Support Groups

Shanghai Chosen Families
A support group for parents of children with special needs with regular meetings and activities.
Shanghai Mamas
Online forum of moms in Shanghai for chatting, exchanging information, and setting up playgroups.
Heart to Heart Shanghai
Non-profit organization dedicated to supporting children with financial needs for medical condition congenital heart disease. Volunteer program for expats and individuals in Shanghai.
Bumps & Babes
Bi-monthly support group for expecting and new parents. Helping families with young children adjust to life in Shanghai.
Cercle Franceophone De Shanghai
Support group for French living in Shanghai, provides events, activities and related information. Yongjia road Lane 527, House 2, Ground Floor, Xuhui District, Shanghai.
American Womens Club of Shanghai
A non-profit social club to assist expatriate women (not only American) to suite the new environment.
Shanghai Doulas
Providing emtional and physical support for expecting and new mothers.
Gluten-Free Shanghai
Raises awareness on gluten-free food products and support group for individuals with coeliac disease. News, information, support group, events, and consults safety issues to food and beverage industry.
Beacon of Love
A charity organization to raise awareness of children with congenital heart disease. Since 2002, Beacon of Love has held a charity bazaar to raise funds for children in need of medical operations with congenital heart disease.
A confidential helpline provide emotional support for the expat community. They also provide information on living in Shanghai.
Deutscher Club Shanghai
Club that only facing to Germany. Provides information like events, jobs, and services providers information in Deutchers community.
Alcoholics Anonymous
Support and daily meetings for Alcoholics, following the 12 step program. 20/F, Room 20B,the East Tower 200 Zhenning Road, Shanghai.
Home Sweet Home Shanghai Co. Ltd.
A non-profit organization dedicated to help equip individuals with special needs. Volunteer programs, basic needs to homeless, and workshops. South Entrance Sunqiao Village Zhangjiang No. 1213 Junmin Gong Road. Located in Pudong District.
SOS International Shanghai Office
Provides medical services, travel insurance, clinics and emergency services. Room 2907-2910, Building 2, Gang Hui Center, No. 3, Hong Qiao Road, Shanghai.
Sexual Health Shanghai
A website with information on HIV/AIDS and other STDs for the expat community.Provides locations for STDs and HIV test, Shanghai STDs treatment.
Russian Blub in Shanghai
This is a club provides support information for Russian living in Shanghai.
The Community Center Shanghai Counselling Services
Helping families in need with emotional support. Lane 333 Biyun Road, Buliding 8, Unit B 101A Pudong, Shanghai.
Narcotics Anonymous
Regular meetings for men and women with drug problems. Support in English and other languages. Meeting place at Shanghai Alano Club, Room 20B, Floor 20, Xin An Tower 2, 200 Zhenning Road, Jing An District, Shanghai.
The Essential Learning Group
Support and services for children with special needs, 3 clinics located in both Puxi and Pudong side. Pudong: The Shanghai Community International School, Pudong Lower Campus 4th Floor, Main Building, 800 Xiuyan Rd., KangQiao Pudong, Shanghai.
La Leche League Shanghai
Monthly meeting for new mothers, focused on breastfeeding and raising children.
Shanghai Food Allergies Support Group
Monthly meetings focused on nutrition and allergies for children and adults.
Shanghai Sunrise
Non-profit organization dedicated to helping youth and children with school funding and scholarships. 12th Floor Asionics Technology Center No. 6 Lane 1279 Zhong Shan West Road.