Support Groups

§ AA (Alcoholics Anonymous)

(See Mental Health)

§ Al-Anon (Family, Spouses, Friends of Alcoholics)

(See Mental Health)

§ Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s Support Group:

(See ALZHEIMER'S)

§ Cancer Caregiver Support

Health resource line for Sharon Hospital (800) 666-6885

Geer Adult Day Center (see CANCER) (860) 824-7067

§ Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Support Programs

(800) 525-3144

§ GAPS – Grandparents as Parents Support Program

(860) 424-5325

Sponsored by the State of Connecticut Department of Social Services

A support program for grandparents and relatives who have taken on the role of primary caregiver of a grandchild or family member.

§ Housatonic Youth Service Bureau

(See CHILDREN & YOUTH)

§ Multiple Sclerosis Society

(800) 634-4710

MS Greater CT Chapter (800) 233-7617

§ Northwest Brain Injury Support Group

(860) 496-7809 Litchfield

(see HEALTH)

§ Susan B. Anthony Project

(See ADVOCACY)

§ Tax Assistance

Property Tax Relief: Renters & Owners: Contact your town Tax Assessor or Town Social Service Agent.

For free tax preparation assistance during tax season (February-April), go to www.AARP.org and enter your zip code into the AARP tax-aide web site to find the AARP Tax Aide site closest to you. Many are located at area senior centers.  

§ Women’s Support Services, Sharon

(860) 364-1900  (see ADVOCACY)

 

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