Support Groups

Al-Anon Family Groups

Phone: 888-4ALANON
Web: www.pa-al-anon.org

*Support for family members of relatives and friends of alcoholics.


Al-Ateen Group

Phone: 814-454-4730
Web: www.pa-al-anon.org

*Supportive counseling to children of alcoholics.


Alcoholics Anonymous

Phone: 814-452-2675


Amputees & Families Actively Caring Together (A-FACT)

Hamot Medical Center
201 State Street
Erie, PA 16550-0002
Phone: 814-877-6423

*Support group and peer visitor network.


Arc Erie County

18 Hess Avenue
Erie, PA 16507-1918
Phone: 814-452-4865

*Advocacy and resources for citizens with development disabilities.


Beyond Breast Cancer Support Group

Hamot Health Connection
3330 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16508-2767
Phone: 814-877-6145

*Women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.


Crime Victims Center

125 West 18th Street
Erie, PA 16501-2103
Phone: 814-455-9414 (Sexual Assault)
814-455-9515 (all others)
Web: www.cvcerie.org

*Free of charge support services to crime victims, significant others, and witnesses.


Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

Mental Health Association of NW PA
1101 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16501-1839
Phone: 814-452-4462
Web: www.mhanp.org

*Mondays from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Dual Recovery Anonymous

1101 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16501-1839
Phone: 814-452-4462
Web: www.mhanp.org

*12 –step program for persons experiencing mental health issues and substance abuse issues.


Empty Arms

6416 Wyndham Court
Erie, PA 16505-2652
Phone: 814-838-6346

*Support for bereaved parents, relatives and friends.


Family Services/Parents Sharing

5100 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509-2482
Phone: 814-866-4500
Web: www.familyservicesnwpa.org

*A confidential support group for any parent who wants to improve their relationship with their children or with children they are parenting.


Fluency Support Group

1422 Chelsea Avenue
Erie, PA 16505-3316
Phone: 814-833-4794

*Teens and adults with stuttering problems.


Glenwood United Methodist

2931 Myrtle Street
Erie, PA 16508-1840
Phone: 814-456-6268

*Snacks provided, talk with peers.


Highmark Caring Place

510 Cranberry Street, Suite 100
Erie, PA 16507-1075
Phone: 866-212-4673
Web: www.highmarkcaringplace.com

*A center for grieving children, adolescents and their families.


NAMI’s Family Support Group

1611 Peach Street, Suite 105
Erie, PA 16501-2109
Phone: 814-456-1773
Web: www.namierie.org

*First and third Tuesday of each month.  For family members and friends who have a loved one with mental illness.


NAMI’s Peer Support Group

1611 Peach Street, Suite 105
Erie, PA 16501-2109
Phone: 814-456-1773
Web: www.namierie.org

*First and third Monday of each month.  For adult individuals living with mental illness.


Northwestern Pennsylvania Autism Society of America

P.O. Box 3923
Erie, PA 16508
Phone: 814-451-2550
Web: www.nwpa-asa.org

*Support group meetings, educational speakers, and family activities.


Overeaters Anonymous

303 East Lakeview Blvd.
Erie, PA 16504-2025
Phone: 814-454-7486
Web: www.overeatersanonymous.org

*Support groups for eating disorders.


Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

7400 North Shore Drive
Erie, PA 16511-1616
Phone: 814-898-8341
E-mail: almaureen@eriegaynews.com

*Support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons and their families and friends.


Parkinson’s Partners NWPA

P.O. Box 10547
Erie, PA 16514
Phone: 814-899-2319

*Support for caregivers and also young onset/newly diagnosed patients.

 


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder/Anxiety Support Group

Mental Health Association of NW PA
1101 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16501-1839
Phone: 814-452-4462
Web: www.mhanp.org

*Wednesdays from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


SafeNet

1702 French Street
Erie, PA 16501-2204
Phone: 814-455-1774
Web: www.safeneterie.org

*Free shelter and domestic violence services for victims of abuse.


Schizophrenia Anonymous

Mental Health Association of NW PA
1101 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16501-1839
Phone: 814-452-4462
Web: www.mhanp.org

*Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Sharp Kids

Great Lakes Diabetes Institute
1700 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16501-2134
Phone: 814-877-4662

*Social meetings and education for ages 0-21 with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.


Stroke Support Group

143 East 2nd Street
Erie, PA 16507-1501
Phone: 814-878-1200

*Any person who has experienced a stroke or family members, loved ones, or friends.


Tourette Syndrome Association – Erie Support Group

8221 Fuller Road
Wattsburgh, PA 16442-2821
Phone: 814-739-9330

*Support group, education and in-services of anyone wanting information on Tourette Syndrome.


TransFamily of Erie Transgender Support Group

MHA of Northwest PA
1101 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814-823-1969 or 814-969-3537

*Provides a safe space for all who fit somewhere in the gender spectrum, or are searching. Family members and friends are welcome.


 

TransFamily Youth

Lake Erie Counseling Associates
301 W 10th Street, Erie, PA 16502
Phone: 814-455-4009
Contact: Char Newport, cmn0626@gmail.com

*Provides a safe space for all youth who fit somewhere in the gender spectrum, or who are questioning, to share their experiences and to obtain support from others who have had similar experiences. Welcomes anyone 21 and younger who identifies as gender-variant.