Support Groups & Clubs
CRISISline is a 24-hour, 7-day a week confidential hotline offering a nonjudgmental sounding board for people to talk about life’s struggles. Trained phone workers are available to offer a listening ear and to provide community resources and crisis intervention.
Foothills Fibromyalgia/CFIDS Network
Foothills Fibromyalgia/CFIDS Network meets at 6:30 pm the fourth Tuesday of every month in the Gibbs Cancer Center of Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Call (864) 583-5803 for more information.
Parents Helping Parents
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.
Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Group
Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Group meets Monday evenings from 6-7:15 PM to support the recovery of adult male survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Call Tobias at (864) 331-0560 x238.
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.
Safekey Fellowship is a place for people dealing with difficult relationship issues like divorce, singleness, and single parenting. 24-hour hotline. (864) 371-8499.
The nation’s blood banks, represented by the American Red Cross, American Association of Blood Banks, and America’s Blood Centers, are asking for immediate blood donations to boost already low blood supplies. Blood is traditionally in short supply due to the holidays, travel schedules, inclement weather, and illness. Individuals are asked to support their local blood centers by making and keeping an appointment to donate immediately.
Parents Anonymous of SC, Greenville Chapter
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.
Together we welcome you to join us in honoring the lives and potential of adults and children with Down Syndrome.
Upstate RLS Support Group
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.
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 (800) 227-2345.
CHADD is a support group for parents with children with ADD and adults with the condition. Meets decond Mondays from 7-8:30 PM at the Center for Developmental Services, 29 N. Academy Street.
Next Step Therapy Group
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.
Teen volunteers provide confidential and free telephone active listening. This is from 5-9 pm, Monday-Friday. Call (864) 467-8336 for more information.
Dystonia Support Group
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-12:30 PM.
Us Two Prostate Cancer Support Group
Us Two Prostate Cancer Support Group meets the first Monday of the month at Southside Baptist Church. (864) 843-1945, (864) 234-7029, or (864) 879-0963
Camp Courage this is a summer camp for children with cancer and chronic blood disorders. For more information, call (864) 455-5160.
House of Hope councils people on all types of cancer situations. They help people with grief counselling caregivers group, and a newly diagnosed patients group. Call (864) 232-8439 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.
The Family Effect works to reduce addiction as the leading cause of family collapse and harm to children in the Upstate. We raise money for effective, research-based programs at The Phoenix Center of Greenville that focus on children and families. We need you now to help support strong families, responsible parents and healthy children. Volunteering is a great way to give back. Your time is very valuable to our families and our mission. Each hour you volunteer is equivalent to a donation of $20.25. We have opportunities ranging from childcare to organizing the donation closet. Contact us today, (864) 467-3944, to learn about the many volunteer opportunities available.
The mission of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is to end the devastating effects of MS.
National Stuttering Association
National Stuttering Association meets monthly for friendship and support. Meetings held at various members homes. Call Bradley for times, 864-346-0506.
Compassionate Friends meets at 7:30 pm on the second Thursday of the month at Pelham Road Baptist Church. This is for bereaved parents.
Educational Group for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Educational Group for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse meets every Tuesday. Childcare is available. 6:30-8 PM. Call for location, (864) 467-3636.
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.
Adult Children of Alcoholics
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. Call (864) 268-5089.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Group
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.
Grief Support Group
Grief Support Group is a six-week group open to anyone who has lost a loved one, offered by Cancer Society of Greenville County.
Adolescent Girls’ Support Group
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 Wednesday. 5:30-7PM. (864) 331-0560 x224.
Fibromyalgia Support Group
Fibromyalgia Support Group meets at the Bon Secours, part of the St. Francis Health System. Call (864) 243-9052 for more information.
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.
Endometriosis Association Support Group for the Upstate
Endometriosis Association Support Group for the Upstate is for women who have endometriosis and would like to come together to discuss tips on how to deal with endo. Please email [email protected] for more information.
PIER is a 12-session support group for sexually abused children ages 6-11. Meets Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 PM. Call Carolina at (864) 331-0560 x229.
Caregiver’s Support Group
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.
St. Francis Hospice Breavement Support Group
For more information, call (864) 233-5300 ext. 180.
Hospice Grief Support Group
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. For more information.
Overeaters Anonymous meets at 7PM at YMCA on Mondays. Call (864) 282-0105 for more information.
Support from Survivors
Support from Survivors meets from noon-1 pm every Thursday at Carolina Counseling Inc. For more information, call (864) 583-5802.
Safe Harbor is a shelter for battered women and their children. 24-hour crisis line. Call (864) 467-3636 or (800) 291-2139
Sexoholics Anonymous offers support for the recovery of female survivors of sexual assault. Call Joyce at (864) 331-0560 X227.
Transgendered Support Group
Transgendered Support Group is being formed for transgendered folks who have suffered rejection from a church background.
Savannah’s Friends Pregnancy and Infant Support Group
Savannah’s Friends Pregnancy and Infant Support Group meets at OMH Hospice of the Foothills, Seneca. (864) 271-9780
Brain Injury Alliance South Carolina/Greenville Chapter
Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Center. For more information, call (864) 241-2600 or (800) 290-6461.
Anon Family Groups
Support for friends and families of alcoholics. Call (864) 235-4638 for more information.
Breastfeeding Support Group
St. Francis Hospital (864) 675-4331. For class schedules, call (864) 675-4400.
Relationship Abuse/ Domestic Violence Support Groups
Relationship Abuse/ Domestic Violence Support Groups meetings are from noon-1pm every Monday at the Children’s Advocacy Center.
Rape Crisis Council
Rape Crisis Council provides a 24-hour help line at (864) 467-3633.
Saint Line Physician Referral
Saint Line Physician Referral of St. Francis Health System. For more information, call (864) 675-4400.
Scleroderma Support Group
For more information, call (864) 616-4112.
Diabetes Support Group
Diabetes Support Group meets 1st Tuesday at ST. Francis Hospital Bernadine Center. 7-8PM.
Al-Anon Family Groups
Support groups for friends, families or alcoholics. Call (864) 235-4638.
Adult Connection is a self-help support group for adults with ADD or ADHD. Call for times and location. (864) 901-3182.
Family Connections of South Carolina
Family Connections of South Carolina is a support network of families who have children with special healthcare needs.
SC Fibromyalgia Support Group
For more information, call (864) 243-0481.
The Journey Grief Support
The Journey Grief Support meets at Providence Presbyterian Church.
Abortion Recovery Assistance
Free pregnancy test, free ultrasound and free counseling. Call Piedmont Women’s Center, 864-271-2255 for more information.
Nicotine Anonymous meets at 6PM Thursdays at the Detox Center on Spring Street. Call (864) 596-2300 for more information.
Pizza Night Support Group
Pizza Night support group for parents of children with special needs. For more information, call (864) 331-1340.
New Voice Club
New Voice Club is for people who have had a Laryngectomy. For more information, call 864-222-3500.
PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
Call (864) 232-2988. For the Anderson-Clemson Chapter, call (864) 944-8620.
Uplift for women who have had breast cancer.
Alzheimer’s Association Upstate Chapter, Greenville Branch
For more information, call (864) 250-0029, (864) 224-3045 or (800) 273-2555.
Alcohol and drug treatment. Call (864) 467-3790 for more info.
Epilepsy Support Group
Patewood office of Greenville Hospital System. Call (864) 631-1461 or email [email protected]
Gamblers Anonymous Support Group
Gamblers Anonymous Support Group meets Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Call (864) 814-7927 for times and locations.
HOPE Ministries, Inc.
HOPE Ministries, Inc. is a grief recovery program. Call (864) 878-6371 for more information.
For more information, call (864) 370-0632 or (864) 234-0519.
SC Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
This support group is for patients and their families. Call (803) 749-4299 for more information.
Domestic Abuse/Relationship Addiction
Domestic Abuse/Relationship Addiction meets every Tuesday. Childcare is available. 6:30-8 PM. Call for location, (864) 271-8888 .
Kid’s Domestic Violence
Kid’s Domestic Violence meets at 4-5:30PM Mondays, Safe Home – Rape Crisis Coalition. 236 Union Street.
Cystic Fibrosis Camp of Georgia, Inc.
This summer camp is in Camp Wak-N-Hak, Rutlege Ga.
Birthright of Greenville/Mauldin Crisis Pregnancy Center
For more information, call (864) 281-7677.
For more information, call (864) 250-0607.
Hysterectomy Support Group
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. For more information, call (864) 675-4400.
Grief Support Group
Grief Support Group at St. Francis Hospital. Call 864-233-5300 ext. 180.
Alateen can be reached by calling (864) 235-4638.
Mental Health Association of Greenville County
For more information, call 864-467-3344.
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Support
For more information, call 864-967-7965.
Adoption support group for parents of adopted children. For more information, call (864) 654-3583.
Bereavement Support Group
Bereavement Support Group of Greenville Hospital system. For more information, call (864) 454-0900
Alzheimer’s Family Members/Caregivers Support Group
St. Francis Health System. For more information, call (864) 675-4400.
Men’s and women’s open share meetings dealing with addictions, hurts and habits. Brookwood Community Church. (864) 458-8944 ext 270.
Good Grievers Support Group
Good Grievers Support Group is for anyone going through the grief process.
Visit the website for more info.
Greenville County Commission on Alcohol & Drug Abuse
Greenville County Commission on Alcohol & Drug Abuse offers groups for adolescents, men, and women.
864-234-7029 or 864-834-1945
LifeWise is a Caregiver support group at St. Francis Hospital.
Air Buddies Asthma Support Group
For more information, call (864) 331-1340.
A service of the Carolina Pregnancy Center in Spartanburg offers abortion recovery support groups. Call (864) 582-4673
The Buddy Club Cancer Support Group
For more information, call (864) 322-2796 or (864) 244-2852.
Sexual Assault Survivor Group
Sexual Assault Survivor Group meets every Tuesday. Childcare is available. 6:30-8 PM. Call for location, (864) 331-0560 .
Tuberous Sclerosis – North and South Carolina
Support for people in both Carolinas. Call (704) 289-5912 for more info.
Brookwood Community Church
Open share meeting dealing with addictions, hurts, and habits. For more information, call (864) 688-8200.
For more information, call (864) 232-8439.
Narcotics Anonymous Helpline
Narcotics Anonymous Helpline provides help and support to those addicted to narcotic substances.
Better Breathers Club
Better Breathers Club is for people with breathing disorders related to lung disease. 864-231-2786
Senior Action Centers Arthritis Support Group
Greater Greenville Laryngectomy Support Group
Lupus Foundation of America, SC Chapter
Call (269) 2887 or (877) 895-8787.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Panic/Anxiety Support Group
Greenville Alliance for the Mentaly Ill
Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation
Survivors of Suicide
Senior Action Centers Macular Degeneration Suport Group
The Muscular Dystrophy Association
Greenville Sexual Trauma Center
Confidential help 24 hours.
Co-Dependents Anonymous meets at Unitarian Universalism Fellowship at 1135 State Park Road, Greenville, SC 29609. Meets every Wednesday 7-8 PM. Contact Pat L. 864-373-9362 or Eric A. 864-918-0591 for additional information.
Adult Burn Support Group
Senior Action Centers Band of Brothers and Sisters
Miscarriage and Newborn Loss Support Group
Greenville Ostomy Club
Hepatitis C Support Group
Senior Action Centers Diabetes Support Group
Upstate ALS Support Group (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
Pet Advocate for Loss Support