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A BETTER WAY CLUBHOUSE

A community of people organized to support individuals living w/mental illness/health issues and substance abuse.

ADDRESS

205 S Cherry Ave
Marshfield, 54449

PHONE

(715) 207-6622

ADULTS WITH AUTISM SUPPORT GROUP

Ascension at Home
2600 Stewart Ave Ste 160, Wausau WI 54401
A support group meeting for adults with ASD. This is a safe place for people to come together & share their struggles & successes as they navigate life. Meeting is held the third Tuesday of every month at 6 pm.

ADDRESS

2600 Stewart Ave Ste 160
Wausau, 54401

AL-ANON/ALATEEN

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.

 

PHONE

(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

For anyone caring for someone w/Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia.

ADDRESS

113 S Tomahawk Ave
Tomahawk, 54487

PHONE

(715) 453-5757

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 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 to share info. & resources to help children w/Autism Spectrum Disorder reach their fullest potential.

ADDRESS

PO Box 1832
Wausau, 54402

PHONE

(715) 370-0987

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

Support group for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s or 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 w/ALS, their families, friends, & caregivers.

ADDRESS

2011 10th St South
Wisconsin Rapids, 54494

PHONE

(715) 886-5860

WEBSITE

alsawi.org

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

For people w/diabetes, family & friends. Meetings include discussions & guest speakers.

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)

Meetings provide self-help & support for people to overcome gambling. Meetings are held on Sundays.

ADDRESS

2400 Marshall St
Wausau, 54403

PHONE

(715) 297-5317 (Hotline)

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP

Bible Presbyterian Church
1605 Hwy G, Merrill Wi 54452
(608) 567-8582
The group meets monthly for those who have experienced grief or loss to help on the journey toward recovery. Call for dates & times.

ADDRESS

1605 Hwy G
Merrill, 54452

PHONE

(608) 567-8582

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP PROGRAM

A free, seven week, facilitated, Program for adults experiencing grief following the death of a loved one.

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 & group sharing. Meetings are free & 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, & 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)

www.namiportagewoodcounties.org
namiportagewoodcounties@gmail.com
Offers education, support & advocacy for people living with mental illness, as well as for family members & friends. Contact us for info. On free monthly support groups, education programs, or to receive our newsletter.

ADDRESS

PO Box 21
Stevens Point, 54481

PHONE

715-544-9653

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

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP

Support Group for those affected by Parkinson’s disease. Free respite care. Call for locations & time.

PHONE

(414) 312-6990

REACH TO RECOVERY

One-on-one support program for women/men facing or living w/breast cancer.

PHONE

(608) 662-7100 OR (800) 227-2345

SOUTH WOOD COUNTY HEART CLUB

For people w/heart disease who need information. Call for dates & times for meetings. All welcome.

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 & written support.

ADDRESS

1762 Jackie Rd
Mosinee, 54455

PHONE

(715) 470-0148 or (715) 580-0915

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

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

THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS

Provides personal comfort, hope, & support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a Grandchild, & helps others better assist the grieving family.

PHONE

(877) 969-0010

TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY)

Support group encourages sensible eating for weight loss. Visitors are welcome to attend their first TOPS meeting free of charge and without obligations. For more info. and to find a local TOPS meeting call or visit our website.

PHONE

(800) 932-8677

WEBSITE

www.tops.org

WAUSAU AREA BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP Aspirus Wausau Hospital

Support & education for brain injury survivors & family members.

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 w/Multiple Sclerosis, their family, friends & caregivers. Meets the second Tuesday of each month at 9:30am.

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)

Weston Regional Medical Center (Conference Room 1B) Parking Lot 6
3501 Cranberry Blvd, Weston WI 54451
(715) 393-1406
boreen.amanda@marshfieldclinic.org
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