Support Groups

Social Development Centre
Non-profit organisation providing social services, social awareness, training, and development services to families. Volunteers welcome, regular fundraising and awareness campaigns.
Out of Sync Support Group
Organised by Doha Mums. An informal "network" of parents whose children have any sort of "special need", such as Oral Dyspraxia, Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, PDD-NOS and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Referrals, support network and work
Qatar Social and Cultural Centre for the Blind
Members services include English courses, sports and crafts activities, and courses in computers and Braille. Located near Dahl Al Hammam Park, Doha.
Food Allergies Support Group
Organised by Doha Mums. To assist families coping with food allergies. Practical advice and support. Meeting dates posted on the Doha Mums website. Non-members welcome
Fertility Support Group
Organised by Doha Mums. For anyone facing a challenging fertility journey. To share experiences, advice and support. Monthly meetings and guest speakers.
Alcoholics Anonymous
Support group for alcoholics in Doha. 24 hour help line: 560 5901. Regular meetings in Al Ahil Hospital.
Overeaters Anonymous
Recovery programme from compulsive overeating using the 12 steps. English-speaking meeting held in Doha on Wednesdays.
Qatar Charity
Non-governmental organisation providing humanitarian relief and supporting communities in Qatar and abroad. Volunteers are welcome to help with fundraising activities and projects. Based in Doha.
Breastfeeding Support Group
Organised by Doha Mums. Information and support about breastfeeding. Meet once a month at a Doha mums home, usually first Thursday. Siblings welcome.
Doha Home Educators
For expats home schooling their child/children in Qatar. Exchange of information, moms night out, childrens activities.
Qatar Diabetes Association
Helps to raise awareness of diabetes in the expat community, providing education, support and training for patients and their families. At Rawdat Al Khail, Al Muntaza, Doha.
Depression Support Group
Organised by Doha mums. Meet at cafes and members houses. Supportive, welcoming and confidential. Non-members welcome. usually meet the first Wednesday of every month.