AA, AL-ANON, ALATEEN:
AA - Monday-Friday, noon and 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852.
AA Women's Meeting - Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852.
AA Spanish Speaking - Sundays, 4:30 p.m., 1 Warren St. (803) 775-1852.
AA "How it Works" Group - Mondays and Fridays, 8 p.m., 1154 Ronda St. (803) 494-5180.
441 AA Support Group - Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, 8 p.m., Hair Force, 2090-D S.C. 441.
AA Summerton Group - Wednesday, 8 p.m., town hall.
Manning Al-Anon Family Group - Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., Behavioral Health Building, 14 Church St., Manning. Call (803) 435-8085.
C/A "Drop the Rock" Group - Thursdays, 9:30 p.m., 1154 Ronda St. Call (803) 607-4543.
Sumter Vitiligo Support Group - Second Monday, 5:45-6:45 p.m., North HOPE Center, 904 N. Main St. Call (803) 316-6763. The group is also on Facebook.
Heroin Anonymous - Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30 p.m., 4742 Broad St. Call (803) 494-5180.
Mothers of Angels (for mothers who have lost a child) - First Tuesday at noon and third Tuesday at 6 p.m., Wise Drive Baptist Church. Call (803) 469-6059, (803) 979-4498, (803) 469-4506 or (803) 938-8544.
Sumter Combat Veterans Group Peer to Peer - Tuesdays, 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. Support group for teens and adults with special needs. Call Joan Bell at (803) 972-0051 or Carrie Jodoin at (803) 468-5745 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parkinson's Support Group - Second Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Carolinas Rehabilitation Hospital, 121 E. Cedar St., Florence. Call (843) 661-3746.
Sumter Amputee Support Group - Second Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Sumter Prosthetics & Orthotics, 259 Broad St. Call (803) 883-4356.
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.
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group - Third Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Carolinas Rehabilitation Hospital, 121 E. Cedar St., Florence. Call (843) 661-3746.
Amputee Support Group - Fourth Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Carolinas Rehabilitation Hospital, 121 E. Cedar St., Florence. Call (843) 661-3746.
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 Haney at (803) 895-1252/1253 or Sue Zimmerman at (803) 847-2377.
Sickle Cell Support Group - Last Wednesday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., South Sumter Resource Center, 337 Manning Ave. Call Bertha Willis at (803) 774-6181.
Divorce Care - Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Bethel Baptist Church, 2401 Bethel Church Road. Call (803) 481-2160.
Grief Share - Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Bethel Baptist Church, 2401 Bethel Church Road. Call (803) 481-2160.
TOPS S.C. No. 236 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) - Thursdays, 9 a.m., Spectrum Senior Center, 1989 Durant Lane. Call Diane at (803) 775-3926 or Nancy at (803) 469-4789.
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, Miller Road (across from Food Lion). For help with struggles of alcohol, drugs, family problems, smoking, etc.
Wateree AIDS Task Force Support Group - Third Friday, 11:30 a.m., 508 W. Liberty St. Call Kevin Johnson at (803) 778-0303.
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Support Group - Third Saturday, 1:30 p.m., 3785 Blackberry Lane, Lot 7. Call Donna Parker 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.