Transgender Children’s Playgroup and Parents Group – Open to all gender-nonconforming and transgender children 13 and younger, the playgroup provides a supportive space for children to socialize. A professionally facilitated parents support group runs concurrently. Both groups free; screening interview required. Contact Marybeth Markham at firstname.lastname@example.org or (509) 795-6437.
Understanding Trauma – For survivors of sexual assault; free and open to men, women, adolescents and caregivers of survivors. Offered by The Victim Rights Response Team of Lutheran Community Services. Call (509) 343-5060 to find a group that is right for you; call (509) 747-8224 or visit www.lcsnw.org for more information.
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 Providence 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.
Women with Cancer Support Group – For women wanting support and encouragement, meets second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, 5:30 p.m., Cancer Care Northwest North Spokane Office, 605 E. Holland Ave., Suite 100. Call 228-1244 to register.