Support Groups

Note: Support groups are listed below by county (Adams, Lancaster, Lebanon and York, PA). These listings are not not meant to be all inclusive of support groups offered in the area.

Adult/Children Grief & Loss Support Group
717-334-2012

Al-Anon/Alateen
Meeting
Call 717-792-6620 for information

Alcoholics Anonymous
1-800-296-9289

Alzheimers Support Group Brethren Home
1st Friday, 1:20-3 PM 2990 Carlisle Pike, New Oxford, PA 17350
(2nd Floor of health care building in parlor)
717-624-2161

Children’s Bereavement Art Group
Under the Horizon Pottery & Art Studio 2650 Biglerville Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-752-4593
cathleen@underthehorizon.net

Compassionate Friends (Grief /Loss of Child)
4th Monday, 7 PM
60 E. High St., Gettysburg, PA 717-642-9897

Depression Support Group
Tuesdays, 7-8 PM
Hanover Hospital, 300 Highland Ave., Hanover, PA 17331
717-646-6905

FOCUS Behavioral Health (Adults on spectrum, I.D.D.)
717-688-2120

Grief Support Group
2nd & 4th Wednesday, 3-4 PM
Hanover Hospital
One on one sessions also offered
717-316-6905

Grief Support Group
2nd Thursday 6-8:30 PM
440 N. Madison St, Hanover
and
1st Wednesday 3-4 PM 425 Westminster Ave, Hanover
717-637-1227

Grupo de Amistad
1st Wednesday 6-7:45 PM
Manos Unidas
19 W. High St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1498

Guiding Hearts with Hope (Substance Abuse & Addiction)
St. Joseph’s Parish Hanover, PA 17331
717-968-3083

Hanover Area Alliance for Mentally Ill (Friends & Family)
1st Wednesday, 7-9 PM St.
Marks Church 129 Charles St., Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-0435

Infant Loss Grief Support Group
2nd & 4th Wednesday, 7-8 PM
Hanover Hospital
717-316-6905

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Al-Anon/Alateen Support Groups, Lancaster
Meetings held at many locations throughout the county
877-298-5027
www.pa-al-anon.org

Alcoholics Anonymous of Lancaster County
Call for meeting locations and times - 717-394-3238
www.lancasteraa.org

Anxiety and Panic with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Support Group
Hosting: Mental Health America of Lancaster County
1st, 3rd and 5th Monday, 7 PM
630 Janet Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601
717-397-7461

Bipolar Education Support Group
Hosting: Mental Health America of Lancaster County
1st and 3rd Monday, 7 to 8:30 PM
630 Janet Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601
717-397-7461

Bipolar Support Group
Hosting: Mental Health America of Lancaster County
2nd and 4th Monday of the month, 7:00 PM
630 Janet Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601
717-397-7461

Coping with the Loss of a Child (of any age)
Hosting: Hospice & Community Care
4th Tuesday, 6:30–8 PM
Pathways Center, 4075 Old Harrisburg Pike, Mount Joy, Pa. 17552
(717) 391-2413 or (800) 924-7610

Coping with the Loss of a Companion/Spouse
Hosting: Hospice & Community Care
4th Tuesday, 2:30–3:30 PM
Pathways Center, 4075 Old Harrisburg Pike, Mount Joy, Pa. 17552
and
3rd Tuesday, 6:30–8:00 PM
Hospice & Community Care, 685 Good Drive, Lancaster
(717) 391-2413 or (800) 924-7610

Coping with the Loss of a Parent or Sibling
Hosting: Hospice & Community Care
1st Tuesday, 6:30–8:00 PM
Pathways Center, 4075 Old Harrisburg Pike, Mount Joy, Pa. 17552
(717) 391-2413 or (800) 924-7610

Gamblers Anonymous Support Group
Every Wednesday, 7:30pm to 9:30 PM
Ephrata Church of the Brethren, 201 Crescent Avenue, Ephrata, PA 17522
717-269-1867

Men's Depression Support Group
Hosting: Mental Health America of Lancaster County
1st and 3rd and 5th Tuesday, 7:00 PM
630 Janet Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601 717-397-7461

Mother-to-Mother Group
Hosting: Mental Health America of Lancaster County
2nd and 4th Monday, 12 PM
630 Janet Avenue Lancaster, PA 17601
717-397-7461

NAMI Support Group
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7 PM (July and August, 1st Tuesday only)
790 New Holland Ave., Rm 119, Lancaster, PA 17601
717-293-9250

Nar-Anon Family Group
Meeting every Tuesday, 7:45 PM to 8:45 PM
First United Methodist Church, North Duke & East Walnut Streets, Lancaster, PA 17602 717-285-2909 - Kris / 717-569-6212 - Dan

Narcotics Anonymous
Meetings held at various times and locations throughout Lancaster County
717-393-4546
www.marscna.org

Paths to Discovery at No Longer Alone Ministries
1st Thursday, 11 AM to 12:30 PM
630 Janet Avenue Lancaster, PA 17601
717-390-4891

Women's Depression Support Group
Hosting: Mental Health America of Lancaster Count
1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesday, 7 PM
630 Janet Avenue Lancaster, PA 17601
717-397-7461

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Al-Anon
Provides support for those affected by someone else’s alcohol use
800-671-5994

Alcoholics Anonymous
Provides support for recovering alcoholics 24 Hour
Answering service for info on meeting times and places
(717) 279-4989

Bi-Polar Disorder Mutual Help Group
(717) 397-7461

CoDA Recovery for Life Codependents Anonymous C
Host: WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital
(717) 964-1985

Compassionate Friends (Lebanon County Chapter)
Support for family after the death of a child
4th Monday of each month, 7 PM
Presbyterian Church, 1300 West Maple Street, Lebanon, PA 17046
(717) 274-2422
www.compassionatefriends.org

Families Joined
For families and friends of substance users/abusers
PA Counseling Services - Renaissance
(717) 274-2741 or (717) 274-0427

Grief & Loss Support Group
2nd Tuesday, 3-4 PM
Lebanon Valley Home, 550 East Main Street, Annville, PA 17003
(717) 285-2639 - Nancy Boyd

Survivors of Suicide
2nd Wednesday, 6:30-8 PM
Philhaven – Pollock Community Center, 283 South Butler Road, Mt. Gretna, PA 17064 Contact Ann Wenger for more information at aswenger@philhaven.org
(717) 274-1727

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Autism Support Group
1st Thursday, 7-8:30 PM
St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, 839 West Market Street, York

Autism York South Support Group
2nd Wednesday, 7-8:30 PM
Stewartstown Elementary School, 17945 Barren Road North, Stewartstown, PA

Bereavement Support Group
3rd Thursday, 6:30 PM
Hosting Organization: Memorial Hospital
Memorial White Rose Home Health & Hospice, 1412 Sixth Avenue, York

Depression Support Group
Tuesdays at 7 pm (Young Adult Depression Group 6-7)
Moderated by Chaplain Eric Stenman, this weekly group offers mutual support and encouragement in an accepting, understanding, and confidential environment. The first Tuesday of each month is set aside to offer Reiki Share, a Japanese based meditation technique helpful in relaxation and for general stress relief.
Hosting Organization: Hanover Hospital – group meets in Hospital Chapel
(717) 316-6905

Grief Support Group
Hosting Organization: Hanover Hospital
(717) 316-6905

HOPE (help, options, process, education) for Families of Addicts
Colonial House, 1 East Market Street, York
(717) 843-8444

Infant Bereavement Services
2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 7 PM
Hosting Organization: Hanover Hospital - group meets in Hospital Chapel
(717) 316-6905

Mental Health Support Group
1st Wednesday, 7-9 PM
Hosting Organization: NAMI, Hanover
St. Mark Lutheran Church, 129 Charles Street, Hanover
(717) 632-0435 - Doris

Mental Health Support Group
3rd Monday, 7:30- 9 PM
Hosting Organization: NAMI, New Freedom
St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 175 E. Main St., New Freedom
(717) 309-1354 or (717) 848-3784 - Susan

Mental Health Support Group
Hosting Organization: NAMI, York
3rd Thursday, 6:30-8 PM
New Life Church, 530 Big Springs Road, New Cumberland, PA
For more information, call (717) 979-0519

Mental Health Support Group
Hosting Organization: NAMI, York
1st Tuesday, 6:30 – 8 PM
Luther Memorial Church, 1907 Hollywood Drive, York
(717) 848-3784

NAMI Weekly Connection Support Groups
For people who have a mental health diagnosis
Mondays, 6:00-7:30 PM
WellSpan Behavioral Health at 1101 S. Edgar Street, York
and
Thursdays, 10-11:30 AM
NAMI York County office, 140 Roosevelt Avenue, York

PTSD Support Groups
VA Outpatient Clinic, 2251 Eastern Blvd., Suite 101, York – Call (717) 840-2730 for days and times (All calls are directed to the Lebanon VA Hospital. Choose option #5 to ask to be transferred to the York location.)
and
Holy Trinity Church,  2285 Plank Road, Stewartstown, PA - Mondays 6-7:30 PM
Call Lloyd at (717) 819-8982

Suicide Survivors Support Group
Hosting Organization: York County Suicide Prevention Coalition
3rd Thursday, 6:30-8:00 PM
Southern Community Services, 44 S. Main Street, Shrewsbury
and
1st Tuesday, 6:30-8:00 PM
Dover United Church of Christ, 45 West Canal Street, Dover
(717) 227-0048 - Cindy Richard

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