Group name and information

Compassionate Friends - Loss of a child

All bereaved parents, grandparents and adult siblings are welcome at the support group meeting. 

Meetings are held the third Monday of each month (7 to 9 pm) at The Lodge of the Fisherman at 4415 Boonsboro Road (on the grounds of Camp Kum-Ba-Yah).
For more information, contact
Eileen Lass at 434-221-3273 or email:
 Web Page:




Kids Haven is a support group for children ages 3 – 18 grieving a death. 
They meet twice-monthly in local area high schools.  This support group meets the unique needs of children grieving the death of a person who was significant in their lives. Children come to Kids’ Haven for grief support after the death of both family members and friends. 
For more information call 434-845-4072



Facilitators who have experienced the loss of a spouse will present a video series to assist both men and women in the healing journey.

Altavista area
First Baptist Church of Altavista
1001 Bedford Avenue  
Contact Alice Bond 434-942-5381 for more information.

AA Alcoholics Anonymous

For information, meeting lists and/or help call:

(434) 847-4733

Central Virginia AA website:
World Services Website:


Alzheimer’s Association, Lynchburg Region 
500 Westwood Avenue, Lynchburg, VA  24501


Smith Mountain Lake
Lynn Tarbell, MSD
Carilion Adult Care Center
Runk & Pratt, Forest
Patty Perdue, LPN
Medical Care Center
Sandy Abbott, LPN
Appomattox Health & Rehab-Conference room
Jamie Kirby, 434-352-7420
Sue Eggleston, 434-664-7325
Fairmont Crossing Health & Rehab Center  (not meeting due to COVID)
The Summit   (not meeting due to COVID)
Westminster Canterbury



'On Eagles' Wings' 

5:30 pm, first Thursday of the month
Alan Pearson Cancer Center
Call or e-mail: Kaity Tomlin 434.200.5127
*Support group for women of any age with early stage breast cancer.


6:30 pm, fourth Thursday of the month

The Orthopedic Center of Central VA, 2405 Atherholt Rd, Lynchburg

Contact Katie Hartmann


7:00 pm, second Tuesday of the month

Mammography  Center, 20293 Timberlake Road (except August)

Call Patricia Jones, 434-239-8572 for more information.


7:00 pm, first Thursday of the month

second floor, Heritage United Methodist Church, 582 Leesville Road

Call Yvonne Staton, 434-200-6056 for more information.


7:00 pm to 8:15 pm, third Thursday of the month

Timbrook Library, 21039 Timberlake Road

Features Centra Diabetes Educators, open discussins and moral support.

Call 434-239-1109 or 434-821-2468 or email


Call 800-344-4867 for more information.


Bedford Domestic Violence Services

Call 540-587-0970 for more information.

Courage to Heal

Call 434-947-7273 or 800-947-7273
Domestic Violence Prevention Center
Call 434-528-1041
S.T.O.P. Domestic Violence Women's Support Group
Call 434-263-4274 for location.



Battered Intervention Program

Registration is required by calling the program coordinator at 434-847-7745 

Sponsored by the YWCA Domestic Violence Prevention Center.


Bedford Domestic Violence

Support Group for Survivors of Violence

Starting March 10 and every Friday night after.
6:30 to 7:30 pm
Contact: Bedford DVS at 540-587-0970 for more information
about location and any other questions or concerns.



3:00 to 4:00 pm, fourth Thursday of each month

Lynchburg Family Medicine

2323 Memorial Avenue, Suite 10

Group is for caregivers of persons with Lewy Body Dementia and other dementias.  ​


Lupus Foundation of America, DC/MD/VA Chapter (

Date:  Every first Tuesday of the month
Time:  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Location:  Tree of Life Ministries, Room 205
                  2812 Greenview Drive, Lynchburg, VA. 24502
Space is limited:  For more information and to register, please contact Heather Burns 434-218-5682 or by email @


Like us on Facebook: @lynchburglfasg1 or Lynchburg Lupus Support Group



2:00 pm, third Tuesday    

Legacy Wealth Management

1971 English Tavern Rd

Lynchburg VA  24501

Wendy Posey, facilitator

Call 434-386-7002 for more information.


Lynchburg MS Caregivers Self-Help Group

Lynchburg Plain-Talk MS Self-Help Group

Call 800-344-4867
Lynchburg Strictly and Only MS Support Group
Call 434-846-8467



Caregiver Support Group @ Alan B. Pearson Cancer Center

1st Tuesday of the month, 5:30 pm 

Meeting location: Caregiver corner

Call Tammy Anderson 434-200-6067


Cancer Support Group @ Alan B. Pearson Cancer Center

1st Tuesday of the month, 5:30 pm 

Meeting location:  Conference Room 

Call Tammy Anderson 434-200-6067

Group is for any affected by cancer, both survivors and those currently going through treatment. 

*Support group for anyone affected by cancer, both survivors and those currently in treatment.

Breast Cancer Support Group @ Alan B. Pearson Cancer Center

1st Thursday of the month, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 

Meeting location: Conference Room

Call Tammy Anderson 434-200-6067

Prostate Cancer Support Group @ Alan B. Pearson Cancer Center

1st Wed. of the month, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 

Meeting location: Conference Room 

Call Tammy Anderson 434-200-6067

Young Survivors Support Group 

2nd Thursday of the month @5:30 via ZOOM

call Tammy Anderson 434-200-6067 for link

Survivorship Educational Sessions

2nd Wed of month (beginning 4/13/22), 5:30 - 6:30  

Meeting location: Conference Room

Call Tammy Anderson 434-200-6067

Yoga Class

beginning Tuesday, 4/12/22 from 5:15-6:30 pm 

Call Tammy Anderson 434-200-6067


Call 434-329-8923 or 434-564-1289 for more information.


Call 540-340-9726 for more information.