NAMI-Farmington Valley sponsors the following community support groups which are free of charge and open to the public:
FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS-
NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group – This is held twice a month and is open to anyone who needs support as they recover. The group is facilitated by people in recovery who have reached a point in their journey where they want to assist others. They are trained and certified by NAMI to conduct Connection groups.
Starting Jan 7, 2014, group will meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month
Covenant Congregational Church
1 Westminster Dr., West Hartford
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm
Contact; Don (860)-882-0236, ext 29; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
OFF OF SEDGWICK ROAD. Use the rear entrance of the church (at the back parking lot), go up the stairs and turn right.
Starting Nov 12, 2014, a new group will meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month
First Congregational Church
10 Wintonbury Ave., Bloomfield
2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00pm
Contact; Deb (860)-916-6094; email: email@example.com.
For parents and caregivers of children & adolescents with behavioral health concerns
Canton Community Center
40 Dyer Avenue
2nd Wednesday 10:00-11:30 am
Grace (860) 693-9310 or Jen (860) 371-8111
FOR FRIENDS & FAMILIES OF SOMEONE LIVING WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS-
Nami Friends & Family Support Groups- These groups are held once a month and are open to anyone with a friend or family member living with a mental illness. They are facilitated by NAMI trained family members.
Valley Community Baptist Church, Valley Cafe Room
590 West Avon Rd., Route 167, Avon
3rd Monday of every month – 7:00 – 8:30pm
Janet (860) 620-7717
Simsbury Senior Center – Eno Memorial Hall
754 Hopemeadow Street, Simbsury
1st Monday of every month – 7:00-8:30pm
Kettlebrook Nursing Home
96 Prospect Road, East Windsor
2nd Sunday of every month – 2:00pm
Judy (860) 627-0489