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OCD Support Group – Meets Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m. at Mirabeau Park Place, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Cost is free, donations and volunteering are welcome. Visit www.lifesupportservices.webs .com, e-mail lifesupportservices@live.com, or call (509) 869-1069 for more information.

The Parent Project – Parent intervention program helps participants become empowered parents and reduce conflict. Starts May 5, 6-9 p.m., at Sacred Heart Women’s Center, 101 W. Eighth Ave. Call (509) 389-2930, visit www.parentproject.com, or e-mail cgbagley@peoplepc.com for more information.


Women’s Support Group – Meets the second Tuesday of the month, 6-8 p.m. at Fairwinds Retirement Community, 520 E. Holland Ave. Soup, salad and dessert is available for $3. Call (509) 448-5660 for more information.

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.

AIDS Coalition – For meetings in the area, call the Inland Northwest AIDS Coalition at (509) 622-0721.

Adult Co-Victims to Homicide or Other Violent Death – For information about times and places, call Dan Fox at Lutheran Community Services, (509) 747-8224.

Al-Anon/Alateen Family Support Groups – Support and sharing experiences from living with or loving teenagers addicted to alcohol. The primary purpose is to help friends and families of alcoholics. Call (509) 456-2125 or visit www.spokane-al-anon.org for more information.

Al-Anon Adult Children of Alcoholics – Support and sharing experiences from growing up in an alcoholic home. Call (509) 456-2125 or visit www.spokane-al-anon.org for more information.

Al-Anon – Families and Friends of Alcoholics – Meets Wednesdays, noon, St. Pius X Church, Room 2, 625 E. Haycraft Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Call Sue at (208) 676-1997 for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous – For meeting times and locations, visit www.aa.org or call the Spokane central office at (509) 624-1442.

ALS Patient and Caregiver meeting – Sponsored by the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Association Evergreen Chapter, Spokane Branch. Meets the fourth Thursday of each month, 10 a.m.-noon, Valley Hospital and Medical Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave. Call (877) 201-3610 or e-mail nadeanw@alsa-ec.org for more information.

Alzheimer’s – For locations and times for the 12 support groups in Spokane County, contact the Alzheimer’s Association Inland Northwest chapter at (509) 473-3390.

Alzheimer’s, South Hill – Meets the third Wednesday of the month, 1-2:30 p.m., The Waterford; Dena Kutrich, (509) 536-2929.

Alzheimer’s – Meets the third Monday of the month, 1:30-3 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St.; Margie Berland, (509) 466-2864 or Bill Atchison, (509) 624-9265.

American Family Rights Association – Support meetings online and in Washington state. Families with difficulties involving child custody cases of children placed in the care of the Department of Children and Family Services are invited to participate. For more information, e-mail waafra@yahoo.com; or call Kelly Vick at (509) 217-7710.

Amputee Support Group – Provides opportunity to meet people, share experiences and concerns, enjoy special speakers, and discuss important topics. Meets the first Wednesday of each month, 11 a.m.-noon, at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley St. Call (509) 473-6681 or visit www.stlukesrehab.org to register and for more information.

Ataxia Support Group – Meets the first Monday of the month. For more information, contact Linda, (509) 482-8501.

Bariatric Support Group - Meets monthly to support the bariatric population, Holy Family Health Education Center, room 1, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Call (509) 252-6311 for more information.

Bereaved Parents on the USA – Coeur d’Alene Chapter – Support meetings are held the third Thursday of the month, 7 p.m. at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Room 3, 625 E. Haycraft Ave., Coeur d’Alene. All parents grandparents and family whose child has died are welcome. Call (208) 765-2788.


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