Lane Support Groups

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Lane Support Groups

Organized by
Center for Community Counseling
Phone
541-344-0620
Description

"How to care for them and for yourself at the same time.”

Learn how to manage stress, set boundaries, resolve conflict and interact with your grandchild in a healthy way.

Please call for more information and to pre-register for the group. Child care is not provided at this time.

https://www.ccceugene.org/

Meeting time
First and Third Tuesdays, 9:00am - 10:30am
Meeting location

Center for Community Counseling
1465 Coburg Road
Eugene, OR 97401
Location Map

Contact info

541-344-0620 or info@ccceugene.org

Organized by
Parent-led
Description

Contact us through email to set up a phone call or in person meeting for support that can happen anytime throughout the month. We are happy to meet one on one, provide local resources, or just be a good listening ear.

Contact info

Please contact Kristin Mayorga for more information at kristinlm23@gmail.com or 541-870-1961

Organized by
: Oregon Family Support Network (OFSN)
Phone
541-342-2876
Description

This is a journaling support group and workshop to help those looking to build community in these uncertain times of isolation. Join us to doodle, write, vent, and share!

https://www.ofsn.org/

Meeting time
Wednesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Meeting location

Group meets via Zoom

Contact info

Call or email to register 503-983-3519 or katherinef@ofsn.net

Organized by
Oregon Family Support Network (OFSN)
Phone
541-342-2876
Description

Let’s build a community and grow in this trauma-informed group. Join other parents and guardians in this empowering group meant to support each other through the joy and struggles that parenting a gender non-conforming child can be in this world. Learn and share resources and self- care strategies.

https://www.ofsn.org/

Meeting time
Thursdays from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Meeting location

Group meets via Zoom

Contact info

Call or email to register: 503-983-3519 or katherinef@ofsn.net

Organized by
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Lane County
Phone
541-343-7688
Description

For family members/loved ones/friends of someone living with a mental illness.

By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You’ll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Family Support Group will help you:

  • Aim for better coping skills
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Not judge anyone’s pain
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Embrace humor as healthy
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • Understand that mental health conditions are no one’s fault and can be traumatic experiences

https://namilane.org/programs/

Meeting time
First and Third Tuesdays of each month, 6:00pm
Meeting location

Rural Outreach Project
632 Main Street
Cottage Grove, OR 97439
Location Map

Contact info

541-343-7688, resourcecenter@namilane.org

Description

Monthly meeting for families at any stage of the adoption process; from just thinking about it to already finalized, everyone is welcome. We will discuss pertinent topics regarding the adoption process, challenging behaviors, expectations and lot more. This will be a great opportunity for adoptive parents to meet and share ideas. Are you interested in gaining experience and providing respite for a family? Are you a family in need of a little respite? Our group is a great place to meet other families and make connections.

Please come with a tip or positive story to share and something you would like support around. If there are any books or resources that you find particularly helpful, please be prepared to share with the group.

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns. An RSVP is helpful, but not necessary.

Old Nick's has a decent sized food menu including serving breakfast all day. They have many alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for purchase as well. No purchase required for attendance.

No childcare available.

Meeting time
Third Sunday of every month, 3:00pm
Meeting location

Old Nick's Pub
211 Washington Street
Eugene, OR 97402
Location Map

Contact info

Heather Raskin at heather@afamilyforeverychild.org or 541-343-2856

Organized by
Oregon Family Support Network
Description
Parents and caregivers come to our office to share coffee and snacks and to build connections with other families.

https://www.ofsn.org/ofsn-regional-offices-oregon/...

Meeting time
9:00am-11:00am, Every Tuesday
Meeting location

Lane County Office
72 A Centennial Loop Suite # 150
Eugene, OR 97401
Location Map

Contact info

(541) 342-2876, or jessiec@ofsn.net

Organized by
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Lane County
Phone
541-343-7688
Description

For family members/loved ones/friends of someone living with a mental illness.

By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You’ll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Family Support Group will help you:

  • Aim for better coping skills
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Not judge anyone’s pain
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Embrace humor as healthy
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • Understand that mental health conditions are no one’s fault and can be traumatic experiences

https://namilane.org/programs/

Meeting time
Every Thursday, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting location

NAMI Resource Center
2411 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Eugene, OR 97401
Location Map

Contact info

541-343-7688, resourcecenter@namilane.org

Organized by
PFLAG
Phone
541-991-8550
Description

Monthly meetings include an educational program, current advocacy information, and support time. Free brochures can be picked up. Additional library materials are available for check out. And we have snacks too!

Special events are planned such as community wide forums, movie nights, information booths at the local Farmer’s Market.

http://www.pflagflorenceoregon.org/

Meeting time
2nd Tuesday of the Month, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Meeting location

Lane Community College
3149 Oak Street
Florence, OR 97439
Location Map

Contact info

pflagflo@gmail.com

Organized by
Oregon Family Support Network (OFSN)
Phone
541-342-2876
Description

This group is for families with children experiencing mental, emotional,

and/or physical disabilities, or who have special needs. Trained youth

activity leaders are on-site to interact and supervise children and a

light snack is provided.

https://www.ofsn.org/ofsn-regional-offices-oregon/...

Meeting time
1st Saturday of each month from 1:00-4:00pm
Meeting location

RSVP to obtain the location of the event
Eugene, OR

Contact info

Call or text 971-219-7949 to RSVP

Organized by
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Lane County
Phone
541-343-7688
Description

For family members/loved ones/friends of someone living with a mental illness.

By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You’ll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Family Support Group will help you:

  • Aim for better coping skills
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Not judge anyone’s pain
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Embrace humor as healthy
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • Understand that mental health conditions are no one’s fault and can be traumatic experiences

https://namilane.org/programs/

Meeting time
4th Thursday of each month, 6:00-8:00 pm
Meeting location

Laurelwood Community Center
1720 34th Street
Florence, OR 97439
Location Map

Contact info

For information, call Monica Kosman at 541-902-8308.