Support Groups – Dec. 11

Published Dec 11, 2013 at 5:29 am (Updated Dec 6, 2013 at 12:58 pm)

Hair Peace

The Hair Peace Empowerment Support Group will meet at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18 a Ingomar Methodist Church. For more information, call 412-327-5177.

Family Hospice

Family Hospice offers Growing Through Grief: Rebuilding Hope, a six-week bereavement support and education program offered free to the community.

Weekly evening sessions are scheduled through January at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish, 1 Grove Place, Pleasant Hills.

Preregistration is required. For more information, visit or call the Family Hospice Bereavement department at 412-572-8829.

On-going free support groups in the South Hills that do not require registration include:

• The Center for Compassionate Care, 50 Moffett St., Mt. Lebanon, 7-8:30 p.m. the third Monday of every month.

• Southminster House, 801 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon, 1-2:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month.

• Baldwin Community United Methodist Church, 5001 Baptist Road, Whitehall, 7-8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of every month.

For more information, call 412-572-8829 or visit

Cancer support

A head and neck cancer support group meets the first Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. The group meets at UPMC Cancer Centers, Bethel Park.

To register, call 412-622-1212 or visit

Stroke/brain injury support

The Brain Recovery Crew stroke and brain injury and activities group meets 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Bethel Park Community Center. The meetings are free. Participants should bring their own lunch. Focus is on exercises, cognitive activities, resources and socialization.

For more information, call 412-915-8193.

Domestic violence

Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA offers a support group to folks with an opportunity to tell their story. Groups are free and confidential. For more information, call 724-223-9190 in Washington County.

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