(cl) closed (o) open (bs) book study (ns) non-smoking
Ellinwood Group, United Church of Christ, 701 North Fritz. 620-282-2905, Thursday (o) 7 p.m.
Grapevine Group Great Bend 1910 17th 620-786-0440, Sunday (cl) 10 a.m.; Tuesday (o, bs) 5:30 p.m.; Thursday (o) 10 a.m.; Thursday (cl) 5:30 p.m.
Great Bend Group 1620 Hubbard (wheelchair accessible) Sunday (cl) 10:30 a.m.; Monday (cl) 10 a.m.; Monday (o) 7 p.m.; Tuesday (cl-n/s) 10 a.m.; Wednesday (cl) 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.; Friday (cl) 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Saturday (cl) 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Hoisington Group 419 East Third Street (wheelchair accessible) Sunday (o) 9 a.m.; Wednesday (o) 8 p.m.,
Larned Town Group 504 Broadway 620-804-3544, Tuesday (o) 8 p.m.; Thursday (bs/o) 8 p.m.; Friday (cl) 8 p.m.; Saturday 8 p.m.
Tri-County Claflin Group — City Library (Main Street)- 620-587-3944- Monday (cl) 10 a.m.
Grapevine Group Great Bend — 1910 17th Tuesday 7 p.m.
Great Bend Group — 17th & Hubbard — Thursday 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.; 620-793-3962
Paths to Recovery: Meets upstairs in the Larned Chamber of Commerce building, 502 Broadway on Wednesdays. Steps & Traditions, 6 p.m.; open meeting, 7 p.m.
NA — Call 620-603-0920 or 855-732-4673 or see www.marsca.net
Family Crisis Center’s domestic violence and sexual assault support group — Thursdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 6 to 7:30 p.m. Call 792-1885 or the toll-free number, 1-866-792-1885. Sexual assault support group – 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays.
Kansas Statewide Hotline: 1-888-END ABUSE
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group — Second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Trinity Methodist Church, 5700 Broadway Ave., Great Bend. For more information contact Tandy Boese, 620-797-1357.
Connecting the Pieces Autism Support Group — Third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at the former Washington School, 2535 Lakin Ave. Call 786-0243 for information or to set up baby-sitting. This meeting is open to anyone who has a loved one on the autism spectrum, whether diagnosed or not.
La Leche League of Great Bend — 6 p.m., second Thursdays, Barton County Health Department, 1300 Kansas Ave. Call Robin, (620) 617-1663; or Ronda, 620-338-0508.
Heroes and Friends, cancer support group — 7 p.m., first and third Tuesdays, Presbyterian Church, Larned.
Us Too prostate cancer support group — Meets sporadically. Call Bill Terry, 792-4586, or John Smith, 793-5619.
Touched by Cancer Support Group – Third Tuesdays, 2-3 p.m., at Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland, Great Bend. Contact Dana Foss, 620-617-2670 or email@example.com.
Naturally Sweet — Type I diabetes support group, meets on the first Saturday of each month at the Central Kansas Christian Academy gym, 215 McKinley St. All welcome. For more information call Candace Herrman, 620-617-6700.
La Nueva Esperanza Hispanic diabetes support group — Heart of Kansas Family Health Care Inc., 1905 19th St. For more information call 792-5700.
DivorceCare — 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at First Southern Baptist Church, 3301 19th St., Great Bend. Call 793-8444.
Gay Christian Support Group — Meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. For meeting place and other information call Kristin at 620-282-2890.
Grief Support Group — 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the St. John’s Parish Hall, 122 East 5th St. in Hoisington.
Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice Grief Support Group — For information in the next series, call GBHH&H, 620-792-8171.
Family and Friends Suicide Loss Survivors Group — 6-7:30 p.m. every Monday at the Central Kansas Dream Center, 2100 Broadway Ave. Use the west door off of Stone Street.
Home School Support
Golden Belt Home Educators — Monthly field trips and support group meetings. For information see the website: gbhe.org.
NAMI — National Alliance on Mental Illness, free support group for individuals living with mental illness and their family members. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 785-342-3975.
Bright Horizons, 4801 10th St., Great Bend, offers adult peer-to-peer mental heath support. For more information call (620) 793-8855 or the toll-free number, 866-793-8855. Transportation available in Barton County; call (620) 639-8851.
Golden Belt Parkinson’s Support Group — 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month, at various locations, which are announced via email. For more information contact J. Basil Dannebohm, 785-656-9393, or send an email to email@example.com and ask to be added to the list.
Visual impaired support
Central Kansas Association Visual Impaired — 1 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Call 617-8980 or 793-5645
Weight loss support
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) No. 827 — 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Claflin Independent Township Library meeting room.
TOPS KS 1151 — 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First United Methodist Church, 2123 Forest Ave., Great Bend. Use the west doors.
TOPS Area Coordinator Beverly A. Bednasek firstname.lastname@example.org