Support Groups

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ACCESS is a team of experienced volunteers that help, advise, support and assist all internationals that come to live in the Netherlands. It is an invaluable resource for all manner of information and assistance.
Overeaters Anonymous
Amsterdam branch of Anonieme Overeters, international support group for people with eating disorders. Meets 19:00 Tuesday at Marius van Bouwdijk Bastiannsestraat 30 and Thursday at 20:00 Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 282A. At Postbus 61025, 1005 HA Amsterdam.
COC Amsterdam
Member of the federation for the integration of homosexuals. The group focuses on helping gay men and lesbians and providing support and assistance. Also Club COC, with disco and cafe nights. At Rozenstraat 14, Amsterdam.
Cancerlink
Providing support in English for cancer sufferers and their family and friends.
Love Exiles Foundation
The foundation educates the public about immigration issues concerning same-sex couples and provides support and out-reach.
Marijuana Anonymous
Marijuana Anonymous is a fellowship for men and women who want to stop using pot. Meetings are on Tuesdays (19:00 – 20:00) on Jacob Obrechtstraat 92 in Amsterdam and Saturdays (18:30 - 19:30) on Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 282b.
Nar-Anon Family Group
Family support group for people with addiction problems. Regular meetings in Dutch and English in Amsterdam. Website has full details of meetings.
Jennifer Walker Birth Support
Birth doula services including pregnancy massage, preparation and support as well as treatments for breech, over-estimated due dates and broken waters with no contractions.
La Leche League
Support and information for breastfeeding mothers in English, French, Dutch or Spanish. Regular meetings held in Amsterdam.
Narcotics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs has become a major problem. English-speaking meetings held in Amsterdam.
Al-Anon
Alcoholics anonymous group supporting friends and relatives of alcoholics using the 12 step programme.

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