Support Groups in Washington State
All addresses are in Bellingham, Washington and all area codes are 360 unless otherwise noted.
Please contact group before attending to confirm time and day.
Panic Syndrome and Anxiety Support Group: Information: 647-7432.
Parent Support Group (CHANGE Insight): Information: 671-6512.
Parent to Parent Support Group: for parents of children with developmental
disabilities: 7 p.m. third Monday. Information and location: 384-9518.
Parents Helping Parents: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Whatcom Community College
on Northwest Road. Help in becoming more effective parents, with a program to build
children's self-esteem, and free child care. Information: 734-4616.
Parents With Teens Support Group: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Northwest Youth Services,
1020 N. State St. Information: 734-9862.
Parkinson's Disease Support Group: 2 p.m. second Monday, Parkway Chateau, 2818
Old Fairhaven Parkway. Information: 724-3382 or 733-6714.
Parkinson’s Disease - Young Onset Support Group of Whatcom County.
For Information Please Contact: Susie Morrow - 360-384-4634, firstname.lastname@example.org,
4770 Germaine Rd. Ferndale, WA 98248
Pathway to Peace: Christian support group using 12-step program for women,
9:30 a.m. Thursdays, baby-sitting provided. A co-educational group meets 8 p.m. Sunday.
Information and location: 354-2278,354-5943.
Pathways to Peace Coed: Christian 12-step support group, 8 p.m. Sunday, First
Reformed Church Youth Center, comer of Sixth and Grover streets in Lynden. Information:
354-2278 or 354-5943.
Personal Approach to Loss: support group for widowed people. Information: 671-6754.
P-Flag: Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays: 7 p.m. first and
third Wednesdays at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship, 1708 I St. Information: 733-1500.
Point Man International: ministry for veterans and their families: 7 p.m. Tuesdays,
Sunrise Baptist Church, 2480 W. Badger Road, Custer. Information: 366-3973, 366-5583,
Polio Outreach of Bellingham: 4 p.m. fourth Monday, St. Joseph Hospital Main
Campus conference room number 6. Information: 738-0707 or 671-5376.
Prostate Support Group: learn about the options for the treatment of prostate
disease from others who have been there. 7 p.m. second Tuesday, St. Lukes Health Education
Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway. Information: 715-4144.
Recovery Inc: support for fear, depression and panic attacks. Meetings Mondays,
Wednesdays and Thursdays. Information: Vi, (604) 531-4522 or Sheila, (604) 574-4252.
The Regional Chronic Pain Support Group: Meetings: 2nd Wednesday, 1-3 p.m.,
5070 Samish Way, Bellingham, Information: 734-8852.
RESOLVE: nationwide support group for infertility education and support, information:
Sarcoidosis Support Group, Whatcom County Chapter: 1:30 p.m. second Saturday,
1212 Indian St. lnformation: 676-7453.
Senior Information and Assistance:Whatcom Senior Information & Assistance
Part of the Area Agency on Aging: Free and confidential service for people 60
and over, and to all family caregivers, that can help them find resources and connect
with services. People can reach us through our own website www.nwrcwa.org or
through the Elder Care Locator www.eldercare.gov or
by calling us at 360-738-2500. Lesley Rigg, Senior Information & Assistance, Northwest
Regional Council, 600 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham WA 98225
Sexual Assault Support Group: for families and friends of victims of sexual
assault, free emotional support and information about healing from sexual assault.
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services, 715-1563, 1-877-715-1563.
Sjogren's Support Group: meets four times a year, 1965 Governor Road. Information:
Spinal Cord Injury Support Group: Meets 1st Monday 7-9pm at Rehab Center, 800
E Chestnut. Info 332-9375
Sojourners: an infertility prayer support group: 7 p.m. first Tuesday. Information:
Stroke Support Group: Meets second Thursday of each month at 2 p.m. at St Joseph’s
Rehab Center, 809 E Chestnut St, Bellingham. Information: 715-6420.
Support Group for Parents: support group for parents whose adult children have
died, 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Sehome Park Care Center, 700 32nd St. Information:
Supporting Special Adoptive Families with Encouragement (SSAFE): 7 p.m. second
Monday, Izzy's Restaurant, 4179 Meridian. Prospective parents welcome. Information:
595-2643 or 671-6516.
Survivors of Violent Crime - Peer support group meeting for people who have
been the victim of a violent crime. Emotional support, education, and resources. Contact:
Health Support Center, 360-733-6714 or www.healthsupportcenter.org
Thoracic Society of Whatcom and Skagit Counties: 2 p.m. third Wednesday, St.
Luke's Community Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway. Information: 715-8402.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): weight loss for men, women and children, Meets
at locations in Bellingham, Ferndale and Lynden. For more information, call Audrey
Turning Point Support Group for Displaced Homemakers, Life/Career Planning
Class four to five times a year. Courage to Change workshop in conjunction with the
classes. Workshops are held the day before each one of the classes begin. Contact
Information - Robin Bailey- Program coordinator (360) 676-2170 Ext 3415 or Lacey McNielly-
Program assistant (360) 676-2170 Ext 3416
Us Too!: support group for prostate cancer survivors and families, 7 to 8:30
p.m. second Tuesday, St.Luke's Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Pkwy. Information:
We are a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring access to healthcare for all people in Whatcom county. We provide informational resources on the website, as well as offering in-person assistance to individuals and families wanting to learn more about their health insurance options or to have their questions answered.
Whatcom County Lung Club (Better Breathers): monthly support group for people
with chronic breathing problems, Noon - 2 pm first Monday of the month, at St. Lukes
Community Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway. Information: 671-3813,
Washington Gender Alliance: open support group for transgendered people, 7:30
to 9:00 p.m. Tuesdays, St. James Presbyterian Church 910 14th Street in the Fairhaven
District of Bellingham. Information: 360-671-3358.
Whatcom Satellite Chapter of United Ostomy Association: 1:30 p.m. third Thursday,
no meeting July or August, St. Joseph Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway.
Whatcom Self Help for Hard of Hearing People: 1 p.m. fourth Friday, Bellingham
Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St. Information: 671-5495 or 384-0509(V/TTY).
Whatcom Senior Information & Assistance - part of the Area Agency on Aging: Free
and confidential service for people 60 and over, and to all family caregivers, that
can help them find resources and connect with services. People can reach us through
our own website www.nwrcwa.org or through the
Elder Care Locator www.eldercare.gov or by
calling us at 360-738-2500. Lesley Rigg, Senior Information & Assistance, Northwest
Regional Council, 600 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham WA 98225
Whatcom Stroke Support Group: 2 p.m. second Thursday, St. Joseph Hospital Rehabilitation
Center, 809 E. Chestnut St. Information: 715-6420 or 384-1005, ext.6420.
Women's Cancer Support Group: 10:00 am - 11:30 am each Monday. Community Cancer
Center, 3217 Squalicum Parkway. For information call 734-3314.
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