Support Groups

UPDATED: February 2016

Child & Family Services

543 North Street

New Bedford, MA 02740

(508) 984-5566

The following groups are open to the public.
All Child & Family Services clients will need a referral from their therapist or psychiatrist.

 

Anger Management Group

Date: January 8th, 2016 for 8 weeks

Time: 12pm-1:15pm every Friday

Leader: Regan Stout x112

 

Coping-skill building/DBT group

Date: ongoing

Time: 12-1pm every Wednesday

Leaders: Christine Bowden x152

Will accept new members

 

Eating Disorder Group

Date: ongoing

Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm every Tuesday

Leader: Christine Bowden x152

Will accept new members

 

Trauma Group for Women

Date: ongoing

Time: 10am-11:30am every Wednesday

Leader: Marie Moriarty-Puggi x160

Will accept new members

 

General Bereavement Group

Date: *ON HOLD

Time: 1:00pm-2:15pm 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month

Leader: Marie Moriarty-Puggi x160

 

Mindfulness and Acceptance Anxiety Group

Date: TBA (2016)

Time: 12pm-1:30pm every Monday

Leader: Andrea Pagliari x 157

 

Clozaril Group

Ongoing weekly on Tuesday mornings

Leader: Kathy Medeiros x115

 

Child and Family Services

1061 Pleasant St.

New Bedford, MA 02740

(508) 996-8572

 

Parenting Skills Enhancement Group

Date: Jan. 13th– March 9th, 2016

Time: 11am every Wednesday

Leader: Grace Bongiorno

 

Parenting Skills Enhancement Group (evening group)

Date: January 14th– February 10th, 2016

Time: 5:15-6:15pm every Thursday

Leader: Grace Bongiorno

 

Parenting Skills Enhancement Group II (for graduates of Parenting Skills Group)

Date: January 19th– February 16th, 2016

Time: 10:30am-12:00pm every Tuesday

Leader: Grace Bongiorno

 

Social Skills and Self-esteem Building Group for Girls (Age 14-18)

Date: December 30th, 2015 for 8 weeks

Time: 3:15pm-4:15pm every Wednesday

Leader: Laura Courage

 

Inside and Out (Self-regulation and Social Skill Development for children ages 7-11)

Date: January 5th – February 23rd, 2016

Time: 3:15pm-4:15pm every Tuesday

Leader: Laura Courage

 

Making and Keeping Friends (ages 11-14, Mass Health only)

Date: January 5th – February 23rd, 2016

Time: 6pm-7pm every Tuesday

Leader: Laura Courage

 

Expressive Arts Therapy Group (for Middle School Age Youth)

Date: January 25th, 2016 for 8 weeks

Time: 4-5pm every Monday

Leader: Julia Sobaski

 

Expressive Arts Therapy Group (for High School Age)

Date: January 25th, 2016 for 8 weeks

Time: 5:15-6:15pm every Monday

Leader: Julia Sobaski

 

* To register for future groups, please speak with Kirsten @ (508) 996-8572.

Child & Family Services

66 Troy Street

Fall River, MA 02720

(508) 676-5708

 

LGBTQ group for teens (age 14 and up)

Date: ongoing

Time: 3:15pm-4:15pm every Wednesday

Leaders: Allison Lentino, LICSW, and Matthew Boyd II, intern

Child & Family Services

1019 Iyannough Road (Route 132)

Hyannis, MA 02601

(508) 778-1839

No groups at this time.