Support Groups

NOTICE: Due to COVID-19, we have suspended in-person community groups at this time.

Autism Support Group

Support Group for Child and Families living with PDD

This FREE monthly meeting provides support and education to parents and families raising children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders. This group will connect parents with similar concerns, help families understand the needs of children with PDD, develop strategies to parent and educate children with PDD, support family members who live with a child with PDD, and support children identified as having PDD.

Support groups meet on the third Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7 PM

Norwich Group
Joshua Center Thames Valley
11A Stott Ave. Norwich
Feb. 22 - March 29 - April 26 - May 31 - June 28 - July 26 - Aug. 30

Parents, siblings, children with PDD and other family members are welcome to attend. Please register in advance so we can order enough pizza.

If you are interested in attending, please contact:

Carleigh Hannah

Community Support Groups

Natchaug Hospital hosts and runs a variety of community support groups for clients and their families at the main hospital in Mansfield Center:   

  • ACOA Step - Saturday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Adult Children Of Alcoholics (ACOA) - Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m.
  • Al-Anon - Thursday, 7:30-9 p.m.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous - Thursdays, 7:30-9 p.m.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous - Saturdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Client Family Advisory Council - last Thursday of each month, 6-7:15 p.m.
  • NAMI Connections - 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:30-8 p.m.
  • NAMI Family Support - 2nd Monday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Nar-Anon - Tuesdays, 6:30-8 p.m.

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