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LEXINGTON SUPPORT GROUP AND WORKSHOPS LIST
February 3, 1999
UPDATED IN FEBRUARY AND AUGUST

Support groups may meet every week to only several months a year. Workshops run for several weeks at a time and vary. Most average number listed belongs to a facilitator and is their home number. More information on each group and meeting times is available by contacting Ask Us. Inclusion in this listing does not indicate endorsement by our agency and information is subject to change. If you have any changes or know of a group that is not listed please contact Ask Us at 255-2374.

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ABUSE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/RAPE/VIOLENCE
EMOTIONAL ABUSE SUPPORT FOR WOMEN
259-1974

NON-OFFENDING PARENTS SUPPORT GROUP
(non-abusive parents)
225-5437

RAPE SURVIVORS SUPPORT GROUP
253-2615

SEXUAL ABUSE SURVIVORS
277-4941

SHELTER FROM THE STORM (sexual abuse victims) 266-3174

SPOUSE ABUSE SUPPORT GROUPS
233-9927
Other Counties (800)544-2022

SUPPORT GROUP FOR WOMEN IN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS
255-9808
Other Counties (800)544-2022

SURVIVORS (Men’s abuse survivors support group) *Not Active
257-7755

SURVIVORS OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE
253-2615

TEEN GIRLS GROUP (Teenage victims of abuse)
225-5437

THE LOVE GROUP (Children 4-6; domestic violence) 259-1974

 

ADOPTION
BLUEGRASS FAMILIES FOR INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION 276-3477 or 278-0099

FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN FROM CHINA SUPPORT GROUP 272-7661 or 268-7346

RESOLVE OF LEXINGTON ADOPTIVE PARENTS SUPPORT GROUP 293-6192

AIDS
HIV/AIDS SUPPORT GROUP
258-4470

 

BEREAVEMENT/GRIEF
COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS (Families of deceased children) 278-8965

FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM
(Children 3-17 years parents/guardians)
276-5344

HOLIDAY GRIEF GROUP (Fall)
276-5344

SCHOOL GROUPS
276-5344

POST ABORTION SUPPORT GROUP (IASIS) (Pre-registration required)
224-1600

LEARNING TO LIVE THROUGH GRIEF (Anyone)
276-5344

PERINATAL LOSS AND SUPPORT PROGRAM
260-6904

MISSING OUR MOTHERS SUPPORT GROUP (Adult Women) 272-6099

SIDS NETWORK OF KENTUCKY 245-0717 or (800) 928-SIDS

SPOUSAL GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
276-5344

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE (SOS)
276-5344

CANCER
AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN’S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 255-1345

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS:
TUESDAY AFTERNOON GROUP
260-6733

WEDNESDAY GROUP
323-2744

THURSDAY GROUP
873-0126

SATURDAY GROUP
272-6099

CANCER SUPPORT NETWORK
296-4962

CARING AND COPING SUPPORT NETWORK *NOT ACTIVE 296-4962

I CAN COPE
272-0960

LEUKEMIA, MELANOMA, LYMPHOMA & HODGKINS DISEASES
(Family Support Group)
323-2744

LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTER
323-2744

US TOO (Prostate cancer)
277-6256

WOMEN REACHING OUT (Gynecological cancer)
272-6099

CHILD SUPPORT/PARENT RIGHTS
ACES
(ASSN FOR CHILDREN FOR ENFORCEMENT OF SUPPORT) (800)537-7072

FORCE (FATHERS ON RIGHTS FOR CUSTODY EQUALITY) (270)736-3735

DIVORCE
DIVORCE CARE
263-4633

DIVORCE RECOVERY WORKSHOP (Adults/Children) 266-3174

DIVORCE RECOVERY GROUP
272-3441

GROWING THROUGH DIVORCE
254-3491

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY
ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS
313-LINK

AL-ANON
277-1877

ALA-TEEN
277-1877

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS (12 Step Program)
276-2917 or (800)467-8019

FAMILIES ANONYMOUS (Parents of children abusing chemicals)
269-2325

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
253-4673

ETHNIC GROUPS
SISTERHOOD
231-0643 or 255-5066

HEALTH/DISABILITIES/ADVOCACY
ADHD PARENT EDUCATION/SUPPORT
268-4292

ALS SUPPORT NETWORK OF KENTUCKY
246-7587

ALZHEIMERS DISEASE & RELATED DISORDERS SUPPORT
(Chapter Office) 266-5283
(Statewide) (800)288-2323

FAYETTE COUNTY:
Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church
266-5283

Second Presbyterian Church
266-5283

Trinity Hill Church
272-1366

VA Medical Center
281-3941

JESSAMINE COUNTY:
(606) 858-2814 ext 286

MADISON COUNTY:
Richmond (606)623-4906
Berea (606)986-6522

SCOTT COUNTY:
(502)863-3454

AMPUTEE SUPPORT GROUP *NOT ACTIVE
254-5701

ARTHRITIS CARING TOGETHER
272-6099

AUTISM SOCIETY OF THE BLUEGRASS
276-3704

BETTER BREATHERS CLUB *NOT ACTIVE
276-4344

BLIND BUDDIES (Visual Impairment)
254-6795

BLUEGRASS POLIO CONNECTION
271-9335

BLUEGRASS OSTOMY *NOT ACTIVE
885-7157

CENTRAL KENTUCKY CROHN’S AND COLITIS SUPPORT GROUP
257-2117

CROHN’S & COLITIS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA, KY. CHAPTER
(502)582-3891

CFIDS (CHRONIC FATIGUE IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME)
313-LINK

CHADD OF THE BLUEGRASS
(Attention Deficit Disorders for Adults & Parents) (800)233-4050

CHALLENGE SUPPORT GROUP (Disabled Individuals) 885-6951

CHRONIC PAIN SUPPORT GROUP
293-6339

C.R.I.S.E.S.(COALITION FOR REFORM IN SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES)
266-8606

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP
288-2410

DIABETES TYPE 1 (Children) and TYPE 2 (Adults) SUPPORT GROUPS
272-6099 or 275-6674

DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIATION OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY 276-5518

EASTERN KENTUCKY AUTISM (Madison County) (606)623-3364

EASIER BREATHING CLASSES (Veterans and Families) 233-4511 ext 4668

EATING DISORDERS SUPPORT GROUP (After 5:00pm) 273-4751

EATING DISORDERS SUPPORT GROUP
277-4941

EPILEPSY/SEIZURE SUPPORT GROUP
257-7591

FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP
266-0764 or 266-0074

HEART/LUNG TRANSPLANT SUPPORT GROUP (606)744-2568 or 313-2055

HEPATITIS SUPPORT GROUP
272-6099

HERPES HELP GROUP
255-0385

HUNTINGTON DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP
233-4511 ext 3780

KENTUCKY CYSTIC FIBROSIS SERVICES
223-2035

KENTUCKY FRIENDSHIP & SUPPORT FOR FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME
263-5890

LA LECHE LEAGUE (Breast Feeding) FAYETTE COUNTY: 278-5589 or 245-2294

JESSAMINE COUNTY:
858-4934

LEARNING DISABILITY SUPPORT GROUPS
(606)473-1256

LEXINGTON AREA BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP 254-5701 ext 5305

LOST CHORD CLUB (Laryngectomy)
276-3223

LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP OF LEXINGTON
223-5038

OTHER COUNTIES:
(800)277-9681

MENDED HEART (Heart Surgery Patients)
873-8796 or 278-4136

MIGRAINE RELIEF SUPPORT GROUP
263-8680

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP
269-4036

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY SUPPORT GROUP
299-6760

NATIONAL FEDERATION FOR THE BLIND SUPPORT GROUP (STATEWIDE)
(800) 873-6367

NURSING FACILITY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP 276-5344

PARENTS INVOLVEMENT NETWORK (PIN)
(Parents of visually impaired children)
276-0335 or (888)254-8477

PARKINSON DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP AND CAREGIVERS 299-0804

PATIENT & FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP FOR DIALYSIS & KIDNEY TRANSPLANT
277-8259

POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME SUPPORT
272-6099

PRADER-WILLI SUPPORT GROUP
885-6444

REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY SUPPORT GROUP 271-4971

SCLERODERMA SUPPORT GROUP
272-6099

SENSORY INTEGRATION PARENT SUPPORT GROUP 367-7125

SICKLE CELL ANEMIA SUPPORT GROUP
323-2744

SILENT SENIORS (Hearing Impaired) TTY
278-6119

SPINA BIFIDA ASSOCIATION OF KY (Support) Call Collect (502)637-7363

SPINAL CORD INJURY SUPPORT GROUP *NOT ACTIVE 254-5701

STROKE CLUB *NOT ACTIVE
254-5701 ext 5348

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP *NOT ACTIVE
323-6040

STUTTERS SUPPORT GROUP
278-3659

SUPPORT GROUP FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES 266-2807

TOURETTE SYNDROME SUPPORT FOR PARENTS AND ADULTS
313-LINK

TOURETTE SYNDROME SUPPORT GROUP FOR CHILDREN 887-1552

VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS SUPPORT
259-1834

INFERTILITY
HEARTS LIKE HANNAH
858-8006

RESOLVE OF KENTUCKY
278-3565

MARRIAGE
ASSOCIATION FOR COUPLES IN MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT
233-1551

MENTAL HEALTH
CONQUERING CO-DEPENDENCY
271-4819

CHRISTIANS REACHING OUT IN SUPPORT AND SHARING
224-1395

EATING DISORDERS SUPPORT GROUP (After 5:00pm)
273-4751

EATING DISORDERS SUPPORT GROUP
277-4941

EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS
273-8118

FACES OF THE BLUEGRASS
(Parents of children with mental health problems)
254-3106

GAM-ANON
277-8236

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS
277-8236 or (800) 426-2537

OVERCOMERS OUTREACH
(Co-dependency/addictions/anger)
(evenings) (606)624-5782

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS (12 Step Program)
271-4655

NAMI (NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL)
225-4039

SEX ADDICTS ANONYMOUS (Men and Women)
263-4633

SEXAHOLICS ANONYMOUS (Men and Women)
313-LINK

SEXUAL ADDICTION SUPPORT GROUP (Men)
277-4941

WHOLENESS NETWORK (Female Co-dependency, 11 years and up)
268-2243

PARENTING/GRANDPARENTS EDUCATION/RIGHTS
BLUEGRASS PARENTS OF TWINS AND MULTIPLES
266-3839

GRANDPARENTS AS PARENTS (Raising Grandchildren)
258-3806

MOTHER TO MOTHER
269-8207

PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS
278-4606

PARENTING CLASSES:
CENTER FOR WOMEN, CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
259-1974

PARENTS PLACE
268-4292

PARENTS LINKING AND NETWORKING FOR
CHILDREN/ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES
294-0389

STEP BY STEP (single unwed mothers)
258-7837

SEXUALITY
BLUEGRASS BELLES AND BEAUS (Trans-gendered support)
278-2608

GAY AND LESBIAN SUPPORT GROUP (GLSO)
389-7698

HOMOSEXUAL/TRANS-SEXUAL RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP
277-4941

HUSBANDS NEED SUPPORT TOO SUPPORT GROUP
277-4941

PARENTS OF FAITH SUPPORT GROUP
(Have a homosexual or transgendered child)
277-4941

P-FLAG (Parents, families & friends of lesbians and gays) *NOT ACTIVE
266-3934

WIVES NEED HEALING TOO SUPPORT GROUP
277-4941

SMOKING CESSATION
COOPER-CLAYTON METHOD
257-5588 or 271-1253

OVERCOMERS OUTREACH
(Co-dependency/addictions/anger)
Evenings (606)624-5782

WEIGHT LOSS/MAINTENANCE
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS (12 Step Program)
271-4655

TOPS – TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY
278-8004

STATEWIDE
(800)932-8677

WEIGH DOWN (Overcome dependency on Food)
857-9988

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