California Divorce Support Groups
You're having a rough time handling your separation or divorce. Your family and friends are naturally sympathetic. Initially that's ok, but eventually you are going to want or need more support than that. You may choose to seek therapy, and that's a good option. Sometimes you may need just to talk to someone who is in the same situation as you. Your answer might be with a support group. Various organizations have support groups for separated and divorced people. Some are religious, others are non sectarian. Some are social, others are emotional. These groups can be a good place to find support, compassion and companionship from people who know first hand what you're going through. One word of caution concerning support groups, they are not therapists, and everybody's situation is different. They should be there to offer support, not advice. Always get your advice from an attorney.
La Quinta Divorce Support Groups
St Francis of Assisi Catholic Churc
La Quinta, CA 92253
DivorceCARE is a 12-week session with 2-hr.meeetings on Wed. nights, starting October 4,2000 and repeating 3x throughout each year (summer recessed). A non-denominational VIDEO (consistent with Catholic teachings) is presented each week on various topics, with group discussion/support to follow. We offer clarity, counsel and comfort in an emotionally safe environment!
Contact: Rose Sweet
Mountain View Divorce Support Groups
Abundant Life Christian Fellowship
2440 Leghorn Street
Mountain View, CA 94043
We meet every week on Mondays at 7:00 PM. We use the DivorceCare video series. No pre-registration required, start any week. Free childcare is available by requesting it in advance using the Childcare Request form on our web page. Registration cost is $15 for the workbook. For more information and to check the meeting schedule, see our web page.
Napa Divorce Support Groups
DivorceCare @ CrossWalk Community
2590 First St.
Napa, CA 94558
DivorceCare is a safe place to find healing from divorce. Our curriculum is Christian based, but we welcome and respect people of all faiths. We have 13 weekly sessions that include a 30 minute video, workbook, and plenty of time to talk about the video and what is going on in our lives. We meet Wednesdays, 7-8:45 PM. There is a onetime $15 fee, but scholarships are available. You may start at anytime and are welcome to repeat the sessions. Please call or email to confirm dates and time. No childcare is available at this time
Redding Divorce Support Groups
DivorceCare - Risen King Community Church
900 Twin View Blvd
Redding, CA 96003
There aren't many people around you who understand the pain your divorce or separation has caused. To you. Your family. Your friends. That's the reason for DivorceCare. It's a series of support groups and seminars conducted by people who understand what you are experiencing. Most importantly, you'll learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life. DivorceCare meets Monday nights from 7:00 to 9:00pm.
Sacramento Divorce Support Groups
Beginning Experience of Sacramento
P.O. Box 161761
Sacramento, CA 95816
Beginning Experience of Sacramento provides peer ministry support to help widowed, divorced, or separated individuals of all faiths coping with the pain and grief from the loss of a spouse. Please call or check our website for the current schedule and location of our weekend and weekly programs.
San Francisco Divorce Support Groups
Divorce Support Group - City Church Counseling Center
1388 Sutter Street, Suite 412
San Francisco, CA94107
Our groups begin in early September and early February, and run annually. What does our group entail? 7-9 people plus 1 or 2 lay leaders; 1 1/2 to 2 hours per meeting; 12 meeting commitment. There is no cost for this group. For more information please fill out the form on our website.
Santa Monica Divorce Support Groups
The Single Parent Network support group
Santa Monica, CA 90404
This support group will meet monthly and is for single mothers who want to find emotional support and learn parenting skills for solo or joint custody parenting.
Contact: Jody Seidler
Chula Vista Divorce Support Groups
Paseo Del Rey Church Divorce Care
900 Paseo Del Rey
Chula Vista, CA
Divorce Care is a 14-session Christ-centered divorce recovery workshop. Each week covers a relevant topic (anger, depression, forgiveness, kids, reconciliation, finances, etc). Class meets Mondays at 7PM in room 102 at Paseo Del Rey Church. Please call church for class starting dates.
Cypress Divorce Support Groups
DivorceCare St. Irenaeus School
Cypress, CA 90630
The pain of divorce lasts longer than the patience of our friends and families. DivorceCare is non-denominational and features biblical teaching for recovering from divorce and separation. It is a series of support groups and sessions conducted by people who understand what you are experiencing. Most importantly, you'll learn how to deal with the pain of the past and begin the process of rebuilding your life. Meeting time: Thursday nights from 7-8:30 PM Room 13, St. Irenaeus School.
Del Mar Divorce Support Groups
Divorce Support Group - St. Peter's Church
334 14th Street
Del Mar, CA 92014
We offer support to those are going through or have been through the life changing event of divorce. The meeting is held every other Wednesday night at 7pm in the church library beginning June 1st 2005. We are an Episcopalian church and we value the covenant of marriage but we know that those suffering through this terrible event need support and care, not judgment. Please join us for this 1.5 hour event. We are here for you
Fresno Divorce Support Groups
Divorce Recovery Workshop- Boys2Men/Girls 2 Women Foundation
Pinedale Community Center
7170 N San Pablo Ave
Fresno, CA 93650
Support group for newly separated, divorced, widowed or death of parent(s). Pinedale Community Center, 7170 N San Pablo Ave, Fresno, CA 93650. Six week consecutive meetings will be held beginning Sat April 16th thru Sat May 21st. Second rounds will begin Sat May 28th thru Saturday July 9th. Third round will begin Sat July 16th thru Sat Aug 27th.
Contact: Kimberly Hughes
La Jolla Divorce Support Groups
DivorceCare, La Jolla Presbyterian Church
7715 Draper Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
Divorce Care meets Tuesdays, 6-7:30 PM at the Life Center of the La Jolla Presbyterian Church. Led by clinical psychologist, Dr. Maryanne Cordahl, this class uses psychological truths and bibical insights to help you recover from divorce. Offered for eight weeks, three times a year, the class is without charge as a public service. For more information, call Dr. Cordahl at 858-717-4200.
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