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Programs that foster relationships in which experiences, feelings, ideas or other personal perspectives are exchanged to the shared benefit of those involved.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ABCs All Breast Cancer SurvivorsOpen-ended support group led by a trained facilitator. Support, education and information for women with breast cancer or those who have a family history of breast cancer.CumberlandYWCA CarlisleYWCA Carlisle
Alcoholics AnonymousOpen support group; maintenance of meeting facility for support group members; free literature; "Fellowship House", public service speakers, prision meetings, one-on-one contact with a recovering person, open meetings for anyone interested in finding out more about AA.DauphinAlcoholics AnonymousAlcoholics Anonymous - Dauphin County
Alcoholics AnonymousAlcoholics Anonymous(R) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.DauphinDerry Presbyterian ChurchDerry Presbyterian Church
Alcoholics AnonymousAlcoholics Anonymous is a program of a new way of life without alcohol, a program that is working successfully for millions of men and women throughout the world, and in all walks of life. The experience of A.A. members is that alcoholism is a progressive illness that cannot be cured, but which, like some other illnesses, can be arrested - by staying away from the first drink, one day at a time. PerryDuncannon Otterbein United Methodist ChurchDuncannon Otterbein United Methodist Church
Alcoholics AnonymousMutual Support GroupDauphinZion Evangelical Lutheran ChurchZion Evangelical Lutheran Church
Alcoholics Anonymous - Hershey GroupThe Hershey Nooner AA Group provides support for recovering alcoholics and addicts who are trying to achieve and maintain sobriety.DauphinChurch of the Redeemer UCCChurch of the Redeemer UCC
ASCSA: Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse Support GrpSupport group for adult women who were sexually abused as children.CumberlandYWCA CarlisleYWCA Carlisle
Autism Society of America, Harrisburg ChapterProvides information about Autism and the latest treatment techniques and services. Information and referral services related to Autism.DauphinAutism Society Greater Harrisburg AreaAutism Society Greater Harrisburg Area
Bereavement Support GroupBereavement Support Group classes are offered to the families of hospice patients as well as anyone from our communities seeking bereavement support following the recent loss of a loved one. PerrySun Home Health & HospiceSUN Home Health & Hospice
Cancer Support Group for WomenA member-driven support group for any woman who has been affected by cancer - from those who have recently been diagnosed with the disease to those undergoing treatment to those who have been cured as well as family and friends who are affected as caregivers.DauphinThriveThrive
Caregivers Support GroupA safe haven for caregivers to share concerns and receive encouragement and support.CumberlandMechanicsburg Church of the BrethrenMechanicsburg Church of the Brethren
Celebrate Recovery - Chemically DependentCELEBRATE RECOVERY is a nationally acclaimed program that includes worship, Biblical teaching and accountability through support groups. These are not "therapy focused groups", but rather groups where people come to learn about their own behavior. Chemically Dependent (Individual groups for men & women) For those struggling with chemical abuse: alcohol, drugs (including abuse of prescription medications) and any other form of chemical abuse. CumberlandChristian Life AssemblyChristian Life Assembly
Celebrate Recovery - Codependency IssuesCELEBRATE RECOVERY is a nationally acclaimed program that includes worship, Biblical teaching and accountability through support groups. These are not "therapy focused groups", but rather groups where people come to learn about their own behavior. Codependency Groups (Individual groups for men and women) These groups are for those struggling with the compulsion to rescue and take care of others with no healthy boundaries. If you have difficulty setting boundaries or recognizing your own worth, these groups are for you. Participants will learn to express their own needs and wants in healthy ways. CumberlandChristian Life AssemblyChristian Life Assembly
Celebrate Recovery - Men's Post Traumatic Stress DisorderCELEBRATE RECOVERY is a nationally acclaimed program that includes worship, Biblical teaching and accountability through support groups. These are not "therapy focused groups", but rather groups where people come to learn about their own behavior. Men's P.T.S.D. (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) - For men who struggle with any severe stress caused from a traumatic event in their past.CumberlandChristian Life AssemblyChristian Life Assembly
Celebrate Recovery - Mixed Life IssuesCELEBRATE RECOVERY is a nationally acclaimed program that includes worship, Biblical teaching and accountability through support groups. These are not "therapy focused groups", but rather groups where people come to learn about their own behavior. Mixed Life Issues (Individual groups for men and women) These groups are designed to meet a variety of needs from men or women that may not be covered in other specific issue groups. Examples of issues addresed include: Sexual issues, eating disorders, anger, deep hurts, uncontrollable habits and hang-ups. CumberlandChristian Life AssemblyChristian Life Assembly
CME-Changing Minds through Enrichment Mental Health MinistriSupport group meetings; Wellness and recovery seminars and workshops; Advocacy training and peer networking.DauphinChanging Minds Through Enrichment Mental Health MinistriesChanging Minds Through Enrichment Mental Health Ministries
DivorceCareDivorceCare is a nondenominational program that features biblical teaching, small group discussion, video seminars led by renowned experts on divorce and recovery topics, and a workbook to help participants explore topics in depthDauphinDerry Presbyterian ChurchDerry Presbyterian Church
Divorce CareThis group focuses on issues facing those who have experienced divorce and/or seperation.CumberlandChristian Life AssemblyChristian Life Assembly
Ex-offender/Prisoner Re-entry InitiativesRe-entry breakfast and support, mentoring,going for the gold group and Freedom in Christ Support Group.DauphinFull Gospel Evangelistic Ministry of HarrisburgFull Gospel Evangelistic Ministry of Harrisburg
Gamblers AnonymousAn open-ended support group following the 12-step program of recovery. Financial counseling is available to members and their families. There are no residential requirements.CumberlandGamblers AnonymousGamblers Anonymous
Gamblers AnonymousAn open-ended support group following the 12-step program of recovery. Financial counseling is available to members and their families. There are no residential requirements.DauphinSt. Catherine Laboure ChurchGamblers Anonymous
Gluten Intolerance Support GroupProviding current, accurate information, as well as support to persons with gluten intolerance diseases, such as celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, gluten intolerance & wheat allergies and to their families, health care professionals and the general public in the Greater Harrisburg area.DauphinGluten Intolerance of Southcentral PAGluten Intolerance Group of Southcentral PA
GriefShareGriefShare is a nondenominational Christian program that features biblical teaching, small group discussion, video seminars led by renowned experts on the grieving process and a workbook to help participants explore topics in depth.DauphinDerry Presbyterian ChurchDerry Presbyterian Church
Grief ShareFor people grieving the loss of a loved one. GriefShare will help you walk through one of life's most difficult experiences. CumberlandChristian Life AssemblyChristian Life Assembly
GriefShare, DivorceCare, DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K), Single & Parenting and CareLeader.orgGriefShare, DivorceCare, DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K), Single & Parenting are small groups meant to offer healing and hope. Visit ChurchInitiative.org to find a group near you.Church InitiativeChurch Initiative
Hurts, Habits & HangupsHurts, Habits and Hangups is the addiction outreach ministry for the church. This group offers support to anyone who needs help in dealing with addictive behavior due to drugs and/or alcohol whether it is the person or family affected by the addiction. Program offers referrals for treatment and counseling. We meet on Thursday nights from 7:30 -9:00 pm. Everyone is welcomed to attend. Every other Thursday night - we breakout into gender groups, male & female to discuss specific issues.DauphinGreater Zion Addiction MinistryGreater Zion Addiction Ministry
International Pharmacists Anonymous (IPA)International Pharmacists Anonymous is a Fellowship of pharmacists in recovery who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others in their recovery from addictive disease.DauphinChurch of the Redeemer UCCChurch of the Redeemer UCC
InterworksIntroductory level workshop for caretakers and parents of children from seperated families. Information covered includes Basic Conflict Resolution principles and techniques, developmental needs of children experiencing family seperation, and unique needs of families facing change through separation and divorce. Also offers Co-Parenting Counseling designed to aid parents separated from each other and to form mutual parenting goals and guidelines,DauphinInterworksInterworks
Live Well with DiabetesAll those affected by diabetes are welcome to attend. Different topics will be discussed at each session and are driven by The American Diabetes Association guidelines. Learn to take control of diabetes and manage blood sugars. CumberlandCarlisle Regional Medical CenterCarlisle Regional Medical Center
Meeting SpaceAn NA group ought never endorse, finance, or lend the NA name to any related facility or outside enterprise, lest problems of money, property, or prestige divert us from our primary purpose.DauphinMount Zion United Methodist ChurchMount Zion United Methodist Church
Men Healing Men CoDA GroupCo-Dependents Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery -- learning to love the self. Living the program allows each of us to become increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors. We rely upon the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions for knowledge and wisdom. These are the principles of our program and guides to developing honest and fulfilling relationships with ourselves and others. In CoDA, we each learn to build a bridge to a Higher Power of our own understanding, and we allow others the same privilege. This renewal process is a gift of healing for us. By actively working the program of Co-Dependents Anonymous, we can each realize a new joy, acceptance and serenity in our lives. CumberlandCommunity United Methodist ChurchCommunity United Methodist Church
Men's Sexual RecoveryIn cooperation with Day Seven Ministries, this group provides counseling, education and support for men struggling with pornography, sexual abuse, homosexuality or adultry.CumberlandChristian Life AssemblyChristian Life Assembly
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)Provides a setting for support, rest, and instruction for mothers of children aged birth to six years. Mothers share support and information whilc childrena re in a supervised "day care" setting.DauphinEvangelical Free Church of HersheyEvangelical Free Church of Hershey
MOPS (MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS)Group for mothers of preschool children to share advice and support. Provides a setting for support, rest and instruction for mothers of children aged birth to six years. Mothers share support and information while children are in a supervised "day care" setting.DauphinSusquehanna Valley Evangelical Free ChurchSusquehanna Valley Evangelical Free Church
Morning Star Pregnancy ServicesMorning Star Pregnancy Services in Harrisburg, New Cumberland and Middletown are dedicated to providing compassionate care and practical assistance to women, men and teens unprepared for pregnancy. The following services are offered FREE of charge in all three locations: * Pregnancy Testing / Confirmations * Ultrasound exams by medical professionals * STD testing and treatment * Information on abortion risks and procedures * Education on pre-natal development * Assistance and referrals for spiritual nurturing * Parenting skills * HEART (Healing Encourgement for Abortion Related Trauma) support groups * Material support - Diapers & baby clothing, formula & baby furniture, pre-natal vitamins * "Because You're Worth It" Sexual Integrity Program * Assistance and referrals for housing, employment, adoption, legal services, child care and community programs including public assistance and WIC.DauphinMorning Star Pregnancy ServicesMorning Star Pregnancy Services
Morning Star Pregnancy ServicesMorning Star Pregnancy Services in Harrisburg, New Cumberland and Middletown are dedicated to providing compassionate care and practical assistance to women, men and teens unprepared for pregnancy. The following services are offered FREE of charge in all three locations: * Pregnancy Testing / Confirmations * Ultrasound exams by medical professionals * STD testing and treatment * Information on abortion risks and procedures * Education on pre-natal development * Assistance and referrals for spiritual nurturing * Parenting skills * HEART (Healing Encourgement for Abortion Related Trauma) support groups * Material support - Diapers & baby clothing, formula & baby furniture, pre-natal vitamins * "Because You're Worth It" Sexual Integrity Program * Assistance and referrals for housing, employment, adoption, legal services, child care and community programs including public assistance and WIC.DauphinMorning Star Pregnancy Services MiddletownMorning Star Pregnancy Services
Morning Star Pregnancy ServicesMorning Star Pregnancy Services in Harrisburg, New Cumberland and Middletown are dedicated to providing compassionate care and practical assistance to women, men and teens unprepared for pregnancy. The following services are offered FREE of charge in all three locations: * Pregnancy Testing / Confirmations * Ultrasound exams by medical professionals * STD testing and treatment * Information on abortion risks and procedures * Education on pre-natal development * Assistance and referrals for spiritual nurturing * Parenting skills * HEART (Healing Encourgement for Abortion Related Trauma) support groups * Material support - Diapers & baby clothing, formula & baby furniture, pre-natal vitamins * "Because You're Worth It" Sexual Integrity Program * Assistance and referrals for housing, employment, adoption, legal services, child care and community programs including public assistance and WIC.CumberlandMorning Star Pregnancy Services-WestMorning Star Pregnancy Services
Mutual Support GroupSupport for patients and their family. Schedules meetings during the year for patients and their family/caregivers who suffer from movement disorders (dystonia), other than Parkinson's or M.S. as a support group.CumberlandDystonia Support Group of Central PennsylvaniaDystonia Support Group of Central Pennsylvania
MUTUAL SUPPORT GROUPSOffers several support groups for divorce care, widow/widowers, grief, addictions and/or harmful habits, depression & anxiety, difficult circumstances, hurts from the past or presentDauphinEvangelical Free Church of HersheyEvangelical Free Church of Hershey
Narcotics AnonymousNarcotics Anonymous can help you find the freedom to live your life without the use of drugs. We are a non-profit worldwide, community based, self help organization for recovering addicts. NA members learn from one another how to live drug free and recover from the effects of addiction in their lives. An NA group ought never endorse, finance, or lend the NA name to any related facility or outside enterprise, lest problems of money, property, or prestige divert us from our primary purpose. DauphinCamp Curtin Memorial-Mitchell United Methodist ChurchCamp Curtin Memorial-Mitchell United Methodist Church
Narcotics Anonymous MeetingAn NA group ought never endorse, finance, or lend the NA name to any related facility or outside enterprise, lest problems of money, property, or prestige divert us from our primary purpose.DauphinMessiah Lutheran ChurchMessiah Lutheran Church
Narcotics Anonymous - Share & CareSupport group for for recovering addicts. NA members learn from one another how to live drug free and recover from the effects of addiction in their lives. Contact Church Office @ 717 774-2005 or Capital Area of NA @ 717-233-3733 for more informationCumberlandBaughman Memorial United Methodist ChurchBaughman Memorial United Methodist Church
Overeaters AnonymousOvereaters Anonymous is a Fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating. We welcome everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively. There are no dues or fees for members; we are self-supporting through our own contributions, neither soliciting nor accepting outside donations. DauphinChurch of the Redeemer UCCChurch of the Redeemer UCC
Post Abortion RecoveryProvides hope, healing and forgiveness for women who struggle with the pain and grief of abortion.CumberlandChristian Life AssemblyChristian Life Assembly
Pure Grace 101 - Post Abortion Recovery ProgramEleven week Bible Study/Recovery program; One on one peer counseling.FranklinPMI Pregnancy Resource Center ChambersburgPMI Pregnancy Resource Center
Pure Grace 101 - Post Abortion Recovery ProgramEleven week Bible Study/Recovery program; One on one peer counseling.FranklinPMI Pregnancy Resource Center GreencastlePMI Pregnancy Resource Center
Pure Grace 101 - Post Abortion Recovery ProgramEleven week Bible Study/Recovery program; One on one peer counseling.FranklinPMI Pregnancy Resource Center, ShippensburgPMI Pregnancy Resource Center
Pure Grace 101 - Post Abortion Recovery ProgramEleven week Bible Study/Recovery program; One on one peer counseling.FranklinPMI Pregnancy Resource Center WaynesboroPMI Pregnancy Resource Center
Reachout (previously known as Outreach)Reachout is a Christian 12-step support group for those who struggle with alcoholism, drug addiction, co-dependency or other dependencies and difficulties.DauphinBreath of LifeBreath of Life
Seperation and Divorce Support GroupSupport group for adults who are going through or have been through separation and/or divorceCumberlandYWCA CarlisleYWCA Carlisle
The Compassionate FriendsTCF is a national non-profit, self-help support organization offering friendship and understanding to families grieving the death of a child of any age, from any cause. There is no religious affiliation. There are no membership fees or dues. Bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings 18 and older are welcome.CumberlandThe Compassionate FriendsThe Compassionate Friends
Thyroid Cancer Support GroupFree phone and email support group services to thyroid cancer patients, friends, families and caregivers.DauphinCentral PA ThyCa Support GroupCentral PA ThyCa Support Group
Tobacco I.Q: Tobacco Cessation & Support ServicesGroup counseling by a certified instructor to facilitate cessation of smoking and tobacco use by using group behavior modification techniques. Day and evening classes are held for 1 hour a week for six-eight weeks. Meetings can also be held at work sites. Monthly Support Groups are also offered.DauphinHarrisburg HospitalCommunity Health Education
Together We Canmutual support groupDauphinHalifax United Methodist ChurchHalifax United Methodist Church
Tourette Syndrome Association (Harrisburg Support Group)Open-ended support group to discuss Tourette disease and related problems; provide support and information; in-services to health professionals; health services (disease disorders).DauphinTourette Syndrome AssociationTourette Syndrome Association
Victory Seekers: Cancer and Long term IllnessVictory Seekers! Join forces with our support team in gaining victory over cancer and long-term illnesses. Find healing power and encouragement from unity in God's Word for this battle. All Recruits Welcome! CumberlandChristian Life AssemblyChristian Life Assembly
Weight WatchersWeight loss and weight managementDauphinChurch of the Redeemer UCCChurch of the Redeemer UCC
Women's Hope for Healthy IntimacyThis group, in cooperation with Day Seven Ministries, is for women in relationships with men struggling with sexual issues. Pre-approval is required.CumberlandChristian Life AssemblyChristian Life Assembly

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