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Florida 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.


Avon Park Divorce Support Groups
DivorceCare at First Baptist Church Avon Park
100 N Lake Ave
Avon Park, FL 33825
(863)453-6681

DivorceCare is a 13 week support group for separated and divorced adults, and sessions are facilitated by divorced Christians. Materials include DVDs and workbooks, and sessions offer discussion on the DVD topics. This is a continuous group. You may joint at any time. We meet every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. Child care is available. There is a $12 fee for the entire series.

Contact: Donna             Visit Website
DeLand Divorce Support Groups
Oasis - DivorceCare
1330 E. Taylor Road
DeLand, FL 32724
(386)747-7858

We meet at Oasis Church, located in DeLand, on Monday evenings at 7pm until 9pm. This is a 13 week program for anyone faced with separation or divorce from marriage or long-term relationships. A workbook is included in the program.

Contact: Kitty Allen             Visit Website
Ft. Lauderdale Divorce Support Groups
DivorceCare & DivorceCare for Kids First Baptist Church
301 E. Broward Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954)831-1152

DivorceCare & DivorceCare for Kids is open to anyone experiencing separation or divorce. Find help,discover hope and experience healing through a special weekly support group and seminar conducted by people who understand what you're experiencing.

Contact: Marsha Bell             Visit Website
Indiatlantic Divorce Support Groups
Divorce Recovery Workshop
Eastminster Presbyterian Church
106 N. Riverside Drive
Indiatlantic, FL 32903
(321)508-9800

The Divorce Recovery Workshop (DR) is a place to find friends, support and resources to overcome anger and to heal from pain. Four consecutive, 11-week sessions are offered to provide exactly that as each individual journeys toward emotional healing. Cost is $35.00 per session, which includes book.

Contact: Dean Francisco             Visit Website
Inverness Divorce Support Groups
Fresh Start DivorceCare, First United Methodist Church

Inverness, FL
(352)637-3144

Fresh Start DivorceCare meets every Monday Evening from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. It consists of a 13 week video series and on-going support group for those who are separated or divorced. Free child care is available. No fee is required to attend, but a nominal workbook charge of $10.00.

Contact: Joe Renkel            
Jacksonville Divorce Support Groups
DivorceCare and DivorceCare for Kids, Christian Family Chapel
10365 Old St. Augustine Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32257
(904)262-3000

DivorceCare for adults and DivorceCare for Kids (0>13 years old) is provided to help heal families from the devastation of divorce. This program is a biblically based miniistry that uses videos and small support groups. Current program meets on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Please call for exact dates.

Contact: Carol Corn             Visit Website
Jacksonville Divorce Support Groups
DivorceCARE, University Baptist Church,
5520 University Blvd W.
Jacksonville, FL
(904)731-2382

We are a Divorce support group that meets weekly on Wednesdays @ 6:30 P.M. throughout the year at the University Baptist Church, 5520 University Blvd W.

Contact: Scotty & Barbara Colvin            
Jensen Beach Divorce Support Groups
L.A.R.C. - First Baptist Jensen Beach Church
1400 Jensen Beach Blvd
Jensen Beach, FL 34957
(561)344-1946

VITAL (Single Parent Support Group) Tues. nights 7:00-8:30. THRIVE (Divorce Recovery Support Group)Tues nights 7:00-8:30. Divorce Care - 12 Week Video/Workbook Series Wed. nights 6:30-8:00. Kids Have Feelings Too (Continual) Interactive Workbook/Support Group Wed. nights 6:30-8:00

Contact: Karen M. Dixon, MS            
Kissimmee Divorce Support Groups
First Church of the Nazarene
1550 Mill Slough Road
Kissimmee, FL 34744
(407)847-5510

Meets every Wednesday 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. DivorceCare is a special weekly seminar & support group for people who are separated or divorced. It's a place where you can be around people who understand what you are feeling; where you can hear valuable information about ways to heal from the hurt of divorce. Nationally recognized experts on divorce and recovery are featured on video each week. Each session is self-contained so you can join at any time. No cost for the sessions. The $10 fee for the workbook may be paid anytime during the sessions, or the church will provide the workbook if needed. You need not register in advance unless you need free childcare.

Contact: Alice Goodman Miller            
Lakeland Divorce Support Groups
DivorceCare at Victory AG Church
1401 Griffin Road
Lakeland, FL 33810
(863)859-6000

DivorceCare meets every Tuesday evening from 7-9:00 PMLocated in Room 116 in the Family Life Center Bldg.$15.00 Registration fee (scholarships available)DivorceCare for Kids (5-12) and child care (infants-12 yrs) also offered

Contact: Kathi Palmer             Visit Website
Miami-Coral Gables Divorce Support Groups
Granada Separated or Divorced Support Meeting
950 University Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(786)326-0949

Group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm. You don't have to go through divorce alone.The purpose of the group is to to have a safe place to share, find support and heal from the effects of divorce. It is a place to find information regarding many of the challenges that can come with Divorce. It is a place to come learn and grow through mutual understanding. We are open to people at all stages of the divorce process. We welcome you to join us, as we work our way through the process together.

Contact: Veronica Diaz Stephens             Visit Website
North Fort Meyers Divorce Support Groups
Divorce Care and Divorce Care For Kids (DC4K)
Faith Assembly 7101 Bayshore Road
North Fort Meyers, FL 33917
(239)543-2700

Video and discussion-based Christian support group for anyone who is separated, has gone through or is going through divorce. Meets Sunday evenings from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Child care available through 5th grade. We also provide Divorce Care For Kids (DC4K) for elementary school-aged children. Only cost is $15 per adult for a workbook.

Contact: Steve Anderson             Visit Website
Spring Hill Divorce Support Groups
DivorceCare Support Group St. Frances Cabrini Parish
5030 Mariner Blvd.
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352)683-9666

The next group will begin in September, 2008 and will be held for 13 weeks. Thursday evenings at 7:30PM Classroom 1 beginning September 4th, 2008.Group will not meet on Thanksgiving evening.

Contact: Linda Spenceley, M.A, CRC, LMHC             Visit Website
Titusville Divorce Support Groups
Divorce Care Park Ave Baptist Church
2600Park Ave
Titusville, FL
(321)267-5702

Divorce Care meets Wednesday nights in the Park Ave Baptist Church Office Conference Room, 2600 Park Ave, Titusville FL 6:30 to 0810 p.m.. (go to right side of the church and look for the Divorce Care banner.) Christ Centered video tape & group discussion for married, separated, or divorced persons of either gender dealing with the issues of divorce. Child care is available.

Contact: Vern Blanchette             Visit Website

DivorceHQ.com and JT Spaulding Associates makes no representation, guarantee, or warranty (express or implied) as to the purpose, ability, competence, affiliation or quality of the support groups which are listed herein.

DivorceHQ.com and JT Spaulding Associates shall have neither liability nor responsibility for the results or consequences for any participation with any of the support groups listed in this web site.

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