education at 647-4790 

Caregiver Support:
Ellington Human Services Elderly Outreach
Monthly Support Group meets 6:30-8pm at the Human Services Office
Call Anna Turner at 870-3131 for more information 

Compassionate Friends:
For bereaved parents who have lost a child
Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month 7:30-9:30pm at Rockville General Hospital
Call:  228-2037

Diabetes Support:
The East of the River Diabetes Club
Meetings on alternating months at the Courthouse Plus, 47 Hartford Turnpike in Vernon 7-8pm  Call 647-6824 for details 

Divorce Support Group:
For men and women
Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 6:30-8pm at the
Divorced Families Resource Center 1700 Ellington Rd. South Windsor
Call Elizabeth Golden at 644-4782

Divorced and Separated:
Self-help support group for men and women
Call Jeanne at 875-6624 for information. 

Families Anonymous:
A 12-step program for families and friends affected by substance abuse or behavior problems of a loved one.
Meets Tuesdays at 7:30pm at
Rockville United Methodist Church, 142 Grove St.
Call 875-2733 for information 

Family Child Care Providers Association:
Offers support, referrals and workshops for licensed providers
Call Bonnie at 648-2829 for details 

Gamblers Anonymous:
Meets Thursdays at 7:30pm at
First Congregation Church, 10 Elm Hill Rd. Talcottville
Call in CT – 800-266-1908 

Gambling Treatment
To learn about UConn Health Centers free and confidential Gambling Treatment Study
Call JoAnne at 679-2177 or toll-free at:  877-400-0570 

Hepatitis C:
Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month 7-9pm at
UConn Health Centers, Farmington
Call 643-2265 for information 

Just For You:
A class for children ages 2-10 whose parents are expecting another baby.
Meets one Sunday a month at Rockville Hospital. 
Call 872-5196 for information 

La Leche League:
Offers support and information for breastfeeding mothers. 
Meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of the month 10am
First Baptist Church of Tolland
Call 872-8372 or 684-5953 for information 

Man to Man:
Prostate Cancer support group
Meets monthly from 7-8:30pm at
John A. DeQuattro Cancer Center, 73 Haynes St., Manchester
Call 800-492-7161 press #3 and ask for ext. 4828 

Mental Health Association:
Offers support groups for those suffering from depression, anxiety or panic disorders
Call 800-842-1501 

MOMS Club:
Support group for at-home Moms of Vernon/Bolton is seeking new members in Vernon/Bolton.  Playgroups, park days, discussion groups and more.
Call Kara: 647-0427, and Deb: 643-5682. 

Mothers of Multiples:
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of month – Sept.-June at Goodwin School, East Hartford at 7pm  Call Christina at 568-8587 

Narcotics Anonymous:
Recovering addicts meet regularly to support each other in staying clean. 
Call 800-627-3543 to locate a meeting in your area.

Overeaters Anonymous:
Has a meeting at a time and location convenient for you.  Call 231-2935 

PFLAG:
Parents, Family ad Friends of Gays and Lesbians
Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm
Emanual Congregation Church, Hartford
Call 633-5111 

Stroke Support Group:
VNCC, 8 Keynote Drive, Vernon offers this group for stroke victims and their families.
Call Linda or Karen at 872-9163 

Substance Abusers:
Women’s group meets Tuesdays 3-4:30pm 155 West Main St. Rockville
Call Kimberly Platt at 645-0487 or 872-9825 

Vernon Toastmasters:
Devoted to the development of communication skills
Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month
Rockville High School, Room 133 at 7pm
Call Jay 647-8656 or John 875-0261 – Guests are welcome!


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