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Support Group Schedule
 
Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8:00 am              
8:30 am              
9:00 am              
9:30 am              
10:00 am

Peer Support 25
& 26

Peer Support 25, 26
 

Peer Support 25, 26

Peer Support 25, 26

Peer Support 25, 26

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

A.A. Meeting 23

10:30 am          Alanon - 55    
11:00 am              
11:30 am           Divine Healing Teaching 47  
12:00 pm  

Toastmasters 15

         
12:30 pm              
1:00 pm

 

 

 

Peer Disability Drop-In Meeting 39

 

Parenting Special Needs kids -
Nov 21  1- 4 pm
 
Women's Drop In Support Group 45

Pathways To Peace 34

Amputee Supp 48
1:30 pm      Peer Support 36        
2:00 pm Schizophrenia
Support Group 58
  Schizophrenia
Support Group 58
       
2:30 pm              
3:00 pm              
3:30 pm              
4:00 pm              
4:30 pm              
5:00 pm              
5:30 pm

Bible Tips Suppor 61

           
6:00 pm        Laughter Yoga 54
 2nd & 4th Thurs.
     
6:30 pm

 

Divorce Care 38
Living Room 52

Rock Climbing 20
Bowling 21

       
Divorce/Separation
Supp Group 53
7:00 pm

Divorce Care 27 & 51

Toastmasters 14



Overcomers
Recovery 35
 

Social Group 07

Celebrate Recovery
10

Games Night 22
 

 

Smoking Cess 06

 

Pathways To Peace 31

Glass House Women's Group 42

Overcomers Recovery 12 & 13

The Ugly Mug 28

Cope Niagara 37

GriefShare 49

GriefShare 30

Celebrate Recovery
11

Schizophrenia
Support Group 57

Celebrate Recovery 19 & 59

Rebounders 52

 
Grief Recovery 40 Pathways To Peace
 32

Pathways To Peace 33
Toastmasters 18
Toastmasters 56

 Life Hurts 50  
7:30 pm

Recovery Group 19

   

Depress/Manic Dep
08

 Alanon - 55    

Suicide Loss 41

Mood Disorder 09

Compassion Friends 46

8:00 pm  Alanon - 55  Alanon - 55  Alanon - 55  Alanon - 55  Alanon - 55  Alanon - 55  Alanon - 55
8:30 pm              

Recovery Programs

Emotions Anonymous
Emotions Anonymous is a program based on the Alcoholics Anonymous 12 Step program, and has been adapted for people recovering emotionally.
www.emotionsanonymous.org

Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery is a 12 Step program, similar to A.A., except that it has a religious-base. This program has individual groups for the various causes of emotional distress ie. alcohol abuse, drug abuse, spousal abuse, child abuse, anxiety, depression etc.
http://www.celebraterecovery.com
 

The Retrouvaille Program
The Retrouvaille Program offers tools needed to rediscover a loving marriage relationship. Thousands of couples headed for cold, unloving relationships or divorce have successfully overcome their marriage problems by attending the program.
http://www.retrouvaille.org

Divorce Care
DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of lifeís most difficult experiences. Donít go through separation or divorce alone
.
www.divorcecare.org

Pathways To Peace
Pathways To Peace is an anger-management program.
www.pathwaystopeaceinc.com

Recovery Inc.
Recovery Inc. is well established peer-driven, self-help program assisting those with mood disorders. Currently there are no groups in the Niagara region. The closest groups are in Hamilton and Burlington.
http://www.recovery-inc.com
   http://www.recoverycanada.org

GriefShare Program
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of lifeís most difficult experiences. You donít have to go through the grieving process alone.
http://griefshare.org/

Overcomers Recovery Support Program
Overcomers Recovery Support Program is a 12 Step program, similar to A.A., except that it has a religious-base. This program has individual groups for the various causes of emotional distress ie. alcohol abuse, drug abuse, spousal abuse, child abuse, anxiety, depression etc. http://recoverysupport.org

GROW
GROW is based on mutual-help groups, friendship, leadership and mutual education. People come to GROW with diverse problems in living, such as mental health issues, emotional troubles, or difficulty coping with grief, loneliness, anxiety or stress.
http://www.growinamerica.org/index.html

Journey To Joy Grief Recovery Program
Journey To Joy is a 6 week curriculum given at local churches.
http://journeytojoy.net

The Fresh Start Divorce Recovery Program
Fresh Start Divorce Recovery Program is a religious-based program that seeks to help families struggling through divorce or separation. Weekend seminars are held in churches across North America, but there are also workbooks and tapes that can be purchased for self-help purposes.
http://www.freshstartseminars.org

The Peace Plus Program
The Peace Plus Program is a religious-based program that teaches how to maintain a life of constant peace.
www.peaceplusprogram.com

The Stress Busters Club
The Stress Busters Club uses best selling, self-help books as a take-off point for a lively, informative discussion on how to disarm stress.
www.stressbustersclub.com

Toastmasters Club
Toastmasters is a well established personal development program that develops one's self-esteem by teaching public speaking and leadership skills. Very supportive and highly esteemed internationally.
www.toastmasters.org

Life Hurts God Heals (students)
LHGH is an eight step program for students recovering from emotional pain, including: addictions, eating disorders, abuse, pornography, alcohol abuse, cutting, etc.
http://www.simplyyouthministry.com/life-hurts-god-heals.html

 

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Support Groups
 

 

Depressive and Manic Depressive Niagara
08 Support Group Meetings -
2nd & 4th Thursday's 7:30 pm  Confirm dates and locations by calling 905-358-7469 or click here.
http://www.dmd.niagara.com
 


The Mood Disorder Support Group of Niagara
09 Support Group Meetings
- 4th Thurs. of the mth 7:00 - 9:00 pm Centennial Library  54 Church St. St. Catharines  905-684-0073
http://www.niagaramooddisorders.com

 


Celebrate Recovery
10 Bethany Community Church -
Friday's 7:00 - 9:00 pm  1388 Third Street, St Catharines, ON L2R 6P9  Contact  905-937-5300
Webpage,   http://www.bethanycc.ca


11 Niagara Worship Center -
Tuesday's 7:00 - 9:00 pm  6846 Frederica Street Niagara Falls, ON, L2G 1E2  Contact  905-356-0635
Webpage,   http://www.worshipniagara.org

19 Southridge Community Church - Wednesday's 7:00 pm  201 Glenridge Ave. St. Catharines, ON, L2T 3J6  905-682-9901

59 Royal House Church of God  - Wednesday's 7:00 pm  95 Church St., St. Catharines, ON, L2T 3J6  905-641-2231
 


Overcomers Recovery Support Program
12 Lakemount Worship Center - Thursday's 7:00 - 9:00 pm  North Service Road Grimsby Contact  289-235-9130
http://www.lakemount.ca 

13 Glengate Alliance Church - Thursday's 7:00 - 9:00 pm  6009 Valley Way Niagara Falls, ON  Contact  905-354-9073
http://www.glengate.org

35 Prison Revival Ministries Inc. - Wednesday's 7:00 - 9:00 pm  125 Queenston Street, St. Catharines, ON Contact 905-688-9474
Email: bettychishom@cogeco.ca

 


Toastmasters Clubs
14 Garden City Toastmasters Club - Tuesday's 7:00 pm
Cenntenial Public Library  54 Church St, St. Catharines, ON, L2R 7K2  Contact 905-892-5254  http://www.gctoastmasters.ca

15 MTO St. Catharines Toastmasters Club - Tuesday's 12:05 pm
150 King St / 2nd Floor / Pelham Room, St. Catharines, ON, L2R 7R4  Contact 905-704-2605  http://mto.freetoasthost.org

16 Honeymoon City Toastmasters Club - Wednesday's 7:30 pm
Morse & Son Family Care Centre  5929 Main Street, Niagara Falls, ON, L2G 5Z7 Website

17 Niagara College Toastmasters Club - Tuesday's 12:00 Noon
 7710

18 Rose City Toastmasters Club - Thursday's 7:00 pm
Job Gym 620 Niagara Street-across from McDonalds, Welland, ON, L3C 3P8 Website  Contact 905-714-0790

56 Grimsby Toastmasters Club - Thursday's 6:45 pm
Fifth Wheel Truck Stop, located at 398 North Service Road, Grimsby, ON.
 


Southridge Community Church 201 Glenridge Ave. St. Catharines, ON, L2T 3J6  905-682-9901 website
19 Celebrate Recovery Group (12 Step Program) - Monday's 7:30 - 9:30 pm Contact 905-682-2477

20 Recovery Recreational Program - Wednesday Evenings Rock Climbing at Peak's Rock Climbing $7 per night 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Meet at the church @ 6:30 pm. 201 Glenridge Ave. St. Catharines ,  Contact 905-682-
2477 Call ahead, speak with Len

21 Recovery Recreational Program - Wednesday Evenings Bowling $2.60 per game 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Meet at church @ 6:45 pm 201 Glenridge Ave. St. Catharines ,  Contact 905-682-
2477 Call ahead, speak with Pat

22 Recovery Recreational Program - Saturday Evenings Games Night - Free 7:00 - 9:00 pm Contact 905-682-2477

23 Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting - Thursday Mornings 10:30 am Contact 905-682-2477

24 Recovery Life Group Program - Tuesday & Thursday Evenings 7:00 - 9:00 pm  Contact 905-682-2477

Other Recovery Services at Southridge Community Church
Shelter Program - Southridge has a 24 hour 33 bed hostel facility for people who have no home, or no safe place to stay.
Meals -
$2 for any meal
Referral System -
Southridge can link you to any of our community outreach programs.
Free Counselling Services - Tuesday & Thursday Evenings Call Kevin Niessen x258 for appt's.


Wellspring Niagara Cancer Support
3250 Schmon Parkway, Unit #3 Thorold, ON L2V 4Y6  Contact 905-684-7619
25 Peer Support
Monday to Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm  Free of charge to cancer survivors and caregivers. Drop-in.
For other support programs at Wellspring Niagara click here.

36 Moving Forward Breast Cancer Support Group  Wednesday's 1:30 - 3:00 pm (8 weeks - July 29 to Sept. 16)
Free of charge to cancer survivors and caregivers.

26 Peer Support Monday to Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  Free of charge to cancer survivors and caregivers. Drop-in.
2763 Stevensville Road, Unit 3, Stevensville, ON L0S 1S0 Contact 905-382-6121
For other support programs at the Stevensville Wellspring Niagara Satellite Centre, click here.
 


Calvary Gospel Church
4129 Hixon St. Beamsville ON Contact 905-563-4151 www.calvarygospel.ca
27 Divorce Care - Monday Evenings 7:00 - 8:00 pm
 


28 The Ugly Mug Coffee House - Friday's 7:00 - 11:00 pm 125 Queenston St., St. Catharines  www.uglymug.ca
 


Central Community Church 240 Scott St. St. Catharines, ON, L2M 7W7 Contact 905-935-5610 website
30 GriefShare - Monday Evenings 7:00 pm
 


Pathways To Peace  Contact Bill @ 905-682-0349
31 Pathways To Peace - Monday Evenings 7:00 pm St. James Anglican Church 405 Merritt St., St. Catharines,
32 Pathways To Peace - Tuesday Evenings 7:00 pm  All People's United Church 109 Chaffey St. (at Hill St.), Welland,
33 Pathways To Peace - Thursday Evenings 7:00 pm  St. Catharines General Hospital 142 Queenston St., St. Catharines,
      Norris Wing 1st floor, Boardroom # 3
34 Pathways To Peace - Friday afternoons 1:00 pm  Start Me Up Niagara 288 St. Paul St., St. Catharines 3rd Floor
 


Cope Niagara  Contact Sonia @ 905-682-7634 or Andrea @ 905-988-9612   Webpage
37 Cope Niagara provides a support group for parents with children who have emotional or behavioural disorders. They meet every 3rd
Friday of the month at Church of the Transfiguration (corner of Glenridge & Glendale). Use back door.

 


Grace Gospel Church  5855 Valley Way Niagara Falls, ON L2E 1X9  Phone: 905-354-2811
38 Divorce Care - Tuesday's 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Program provides help those hurting from divorce, both adults and children. Next meeting Sept. 15 and runs 13 weeks.
 


Niagara Centre for Independent Living  111 Church St., St. Catharines, ON L2R 3C9  Phone: 905-684-7111
39 Peer Cross Disability Drop-In Meeting - Thursday's 1:00 - 2:30 pm. They also host dinner meetings. See website for more details.
 


Darte Funeral Home
 585 Carlton St., St. Catharines, ON L2M 4Y1  Phone: 905-937-4444 website
40 Grief Recovery Outreach Program (12 week session in spring and fall) - Monday's 7:00 - 9:00 pm.
 


Loving Outreach
 held at Silver Spire United Church, 366 St. Paul St., St. Catharines, ON  Phone: 905-934-2176 website
41 Loss Through Suicide Support Meeting - 2nd Monday of each month except June, July & Aug, 4th Monday in Oct.
 


Women's Resource Centre
 5032 King St. W., Beamsville, ON  Phone: 905-563-5910 website
42 Glass House Mental Health Support Group
- 3rd Tuesday of month 7:00 - 8:30 pm. Contact Colleen@ 905-309-3336
53 Divorce/Separation Support Group  Every other Wednesday starting November 11. No charge for this group.
 

Niagara Coping Centre  held at 4246 Jordan Rd., Jordan Station, ON  Phone: 905-562-3503
43 Bereavement Group -
Coping skills taught to adults and children, beginning 1st week in October.

Men's Rights Support Group  www.rossvirgin.com 905-850-3344 24-hour answering machine.
44 In Search of Justice -
A men's support group. Calls will be returned by a volunteer in the area. Provides help, support groups, meetings and referrals for men in a crisis. Helps men with custody, access, alimony, divorce, separation, abuse, false accusations, child support, assault charges sexual assault, and sexual harassment. 
 

Niagara Amputee Association   rholt@cogeco.ca
48 Amputee Support Group - 3rd Thursday of the month, 1 - 3 pm @ The Port Dalhousie Legion (across from Tim Horton's).

Church of the Transfiguration  corner of Glenridge and Glendale, St. Catharines, ON  905-684-0722 website
46 Compassionate Friends
(Support for those grieving the loss of children of any age)- 2nd Monday of the month 7:30 pm. website
 

Glenn Betts  Russell Avenue Community Centre, St. Catharines, ON  905-329-1722
47 Divine Healing Teaching
 Saturday's 11:30-1:30 pm. from Sept 19 to Nov 21.
 

Bethany Community Church  1388 3rd Ave. Louth St. Catharines, ON  L2R 6P9 905-937-5300 website
49 GriefShare
 Friday's 7:00 pm

50 Life Hurts God Heals  - Monday's 7 pm - 9 pm. Eight step program for students recovering from emotional pain, including addictions, eating disorders, abuse, pornography, alcohol abuse, cutting, etc. website

10 Celebrate Recovery - Friday's 7:00 - 9:00 pm   Webpage,  

51 DivorceCare - Monday's 7:00 - 9:00 pm
 


52 Living Room - 2nd & 4th Tuesday's 6:30 - 8:30 pm  at Vineland United Mennonite Church  3327 Menno St. in Vineland. 905-562-4422. Living Room is a faith-based support group for those struggling with a mood disorder. website
 


53 YWCA Niagara Region - Contact: Simone DeLima / Jennifer Rose 905-988-3528 ext. 241 / 227
Click here for Feb. events.

 

 


55 Alanon Meetings - Support for care-givers of those who struggle with alcoholism.  website

Sunday - 8pm St. George's Anglican Church  83 Church St. back entrance off Raymond St.

Monday - 8pm Church of the Good Shepherd   359 Grantham Ave.

Tuesday - 8pm  St. John's Anglican Church   3426 Portage Rd.  Niagara Falls

Wednesday - 8pm Silver Spire Church  366 St.Paul St..  Back entrance

Thursday - 8pm Southminster United Church   6801 Hagar St.  Niagara Falls

 Friday - 10:30am Southridge Community Church   201 Glenridge Ave   7:30pm Safe Harbour Fellowship  51 South Rd
             8:00pm St. Alfred's Church   Carleton and Vine St. Back door

 


56 Grimsby Toastmasters Club - Thursday's 6:45 pm
Fifth Wheel Truck Stop, located at 398 North Service Road, Grimsby, ON.

 


57 Schizophrenia Support Group - First Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm
St. Barnabas Church, 31 Queenston St., St. Catharines, ON.

 


58 Schizophrenia Support Group - Monday & Wednesday 2:00 - 4:00 pm
CMHA Building, 36 Page St, St Catharines, ON