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A BETTER WAY CLUBHOUSE

A Clubhouse is a community of people intentionally organized to support individuals living with the effects of mental illness/health issues. People are given the opportunities to rejoin the worlds of friendships, family, employment, education and to access the services and supports.

ADDRESS

205 S Cherry Ave
Marshfield, 54449

PHONE

(715) 207-6622

AL-ANON/ALATEEN-Lincoln/Langlade

Al-Anon is a fellowship of men and women whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking and who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem.

Lincoln: District 15

Langlade: District 17

PHONE

(715) 628-0023 or (888) 425-2666

AL-ANON/ALATEEN-Marshfield

Al-Anon is a fellowship of men and women whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking and who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem.

ADDRESS

District 10: 2111 S Central Ave
Marshfield, 54449

PHONE

(715) 389-8362 or (888) 425-2666

AL-ANON/ALATEEN-Wisconsin Rapids

Al-Anon is a fellowship of men and women whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking and who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem.

 

ADDRESS

District 10
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PHONE

(608) 312-1114 or (888) 425-2666

ALS ASSOCIATION WISCONSIN CHAPTER

ALS Association provides support and resources for newly diagnosed people.

PHONE

(920) 288-7095

ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP Primrose Retirement Community

Support group for anyone who is caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm at Primrose Retirement Community in Wausau. Call ahead for times when falls on a holiday. Facilitated by the Alzheimer’s Association.

ADDRESS

2100 Townline Rd
Wausau, 54403

PHONE

(715) 845-7000 or (715) 842-1818

WEBSITE

www.alz.org

ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP Senior Community Center

Support group for anyone who is caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Meets 3rd Thursday of the month at 3:00 pm. Call ahead for times when falls on a holiday. Facilitated by the Alzheimer’s Association.

ADDRESS

113 S Tomahawk Ave
Tomahawk, 54487

PHONE

(715) 491-0882

WEBSITE

www.alz.org

ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP

Support group for caregivers of persons experiencing Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. Free respite care is available. Meets the last Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m.at Wesley Methodist Church, 205 E 3rd St.

ADDRESS

205 E 3rd St
Marshfield, 54449

PHONE

(715) 384-8478

ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP Antigo Heath Services Center (gym)

Support group for anyone who is caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementia. Meetings are held the 4th Thursday of each month at 1:30 pm.

ADDRESS

1225 Langlade Road
Antigo, 54409

PHONE

(715) 362-7779

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

This support group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 9:30am at the Centralia Center. These meetings help families learn more about caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia as well as sharing with one another their experience of caregiving. Free respite care is available at Hilltop Assisted Living. Please call 715-423-7400 two days prior to the support group to make arrangements for respite care.

ADDRESS

220 3rd Ave S
Wisconsin Rapids, 54495

PHONE

(715) 423-7400

ASPIRUS GREATER WAUSAU AREA STROKE SUPPORT GROUP

The goal of the support group is to bring together stroke survivors and their families for the purpose of mutual support, fellowship, education, and service to others. Activities include support, education, socialization, speakers, videos, and potlucks. Call for dates, times and directions.

ADDRESS

333 Pine Ridge Blvd
Wausau, 54401

PHONE

(715) 847-2827

AUTISM SOCIETY OF CENTRAL WISCONSIN

Group formed by concerned parents and professionals to share information and resources to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorder reach their fullest potential. Conducts monthly meetings which coincide with the school calendar, as well as organized social activities. Also offers support to caregivers of those that fall into the Autism Spectrum Disorder category. Please call for more information.

ADDRESS

PO Box 1832
Wausau, 54402

PHONE

(715) 370-0987

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

Support group for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at the Aspirus Memory Clinic. Facilitated by the Alzheimer’s Association.

ADDRESS

2720 Plaza Drive
Wausau, 54401

PHONE

(715) 847-2004

CELIAC SUPPORT GROUP

The Celiac Support Group meets at Water’s Edge Dining Room or Lower Level of Aspirus Riverview Hospital. Check for dates and times. Free, no registration, new members of all ages and their family welcome. Whether newly diagnosed or have been on gluten-free diet for years, we will help you learn more about Celiac Disease, gluten intolerance and gluten-free living, shopping, cooking and eating out.

ADDRESS

410 Dewey St
Wisconsin Rapids, 54494

PHONE

(715) 421-7446

CENTRAL WISCONSIN ALS SUPPORT GROUP St Luke’s Church (Community Meeting Room)

Provides support for people with ALS, their families, friends, and caregivers. Meets the second Monday of each month 6-7:30pm. Call for more information.

ADDRESS

2011 10th St South
Wisconsin Rapids, 54494

PHONE

(715) 886-5860

WEBSITE

alsawi.org

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS TCF of the Greater Antigo Area Chapter 2308

When a child dies, at any age, the family suffers intense pain and may feel hopeless and isolated. The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family.  Please call the national office for updated information including meeting dates, times and locations.

ADDRESS

112 East 5th Avenue
Antigo, 54409

PHONE

Steve and Darlene (715) 623-5759 or Becki (715) 623-7123

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS, WAU-MARA CHAPTER 1587

A national non-profit, self-help group offering friendship, understanding, support and hope to bereaved parents. Meeting offers time for sharing, support, and discussions. There is also a lending library of grief recovery books. Eligibilities: Bereaved parents, grandparents, extended family of deceased infants through adulthood. Intake procedure: By phone or letter. Meeting third Wednesday of each month 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Interactive Website Features: “Online Support Community” includes moderated chats for bereaved people.

ADDRESS

333 Pine Ridge Boulevard
Wausau, 54401

PHONE

(715) 581-4343

DEMENTIA CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

Support Group for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s or other related dementia. Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7 pm at Bell Tower Residence.

ADDRESS

1500 O’Day St
Merrill, 54452

PHONE

(715) 536-5575

DIABETES INFORMATION & SUPPORT GROUP – ASPIRUS RIVERVIEW HOSPITAL

The Diabetes Information & Support Group is designed for people with diabetes as well as interested family and friends. Meetings include discussions and guest speakers. Please call for meeting time and location. Aspirus Riverview Hospital has certified diabetes educators, including registered dietitians and registered nurses. Diabetes patients may utilize this service by calling for an appointment.

ADDRESS

410 Dewey St
Wisconsin Rapids, 54494

PHONE

(715) 421-7566

DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP Aspirus Langlade Hospital

Support Group meets every other month. Call for more information and meeting dates.

ADDRESS

112 E 5th Ave
Antigo, 54409

PHONE

(715) 623-2351

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS

Weekly Gamblers Anonymous (GA) meetings provide self-help and support for people to overcome gambling. Call for dates and times.

PHONE

(715) 297-5317 (Hotline)

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS Mount View Care Center (attached to North Central Health Care)

Weekly Gamblers Anonymous (GA) meetings provide self-help and support for people to overcome gambling. Held Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 7:00 pm. Enter the main Mt View entrance, go through cafeteria to the Terrace Room.

ADDRESS

2400 Marshall St
Wausau, 54403

PHONE

(715) 297-5317 (Hotline)

GRIEF SUPPORT Ascension Home Care

Ascension grief support groups are adult gatherings for individuals and families who have experienced the death of a loved one. These gatherings provide a caring community for learning about grief, finding support, sharing memories, and identifying feelings. Meets the 2nd Friday of the month from 1-2:30 pm.

Marshfield: 303 W Upham, Ste 200, Marshfield 54449
Wausau: 2600 Stewart Ave, Ste 160, Wausau 54401
Wisconsin Rapids: 1600 E Riverview Expressway, Ste 180, Wisconsin Rapids 54494

PHONE

(800) 397-4216

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP Grace Lutheran Church

For those struggling with the journey of grief. Six week sessions. No charge. Call for dates and times.

ADDRESS

108 W Somo Ave
Tomahawk, 54487

PHONE

(715) 453-5017

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP PROGRAM

Riverview Medical Center offers a free, seven week, facilitated, small group Grief Support Group Program for adults experiencing grief following the death of a loved one. Sessions are provided at various dates thoughout the year. Opportunities for loss-specific groups are also available, based on requests. Call for more information.

ADDRESS

410 Dewey St
Wisconsin Rapids, 54494

PHONE

(715) 422-7744

LOOK GOOD…FEEL BETTER

An American Cancer Society Program for women who are currently undergoing treatment for a cancer diagnosis (chemotherapy, radiation therapy or other forms of treatment). It provides help with skin care, make-up, scarves, turbans, and wigs. Registration is required. Only program participants may attend the free 2 hour workshop. Call for dates and times.

PHONE

800-227-2345

MARSHFIELD AREA BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUP Marshfield Clinic

Support group meetings related to bariatric (weight loss) surgery include classes and group sharing. Meetings are free and no appointment is needed. Meetings are held two times a month (call to confirm). Marshfield: Second Tuesday of the month from 6:30-7:30 pm. Marshfield, Merrill, and Stevens Point: Third Friday of the month from 10:00-11:00 am. Eligibilities: Patients who have had weight loss surgery or are interested in finding out more about bariatric surgery. The patient’s support person is also welcome.

ADDRESS

1000 N Oak Ave
Marshfield, 54449

PHONE

(715) 387-9220

MEN’S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

This group meets the second Tuesday of every month (except January, June, July, August and December) from 5:15 to 6:15 pm in Aspirus Riverview Hospital’s lower level conference center. No reservations are needed. For more information please call Aspirus Cancer Center at (715) 421-7442.

ADDRESS

410 Dewey St
Wisconsin Rapids, 54494

PHONE

(715) 421-7442

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP

Support Group for individuals with Multiple Sclerosis at Aspirus Doctors Clinic in Wisconsin Rapids. No meetings in December, January and February. Phone or email for time and dates of the support group or for support only during these months.

ADDRESS

2031 Peach St
Wisconsin Rapids, 54494

PHONE

(715) 423-5412

NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI)

NAMI is a support group that offers education, support and advocacy for those living with a mental health condition, also serving their families, friends and community members. We also hold or participate in general meetings featuring guest speakers, discussions, or videos. Free and open to the public. Call for information. We hold monthly support groups and a monthly speaker series.

(715) 544-9653 St Point & Wisconsin Rapids Areas
(715) 897-5215 Marshfield Area

ADDRESS

PO Box 21
Stevens Point, 54481

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

Overeaters Anonymous is based on the principals of Alcoholics Anonymous and has no fees or dues. Meetings are Sundays at 6pm at Faith Lutheran Church, 207 S Cherry St, Marshfield. The group is based on belief that compulsive eating is a physical, emotional and spiritual disease. Self-help and support for overeating. Everything discussed at meetings is confidential. Intake Procedure: Call for information from Wood County Crisis Intervention & Referral.

ADDRESS

207 S Cherry Ave
Marshfield, 54449

PHONE

(715) 387-3757

REACH TO RECOVERY

Reach to Recovery is a one-on-one support program for women or men facing or living with breast cancer. Volunteers who have been trained by the American Cancer Society will meet with in person or over the telephone, with cancer patients who are in need of accessing information and support during their cancer journey. Reach to Recovery connects volunteer breast cancer survivors with those facing breast cancer.

PHONE

(800) 227-2345

SOUTH WOOD COUNTY HEART CLUB

Support group for people with heart disease. All are welcome. Call for specific details.

ADDRESS

Wisconsin Rapids WI
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PHONE

(715) 421-1092

SPINA BIFIDA OF NORTHERN WISCONSIN

Families affected by spina bifida get together every 2-4 months for emotional and written support. Children are welcome at all meetings except the yearly business meeting. Other services include: *A family fund *Camperships Also provides new parents packets; parents are available to visit new families. Eligibilities: All parents with children with spina bifida; adults with spina bifida; anyone else in community interested in the group. Service Areas: Serves people in Northern Wisconsin, from Wisconsin Rapids to Ashland. Accessibilities: *Meetings are in accessible community facilities *Activities in various areas, businesses which are accessible

ADDRESS

PO Box 421
Schofield, 54476

PHONE

(715) 675-7313

ST LUKE’S LUTHERAN CHURCH CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

Open to ALL caregivers. Meets Mondays from 9:30 am until noon. Call for additional information.

PHONE

(715) 523-5990

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP

Stroke Support Group. Call for more information. Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 1:00 pm at the Langlade Hospital in Antigo.

ADDRESS

112 E 5th Ave
Antigo, 54409

PHONE

(715) 623-9459

SUICIDE GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP St Mark’s Church

DECRIPTION: Ongoing group meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month in a safe and supportive environment, to explore survivors’ feelings of shock, anger, guilt, grief and sadness after the suicide of a friend or family member.

ADDRESS

600 Stevens Drive
Wausau, 54401

PHONE

(715) 359-9818

SUSAN G. KOMEN CENTRAL WISCONSIN AFFILIATE

The Central Wisconsin Affiliate is a grassroots organization dedicated to finding a cure for breast cancer and offering care and support to survivors and their co-survivors. We provide grants to non-profit and governmental agencies that offer breast health and breast cancer services to low-income, uninsured or under-insured women and men in our 7 county service area.

ADDRESS

2025 Oklahoma Ave, Suite 116
Milwaukee, 53215

PHONE

(715) 581-8127

TOMAHAWK ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP

Support Group for anyone caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Meeting held every Third Thursday of every month from 3-4 pm.

ADDRESS

113 S Tomahawk Ave
Tomahawk, 54487

PHONE

(715) 453-5757

TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY)

Support group members encourage sensible eating, according to a doctor’s plan when necessary, to lose weight. No single diet is promoted–members share ideas that work for them. Eligibilities: Youths and adults, (age 7 yrs. and up), male and female. Spouses ½ price.

PHONE

(651) 436-1957

WEBSITE

www.tops.org

WAUSAU AREA BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP

Support and education for brain injury survivors and family members, including:*Supportive, semi-structured setting in which individuals may share mutual concerns and emotional aspects after a brain injury*Educational opportunities to learn more about brain injuries*Avenues for socialization and integration into the community*Community awareness projects and prevention measures*Information regarding available community resources

ADDRESS

333 Pine Ridge Blvd
Wausau, 54401

PHONE

(715) 847-2826

WAUSAU AREA BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP Aspirus Wausau Hospital

Support and education for brain injury survivors and family members, including: *Supportive, semi-structured setting in which individuals may share mutual concerns and emotional aspects after a brain injury *Educational opportunities to learn more about brain injuries *Avenues for socialization and integration into the community *Community awareness projects and prevention measures *Information regarding available community resources

ADDRESS

333 Pine Ridge Blvd
Wausau, 54401

PHONE

(715) 847-2826

WAUSAU MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP North Central Technical College Center for Business and Industry

Provides support to persons with Multiple Sclerosis, their family, friends and caregivers. Meets the second Tuesday of each month at 9:30am. Call for details.

ADDRESS

1000 W Campus Dr
Wausau, 54401

PHONE

715-359-2022

WOMEN LIVING WITH HOPE

Support group for women affected by breast cancer. Meets 3rd Monday of each month, 6:00–7:30 pm.

ADDRESS

611 W Doege St
Marshfield, 54449

PHONE

(715) 387-5425

WOMEN LIVING WITH HOPE Weston Regional Medical Center (St Francis Conference Room)

Support group for women affected by breast cancer. Meets 3rd Monday of each month, 6:30–8:00 pm.

ADDRESS

3501 Cranberry Blvd
Weston, 54451

PHONE

(715) 393-1406

WOMEN'S SUPPORT GROUP

The Women’s Community offers various groups for individuals that are 18 years and older who have experienced domestic abuse or sexual abuse. Intake procedure: New members are required to contact a facilitator before attending their first meeting. Offering support for children 18 or younger and their mothers who have been victims of domestic or sexual abuse. Two Hispanic advocates available reaching the Hispanic community.

ADDRESS

3200 Hilltop Ave
Wausau, 54401

PHONE

(715) 842-5663

WOMEN’S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

This group meets the second Monday of every month (except January, June, July, August and December) from 5:15 to 6:15 pm in Riverview Medical Center’s lower level conference center. No reservations are needed. For more information on this and other cancer support groups in South Wood County, please call Aspirus U.W. Cancer Center at (715) 421-7442.

ADDRESS

410 Dewey St
Wisconsin Rapids, 54494

PHONE

(715) 421-7442