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Support Groups & Clubs
Search our database of Spartanburg support groups and clubs. The database contains many topics ranging through all aspects of life. Do you know of a group or club not listed here or one in need of updating? If so contact Spartanburg.com or use our new submission form and we'll add it right away. For additional help please call 211.
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.
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.
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.
Art Therapy for Recovery meets 3PM-4:30PM Wednesdays at Safe Home- Rape Crisis Coalition.
Spartanburg Arthritis Group meets every third Tuesday of each month. Call for more information.
Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation meets from 3:00 to 5:00pm third Saturdays at ISS Inc., 1200 Woodruff Rd, suit C19. Call or email for more information.
Nicotine Anonymous meets at 6pm Thursdays at the Detox Center on Spring Street. Call for more information.
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.
Safe Haven Ministries a non-profit agency dedicated to victims of domestic violence. Meets every Thursday at 109 S. Main St., Woodruff.
Autism Network of Support and Advocacy meets 7PM-8:45PM third Fridays of the month. Monthly evening, kids’ and teens’ social. Call or email Maria for more information.
Restless Leg Syndrome Support Group at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Call for more information.
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.
S-Anon Upstate is for those who have been affected by someone else’s sexual thinking or behavior. Call to find a local meeting.
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.
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.
This group meets at 3:00pm the second Thursday of each month in the multi-purpose room, Spartanburg Senior Center.
Overeaters Anonymous meets at 7pm at YMCA on Mondays. Call for more information.
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.
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.
Narcotics Anonymous Helpline provides help and support to those addicted to narcotic substances.
AccessHealth Spartanburg connects clients who are low-income, residents of Spartanburg county, and who are un-insured or under-insured get connected to free/affordable healthcare. This non-profit is set up to connect people with doctors who have donated their time and services in order to receive medical assistance. We are located at 631 N Church St. Spartanburg, SC 29301
Bi-Polar Disorder, Manic Depression Support Group for those diagnosed with illness and under doctor’s care. Call for more information.
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.
Sexual Assault Recovery Group meets at 2:30PM Thursdays, Safe Home – Rape Crisis Coalition. 236 Union Street. Call for more information.
Abusive Relationship Recovery Group meets at 4-5:30PM Mondays, Safe Home – Rape Crisis Coalition. 236 Union Street.
PFLAG (Parent, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is a support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, their families and friends. Call or visit the website for more information.
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.
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.
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.
Bereavement Group meets 7PM THursdays at 2058 Chesnee Highway. Call Alyene Lucas.
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
A service of the Carolina Pregnancy Center in Spartanburg offers abortion recovery support groups for persons experiencing emotional issues following an abortion.