Seniors in the community center

Support Groups & Sessions

We are here for you. Support when you need it the most.

Interested in our virtual support groups or drop-in sessions?

See a list of our upcoming groups and sessions below.

About our Support Groups & Drop-In Sessions

We provide group support for individuals and their families, to help guide our clients through challenging and difficult circumstances. Our support groups are offered online through ZOOM. They are run by a social worker, and provide support and guidance free of charge to individuals dealing with grief, facing abuse or feeling depressed. We are also there to guide family caregivers through the challenges of caring for their loved one.

FUTURE GROUP: 6- Week Virtual Family Caregiver Support Group

Are you caring for a loved one 55+? You’re not alone! Join us for our 6-week Virtual Family Caregiver Support Group, which will be held via ZOOM. Connect with others and get mutual support, discover resources available to you, learn coping and self-care strategies and discuss common issues and feelings. If you’re interested, please register for the waitlist, or contact Patricia (pwendy@circleofcare.com).

5- Week Virtual Stress Management Support Group

For persons 55+ this five-week support group is designed to educate and elaborate on stress. We begin on understanding what stress is and how it impacts the body and mental state. We build on stress management techniques to learn new coping mechanisms to best address participants’ unique situations. Conversation topics are structured and cater towards common interests between participants. Topics include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), relaxation/breathing techniques and conflict resolution. There is no cost to attend, and this group will be held over ZOOM. Starting August 31, taking place every Wednesday. If you’re interested, please register for the group. 

Upcoming Groups and Sessions

Highlights

  • Caring and practical support
  • Connect with others
  • Learn about resources available to you
  • Learn coping strategies
  • Discuss common issues and feelings

What Our Clients Are Saying

“Education and knowledge are the key in battling any situation and the support group was very helpful in doing just that. I think this is a wonderful program that will continue to benefit others in the future.”

-Client

 
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