Support Groups & Clubs

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.

Compassionate Friends

Compassionate Friends meets at 7:30 pm on the second Thursday of the month at Pelham Road Baptist Church. This is for bereaved parents.

(864) 288-9820

CHADD

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.

(864) 363-5583

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.

(864) 268-5089

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.

(864) 433-0391

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.

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.

(864) 542-9706

Alcoholics Anonymous

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.

(864) 233-6454

The Family Effect

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.

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.

(864) 331-0560 x224

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.

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

S-Anon Upstate

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.

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.

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.

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.

CRISISLine

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.

(864) 271-8888 (Greenville) or (864) 582-1100 (Spartanburg)

Safekey Fellowship

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

TeenLine

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

Narcotics Anonymous

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.

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.

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.

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.

PIER

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.

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.

Donate Blood

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.

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.

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.

(864) 232-8439

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

  1-800-FIGHTMS
The mission of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is to end the devastating effects of MS.

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.

Camp Courage

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 counselling caregivers group, and a newly diagnosed patients group. Call (864) 232-8439 for more information.

Greenville Mothers of Multiples

Visit the website for more info.

Attachment Parenting

For more information, call (864) 370-0632 or (864) 234-0519.

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

Nicotine Anonymous

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

Brain Injury Alliance South Carolina/Greenville Chapter

Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Center. For more information, call (864) 241-2600 or (800) 290-6461.

Adult Connection

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

(864) 901-3182

PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

Call (864) 232-2988. For the Anderson-Clemson Chapter, call (864) 944-8620.

Pizza Night Support Group

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

Rape Crisis Council

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

Better Breathers Club

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

Caring for Caregivers

For more information, call (864) 232-8439.

Abortion Recovery Assistance

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

(864) 271-2255

Anon Family Groups

Support for friends and families of alcoholics. Call (864) 235-4638 for more information.

LifeWise

LifeWise is a Caregiver support group at St. Francis Hospital.

(864) 675-4094

Alzheimer’s Family Members/Caregivers Support Group

St. Francis Health System. For more information, call (864) 675-4400.

Narcotics Anonymous Helpline

Narcotics Anonymous Helpline provides help and support to those addicted to narcotic substances.

(800) 922-5305

Alzheimer’s Association Upstate Chapter, Greenville Branch

For more information, call (864) 250-0029, (864) 224-3045 or (800) 273-2555.

AID Upstate

For more information, call (864) 250-0607.

Transgendered Support Group

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

(864) 232-2197

Gamblers Anonymous Support Group

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

Mental Health Association of Greenville County

For more information, call 864-467-3344.

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Support

For more information, call 864-967-7965.

Sexoholics Anonymous

Sexoholics Anonymous offers support for the recovery of female survivors of sexual assault. Call Joyce at (864) 331-0560 X227.

SC Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

This support group is for patients and their families. Call (803) 749-4299 for more information.

Saint Line Physician Referral

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

Breastfeeding Support Group

St. Francis Hospital (864) 675-4331. For class schedules, call (864) 675-4400.

Grief Support Group

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

Bereavement Support Group

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

New Voice Club

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

HOPE Ministries, Inc.

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

Brookwood Community Church

Open share meeting dealing with addictions, hurts, and habits. For more information, call (864) 688-8200.

C.A.R.E. Outreach

A service of the Carolina Pregnancy Center in Spartanburg offers abortion recovery support groups. Call (864) 582-4673

Support from Survivors

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

SC Fibromyalgia Support Group

For more information, call (864) 243-0481.

St. Francis Hospice Breavement Support Group

For more information, call (864) 233-5300 ext. 180.

Prostate Cancer

864-234-7029 or 864-834-1945

Diabetes Support Group

Diabetes Support Group meets 1st Tuesday at ST. Francis Hospital Bernadine Center. 7-8PM.

(864) 255-1883

Epilepsy Support Group

Patewood office of Greenville Hospital System. Call (864) 631-1461 or email [email protected]

Uplift

Uplift for women who have had breast cancer.

(864) 627-1903

Family Connections of South Carolina

Family Connections of South Carolina is a support network of families who have children with special healthcare needs.

(864) 331-1340

Greenville County Commission on Alcohol & Drug Abuse

Greenville County Commission on Alcohol & Drug Abuse offers groups for adolescents, men, and women.

(864) 467-3690

Celebrate Recovery

Men’s and women’s open share meetings dealing with addictions, hurts and habits. Brookwood Community Church. (864) 458-8944 ext 270.

Hysterectomy Support Group

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. For more information, call (864) 675-4400.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Sexual Assault Survivor Group

Sexual Assault Survivor Group meets every Tuesday. Childcare is available. 6:30-8 PM. Call for location, (864) 331-0560 .

Hospice Grief Support Group

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. For more information.

(864) 675-4400

The Journey Grief Support

The Journey Grief Support meets at Providence Presbyterian Church.

(864) 605-1011

Air Buddies Asthma Support Group

For more information, call (864) 331-1340.

Tuberous Sclerosis – North and South Carolina

Support for people in both Carolinas. Call (704) 289-5912 for more info.

Phoenix Center

Alcohol and drug treatment. Call (864) 467-3790 for more info.

Birthright of Greenville/Mauldin Crisis Pregnancy Center

For more information, call (864) 281-7677.

Domestic Abuse/Relationship Addiction

Domestic Abuse/Relationship Addiction meets every Tuesday. Childcare is available. 6:30-8 PM. Call for location, (864) 271-8888 .

Scleroderma Support Group

For more information, call (864) 616-4112.

Safe Harbor

Safe Harbor is a shelter for battered women and their children. 24-hour crisis line. Call (864) 467-3636 or (800) 291-2139

Al-Anon Family Groups

Support groups for friends, families or alcoholics. Call (864) 235-4638.

Kid’s Domestic Violence

Kid’s Domestic Violence meets at 4-5:30PM Mondays, Safe Home – Rape Crisis Coalition. 236 Union Street.

864-583-9803

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.

(864) 253-0371

Alateen

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

Adoption

Adoption support group for parents of adopted children. For more information, call (864) 654-3583.

Good Grievers Support Group

Good Grievers Support Group is for anyone going through the grief process.

(864) 232-8510

The Buddy Club Cancer Support Group

For more information, call (864) 322-2796 or (864) 244-2852.

Cystic Fibrosis Camp of Georgia, Inc.

This summer camp is in Camp Wak-N-Hak, Rutlege Ga.

(770) 671-9007

Miscarriage and Newborn Loss Support Group

(864) 877-2715

Palmetto Peripheral Post-Polio and Neuropathy Support Group

864-877-0702

LD Barksdale Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation

(864) 587-0021

Survivors of Suicide

(864) 271-8888

Greater Greenville Laryngectomy Support Group

(864) 246-2191

Pet Advocate for Loss Support

(864) 255-1164

Upstate ALS Support Group (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

(864) 455-4624

Senior Action Centers Diabetes Support Group

(864) 467-3660

Adult Burn Support Group

(864) 864-0151

Senior Action Centers Macular Degeneration Suport Group

(864) 467-3660

Hepatitis C Support Group

(864) 906-7660

Mothers and More Support Group

(864) 233-5646

Lupus Foundation of America, SC Chapter

Call (269) 2887 or (877) 895-8787.

SC Lupus Foundation

(864) 269-2887 or (877) 895-8787

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

(864) 331-3300

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

(864) 220-3947

Parkinson’s Support Group

(864) 246-4511

Panic/Anxiety Support Group

(864) 246-7108

The Muscular Dystrophy Association

(864) 241-7980

Senior Action Centers Band of Brothers and Sisters

(864) 467-3660

Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation

864-787-6352

Senior Action Centers Arthritis Support Group

(864) 467-3660

Co-Dependents Anonymous

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.

Greenville Alliance for the Mentaly Ill

(864) 283-3151

Buncombe Street UMC Cancer Support Center

(864) 232-7341

Greenville County Stroke Club

(864) 329-0804

Greenville Sexual Trauma Center

Confidential help 24 hours.

(864) 467-3633

Greenville Ostomy Club

(864) 255-1392

Addiction Recovery

(864) 235-4638