Lane Support Groups

We can help you find a group, start a group or support your own! Or, access the AdoptUSKids free support group curriculum to help you along.

If you know of any new or updated support group information, or cannot find a group in your area, please contact us 503-241-0799 / 800-764-8367 or orparc@nwresource.org for help and suggestions.

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Lane Support Groups

Lane County Adoption Support Group

Organized by
Parent-led
Description

Contact us through email to set up a phone call or in person meeting for support during and after placement. 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

(Updated 07/2021)

Florence Family Support Group

Organized by
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Lane County
Phone
541-902-8308
Description

Meetings are resuming in September 2021.

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

Support groups will resume in person in September 2021.

Please contact Monica for the location.

Contact info

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

(Updated 07/2021)

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

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

Journaling in Times of COVID-19

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

Cottage Grove Family Support Group

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

Eugene Family Support Group

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

PFLAG Florence

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