Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA of St. Clair County) is a fellowship for those who have been brought up in al alcoholic household. Meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at 9955 Bunkum Road in Fairview Heights. For more information call 618-397-0584,

Alcoholics Anonymous, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Belleville, Support for those who want to stop drinking. Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30 pm. Located 4th Floor Conference RoomPrairie Heart Institute Bldg., 340 W. Lincoln St., Belleville. 618-234-2120, ext. 1555

Alzheimer's Disease and related Disorders Association, located at 222 Goethe Ave. in Collinsville, offers information on care giving, family planning, educational and care resources. The association also offers support groups. Hours are from 9 a.m until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information acll 618-346-4073 or 800-980-9080.

Alzheimer's Support Group, is located at Four Fountains, 101 South Belt West in Belleville and is a support group for care givers of persons with Alzeimer's Disease. Meetings are held at 2 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of every month. For more information, call 618-277-7700.

Belleville Deaf Senior Citizen Group Meets at SWIC/PSOP Building the third Thursday of each month from 9:30-2:30 pm Contact Libby at 235-0451 (TTY)

Blind Support Group, Impact Inc., is located2735 Broadway in Alton and is a support group which meets from 10 a.m until noon on the first Wednesday of every month. For more information call 618- 462-1411.

Brain Injury Association of Missouri, is located at 10270 Page Ave. Suite 100 in St. Louis. Services provided include activities for individuals with brain injuries and their families, mentors, and support groups.For more information call 314-426-4024.

Burns Recovered Support Group, offers support for burn victims and their families. The groups meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month at St. John's Mercy Medical Center. For more information call 314-981-0362.

Cancer Support Group, Cancer Treatment CenterSwansea, Programs aimed at providing support, hope and encouragement to cancer patients, cancer survivors, cancer caregivers any anyone whose life has been touched by cancer. Sessions led by a social worker and cancer survivor, Kathy Harvey, MSW, LCSW.3rd Thursday of each month;Noon - 1 pm. Located PET/CT Program Room at the Cancer Treatment Center in Swansea. Call to confirm meeting dates. RSVPs requested, but walk ins are welcome. Please call Laura at 618-236-1000

Companions on the Journey - Lebanon Seeds of Hope, meets at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 123 East Dee St. in Lebanon. It is a support group for care givers of loved ones with cancer, long-term illness or disability. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information call 618-537-4991.

Deaf Support Group Impact Inc., located at 2735 Broadway in Alton, offers support and fellowship to hearing impaired. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month. For more information call 618-462-1411.
Diabetes Support Group, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Belleville, Support for those who have high blood sugar and are interested in managing their diet and medications. Led by a Certified Diabetes Educator. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Call for meeting times and locations. Exercise sessions also offered. Located Cardiac Rehab Gym, Prairie Heart Institute Bldg., 340 W. Lincoln St., Belleville. Please call 618-234-2120, ext. 2426 or email julia.schimmelpfennig@hshs.org
Grief Support - Loss of a Child.St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Belleville. SHARE - Support for parents who have experienced the loss of an infant through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. 2nd Wednesday of the following months: January, March, May, July, and September..7-9 pm
Millennium Room, Prairie Heart Institute Bldg., 340 W. Lincoln St., Belleville.Please call 618-234-2120, ext. 3106 or email jennifer.mueller@hshs.org

Heartlinks, Family Hospice of Belleville area, is located at 7 Bronze Pointe, Suite B in Swansea and provides support and fellowship for families with children who are experiencing or anticipating a death. For more information call 618-277-1800.

Heart Prints,  located at St. John's Mercy Medical Center, is a support group for parents who have lost a baby. For more information call 314-569-6878.

LINC Support Groups Metro East MS Treatment C.R.A.N.B. Self-Help Group Meets at LINC - Swansea Office Every other month Contact Diane at (618) 235-8823

LINC-ing Friends Social Group
 
Meets at LINC - Swansea Office. Various planned outings and activities; time varies per event Contact Jon at (618) 317-4028

 

Look Good - Feel Better. Cancer Treatment Center, Swansea. Program for women undergoing cancer treatment conducted by cosmetology professionals who will teach participants how to use make-up to cope with appearance - related side effects of treatment. Each participant will receive a complementary make-up kit valued at $300 and will also learn to care for and use wigs, scarves, turbans and hats. Once per month on Tuesdays.
2:00 - 4:00 pm . Call Laura for dates. (618) 236-1000. Please RSVP as seating is limited 

New Seekers - Meets at LINC Inc. Swansea Office -Support group for people who are experiencing blindness or other significant visual issues.  For more information, call Daniel at 618-235-9988.

Next Chapter Separated/Divorced Support Group is a support group dedicated to individual recovery and rebuilding following a separation or a divorce. The group meets at 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Diocesan Pastoral Center, 2620 Lebanon Ave in Belleville. For more information call 618-235-9601 ext. 110.

Parents of Murdered Children and Other Survivors of Homicide Victims, offers support to family and loved ones enduring the horrors associated with the loss of a love one who has been murdered. Meeting begin at 7:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. Meetings are held at 9 North 17th St. in Bellevillle. For more information call 618-972-0429.

Parents Without Partners meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at Union United Methodist Church, 504 East Highway 50 in O'Fallon. The group focuses its attention on the welfare of the single parent and the child in a single parent family. There is a $25 annual fee. For more information call 618-398-9531.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Support Group, 4500 Memorial Dr., Belleville, is a support group for people with diseases of the lung and their families. Meetings are held at 1:30 p.m. on the last Wednesday of every month in the hospital auditorium. For more information call 618-257-5560.

SHARE - St. Elizabeth's Hospital is a support group for bereaved parents and siblings affected by the death of a baby through miscarriage, stillborn or newborn death. Meetings are the Second Wednesday of the following months: January, March, May, July, and September. 7-9 pm Millennium Room, Prairie Heart Institute Bldg., 340 W. Lincoln St., Belleville. Contact 618-234-2120, ext. 3106
jennifer.mueller@hshs.org

SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome),  143 Grand Ave., Kirkwood, Mo., is a support group for parents who have lost a child due to SIDS. For more information call 314-822-2323.

Sight Loss Support Group is meets at 201 N. Church St. in Belleville. Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month. The group offers support and educaiton for older adults concerned with unresolved reduced vision. For more information call 618-234-4410 ext. 7031.
Southern Illinois Difibbers Support Group. St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Belleville. Support group for defibrillator patients and their loved ones. 3rd Thursday of March and September 6:30 pm .Millennium Room, Prairie Heart Institute Bldg., 340 W. Lincoln St., Belleville.Arranged through Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants. Please call 618-233-6044, ext. 4531.
Stroke Support Group. St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Belleville.Support and education for those recovering from stroke. Helps foster a better understanding of stroke recovery, rehabilitation and prevention of recurrent strokes. Caregivers and family members welcome. 1st Wednesday, every other month (Feb. 1, April 5, June 7 August 2 and October 4 in 2017) 2:00 pm. Millennium Room, Prairie Heart Institute Bldg., 340 W. Lincoln St., Belleville.Please call 618-234-2120, ext. 1519

Survivors of Suicide (SOS) Support Group is located at 9400 Lebanon Rd., Edgemont. Meeting are held at Call For Help from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month. For more information call 618-397-0968.

Violence Prevention of Southwestern Illinois, offers services to victims of domestic violence including shelter, counseling, medical services, court advocacy and support groups. For more information call 618-235-2531. A 24 hour hotline is also available. The number for the hotline is 619-235-0892.

Vintage Support Group, located at 218 West Main Street in Belleville, offers activites, leisure opportunitiesk access to community health monitoring, hot catered meal, continental breakfast and snack and socialization. The cost is $40 per day. For more information call 618-355-9334.