EDITOR'S NOTE: Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some of the following meetings/events may be cancelled, rescheduled or held virtually.
AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN:
AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852.
AA Women's Meeting - Wednesday, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 775-1852.
AA "How it Works" Group - Monday and Friday, 8 p.m., 1154 Ronda St., (803) 494-5180.
441 AA Support Group - Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 8 p.m., Hair Force, 2090-D S.C. 441.
C/A "Drop the Rock" Group - Thursday, 9:30 p.m., 1154 Ronda St., (803) 607-4543.
Al-Anon "Seekers of Serenity" - Mondays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St., (803) 720-1747
Sumter Vitiligo Support Group - Second Monday, 5:45-6:45 p.m., North HOPE Center, 904 N. Main St., (803) 316-6763. The group is on Facebook.
Celebrate Recovery - Tuesdays, 6:45 p.m. coffee / snacks, 7 p.m. meeting, Alice Drive Baptist Church, Studio 4.3 (youth building), 1305 Loring Mill Road. Help with struggles of addictions, family problems, pornography, smoking, anxiety, etc.
Heroin Anonymous - Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30 p.m., 4742 Broad St., (803) 494-5180.
Sumter Connective Tissue Support Group - First Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September and November, 7 p.m., 180 Tiller Circle, (803) 773-0869.
Sumter Combat Veterans Group Peer to Peer - Tuesday, 11 a.m., South HOPE Center, 1125 S. Lafayette Drive. Veterans helping veterans with PTSD, coping skills, claims and benefits.
"The Gathering" - Second Tuesday, 5:30-6:30 p.m., North HOPE Center, 904 N. Main St. For teens and adults with special needs. Call (803) 972-0051 or (803) 468-5745 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sumter Amputee Prosthetic Support Group - Second Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital (private dining room next to cafeteria), SAPSG@yahoo.com.
Sumter Chapter Parents of Murdered Children (POMC) - Third Tuesday, 5:30-7 p.m., Birnie HOPE Center, 210 S. Purdy St. Open to anyone who has lost a loved one to murder in a violent way.
Mothers of Angels (for mothers who have lost a child) - Third Tuesday at 6 p.m., Wise Drive Baptist Church, (803) 469-6059, (803) 979-4498 or (803) 316-4506.
EFMP Parent Exchange Group - Last Tuesday, 11 a.m.-noon, Airman and Family Readiness Center. Support to service members who have a dependent with a disability or illness. Call Dorcus at (803) 895-1252/1253 or Sue at (803) 847-2377.
Sickle Cell Support Group - Last Wednesday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., South Sumter Resource Center, 337 Manning Ave., (803) 774-6181.
Divorce Care and Grief Share - Two separate groups that meet Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Bethel Baptist Church, 2401 Bethel Church Road, (803) 481-2160.
TOPS S.C. No. 236 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) - Thursdays, 9 a.m., Spectrum Senior Center, 1989 Durant Lane. Call Cathy at (803) 481-2505 or Edna at (803) 905-3268.
Alzheimer's Support Group through S.C. Alzheimer's Association - First Thursday, 6-8 p.m., National Health Care, 1018 N. Guignard Drive. Call Cheryl Fluharty at (803) 905-7720 or the Alzheimer's Association at (800) 636-3346.
Journey of Hope (for family members of the mentally ill), Journey to Recovery (for the mentally ill) and Survivors of Suicide Support Group - Each group meets every first Thursday, 7 p.m., St. John United Methodist Church, 136 Poinsett Drive. Call Fred Harmon at (803) 905-5620.
Celebrate Recovery - Fridays, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. program, Salt & Light Church, 360 Miller Road. Help with struggles of addictions, family problems, smoking, etc.
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Support Group - Third Saturday, 1:30 p.m., 3785 Blackberry Lane, Lot 7. Call Donna at (803) 481-7521.
Sumter MS Support Group - First Sunday, 3 p.m., Wise Drive Baptist Church fellowship hall, 2751 S. Wise Drive. Call (803) 481-5344 or (803) 464-6440. Email I.am.me.not.ms.@gmail.com or email@example.com.