For more information, call (864) 250-0029, (864) 224-3045 or (800) 273-2555.
Support Groups and Clubs
Greenville is one of the most caring communities in the country. We look out for each other, and we hope you feel welcome no matter what you're facing. These groups offer valuable support to all in need. Do you know of groups or clubs not listed here? If so contact Greenville.com or use our new submission form and we'll add it right away.
Better Breathers Club is for people with breathing disorders related to lung disease. 864-231-2786
Domestic Abuse/Relationship Addiction meets every Tuesday. Childcare is available. 6:30-8 PM. Call for location, (864) 271-8888 .
Patewood office of Greenville Hospital System. Call (864) 631-1461 or email [email protected]
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.
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.
St. Francis Health System. For more information, call (864) 675-4400.
For more information, call (864) 322-2796 or (864) 244-2852.
The mission of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is to end the devastating effects of MS. Visit our website for ways to help.
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.
Overeaters Anonymous meets at 7PM at YMCA on Mondays. Call (864) 282-0105 for more information.
Pizza Night support group for parents of children with special needs. For more information, call (864) 331-1340.
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. 864-307-8006 or Eric A. 864-918-0591 for additional information.
Safekey Fellowship is a place for people dealing with difficult relationship issues like divorce, singleness, and single parenting. 24-hour hotline. (864) 371-8499.
CSC’s mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. CSC is the largest nonprofit provider of psychosocial services in the country. Prisma Health – Upstate is proud to have been the first hospital partner.
Family Connections of South Carolina is a support network of families who have children with special healthcare needs.
For more information, call 864-467-3344.
For more information, call (864) 243-0481.
Support for friends and families of alcoholics. Call (864) 235-4638 for more information.
Greenville County Commission on Alcohol & Drug Abuse offers groups for adolescents, men, and women.
For more information, call (864) 233-5300 ext. 180.
A service of the Carolina Pregnancy Center in Spartanburg offers abortion recovery support groups. Call (864) 582-4673
Diabetes Support Group meets 1st Tuesday at ST. Francis Hospital Bernadine Center. 7-8PM.
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.
Saint Line Physician Referral of 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.
Fibromyalgia Support Group meets at the Bon Secours, part of the St. Francis Health System. Call (864) 243-9052 for more information.
Together we welcome you to join us in honoring the lives and potential of adults and children with Down Syndrome.
Grief Support Group at St. Francis Hospital. Call 864-233-5300 ext. 180.
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.
Call (269) 2887 or (877) 895-8787.
For more information, call (864) 616-4112.
Sexoholics Anonymous offers support for the recovery of female survivors of sexual assault. Call Joyce at (864) 331-0560 X227.
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.
For more information, call 864-967-7965.
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 us or visit our website for more information.
Support groups for friends, families or alcoholics. Call (864) 235-4638.
Free pregnancy test, free ultrasound and free counseling. Call Piedmont Women’s Center, 864-271-2255 for more information.
Gamblers Anonymous Support Group meets Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Call (864) 814-7927 for times and locations.
Transgendered Support Group is being formed for transgendered folks who have suffered rejection from a church background.
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.
Support for people in both Carolinas. Call (704) 289-5912 for more info.
Nicotine Anonymous meets at 6PM Thursdays at the Detox Center on Spring Street. Call (864) 596-2300 for more information.
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.
Visit the website for more info.
New Voice Club is for people who have had a Laryngectomy. For more information, call 864-222-3500.
Support from Survivors meets from noon-1 pm every Thursday at Carolina Counseling Inc. For more information, call (864) 583-5802.
Narcotics Anonymous Helpline provides help and support to those addicted to narcotic substances.
For more information, call (864) 232-8439.
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. For more information, call (864) 675-4400.
This support group is for patients and their families. Call (803) 749-4299 for more information.
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.
Camp Courage this is a summer camp for children with cancer and chronic blood disorders. For more information, call (864) 455-5160.
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.
Compassionate Friends meets at 7:30 pm on the second Thursday of the month at Pelham Road Baptist Church. This is for bereaved parents.
Free and confidential services include, but are not limited to: free pregnancy tests with immediate results and confidential counseling; a safe and secure place to talk about your feelings and explore all your alternatives; limited ultrasounds through your first trimester; referrals for medical and legal aid and information; and information and counceling about sexually transmitted diseases.
Julie Valentine Center is a nonprofit organization that provides free, confidential services to sexual assault and child abuse survivors and their families. As a community organization, we depend on the community to enable us to provide these services to our neighbors. The 24/7 crisis hotline can be reached at 864-467-3633.
Safe Harbor is a shelter for battered women and their children. 24-hour crisis line. Call (864) 467-3636 or (800) 291-2139
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.
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.
Kid’s Domestic Violence meets at 4-5:30PM Mondays, Safe Home – Rape Crisis Coalition. 236 Union Street.
For more information, call (864) 331-1340.
864-234-7029 or 864-834-1945
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
Rape Crisis Council provides a 24-hour help line at (864) 467-3633.
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.
Adoption support group for parents of adopted children. For more information, call (864) 654-3583.
For more information, call (864) 370-0632 or (864) 234-0519.
National Stuttering Association meets monthly for friendship and support. Meetings held at various members homes. Call Bradley for times, 864-346-0506.
St. Francis Hospital (864) 675-4331. For class schedules, call (864) 675-4400.
This summer camp is in Camp Wak-N-Hak, Rutlege Ga.
The mission of PEAK is to support estranged parents of adult kids through resources that foster their recovery from the multiple impacts of estrangement from their adult children. These impacts have mental, emotional, physical, spiritual, relational, and financial dimensions. We provide direct services to estranged parents. In addition we offer training for therapists, faith community leaders, and other caregiving organizations.
Savannah’s Friends Pregnancy and Infant Support Group meets at OMH Hospice of the Foothills, Seneca. (864) 271-9780
Relationship Abuse/ Domestic Violence Support Groups meetings are from noon-1pm every Monday at the Children’s Advocacy Center.
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. For more information.
Grief Support Group is a six-week group open to anyone who has lost a loved one, offered by Cancer Society of Greenville County.
Educational Group for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse meets every Tuesday. Childcare is available. 6:30-8 PM. Call for location, (864) 467-3636.
Call (864) 232-2988. For the Anderson-Clemson Chapter, call (864) 944-8620.
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.
Sexual Assault Survivor Group meets every Tuesday. Childcare is available. 6:30-8 PM. Call for location, (864) 331-0560 .
Uplift for women who have had breast cancer.
Open share meeting dealing with addictions, hurts, and habits. For more information, call (864) 688-8200.
HOPE Ministries, Inc. is a grief recovery program. Call (864) 878-6371 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.
LifeWise is a Caregiver support group at St. Francis Hospital.
Alateen can be reached by calling (864) 235-4638.
The group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. Please contact 864-800-3197 for more information and to register.
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.
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.
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.
Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Center. For more information, call (864) 241-2600 or (800) 290-6461.
The Journey Grief Support meets at Providence Presbyterian Church.
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.
Alcohol and drug treatment. Call (864) 467-3790 for more info.
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.