Support Groups


Support Groups
Below is a listing of various support groups available in Washington County or nearby surrounding areas:

ALS Association Support Groups

      • Milwaukee ALS Caregivers Support Group
        Locations vary-available on Chapter Website: www.alsawi.org 4th Thursday of each month at 7pm. 414-831-3989 Robin Stanczyk
      • Milwaukee ALS Support Group
        8700 W. Watertown Plank Road, Conference Room 1
        Wauwatosa, WI 2nd Saturday of each month from 11:00am-1:00pm. 414-831-3990 Mary DeFrain-Jones

Alzheimer's Association Support Groups

      • The Lakeshore at Jackson Crossing
        N168 W22026 Main Street, Jackson, WI 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:00pm 262-993-0755 Ruth Wood or Lynn Steinback
      • The Cottages Community Room
        6090 Scenic Drive, West Bend, WI 53095 2nd Wednesday of each month from 1:00-3:00pm 262-306-4230 Melissa Searle
      • Family Enrichment Center
        885 Badger Circle, Room E, Grafton, WI 53024 2nd Wednesday of each month from 3:00pm-4:30pm 920-838-1311 Ginny Nyhuis or 262-284-8124 Kathy Glaser. For the Person with Memory Loss and their Family
      • Menomonee Falls Fire Department
        W140 N7501 Lilly Road, Menomonee Falls, WI 2nd Monday of each month 6:30-8pm 414-479-8800 Jennifer Harders
      • Menomonee Falls Public Libary
        W156 N8436 Pilgrim Road, Menomonee Falls, WI 1st Thursday of each month 1:30pm-3pm 414-803-4101 Laura Harvey
      • Mequon Safety Building (enter through back)
        11300 N Buntrock Avenue, Mequon, WI 53092 2nd Thursday of each month 10:00am-11:30am 414-491-1123 Christy Stemm

Bereavement Support Groups

      • Loss of Spouse or Partner Support Group
        Horizon Grief Resource Center
        11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53224
        Every Thursday 12:30-2:00pm. 414-586-8383 or 414-586-8328 Kayla
      • St. Francis Cabrini Church
        1025 S. 7th Avenue-Lower Level, West Bend, WI 53095 1st Thursday of each month at 6:30pm 262-338-2366 Mary Hernikl or 262-306-2691 Kathy Crago
      • Separated, Divorced and Widowed Men and Women
        Kettle Moraine YMCA
        1111 Washington Avenue, West Bend, WI 53095 Every 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Friday of each month 7:30pm-9:00pm 262-334-3766 Mary Ciocarelli or 262-306-1243 Dolores Eder

Brain Injury Support Group

      • Clearview-Brain Injury Center
        198 Cty Road DF Juneau, WI 53039 3rd Monday of each month 6:00-7:00pm 920-386-3403 Tammy Novotny

Cancer Support Group (Location Varies)

      • Kraemer Cancer Center, St. Joseph's Hospital
        3200 Pleasant Valley Road, Lobby Conference Room, West Bend, WI 53095 or
        Rivershores YMCA, 705 Village Green Way, Unit 201, West Bend, WI 53090 1st Wednesday of most months, except Summer, 6:00-7:30pm 262-836-7272 Small Stones or 262-836-7099 Gina Wilson, RN
      • Multiple Myeloma Support Group
        Froedtert Health St. Joseph's Hospital
        3200 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, WI 53095 2nd Thursday of each month 7-9:00 pm 262-903-7911 Sue Enright

Caregivers Support Groups

      • Caregivers for Family and Friends Outreach Support Group
        Public Agency Center, 333 E. Washington Street, Suite 1113, West Bend, WI 53095 Third Tuesday of each month from 1:30-3:30pm 262-335-4497
      • Family and Friends Support Group for Caregivers of Clients with Memory Impairment
        Silverado Oak Village, W128N6900 Northfield Drive, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051 Third Wednesday of each month from 6:30-7:30pm RSVP to Karen Williams at 262-532-0800

Independence First Support Group for People with Disabilites

      • Meets at Wendy's Restaurant
        650 W Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI 53095 2nd Wednesday of the month 12:30-1:30pm
        414-937-5913 VP/Relay Tonya Villwock, Coordinator-in-charge

Low Vision Support Group

      • West Bend Library
        630 Poplar Street, West Bend, WI 53095 1st Thursday of the month, 1:00-2:30pm 262-335-5151 Ext. 5241 Nancy Larson-Outreach Librarian or 262-483-4883 Kathy Portz-Low Vision Challenger

Mental Illness - Support Groups for Families

      • Faith and Recovery - Health Support Group for family members dealing with a mental illness
        St. John's Lutheran Church Parlor
        809 S 6th Avenue, West Bend, WI 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month 7:00pm-8:30pm 262-305-0790 Mary
      • NAMI Washington County's Family Support Group
        Positive Image Center
        2030 Stonebridge Road West Bend, WI 53095 3rd Monday of each month 7:00-8:30pm 262-339-1235 Deb

Multiple Sclerosis Support Groups

      • MS Circle of Hope Support Group-Public Agency Center, 333 E. Washington Street Suite 1113A, West Bend, WI 4th Monday of each month 6:30pm 262-339-6748

Parkinson's Support Group

      • Cedar Ridge Apartments
        113 Cedar Ridge Drive, West Bend, WI 53095 3rd Monday of the month from 1:00-3:00pm 1-800-972-5455 Jeremy Ott

Prostate Cancer Support Group

      • Community Memorial Hospital, Treiver Conference Center
        W180 N8085 Town Hall Road, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051 2nd Wednesday of every other month 6:00-7:30pm 262-257-5100 Kim Felton, RN

Pulmonary (COPD) Support Group

      • Community Memorial Hospital, Treiver Conference Center
        W180 N8085 Town Hall Road, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051 2nd Wednesday of each month 1:00-3:00pm 1-800-246-8332 Care Connection

Stroke Support Group

      • Froedtert Health St. Joseph's Hospital West Bend Clinic South
        1st Floor Conference Room, 3200 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, WI 53095 3rd Tuesday of the month from 3:00-4:00pm 262-836-7061 Tina Steddick, PT