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,

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 Support System for Southern Illinois
Meets at LINC - Belleville Office the 3rd Friday of each month from 10 - Noon Contact Lynn at (618) 235-9988
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.

Caregivers of those with Alzheimer's is located at 220 West Lincoln St., in Belleville and offers suppor to the children of aged parents with Alzheimer's. Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at St. Elizabeth's Health Education Center Building. For more information call 618-234-4410 ext. 7033.

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.

Compassionate Friends of St. Clair County, meets at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, 211 S. Third St. in Belleville. Compassionate Friends is a support group for bereaved parents and family who have lost a child of any age, to death. Meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the third Friday of the month. For more information call 618-234-2120 ext. 1091.

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 Peer Group Meets at LINC - Belleville Office bi-weekly from 1-3:00 pm Contact Samantha at (618) 235-9988

Families Affected Come Together (FACT) Special Needs Children, is located at 211 S. Third St. in Belleville. FACT is a support group for families of children with special needs. Please call 618-234-2120 ext. 2003 for meeting dates and times

Fibromyalgia Support Group.is located at Memorial Hospital, 4500 Memorial Dr. in Belleville. The support group is for anyone who has fibromyalgia. Friends and family are welcome. The group meets at 7 p.m. the thired Tuesday of March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October. For more information call 618-234-8555.

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.

Kids Time Grief Support, is located at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, 211 S. Third St. In Belleville. Kids Time offers emotional support for children and parents who have lost a love one to death. For meeting times call 234-2120 ext. 1091.

LINC Support Groups Metro East MS Treatment C.R.A.N.B. Self-Help Group Meets at LINC - Belleville Office Every other month Contact Diane at (618) 235-8823
LINC-ing Friends Social Group  Meets at LINC - Belleville Office. Various planned outings and activities; time varies per event Contact Jon at (618) 317-4028
Metro East Disability Advocates Meets at LINC - Belleville Office the fourth Tuesday of the month from 1-3:00 pm Contact Lynn at (618) 235-9988
New Day Adult Grief Support, offers support for people who have lost a loved one. Meetings are held in the Staff Conference Room at St. Elizabeth's Hospital. For more information call 618-234-2120 ext.1091.

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.

Recovery, St Elizabeth's Hosptial, 211 S. Third St., Belleville. Offers self-help for people with nervous symptons and fears. Meets at 7 p.m. every Monday in the Health Education Center, 220 W. Lincoln, Belleville. FOr more information call 618-234-2120

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. The group meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the cafeteria conference room at St. Elizabeth's Hospital. For more information call 618-234-2120 ext. 1091.

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.

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.

TAG (Teen Age Grief), offers emotional support for teenagers who have experienced the death of a loved one. The support group is offered through St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville. For more information call 618-234-2120 ext. 1091.

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.

Woman to Woman Depression/Bipolar Support Meets at LINC - Belleville office every Thursday from 1-2:30 pm Contact Anita at 235-9988 (voice)