Support Groups

It’s better for a new client to hear from a person who’s been there. You can get a better understanding of what’s going on if you can relate to people.

—James Barnes, client

At our downtown clinic at 421 Fallsway, we offer a range of client groups designed to support you. From smoking cessation and stress reduction groups to our popular Art Expressions Group...there is a little something for everyone. And all are welcome. You do not need to be engaged in care here at Health Care for the Homeless to attend.

Stress Reduction Group
Learn and practice strategies for reducing stress that you can use anywhere, anytime.
Monday and Wednesday, 8-9 a.m. in the Art Room

Alumni Group
If you have completed our Addictions Phase Group, join us for ongoing peer support.
Monday, 9-10 a.m. in Room 2

Art Expressions Group
Relax and have fun while creating art—no artistic skills or experience needed.
Monday and Wednesday, 2-3:30 p.m. in the Art Room

Cooking Group
For those interested in learning basic cooking skills and how to prepare and cook healthy meals. (Referral required.)
Monday, time and location to follow

Writers' Group
Come create, learn and share—no writing experience needed.
Tuesday, 9-10 a.m. in the Art Room

Second Opinion Group
Join us for support in managing your addiction and mental health issues.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9-10 a.m. in Room 2

Client Advocacy Group
Advocate for yourself and others—and be a part of helping end homelessness for all.
Tuesday, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in Room 2

Diabetes Education Class
Learn how to better manage your illness and improve your health.
Tuesday, 1-2 p.m. in the Art Room

Stress Reduction Yoga
Relax in a yoga class led by a certified yoga teacher. Beginners welcome—mats provided. 
Tuesday and Friday, 1-2:15 p.m. in the 3rd-floor Group Room B

Bridge Group
Learn important skills for your transition into housing.
Wednesday, 10-10:45 a.m. in the Art Room

Anger Management Group
Learn important skills to manage your anger.
Wednesday, 1-2 p.m. in Room 2

Naloxone Training Group
Learn how to administer naloxone so you can stop an overdose and save a life.
Thursday, 8-9 a.m. in Room 2

Kicking Butts: Smoking Cessation Group
You can quit smoking for good. Attend four sessions in a row to receive a $10 gift card.
Thursday, 9-10 a.m. in Room 2

Pain Management Group
Are you living with chronic pain? Join us and get help managing it.
Friday, 1-2 p.m. in the Art Room

HIV Education and Support Group
If you are HIV+ or know someone who is, let us learn together and support each other in community. (Referral required.)
Friday, 12-1 p.m. in the 2nd-floor Group Room

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Connections Peer Support Group 
Peer-led support group for adults living with a mental health condition. Gain insight from hearing the challenges and success of others.
2nd and 4th Wednesday, 8-9 a.m. 

Grupo de Apoyo para los Hispanohablantes 
Un grupo nuevo para los quien hablan español y quieren apoyo y ayuda.
Martes a la una, primer piso cuarto 2

Updated March 2017