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Grief Support Group FREE & OPEN TO COMMUNITY

(must join by 1st or 2nd meeting)
9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5 and 10/12
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Bedford Hospice Office
1621 Whitfield Drive, Bedford
For more information, call 540-587-6592

  

Grief Support Group FREE & OPEN TO COMMUNITY

(must join by 1st or 2nd meeting)
9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4 and 10/11
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Prince Edward Community Library
1303 West Third Street, Farmville
For more information, 434-315-5050

 

  

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: lassproofer@yahoo.com
 Web Page: http://www.compassionatefriends.org/

 

  

RTS Bereavement is a national hospital-based bereavement program that assists families who have lost a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, or infant death. The program addresses individual needs through support  provided by trained nurses which begins at the time of the loss and continues throughout the grief process.

 The RTS Bereavement support group is offered the third Tuesday monthly at 7:30 p.m. in the private dining room of Virginia Baptist Hospital adjacent to the cafeteria.
 A lending library is available.
 For more information, contact Evelyn Harker, RN, at (434) 200-4568.

 

  

A SIX WEEK PROGRAM FOR WIDOWED MEN AND WOMEN

September 12, 2017 through October 17, 2017
Tuesdays 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
HERITAGE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
582 LEESVILLE ROAD LYNCHBURG, VA 24502
 
For further information or to express interest in participating please call 239-4291 or 525-2971

 

  

 

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 Virgina AA website:
http://www.aacentralva.org/
World Services Website:
http://www.aa.org/

 

  
Alzheimer’s Association, Lynchburg Region 
500 Westwood Avenue, Lynchburg, VA  24501
434-845-8540

 

  
Smith Mountain Lake
Lynn Tarbell, MSD
540-345-7600
434-845-8540
 
Carilion Adult Care Center
540-587-3409
 
Runk & Pratt, Forest
Patty Perdue, LPN
434-385-8506
 
Medical Care Center
Sandy Abbott, LPN
434-846-4626
 
Appomattox Health & Rehab-Conference room
Jamie Kirby, 434-352-7420
Sue Eggleston, 434-664-7325
 
Fairmont Crossing Health & Rehab Center
434-946-2856
 
The Summit
434-845-8540
 
Westminster Canterbury
434-386-3544

 

  

'On Eagles' Wings'

5:30 pm, first Thursday of the month
Alan Pearson Cancer Center library
Call or e-mail: Kara Lamb 434.200.5127
*Support group for women of any age at any stage of breast cancer.

  

6:30 pm, fourth Thursday of the month

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

Contact Katie Hartmann

katieanne765@comcast.net

  

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 lyodarle@jetbroadband.com

  

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 (http://www.lupus.org/dmv)

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 @ lfalynchburgsg@gmail.com

  

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

 

  

2:00 pm, third Tuesday

Community Room, second floor, The Summit, 1400 Enterprise Dr, Lynchburg

Call 434-239-2373 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

 

  
The Summit
Contact Jimmy White 434-239-2373

 

  

Caregiver Support Group

11:00 am to noon, Wednesdays

Alan B. Pearson Cancer Center, Caregiver corner

1701 Thomson Drive

Call Tammy Anderson 434-200-6067

 

Cancer Support Group

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm, second Thursday of the month

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

Call Tammy Anderson 434-200-6067

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

  

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

  

Call 540-340-9726 for more information.