An Online Guide to Spartanburg, SC
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Overeaters Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous, a self-help group for compulsive overeaters based on the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, meets on Thursdays at 7 the Westside Library (525 Oakgrove Rd.). The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively.  There are no dues or fees for members.  We are not affiliated with any other weight loss program.  We take a spiritual approach to dealing with life issues and believe recovery from compulsive overeating is an inside job.  Contact Janice at (864) 498-5770 for more info.
Open the website of NAMI Spartanburg

NAMI Spartanburg is now offering a Caregiver’s Support Group each 2nd Thursday, at 7 p.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Spartanburg. Connection Support Group will continue to meet each 3rd Tuesday at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. Call NAMI Spartanburg at 864.578.0047 for information on these groups and other programs.

CARE Outreach

A service of the Carolina Pregnancy Center in Spartanburg offers abortion recovery support groups for persons experiencing emotional issues following an abortion.

Non-Offending Parent’s Group

Non-Offending Parent’s Group meets at 9:30-11AM Tuesdays at DSS Office Room 321, Evans Resource Building. Info about domestic violence and sexual assault for self-protection and education. Call for more information.

Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse therapy group meets 7-8:30pm Tuesdays at the Children’s Advocacy Center. All new members must meet with Susan Luna for an interview prior to beginning the group.

Next Step Therapy Group

Next Step Therapy Group for individuals who have been in individual therapy and are now ready for the next phase of recovery. Call for more information.

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. Call 864-253-0371 or the SAFE Homes-Rape Crisis Coalition at 864-583-9803 for more information.

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents meets on the second Monday of each month in the North Spartanburg First Baptist Church at 6:30pm. This group supports parents who have a child or loved one with special health care needs. Call for more information.

Open the website of 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.

Brain Injury Alliance Support Group

Brain Injury Alliance Support Group for survivors of brain injury and stroke, family and caregivers, meets the second Tuesday of Each month from 6:45 to 9:00pm at St. Francis Anglican Parish, 601 Webber Rd. Call for more information.

Open the website of 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.

S-Anon Upstate

S-Anon Upstate is for those who have been affected by someone else’s sexual thinking or behavior. Call to find a local meeting.


PFLAG (Parent, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), a support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, their families and friends. Call for more information.

Safe Haven Ministries

Safe Haven Ministries a non-profit agency dedicated to victims of domestic violence. Meets every Thursday at 109 S. Main St., Woodruff.

S.C. Respite Coalition

S.C. Respite Coalition is assisting families with opportunities to find a break from care-giving responsibilities in assisting a member with special needs. The coalition can put families in touch with agencies who may have sources of funding or volunteers to provide sitters or facility services for children through senior adults.

Cancer Association of Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties

Cancer Association of Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties is a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting cancer in our community through education and direct service to cancer victims. The webpage is still under construction. Call for more information

Parents Without Partners

This group meets on Tuesdays from 7-11pm at 1450 Fernwood-Glendale Road. This is a support group for single parents. Call for more information.

Nicotine Anonymous

Nicotine Anonymous meets at 6pm Thursdays at the Detox Center on Spring Street. Call for more information.

Open the website of 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.

S.C. Brain Injury Alliance

S.C. Brain Injury Alliance for survivors of brain injury and stroke, family and caregivers meets from 6:45 to 9:00pm the second Tuesday of each month at St. Francis Anglican Parish, 601 Webber Rd. Call for more information.

Soul Survivors Cancer

Soul Survivors Cancer for survivors, family members, or caregivers. 6:30PM last Tuesdays, Morningside Baptist Church. Youth Recreation Room, second floor of the education building. Call Wayne Hyatt for more information.