Support Groups

Anson County- Parent Support Group

WHEN: Second Tuesday of each month
TIME: 10 – 11am
WHERE:Union County Community Action, Inc. (UCCA) Central Center for Children and Families
351 White Store Rd.
Wadesboro, NC

For more information contact Suzanne Maness at 910-627-1769, toll free 877-211-5995, or by email at connectionsfsp@gmail.com

Craven County- Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

WHO: Grandparents who are raising their grandchildren
DATE: Meets the third Thursday of each month
TIME: 5:30 pm
ALSO:  – Teens have their own support group
– Child care is provided
– Free Dinner is served (registration required for the dinner portion)
LOCATION: Craven County Senior Center
811 George St.
New Bern, NC 28560
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 252-638-1790

Harnett County Family Support Group

WHO: This is a time for those with children who have behavioral, emotional, and/or learning challenges to share their experiences and learn from others; this is not a training.
DATE: 3rd Tuesday each month
TIME: 12:30 – 1:30pm
WHERE: Harnett County Library –  601 S. Main St., Lillington
REGISTRATION: Contact Adrian Standish toll-free at 1-877-776-6702 or email at leeharnettfsp@yahoo.com

ALSO: Light lunch will be served.  On occasion, meeting date/location may change. It is recommended to contact Adrain Standish prior to the meeting date.

Lee County Parent Education Meeting

DATE: 2nd Monday of each month
TIME: 5:30 – 7pm
LOCATION: First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Drive, Sanford
ALSO: Light dinner served at 5:30
REGISTRATION:  Is requested to plan for child care and food. Contact Adrian Standish toll-free at 1-877-776-6702 or email at leeharnettfsp@yahoo.com

Macon County- Learn to Cope

WHO: Parents, family members, spouses and caregivers with a loved one who is struggling with addiction to opiates, alcohol, or other drugs.
DATE: Tuesdays
TIME: 7 – 8:30 pm
WHERE: Franklin, NC
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Stephanie Almeida at 828-475-1920

Randolph County- Asheboro Support Group

WHO: Those caring for children with emotional, learning or behavioral challenges. Caregivers and their children are welcome.
DATE: Second Tuesday of the month during the school year.
TIME: 5 – 6:30 pm
WHERE: Asheboro, NC
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Courtney Chavis-Polk with the Randolph Montgomery Family Support Program in order to register by phone 336-870-3802 or toll free 1-877-211-7252 or email rmfspadvocate@gmail.com

Richmond County- Connections Family Support Program

WHO: For FAMILIES with children ages 6 and up who have emotional, behavioral, and learning challenges
WHEN: Second Thursday of each month
WHAT: This is a time for those with children who have behavioral or emotional challenges to share their experiences and learn from others, while obtaining support and resources. Lunch and materials are provided free.
TIME: 12 – 1:30 pm
WHERE:First United Methodist Church in the Bynum Building
400 E. Washington St.
Rockingham, NC

Registration in advance is required and appreciated, because of planning for food and materials to be distributed. Please register by contacting Suzanne Maness at 910-627-1769, toll free 877-211-5995, or by email at connectionsfsp@gmail.com

Wilson County – Bereaved Parents Grief Group

WHO: Parents who have lost a child unexpectedly to substance use, health issues, etc. *** This group has expanded to include grandparent and siblings, so it is now for anyone who has lost a child, grandchild or sibling of any age by any means.***
DATE: Meets the fourth Monday of each month
TIME: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
LOCATION: West Nash United Methodist Church
2200 West Nash St
Wilson, NC
(Enter at back of the building via door beyond playground)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 252-243-2773