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.


People After Loss from Suicide (PALS)

St. Mark’s Center
429 East Grandview Blvd.
Erie, PA 16504-2603
Phone: 814-864-2428
Web: www.eriercd.org

*All who grieve as result of loss from suicide.


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.