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Diabetes Support Group
Meets the second Monday of each month from 6:30-7:30pm in the Chapel at Easley First Baptist Church, 300 East First Avenue, Easley. Contact is Karen Neal, Baptist Easley Hospital, 864.442.7661.
Parkinson's and Other Related Illness Support Group
Meets the second Monday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September, November) from 1:00pm-2:00pm in the Branham Conference Center at Baptist Easley Hospital. Contact is Gail VanEtten at 442.7626 or Angie Reid at 442.7811.
Meets twice a year (Spring & Fall). There is a group for both men and women. Contact person is Heather Spencer from Piedmont Women's Center. To register, call 864.244.1434.
Adoption Search for Life
Not currently meeting at specific day and time. Contact person is Cindy Walters. Call 864.244.1434 for a meeting.
An alcoholism support group. This group has many meeting dates and times. Call 864.268.2240 for more information.
Alzheimer's Association of Upstate SC
Meets every first Thursday of the month at 7:00pm on the first floor at the Easley Library. Contact person is Meri Childress at 864.855.8668.
American Cancer Society-Greenville/Pickens Chapter
Many monthly opportunities, including the popular Look Good, Feel Better program. Call for updated meeting times and locations at 866.227.4395 or 864.627.1903.
Asthma Support Group
Meets the last Thursday of each month from 2:00-3:00pm at the Capt. Kimberly Hampton Library in Easley. Call Lori Marris for information, 864.631.4550.
Survivors of Suicide
Open Groups meet the first and third Tuesday of each month from 7:00-8:30pm at St. Michael Lutheran Church, 2617 Augusta Street, Greenville. Contact person is Becky Kay at 864.616.9413. In case of inclement weather, check for a posting on www.mhagc.org, or call the CRISISline at 864.271.8888. We will attempt to notify as many as possible.
NAMI Support Group (National Association of people with Mental Illness) for Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens counties
Meetings occur at Pendleton United Methodist Church at 217 South Broad Street in Pendleton the first Tuesday of each month at 6:15pm. Please call Michelle Ready at 864.882.5131 or visit www.namiaop.org for more information.
Fibromyalgia Support Group
Meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:00pm in the Bernadine Center on St. Francis Drive. For more information, please call 864.235.1834.
Grief Support Groups
Cancer Society Of Greenville County
The following groups meet at 113 Mills Avenue, Greenville. For more information call 864.232.8439:
Monthly Support group for caregivers and/or spouses of cancer patients. Meets the second Thursday of each month from 3:00-4:00pm. For more information call 864.232.8439.
Cancer Patient Society Support Group
Meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 11:30am. For more information call 864.232.8439.
Breast Cancer Support Group
Women in their 20s-40s meet the first Thursday of the month at 12:00pm.
Women age 50 and above meet the third Thursday of the month at 12:00pm. For more information call 864.232.8439.
Cancer Bereavement Support
Newly bereaved meets second and fourth Thursday at noon, over a year bereaved meets second and fourth Thursday at 11:00am. Call for more information, 864.232.8439.
Meets the second Tuesday of each month at noon. An educational event; anyone related to individuals with cancer is invited.
Bereavement support group for children and teens, 864.232.8439.
Breast Cancer Support Group (Pickens County)
Meets the first and second Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm at the Pickens County Cancer Association office, 444 Hampton Avenue, Suite B, Pickens. For more information call 864.878.0611.
For families who have lost children. Meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:00pm. at Pelham Road Baptist Church in Greenville. For more information, call 864.990.1061 or visit www.compassionatefriends.org.
Support group for those whose spouse has died. Meets second Tuesday every month at 7:00pm at Fatz Restaurant on Hwy. 123, Easley. Contact is Marian Huskins 864.442.1800.
*Contact your local Red Cross for information regarding CPR classes in your area.
(Support Group List updated April 2013)