Support Groups and Resources

 

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACoA)

2216 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16502
Meetings at 7 p.m. on Monday
acaerie814@gmail.com

Support for adult children of alcoholics.
 

Al-Anon Family Groups

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

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

Al-Ateen Group

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

Supportive counseling for children of alcoholics.
 

Alcoholics Anonymous

Phone: (814) 452-2675
 

Arc Erie County

1062 Brown Ave,
Erie, PA 16502
Phone: (814) 452-4865

Advocacy and resources for citizens with developmental disabilities.
 

Eating Disorder Support Groups and Recovery Programs

White Pine Center for Healing
1116 West 7th Street,
Erie, PA 16502
(814) 461-5617 or (888) 507-2255

Free support services for women 18 years and older experiencing an eating disorder. 

Space hosted by Erie Dawn & Elmwood Presbyterian Church.
 

Crime Victim 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 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 and substance abuse issues.
 

Eating Disorder Support Group

2816 Elmwood Ave
Erie, PA 16508
Email: mary.comeasur@gmail.com

Free eating disorder support group for women ages 18+.
 

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

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

Fluency Support Group

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

Support for 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.
 

Grief and Loss Support Group After Losing Someone to Suicide

For more information on the days and time of this group, please contact Emily Mogel at (814) 835-2956.


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 218
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: (814) 456-1773
Web: www.namierie.org

Supports family members and friends who have a loved one with mental illness.
 

NAMI’s Peer Support Group

1611 Peach Street, Suite 218
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: (814) 456-1773
Web: www.namierie.org

Supports 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: https://oa.org/find-a-meeting/

Support groups for individuals with eating disorders.
 

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

7400 North Shore Drive
Erie, PA 16511-1616
Phone: (814) 898-8341

Support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals along with their friends and families.


Parkinson’s Partners NWPA

P.O. Box 10547
Erie, PA 16514
Phone: (814) 899-3030

Support groups for those living with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers.
 

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

Support for individuals who experienced a stroke as well as their family members, loved ones, and friends.


Survivor of Suicide Support Group

Safe Harbor Outpatient Clinic
1330 West 26th Street
Erie, PA 16508
Phone: (814) 459-9300
Web: UPMCHamot.org/SafeHarbor

Support group for anyone who has lost someone to suicide.
 

Tourette Syndrome Association – Erie Support Group

8221 Fuller Road
Wattsburg, PA 16442-2821
Phone: (814) 739-9330

Support group, education, and in-services for anyone who wants 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 on 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 on the gender spectrum or are searching. They can freely share their experiences and obtain support from others who have had similar experiences. Welcomes anyone 21 and younger who identifies as gender-variant.