Flamingos

Support groups make life easier!

Coeur d'Alene Area Support Groups

DON'T HESITATE TO ASK FOR HELP.

"God is our refuge & strength, an ever-present help in trouble."  --Psalm 46:1

**Due to COVID-19, meetings may have been cancelled or postponed. Please call to check time/location before going.

Wave
Candle-Coffin-Flowers

Grief & Loss Support

 

Various Times

HOSPICE OF NORTH IDAHO

2290 W. Prairie Ave., Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-772-7994

  • Support groups - "Spouse/Partner Loss""Women's Support Group""Journey's Monthly Support Group" & "Youth Support Group"

  • "Journey Through Grief", 6-week series

  • "Camp Kaniksu" - 3-day, 2-night camp for grieving children FREE of charge

  • "Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony" held one evening in December

  • FREE workshop events during year

  • Please contact Hospice of North Idaho to register for support groups at 208-772-7994.

  • "Grief Release" 5-week workshop for all types of grief & loss, including death, divorce & job loss; $10 workbook cost. Contact Joanie Dwyer, 208-676-0632

  • For "Grief Support Group" at Shoshone Medical Center; contact Meghann Johnson, LCSW, 208-784-1221

  • "It is OK to cancel. It is OK not to answer a call. It is OK to change your mind. It is OK to want to be alone. It is OK to do nothing." --Author Unknown 

  • Hospice of North Idaho Community Grief Support

Image by Sharon McCutcheon

Teen Resiliency Circle

 

Varies

SAFE PASSAGE VIOLENCE PREVENTION CENTER

850 N. 4th St., Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-664-9300

  • Offering a 12-week closed support group for teens ages 14-18 who have been impacted by sexual abuse &/or assault

  • Open to any demographic - ethnicity, ability, gender, sexual orientation

  • Advocates believe in trauma-informed & empowerment-based approach

  • No cost & confidential

  • Access help 24/7 at 208-664-9303

  • Call or email studentsafety@safepassageid.org

  • Safe Passage

rigel-1bjj32r7ytE-unsplash.jpg

Mental Health Wellness

 

Wednesdays, 7-8:30 pm

KOOTENAI RECOVERY CENTER

1621 N. 3rd St., Suite 700, CdA

  • 208-932-8005

  • Advocates for & supports individuals seeking to initiate or maintain recovery from behavioral health &/or substance abuse issues

  • Peer-based recovery group for community members 18 years & older

  • Round Table format

  • Contact: 208-625-0410 (Joy)

  • Al-Anon & AA meetings on various dates/times

  • “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, she became a butterfly.”  --Chuang Tzu

  • Kootenai Recovery Center

Baby with Teddy Bear

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

 

Varies

NORTHWEST INFANT SURVIVAL & SIDS ALLIANCE

1130 N. 4th St., Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-557-4371

  • Offering FREE support for grieving parents, siblings & grandparents

  • 24/7 phone support staffed by trained peer support specialists who are ready to answer your call or text - 208-557-4371

  • "Share Hope Memorial Garden" info HERE.

  • Request FREE support packet & more info from Northwest Infant Survival & SIDS Alliance "Healing Together"

  • "As long as I live, as long as I breathe, with every beat of my heart, you will not be forgotten. This I promise you. --Angela Miller

red shoes

Narcotics Anonymous

 

Various Times/Locations

RECOVERY COMMUNITY CENTER

1621 N. 3rd St., #200, Coeur d'Alene

Old Study

Multiple Sclerosis Support

 

3rd Tuesday, 1-3 pm

LAKE CITY CENTER

1916 Lakewood Dr., Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-262-9249 (Donna)

  • People affected by MS helping each other. Share & learn through interactive discussions, videos & speakers. New members welcome!

  • Nat'l MS Society, Greater NW Chapter

Blue Infant Shoes

Pregnancy & Infant Loss

 

Various Times/Locations

DEEP WATERS BEREAVEMENT

311 E. Indiana Ave., Coeur d'Alene

Mature Couple Showing Affection

Ostomy Support Group

 

3rd Thursday, 6:30-9:30 pm

KOOTENAI HEALTH

2003 Kootenai Health Way, Coeur d'Alene

Hydrangea Flowers

Parkinson's Disease & Women With Parkinson's

 

Various Times/Locations

COEUR D'ALENE PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP

  • 208-635-5243

  • Support groups meet twice a month & are open to those with Parkinson's, their spouses, family & caregivers

  • Ask about activity groups, "Singing for Wellness & Joy" & "Moving to the Music"

  • Support group for women gathers for lunch at Mackenzie River Grill

  • Coeur d'Alene Parkinson's Support Groups

Heart Pendant

Mended Hearts Support Group

 

Meets monthly

KOOTENAI HEALTH

2003 Kootenai Health Way, Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-625-4690

  • Former cardiac patients help support others with cardiac or pulmonary diseases

  • Kootenai Health Support Groups

Happy Family

Relativcs as Parents

 

Various Times/Locations

LAKE CITY CHURCH

6000 N. Ramsey Rd., Coeur d'Alene

JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS

15151 N. Meyer Rd., Rathdrum

  • 208-660-4905 (Jessica) or email relativesasparents@gmail.com

  • Group exists to strengthen the safety net of resources & support for local children being raised by a relative (grandparents, aunts, uncles & siblings)

  • Resources include legal, transportation, early childhood programs, disabilities, youth activities/services, child care, food, health care, emergency assistance & support groups

  • Relatives As Parents, Inc.

couple_astoria_oregon_1353561.jpg

"Celebrate Recovery"

 

Various Locations/Times

REAL LIFE MINISTRIES

"Celebrate Recovery" is a Christ-centered, 12-step program for all who are suffering from hurt, pain or addiction of any type; including drug & alcohol abuse, sexual/relationship/love addiction, co-dependence, mental health, eating disorders, food addiction, anger, physical/sexual/emotional abuse, pornography, gambling & more.

 

Includes fellowship, dinner, service, worship, sobriety coins, celebration, 12-step lessons/studies, testimonies & small groups. 

 

Real Life Ministries provides a safe place to find support & the freedom to escape issues which control our lives. Real Life (all locations) offer a variety of support groups.

 

Mondays, 5:45 pm

REAL LIFE MINISTRIES - COEUR D'ALENE

610 N. 4th St., Coeur d'Alene

 

Tuesdays, 5:45-8:15 pm

REAL LIFE MINISTRIES - PF CAMPUS 

1860 N. Cecil Rd., Bldg. 2, Post Falls

 

Mondays, 5:30-7 pm

REAL LIFE MINISTRIES - NORTH CAMPUS

6186 W. Maine St., Spirit Lake (office)

Mother Smiling With Newborn Baby

Mommy & Me Social Hour

 

2nd & 4th Fridays, 10-11 am (on hold)

KOOTENAI CLINIC

1919 Lincoln Way, 2nd floor, Coeur d'Alene

Baby Toes

 Unintended Pregnancy

 

Various Times

OPEN ARMS PREGNANCY & REAL CHOICES CLINIC

1800 Lincoln Way, Ste. 201, Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-667-5433

  • 1-800-712-HELP (Emergency 24/7)

  • Provides FREE compassion, support & information to anyone facing the challenge of unintended pregnancy

  • A non-profit, non-denominational, non-political organization

  • Parenting education, adoption support & community referrals

  • Post-abortion support groups

  • Guidance for young fathers

  • Seek the Lord and He will deliver you from all your fears. - Psalm 34:4

  • See FAQs HERE

  • Open Arms Pregnancy & Real Choices Clinic

Closed Eye

Women's Cancer Wellness

 

Mondays, noon-1 pm

KOOTENAI CLINIC CANCER SERVICES

1440 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls

Teenager

Al-Anon & Alateen

 

Various Times/Locations

  • 208-818-4699

  • Online Zoom meetings; or in-person gatherings in Bonners Ferry, Clark Fork, Coeur d'Alene, Hayden, Kellogg, Osburn, Post Falls, Sandpoint & St. Maries

  • Hope & help for families & friends of alcoholics

  • Idaho Area 13 Al-Anon/Alateen

Mini Desserts

Overeaters Anonymous

 

Various Times/Locations

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

Various North Idaho locations (see below)​

  • Anyone who feels they have a problem with food is welcome.

  • Groups meet to support each other with the goal of recovering from compulsive eating & food behaviors.

  • No membership fees

  • Athol Community Center, 208-765-8335 (Debbie)

  • Church of the Nazarene, Post Falls, 208-760-900-3044 (Pat)

  • Kootenai Health, 208-659-9606 (Ruth) or 208-701-2584 (Wayne)

  • St. Pius Catholic Church, 208-819-1828 (Mollie)

  • Overeaters Anonymous

Picked Red Apples

Diabetes Type 1

 

2nd Wednesday, 6 pm

KOOTENAI HEALTH

2003 Kootenai Health Way, Coeur d'Alene

Rock Balancing

Cancer Support Services

 

Thursdays, 11 am-noon

INTERLAKE MEDICAL BLDG.

700 Ironwood Drive

Conference Room A (2nd floor)

Coeur d'Alene

Wheelchair Accessibility_1

Stroke Support Group

 

2nd Wednesday, 1:30-2:30 pm

REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF THE NW

3372 E. Jenalan Ave., Post Falls

child_model

Autism Support Groups

 

Various Times/Age Groups

HARDING FAMILY CENTER

411 N. 15th St., Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-664-4133

  • Parents of children with autism of any age can connect with each other & learn more about autism & the complex journey

  • "Tween Social Group" provides time for fun, snacks & friendships

  • More socialization times are specific for tweens, teens, young adults, adults, & adult Asperger's therapeutic group

  • Panhandle Autism Society

Man on a Bench

Caregiver Support Group

2nd & 4th Saturdays, 1:30-3:30 pm

BENNETT HOUSE & ONSITE FOR SENIORS

296 W. Sunset Ave., Ste 14 (Sunset Village)

Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-699-3665 (Pat Ferriola)

  • Attend "Caring for the Caregiver"

  • Providing physical, mental, social, spiritual & emotional support for caregivers & the person they care for

  • Onsite for Seniors

  • Bennett House

Therapy Session

Alzheimer's & Dementia

 

Various Times/Virtual/Phone Support

 

3rd Saturday, 1:30-3:30 pm

KOOTENAI HEALTH

2003 Kootenai Health Way

2nd Monday, 6-7:30 pm

LAKE CITY CENTER

1916 Lakewood Dr., Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-699-7548 (Cheryl)

  • For caregivers, families & friends of Alzheimer's & related disorders

1st Wednesday, 2-3:30 pm

POST FALLS, IDAHO

  • 970-978-8471 (Ene)

  • For caregivers, families & friends of Alzheimer's & related disorders

2nd Wednesday, 10:30 am-noon 

KINGSTON, IDAHO

206-910-9870 (Lori)

  • For caregivers, families & friends of Alzheimer's & related disorders

Smoky Drink

Alcoholics Anonymous

 

Various Times/Locations

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

118 N. 7th St., Ste. B-5, Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-667-4633 (AA Hotline)

  • Need help with a drinking problem?

  • Meetings are held in Athol, Bayview, Blanchard, CdA, Fernwood, Hauser, Hayden, Osburn, Post Falls, Rathdrum, St. Maries, Spirit Lake, Wallace & Worley; or online.

  • "It is time for us all to stand & cheer for the doer, the achiever - the one who recognizes the challenges & does something about it". --Vince Lombardi

  • North Idaho AA

Butterfly

Pulmonary Support Group

 

2nd Tuesday, noon-1:30 pm

KOOTENAI HEALTH

2003 Kootenai Health Way

Heart Center Classroom, Coeur d'Alene

Sad Portrait

Support for Victims of Abuse

 

Tuesdays, 5:30 pm

SHOSHONE COUNTY CRISIS & RESOURCE CENTER

415 7th St., Wallace

  • 208-556-0500

  • Support group, "Women's Empowerment" provides opportunity to share experiences & learn new skills

  • Childcare not provided

  • SCC&RC provides support for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking & other crimes

  • Shoshone County Crisis & Resource Center

Autumn River Leaves

Idaho Suicide Survivors

 

1st Wednesday, 7-8:30 pm

MOUNTAIN STATES EARLY HEADSTART

411 N. 15th St., Ste. 200, Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-772-2353 (Karen)

  • Emergency - call 1-800-784-2433

  • Helps survivors cope with grief

  • Provides a safe & caring environment for those trying to adjust to a world forever changed by a loved one's decision

  • Idaho Suicide Survivors Support

colorful flowers

"Cancer Warriors"

 

Various Times/Locations

**IN PERSON GATHERINGS ON HOLD**

  • 208-818-2266 (Jim Morrison)

  • "Evening of Hope" is a monthly educational event featuring expert speakers on cancer-related topics

  • Smaller group meets for coffee once-a-month to discuss personal issues & cancer concerns

  • Cancer Warriors Support Group

Wood Structure

ALS Disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) 

 

3rd Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 pm (Zoom)

GARDEN PLAZA OF POST FALLS

545 N. Garden Plaza, Post Falls

  • 509-725-1002 (Nathan)

  • Connect with those living with ALS, their caregivers, families, friends & loved ones

  • Educational presentations & resources beneficial to those living with the disease

  • ALS Association - Evergreen Chapter