Support Groups

Diabetes Support Group

Meets the second Monday of each month from 6:30-7:30pm in the Branham Conference Center at Baptist Easley Hospital. Contact is Karen Neal, Baptist Easley Hospital, 864.442.7661. Note: the group does not meet in June, July, or August.

Parkinson’s Support Group

Greenville area: Meets the first Thursday of each month. Contact Heather Wyss at 864.905.2574 or email
Anderson area: Meets the second Thursday of each month. Contact Chris Daughtry at 864.716.2643.

Abortion Recovery

Meets twice a year (Spring & Fall). There is a group for both men and women. Contact person is Heather Spencer from Piedmont Women’s Center. To register, call 864.244.1434.

Adoption Search for Life

Not currently meeting at specific day and time. Contact person is Cindy Walters. Call 864.244.1434 for a meeting.

Al-Anon Club

An alcoholism support group. This group has many meeting dates and times. Call 864.268.2240 for more information.

Alzheimer’s Association of Upstate SC

Meets every first Thursday of the month at 7:00pm on the first floor at the Easley Library. Contact person is Meri Childress at 864.855.8668.

American Cancer Society-Greenville/Pickens Chapter

Many monthly opportunities, including the popular Look Good, Feel Better program. Call for updated meeting times and locations at 866.227.4395 or 864.627.1903.

Asthma Support Group

Meets the last Thursday of each month from 2:00-3:00pm at the Capt. Kimberly Hampton Library in Easley. Call Lori Marris for information, 864.631.4550.

Survivors of Suicide

Open Groups meet the first and third Tuesday of each month from 7:00-8:30pm at St. Michael Lutheran Church, 2617 Augusta Street, Greenville. Contact person is Becky Kay at 864.616.9413. In case of inclement weather, call the CRISISline at 864.271.8888. We will attempt to notify as many as possible.

NAMI Support Group (National Association of people with Mental Illness) for Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens counties

Meetings occur at Pendleton United Methodist Church at 217 South Broad Street in Pendleton the first Tuesday of each month at 6:15pm. Please call Michelle Ready at 864.882.5131 or visit for more information.

Fibromyalgia Support Group

Meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:00pm in the Bernadine Center on St. Francis Drive. For more information, please call 864.235.1834.

Grief Support Groups

Cancer Society Of Greenville County

The following groups meet at 113 Mills Avenue, Greenville. For more information call 864.232.8439:

Caregiver’s Group:

Monthly Support group for caregivers and/or spouses of cancer patients. Meets the second Thursday of each month from 3:00-4:00pm. For more information call 864.232.8439.

Cancer Patient Society Support Group

Meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 11:30am. For more information call 864.232.8439.

Breast Cancer Support Group

Women in their 20s-40s meet the first Thursday of the month at 12:00pm. Women age 50 and above meet the third Thursday of the month at 12:00pm. For more information call 864.232.8439.

Cancer Bereavement Support

Newly bereaved meets second and fourth Thursday at noon, over a year bereaved meets second and fourth Thursday at 11:00am. Call for more information, 864.232.8439.

Facing Forward

Meets the second Tuesday of each month at noon. An educational event; anyone related to individuals with cancer is invited.

Parrott’s Pals

Bereavement support group for children and teens, 864.232.8439.

Breast Cancer Support Group (Pickens County)

Meets the first and second Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm at the Pickens County Cancer Association office, 444 Hampton Avenue, Suite B, Pickens. For more information call 864.878.0611.

Compassionate Friends

For families who have lost children. Meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:00pm. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Greenville. For more information, call 864.990.1061 or visit

Moving Forward

Support group for those whose spouse has died. Meets second Tuesday every month at 7:00pm at Fatz Restaurant on Hwy. 123, Easley. Contact is Marian Huskins 864.442.1800.

MS Monthly Support Group

This open-ended support group meets the first Tuesday of each month–beginning in March 2015–from 11am until 12:30pm at the Pendleton First Baptist Church, 351 Broad Street, Pendleton, SC 29670. For more information, contact Donna Chmelar at 864.442.7585. There is no charge for attendance.

*Contact your local Red Cross for information regarding CPR classes in your area.

(Support Group List updated April 2013)