Support groups provide an opportunity for people with similar personal experiences to express feelings and share coping strategies with professional guidance.
Click on any image below to email the facilitator of the group to ask questions or to register.
A Journey Through Grief – Bereavement group for older adults who have lost a spouse or significant other. The group will meet Tuesdays, beginning Tuesday, February 13. For more information and to register, contact Amanda at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973-637-1712. Most major insurances accepted.
Montclair Caregiver Support – Group for individuals who are taking care of an older adult and want to learn about coping skills and becoming a more effective care partner. Meeting monthly from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm on February 8, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 6 in Montclair. Pre-registration is required. Please click here to register. If you do not have access to a computer, please contact Michelle DeWitt at 973-744-3278 to sign up over the phone. To speak with the group facilitator, Siobhan Higgins LCSW, call 973-637-1763. Free.
South Orange/Maplewood Caregiver Support – Group for individuals who are taking care of an older adult and want to learn about coping skills and becoming a more effective care partner. Meeting monthly from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm on February 21, March 20, April 17, May 22. This group is open to spouses, adult children, and siblings of older adults.To register and receive meeting location details, please email email@example.com or call (973) 637-1763. Free.
Breaking Free of Childhood Anxiety based on the SPACE program – Parents and caregivers will learn about childhood anxiety as well as strategies and tools to use when responding to a child’s anxious behavior. This group also enables parents to interact and connect with others experiencing similar struggles. This 6-week group begins Thursday, March 7. Most major insurances accepted. For more information and to register, please contact Kim Clerie, LSW at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents & Caregivers of Adult Children with Disabilities – Connect with other parents and caregivers to discuss advocacy strategies and resources. Ongoing group sessions will be held on Mondays. For more information and to register, contact Kristin Dunne, LCSW, at email@example.com or (973) 637-1749. Free.
Siblings of Children with Disabilities – This group allows siblings to explore their emotions in a fun and supportive environment. Ongoing group sessions will be held on Wednesdays. For more information and to register, contact Kim Clerie, LSW at firstname.lastname@example.org. Free.
Playgroup with a Purpose – Ongoing weekly group for parents with their babies aged 0-12 months to share and connect. In collaboration with Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel. Wednesdays 9:15 am -10:15 am. For more information and to register, contact Blair Biersbach, LCSW at email@example.com. Free.
JFS is creating a 5-6 week support group for teens whose parents are experiencing a divorce and/or separation. Learn more – www.jfsmetrowest.org/teengroup23