Support Groups

Contact details for English-speaking support groups and meetings for AA (Alcoholics Anonymous), drug aid, cancer support meetings, AIDS and more...

Alcoholics Anonymous

There are also Al Anon meetings for friends and family of alcoholics and Co-Dependents (CoDA) meetings.

Drug Addiction

Narcotics Anonymous meetings are held regularly throughout Manila, for those wanting to learn to live without drugs.

S.E.L.F. (Self Enhancement for Life Foundation) is a therapeutic community for the treatment of drug abuse. It provides residential treatment as well as rehabilitation services

Cancer Support

Philippine Cancer Society: Provides support to help people with cancer cope with their illness.

HIV/AIDS Support

Pinoy Plus Association Inc.: Provides support and care to people with HIV/AIDS.

Positive Action Foundation Philippines: Support for people living with HIV and AIDS.

  • At: Bahay Kanlungan Center, 2615 Dian Street, Malate, Manila
    Tel: 02 404 2911 / 02 528 4531

Support for Victims of Crime

Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption: A group of volunteers that provide support to victims of crime and corruption.

  • At: Unit 601 Pacific Corporate Center, 131 West Ave. Quezon City
    Tel: 02 352 0174

Child Support

Child Rescue Protection (Bantay Bata): Foundation helping and protecting children who have been affected by domestic violence and child abuse.

  • Tel: 163
    At: ABS-CBN Foundation Building, Mother Ignacia Avenue Corner Eugenio Lopez St. , Quezon City 1103

Family Planning
Family Planning Organization of the Philippines: Provides family planning and reproductive health care services.

  • At: #50 Doña Hemady Street, New Manila, Quezon City
    Tel: 2 722 6466

Mental Health

Philippine Mental Health Association: A private organization dedicated to the promotion of mental health. It has a number of programs and services including education and information services, as well as clinical and diagnostic services.

Women’s Support

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is the main advocate in the Philippines of gender equality and women empowerment. Its role is to relay gender and feminist concerns to the Philippine government.

  • PCW
    Tel: 02 736 5249 / 02 736 7712