Support Groups

  • AA has daily meetings in El Paso or Teller counties. For locations, day/time: 719-573-5020 or coloradospringsaa.org.
  • Adult Protective Services for elderly or disabled in danger of abuse, neglect or financial exploit. El Paso County 444-5755; Teller County 719-687-3335; all others State of Colorado 303-866-3433 or call Colorado Aging & Adult Services 800-290-4530.
  • Al-Anon, daily meetings for relatives or friends of alcoholics. There are many locations and day/times: call 632-0063 or al-anon-co.org.
  • Alzheimers Assn. provides family support, counseling, education. 303-813-1669 x311.
  • American Cancer Society, 1445 N. Union Blvd #100. (719) 635-5101 ext 3.
  • American Stroke Assn, 1365 Garden of Gods Rd #100, (719) 635-7688.
  • Bereavement Support Group is for those who have lost a loved one. Call Steve Fehl 330-6652 for info.
  • Celiac Sprue Assn. support meets 2nd Sat. of month, 10:30 a.m. Contact Marie 572-0548 for location.
  • Centro de la Familia provides support services to Hispanics/Latinos.122 E. Las Animas St. CS 227-9170.
  • Colorado Aging and Adult Services focuses on elderly or disabled at-risk adults, (800) 290-4530 or call Colorado Coalition for Elder Rights and Adult Protection: (800) 773-1366.
  • Connection Support for those who live with mental illness. Colo. Springs: Mon 6:30 p.m. Woodmen Valley Chapel, 290 E. Woodmen Rd. or Tues 7 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada. Woodland Park: 1st+3rd Mon 6:30 p.m., Mtn View Methodist Church, 1101 Rampart Range Rd. 473-8477.
  • CPR Classes American Heart Assn. Find class times & pre-register: (719) 229-5504. Simple Therapeutics, 3100 N. Academy Blvd. #115.
  • Daddy’s Little Girls brings hope to abuse survivors through the love of Jesus Christ. Caring, empathetic woman invites you to tell your story. 649-9054.
  • Diabetes Care Center (719) 473-7808. Go to: dcccolorado.org.
  • DSC Stroke Club meets 10 a.m. 2nd Wed. of month at Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock 574-9002.
  • Emotions Anonymous, positive program for unsolved emotional problems, 6pm Mondays, First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade (685-1091) and 2pm Thursdays, 1st Presbyterian Church, 105 N. Weber (338-1878).
  • Falcon Senior Services meets 11 a.m. every 2nd Wed. at Patriot HS, 11990 Swingline Rd. 494-0353.
  • Gamblers Anonymous, for those who want to stop gambling. Meets: Mon. 6 p.m. or Sat. 9 a.m. at Dwelling Place, 508 N. Tejon CS. 855-222-5542.
  • Grief Support Group, meets 2nd Thursday monthly at First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade CS Fireside Room, 719-687-9204.
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. For phone support through First Presbyterian Church call Nancy 719-578-8007.
  • Grow for Vets, provides veterans with free cannabis as a safe alternative to Rx.Call Dab Lounge, 1532 N. Circle Dr. 471-3398 growforvetscolorado.org.
  • Gun Violence Victims Support Group, for those who witnessed or were injured. Meet and share 5pm on 3rd Tues. of each month, NAMI office, 510 E. Willamette, CS, (719) 473-8477.
  • Hearing Loss Assn. meets 2nd Sat. /month, 1 p.m. Gold Hill PD, 955 W. Moreno. HLAAColoradoSprings @outlook.com.
  • Heroin Anonymous for those with opiate addiction. Tues. 7:30 p.m., 1919 W. Colorado 814-227-4723 or Thurs 8 p.m. 4965 Van Teylingen #I, 337-1964.
  • Later Life Depression Support Group meets 12:30 p.m. every Wed. at the Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock. 719-477-1515.
  • Legal Counseling, free 15 mins. Session on 1st & 3rd Wed.afternoons at Colo. Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock. Call 955-3400 for appt. (No business matters, personal injury or wills).
  • Memory Care Support Group /Springs Ranch, meets Mondays 4:30pm, 3525 Tutt Blvd. RSVP to 472-4959.
  • Mental Illness Family Support for those with mentally ill family members, meets Tues 7 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave 473-8477.
  • M.S. Support: MEN 11 a.m. Mon., WOMEN 11 a.m. Tues, 1322 N. Academy; Tri-Lakes meets 9 a.m., 2nd Wed./mo. Village Inn, Mnmt. 633-4603.
  • NAMI Family Support Group for those with family members living with mental illness, Tuesdays 7pm, First United Methodist Church 2nd floor, 420 N. Nevada Ave. or 2nd+4th Mondays 6:30pm, faith-based at Woodmen Valley Chapel, 290 E. Woodmen Rd. Rm 114.
  • NAMI Connection Support for those who live with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis, Mon. 6:30pm, Woodmen Valley Chapel, 290 E. Woodmen Rd. Rm 115 or in Woodland Park 1st+3rd Mon. 6:30pm, Mountain View Methodist Church, 1101 Rampart Range Rd.
  • Narcotics Anonymous service office 2555 Airport Rd. #103. 637-1580.
  • Overeaters Anonymous – if food is a problem – Mon. 5:30 p.m. or Tues. 9 a.m. First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade. Other meetings: 475-0037.
  • Parkinson’s Support Group (Sept-June) meets 2nd Sat. monthly at First Presbyterian Church, 105 N. Weber St., 10 a.m. and ends with potluck lunch.
  • Project Angel Heart delivers free, nutritious meals to those living with life-threatening illness. For information about receiving meals, contact Client Services 800-381-5612.
  • Project Cope: helps needy CS Utilities customers pay utility bills. Apply at Hanifen Center, 14 W. Bijou M-F 10:30am-1pm. 636-2345.
  • Polio Survivors Support Group. Call 763-377-2287 for date, time and location.
  • PTSD Spouse’s Support, UCCS Veteran’s Clinic, 4863 N. Nevada #380, Tuesdays 4 p.m., to register: 255-8003.
  • Senior Victim Advocacy Team, CS Police Dept. 444-7777 or 24-hour pager 444-7000.
  • SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (to buy food), Thurs 10am-2pm, Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock, apply to SET Medical Clinic, call (719) 776-8877.
  • Springs Ranch Memory Care Support Group meets 4:30 p.m. on Mondays, at 3525 Tutt Blvd. RSVP: 472-4959.
  • Suicide Prevention Hotline 24/7: 1-844-493-8255.
  • Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets Fridays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Murray & Constitution. Judy 598-6621.
  • TESSA- Safehouse and counseling for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault. Crisis line: (719) 633-3819 or 719-633-1462.
  • VA Benefits & Entitlements Claims Assistance, Thursdays starting 5 p.m. Call 596-0927 for appt. Bring proof of service (DD214) if the first time filing or VA Rating Decision for continuing claim.
  • Veterans Crisis Line call 1-800-273-8255 Press 1 or for confidential chat, text: 838255 For veterans or their families.
  • Veterans DBSA is open to active, retired and former military with mood disorders, having served any time- regardless of discharge. (Privacy is respected and no records are kept.) Meets Mondays 7 pm, 2132 E. Bijou #112 CS-477-1515.
  • Widowed Persons Grief Support meets 1 p.m. 2nd&4th Fridays at Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock. 594-0276.
  • WINGS Offers Support for survivors of sexual abuse. Women’s group meets 6:30 p.m. Tues. & Thurs. For location (800) 373-8671.
  • Women’s Resource Agency helps you be self-sufficient or find jobs, Tues + Thurs 10am-noon orientation, upper level Citadel Mall. RSVP to 471-3170.
  • Wounded Warrior Project Resource Center serves and supports them, their families or caregivers. (888) 997-2586 or (904) 405-1213.