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Here are some support groups in your area:

 

 

Support Groups


Al-Anon/Al-Ateen

217-525-5716

Services: The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems.

Alcoholics Anonymous

217-525-5795

Services: A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with eat other to solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Always in Our Hearts

Memorial Home Services

720 N. Bond

Springfield

217-788-4663

1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 5pm-6:30pm

For families coping with the loss of a loved one


Depression and Biploar Support Alliance of Springfield

First Christian Church

700 South 6th Street

Springfield

217-588-7764

Services: Every Tuesday at 6:30pm. 

For people who would benefit from information about depressive or bipolar disorders.


Depression and Biploar Support Alliance of Springfield

Memorial Medical Center

701 North 1st Street

Springfield

217-414-7368

Services: Every 2nd Thursday 6:30-8:30pm. 

For people who would benefit from information about depressive or bipolar disorders.


Grandparents Raising Grandchildren/Relatives as Parents Network

Springfield Church of Christ

3253 S. 4th Street

Southern View

217-753-8730

www.tppos.org

Services: 2nd Tuesday of each month 7pm-8pm. Grandparents of any relative raising some else’s child. Child care and a light meal provided during the meeting.


HIV Positive Support Group

Phoenix Center

109 E. Lawrence

Springfield

217-528-5253

www.phoenixcentersspringfield.org

1st Wednesday each month

First United Pentecostal Church

600 W. Monroe

Springfield

Tuesday 7pm-9pm

Enter on west side of building


NAMI Support Group--for Individuals and Families

NAMI Connections--Peer Support Group

First Christian Church

700 S. 6th Street, Springfield

Phone: (217)891-5570

www.nami.org

Services: 1st Saturday from 1pm-3pm, 3rd Wednesday from 7pm-9pm. For friends, family members or consumers living with a mental illness.


Grow

217-622-7953

www.growinamercia.org

Laurel United Methodist Church

631 S. Grand Ave. West Room 200

Springfield

Thursdays 7:15pm-9pm


Peoples Church

1109 E. Ash

Springfield

Thursdays 4pm-6pm

(for transportation call 523-5433)


Sugar Creek United Methodist Church

1022 New City Road

Chatham

Tuesday 6:30pm-8:30pm

Enter east door


WLUJ radio station

600 W. Mason

Springfield

Tuesdays 6:15pm

Enter through west door-A Christian Environment

Holy Ground Church

304 W. Allen,

Springfield

Mondays 7pm=9pm

A Christian environment for those on parole, probation, or with addiction issues

Population Served: Open to the public

Services: Weekly, member-run meetings, which combine personal testimony, reports on progress, group work on members’ problems and adult education about rebuilding lives. Members keep in touch between meetings and social activities throughout the year.


Springfield Center for Independent Living

330 S. Grand Ave. West

Springfield, Il

217-523-2587

http://scil.org

Services: Groups include: ADHD Support Group, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), BEST (Becoming Empowered and Successful Teens) and Parent Transition Support Group, Paralysis Group, Heads up (Traumatic brain injuries), Peer Counseling Group, Post Polio, Personal Assistant Employers Group, Stroke Support Group

Teen Parent


Catholic Charities 523-7922

Residential Housing: St. Monica’s

Family Service Center- 528-8402

Adoptions and parenting teen mothers

Youth Service Bureau-529-8300

Teen parents Transitional Living Program

Telephone Support


Warm Line-Peer and Family Support by Phone:

1-866-369-7953

Monday through Friday 8 a.m to 5 p.m. (except holidays


The warm line is staffed by trained professionals who have experienced mental health recovery in their own lives. It provides emotional support, recovery education and self advocacy support. The Warm Line is NOT a crisis hotline.

Springfield Crisis Lines

1-800-248-7475


Utilities


Sangamon County Department of Community Resources

523-3120

Utility assistance when available

Vocational Training


Capital Township 525-1736

Earnfare; must be receiving food stamps

Illinois State Board of Education 782-3370

High school equivalency certificate

Lawrence Adult Center-525-3144

GED and vocational skill training

Lincoln Land Community College 786-2223

Education and vocation training for disabled students

Lincoln Land Community College 786-2359

Training and education for adult learners

New Start Inc 522-3799

Job search and training


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