Support Groups

Awareness & Support Groups at St. Mary

St. Joseph Health, St. Mary invites you to join us for any of the following groups that may be of interest to you, a family member or a friend. Participants with similar health and wellness concerns are able to discuss their personal circumstances and experiences and receive support from group members and facilitators in a confidential setting... These groups are offered at no cost to the community.

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Grupos de Apoyo y Conocimiento

St. Mary les invita a participar en los siguientes grupos de apoyo que sean de interés para usted, algún miembro de su familia o alguna amistad. Los grupos ofrecen una oportunidad para aprender, formar nuevas amistades y compartir sus experiencias en un ambiente de confianza. Estos grupos son gratis para la comunidad.

*Material Educativo en Español esta disponible.

Women's Cancer Awareness

  • Third Tuesday of the month from 6-7:30 p.m. (Except holidays)
  • Location: St. Mary Medical Center, Brothers Conference Room
  • For more information and location, call 760-946-4241

Diabetes Education and Support (English)

  • Facilitators and Co-Sponsors: St. Mary Diabetes Education Center
  • Fourth Tuesday of the month from 6-7 p.m. (Except holidays)
  • Location: St. Mary Medical Center, Brothers Conference Room
  • For more information, call 760-946-8170

Diabetes Educacion y Apoyo (Espanol)

  • El Cuarto Miercoles del Mes, 10-11:30 a.m.
  • St. Joan of Arc Church, Victorville
  • Por informacion, lamme 760-946-4241

Grief Recovery

12-week program to help people move beyond the pain caused by loss. Loss can be many things including the death of a loved one, divorce, financial changes or moving. The sessions are for two hours and there are morning and afternoon programs. There is a $30 fee, which includes the book, "The Grief Recovery Handbook."
For more information, call 760-242-2311, ext. 4232

Grief Recovery Outreach

Un programa de recuperación de alguna perdida ya sea la muerte de algún ser querido, divorcio, cambios financieros, o una mudanza. El curso es de 12 semanas y se requiere una contribución de $30 dólares para cubrir el costo de las materias.

ADMAM - Apoyo de Mujer a Mujer

  • Grupo de apoyo a mujeres con cancer en Español. - (Support group for Spanish speaking women with cancer)
  • Facilitator: Verenice Santos
  • Segundo Lunes del Mes, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. - (Second Monday of each month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.)
  • Los familiares y cuidadores son bienvenidos. - (Families and caregivers are welcome.)
  • Location: St. Mary Senior Select Resource Center, 19333 Bear Valley Rd., Ste. 103, Apple Valley (Cross Street Apple Valley Rd.)
  • Por informacion, lamme 760-912-8805

Mothers Offering Mothers Support M.O.M.S.

  • First and third Friday of the month (except holidays), 1-2:30 p.m.
  • All mothers, moms-to-be and babies under six months of age are welcome.
  • Location: Apple Valley Community Health Center, 18077 Highway 18, Ste. 100, Apple Valley
  • For more information, call 760-946-4241

Nurturing Families SOAR (English)

  • Fourth Monday of the month (Except holidays), 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Support for families who completed the Nurturing Parenting Program
  • Location: Apple Valley Community Health Center, 18077 Highway 18, Ste. 100, Apple Valley
  • For more information call 760-946-4241

Cultivando Familias SOAR (Espanol)

  • Segundo Lunes del Mes, 9-10:30 a.m.
  • Apoyo para familias los que completean la Programa de Crianza Con Carino
  • Location: Apple Valley Community Health Center, 18077 Highway 18, Ste. 100, Apple Valley
  • Por informacion, lamme 760-946-4241