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Greenville Clubs, Organizations and Support Groups

Abortion Recovery Assistance
Free pregnancy test, free ultrasound and free counseling. Call Piedmont Women's Center, 864-271-2255 for more information.

Addiction Recovery - 864-235-4638

Adolescent Girls' Support Group is for girls ages 12-18 who have been sexually abused or assaulted. High school girls meet 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, middle school girls meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdat. 5:30-7PM. CAll 864-331-0560 x224.

Adoption Support Group for parents of adopted children. For more information, call 864-654-3583.

Adult Burn Support Group - 864-864-0151 or 864-884-12403

Adult Children of Alcoholics is a 12-step group for adults who continue to suffer the effects of growing up in an alcoholic or similarly dysfunctional home. Meets every Monday at St. Michael Lutheran Church, 2617 Augusta Road. 8PM. 864-268-5089.

Adult Connection is a self-help support group for adults with ADD or ADHD. Call for times and location. 864-901-3182.

Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse therapy group meets 7-8:30pm Tuesdays at the Children's Advocacy Center. All new members must meet with Susan Luna for an interview prior to beginning the group. Call 864-253-8830 for more information.

AID Upstate
For more information, call 864-250-0607.

Air Buddies Asthma Support Group For more information, call 864-331-1340.

Al-Anon Family Groups
Support groups for friends, families or alcoholics. Call 864-235-4638.

Alateen can be reached by calling 864-235-4638.

Alcoholics Anonymous holds meetings in several Spartanburg locations at a variety of times. AA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. For more information, call 864-233-6454.

Alzheimer's Association Upstate Chapter, Greenville Branch
For more information, call 864-250-0029, 864-224-3045 or 800-273-2555.

Alzheimer's Family Members/Caregivers Support Group
St. Francis Health System. For more information, call 864-675-4400.

American Cancer Society's Best Chance Network
Provides free pap tests, breast exams, and mammograms for women ages 47-64 that meet income guidelines. For more information, call 864-338-8812.

Anon Family Groups
Support for friends and families of alcoholics. Call 864-235-4638 for more information.

Attachment Parenting
For more information, call 864-370-0632 or 864-234-0519.

Bereavement Support Group of Greenville Hospital system. For more information, call 864-454-0900.

Better Breathers Club is for people with breathing disorders related to lung disease. 864-231-2786.

Birthright of Greenville/Mauldin Crisis Pregnancy Center
For more information, call 864-281-7677.

Brain Injury Alliance South Carolina/Greenville Chapter
Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Center. For more information, call 864-241-2600 on 800-290-6461.

Breastfeeding Support Group
St. Francis Hospital 864-675-4331. For class schedules, call 864-675-4400.

Brookwood Community Church
Open share meeting dealing with addictions, hurts, and habits. For more information, call 864-458-8944 ext. 270

The Buddy Club Cancer Support Group
For more information, call 864-322-2796 or 864-244-2852.

Camp Courage this is a summer camp for children with cancer and chronic blood disorders. For more information, call 864-455-5160.

The Cancer Society of Greenville County
House of Hope councils people on all types of cancer situations. They help people with grief counciling, caregivers group, and a newly diagnosed patients group. Call 864-232-8439 for more information.

C.A.R.E. Outreach
A service of the Carolina Pregnancy Center in Spartanburg offers abortion recovery support groups. Call 864-582-4673

Caregiver's Support Group meets from 6:30pm-8pm on Mondays at Fountain Inn at 709 Quillen Avenue. Call 864-862-6010 for more information.

Caring for Caregivers
For more information, call 864-232-8439.

Celebrate Recovery
Men's and women's open share meetings dealing with addictions, hurts and habits. Brookwood Community Church. 864-458-8944 ext 270.

is a support group for parents with children with ADD and adults with the condition. Meets fsecond Mondays from 7-8:30PM at the Center for Developmental Services, 29 N. Academy Street. 864-363-5583.

Compassionate Friends meets at 7:30 pm on the second Thursday of the month at Pelham Road Baptist Church. This is for bereaved parents. Call 864-288-9820 for more information.

CRISISLine for anyone, anytime, any reason, 24hours. 864-271-8888 (Greenville) or 864-582-1100 (Spartanburg)

Cystic Fibrosis Support Group - 864-676-1160

Cystic Fibrosis Camp of Georgia, Inc.
This summer camp is in Camp Wak-N-Hak, Rutlege Ga.

Diabetes Support Group meets 1st Tuesday at ST. FRancis Hospital Bernadine Center. 7-8PM. 864-255-1883.

Domestic Abuse/Relationship Addiction meets every Tuesday. Childcare is available. 6:30-8PM. CAll for location, 864-467-3636.

Down Syndrome Family Alliance of Greenville
Together we welcome you to join us in honoring the lives and potential of adults and children with Down syndrome.

Dystonia Support Group meets 2nd Saturdays at Greenville Memorial Hospital's Conference Room #2. For people with spasmodic torticollis, blepharospasm, and other types of dystonia. Noon-12:30PM, 864-433-0391.

Eating Disorders Support Group for Women with Bulimia - 864-968-0448

Educational Group for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse meets every Tuesday. Childcare is available. 6:30-8PM. Call for location, 864-467-3636.

Emotional Health and Relationship Issues
Speak directly with a trained intake specialist that can match them up with a licensed therapist according to therapeutic issues, insurance and financial needs, location and personal preferences. Call 1-800-THERAPIST.

Epilepsy Support Group
Patewood office of Greenville Hospital System. Call 864-271-9900

Epilepsy Foundation of SC
Greenville Office
email: efsc_greenville@charter.net

Family Connections of South Carolina is a support network of families who have children with special healthcare needs. Call 864-331-1340.

Fibromyalgia Support Group meets at the Bon Secours, part of the St. Francis Health System. Call 864-243-9052 for more information.

Foothills Fibromyalgia/CFIDS Network meets at 6:30pm the fourth Tuesday of every month in the Gibbs Cancer Center of Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Call 864-583-5803 for more information.

Gamblers Anonymous Support Group meets Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Call 864-814-7927 for times and locations.

Good Grievers Support Group is for anyone going through the grief process. 864-232-8510.

Greater Greenville Laryngectomy Support Group - 864-246-2191

Greenville Alliance for the Mentaly Ill - 864-283-3151

Greenville County Commission on Alcohol & Drug Abuse offers groups for adolecents, men, and women. Call 864-467-3690.

Greenville County Stroke Club - Meets the first Thursday of each month at 1:00 pm at Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital. Call 864-455-3775.

Greenville Mothers of Multiples - 864-268-7759

Greenville Ostomy Club - 864-255-1392

Greenville Sexual Trauma Center
Confidential help 24 hours. Call 864-467-3633.

Grief Support Group is a six-week group open to anyone who has lost a loved one, offered by Cancer Society of Greenville County. Call 232-8439 for more info.

Grief Support Group at St. Francis Hospital. Call 864-233-5300 ext. 180.

Hepatitis C Support Group - 864-906-7660

HOPE Ministries, Inc. is a grief recovery program. Call 864-878-6371 for more information.

Hospice Grief Support Group
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. For more information, call 864-675-4400.

Hysterectomy Support Group
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. For more information, call 864-675-4400.

The Journey Grief Support meets at Providence Presbyterian Church. Call 864-605-1011.

LD Barksdale Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation - 864-587-0021

LifeWise is a Caregiver support group at St. Francis Hospital, call 864-675-4094

Lupus Foundation of America, SC Chapter
Call 269-2887 or 877-895-8787.

Male Survivors of Sexual Abouse Group meets Monday evenings from 6-7:15PM to support the recovery of adult male survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Call Tobias at 331-0560 x238.

Mental Health Association of Greenville County
For more information, call 864-467-3344.

Miscarriage and Newborn Loss Support Group - 864-877-2715

Mothers and More Support Group - 864-233-5646

Mothers of Multiples - 864-2233-1971

MS Support Group
Call 864-288-6979, 864-836-3683, or 864-836-8237 in Greenville, 864-476-7408 in Spartanburg, and 864-442-7575 ext, 620 in Easley for more information.

The Muscular Dystrophy Association - 864-241-7980

Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts. Started in 1947, the NA movement is one of the world's oldest and largest of its type, with nearly twenty thousand weekly meetings in seventy countries. Membership is open to any drug addict, regardless of the particular drug or combination of drugs used.

Narcotics Anonymous Helpline provides help and support to those addicted to narcotic substances. 800-922-5305.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill - 864-331-3300

National Stuttering Association meets monthly for friendship and support. Meetings held at various members homes. Call Bradley for times, 864-346-0506.

New Voice Club is for people who have had a Laryngectomy. For more information, call 864-222-3500.

Next Step Therapy Group is for individuals who have been in individual therapy and are now ready for the next phase of recovery. Call 864-253-8365 for more information.

Nicotine Anonymous meets at 6PM Thursdays at the Detox Center on Spring Street. Call 864-596-2300 for more information.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Group is designed for individuals and family members of persons suffering from OCD. Sessions led by a specialist. Meets monthly. Call for location, 864-232-6216.

Overeaters Anonymous meets at 7PM at YMCA on Mondays. Call 864-282-0105 for more information.

Palmetto Peripheral Post-Polio and Neuropathy Support Group - 864-877-0702

Panic/Anxiety Support Group - 864-246-7108

Parents Anonymous of SC, Greenville Chapter is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect by strengthening families and empowering communities in the state of South Carolina. Call 864-467-0012 for more information.

Parents Helping Parents is a self-help program designed to nuture positive relationships between parents and children. Meetings are free and confidential. Childcare available. Call for location. 1-800-917-KIDS.

Parkinson's Support Group - 864-246-4511

Pet Advocate for Loss Support - 864-255-1164

PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
Call 864-232-2988. For the Anderson-Clemson Chapter, call 864-944-8620.

Phoenix Center
Alcohol and drug treatment. Call 864-467-3790 for more info.

PIER is a 12-session support group for sexually abused children ages 6-11. Meets Tuesdays 5:30-6:30PM. Call Carolina at 331-0560x229.

Pizza Night support group for parents of children with special needs. For more information, call 864-331-1340.

Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation - 864-787-6352

Prostate Cancer - 864-234-7029, 864-834-1945

Rape Crisis Council provides a 24-hour help line at 864-467-3633.

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Support
For more information, call 864-967-7965.

Relationship Abuse/ Domestic Violence Support Groups meetings are from noon-1pm every Monday at the Children's Advocacy Center. Call 864-253-0371 for more information.

S-Anon Upstate is for those who have been affected by someone else's sexual thinking or behavior. To find a local meeting, call 615-833-3152.

Saint Line Physician Referral of St. Francis Health System. For more information, call 864-675-4400.

Safe Harbor is a shelter for battered women and their children. 24-hour crisis line. Call 864-467-1177 or 800-291-2139

Safekey Fellowship is a place for people dealing with difficult relationship issues like divorce, singleness, and single parenting. 24-hour hotlin. 864-371-8499.

Savannah's Friends Pregnancy and Infant Support Group meets at OMH Hospice of the Foothills, Seneca. 864-467-3636.

SC Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
This support group is for patients and their families. Call 803-749-4299 for more information.

SC Fibromyalgia Support Group
For more information, call 864-243-0481.

Scleroderma Support Group
For more information, call 864-616-4112.

SC Lupus Foundation - 864-269-2887 or 877-895-8787

Senior Action Centers Arthritis Support Group - 864-467-3660

Senior Action Centers Band of Brothers and Sisters - 864-467-3660

Senior Action Centers Diabetes Support Group - 864-467-3660

Senior Action Centers Macular Degeneration Suuport Group - 864-467-3660

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous - 864-220-3947

Sexoholics Anonymous offers support for the recovery of female survivors of sexual assault. Call Joyce at 331-0560 X227.

Sexual Assault Survivor Group meets every Tuesday. Childcare is available. 6:30-8PM. CAll for location, 864-467-3636.

St. Francis Hospice Breavement Support Group
For more information, call 864-233-5300 ext. 180.

Support from Survivors meets from noon-1pm every Thursday at Carolina Counseling Inc. For more information, call 864-583-5802.

Survivors of Suicide - 864-271-8888

Teen volunteers provide confidential and free telephone active listening. This is from 5-9pm, Monday-Friday. Call 864-467-8336 for more information.

Transgendered Support Group is being formed for transgendered folks who have suffered rejection from a church background. 864-232-2197.

Tuberous Sclerosis - North and South Carolina
Support for people in both Carolinas. Call 704.289.5912 for more info.

Uplift for women who have had breast cancer. Call 864-627-1903.

Upstate ALS Support Group (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Call 864-455-4624.

Upstate RLS Support Group will meet the first Saturday of every month from noon-2pm in the conference room on the second floor cafeteria in the Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Call 864-542-9706 for more information. Us Two Prostate Cander Support Group meets the first Monday of the month at Southside Baptist Church. 864-843-1945, 864-234-7029, or 864-879-0963

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