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

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.

Piedmont Women’s Center

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.

Anon Family Groups

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

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
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.

Family Connections of South Carolina

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

C.A.R.E. Outreach

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

Mothers and More Support Group
Domestic Abuse/Relationship Addiction

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

Cystic Fibrosis Camp of Georgia, Inc.

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

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.

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.

Greenville County Commission on Alcohol & Drug Abuse

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

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

Brain Injury Alliance South Carolina/Greenville Chapter

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

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
Rape Crisis Council

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

Tuberous Sclerosis – North and South Carolina

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

Breastfeeding Support Group

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

Buncombe Street UMC Cancer Support Center
Miscarriage and Newborn Loss Support Group
Kid’s Domestic Violence

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

Palmetto Peripheral Post-Polio and Neuropathy Support Group
Embracing Tomorrow Together

A meeting for those who have lost someone to suicide. The meetings take place on the third Thursday of each month from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at Fellowship United Methodist Faith Community, 2703 Augusta St., Greenville, SC 29605. Please contact Dennis Gillan at [email protected] or Rev. Karen Jones at [email protected] for more information and to verify meeting times.

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.

Upstate ALS Support Group (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
SC Fibromyalgia Support Group

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

Greater Greenville Laryngectomy Support Group
HOPE Ministries, Inc.

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

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.

Hospice Grief Support Group

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. 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.

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.

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.

Uplift

Uplift for women who have had breast cancer.

Hepatitis C Support Group
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.

Attachment Parenting

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

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.

Senior Action Centers Macular Degeneration Suport Group
PEAK: Parents of Estranged Adult Kids Support Network

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.

Parkinson’s Support Group
Abortion Recovery Assistance

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

Cancer Support Community (CSC) at Prisma Health – Upstate

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.

Brookwood Community Church

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

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.

Diabetes Support Group

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

Narcotics Anonymous Helpline

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

SC Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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

New Voice Club

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

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Alzheimer’s Association Upstate Chapter, Greenville Branch

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

Transgendered Support Group

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

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.

The Journey Grief Support

The Journey Grief Support meets at Providence Presbyterian Church.

Senior Action Centers Band of Brothers and Sisters
LifeWise

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

St. Francis Hospice Breavement Support Group

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

Saint Line Physician Referral

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

Greenville Alliance for the Mentaly Ill
Gamblers Anonymous Support Group

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

Grief Support Group

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.

Senior Action Centers Diabetes Support Group
Panic/Anxiety Support Group
Mental Health Association of Greenville County

For more information, call 864-467-3344.

LD Barksdale Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation
Sexoholics Anonymous

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

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.

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.

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

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

SC Lupus Foundation
Hysterectomy Support Group

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

Sexual Assault Survivor Group

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

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

The Buddy Club Cancer Support Group

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

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.

Senior Action Centers Arthritis Support Group
Support from Survivors

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

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.

Hero Group

Hero group is for children ages 6-11 who are survivors of sexual abuse. Groups are formed based on age and gender so that the children will feel the most comfortable with their peers. Hero Group uses fun, creative activities to reinforce skills already learned in individual therapy. This group promotes a positive self-image and teaches children that they are heroes for having told what happened to them. One of the most beneficial aspects of Hero Group is that children learn that they are not alone and that other children, who look just like them, are also heroes.

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.

Julie Valentine Center

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.

Pet Advocate for Loss Support
The Muscular Dystrophy Association
Camp Courage

Camp Courage this is a summer camp for children with cancer and chronic blood disorders. For more information, call (864) 455-5160.

Pizza Night Support Group

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

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.

Celebrate Recovery

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

Fibromyalgia Support Group meets at the Bon Secours, part of the St. Francis Health System. Call (864) 243-9052 for more information.

Al-Anon Family Groups

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

Lupus Foundation of America, SC Chapter

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

Grief Support Group

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

Better Breathers Club

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

Adoption

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

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.

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.

Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation
Scleroderma Support Group

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

Alzheimer’s Family Members/Caregivers Support Group

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

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.

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.

Phoenix Center

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

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.

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Support

For more information, call 864-967-7965.

Nicotine Anonymous

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

Air Buddies Asthma Support Group

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