March 14, 2008 in Features

Spokane support Groups

The Spokesman-Review
 

Ongoing

Support for Caregivers – Support for people caring for family and friends. Meets Wednesday, 2-3:30 p.m., today-April 2, Brighton Court, 1308 N. Vercler Road. Call Jon Clifton at (509) 456-0438 to register.

Survivor Citizen Action Team – Survivors of vehicular assault from impaired drivers meet the second Tuesday of the month, 6:30 p.m., Greater Spokane Substance Abuse Council’s Prevention Center, 8104 E. Sprague; (509) 922-8383.

Survivors of a Loved One’s Suicide – For those friends and family who have lost a loved one to suicide. Meets Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Hospice of Spokane, 121 S. Arthur St. Call Eileen Lyons at (509) 456-0438.

Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests – Meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 2011 W. Garland; 991-8834 or Michael at (509) 701-4730.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly – Meets Fridays, 7 a.m. weigh-in, 8 a.m. meeting, Reardan Presbyterian Church, 150 W. Spokane Ave.; (509) 244-3708.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly – Meets Mondays, 5:30 p.m. weigh-in, 6:30 meeting. Cheney Community Church, at Third and Fern; Kirby Clark, (509) 235-4868.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly – Meets Mondays at 6:30 p.m. for weigh-in, 7 p.m. for meeting, Southridge Community Church, 2607 S. Ray St. Call Pam at (509) 217-7978.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly – Meets Thursdays, 8:45 a.m. weigh-in, 9:15 meeting; Eagles Club, 16801 E. Sprague; Jo, (509) 928-5460.

Temple Keepers Health and Habits – A biblical approach to dealing with unhealthy habits and addictions. Meets Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., New Heights Open Bible Church, 4017 E. 21st Ave.; (509) 599-9080.

“The Secret” Support and Discussion Group – Meets Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Unity Church, 2900 S. Bernard St.; (509) 838-6518; www.unityspokane.org.

Veterans Outreach Center Free counseling for male and female veterans sexually assaulted or harassed during their military service, and for war zone veterans and significant others; for appointment, call (509) 444-8387.

Washington Adoption Reunion Movement – For those involved in search and reunion of adoptions. Meets the third Thursday of every month, 7 p.m., Mother Bede Room at Sacred Heart Medical Center; call Joan DeGroot at (509) 921-0600.

Woman to Woman – For breast cancer patients, survivors, family and friends; meets second and fourth Mondays of the month, 6-7 p.m., Deer Park, Mount Carmel (Colville) and Newport Community Hospitals; (800) 228-6618.

YWCA Domestic Violence For women who have experienced abuse in relationships; free and confidential; child care available; 829 W. Broadway Ave.; (509) 326-1190, ext. 139.

Adult Adoptee – For adult adoptees to examine how having two families of origin affects adult life and relationships, exploration of search and reunion; facilitated by the Children’s Home Society; (509) 747-4174.


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