Support Groups

Nar-Anon Family Groups (Vancouver)
12 Step programme for those affected by others drug use. Barclay Manor, 1447 Barclay, Vancouver, B.C in the Piano Room. Meetings Friday nights 19:30-21:00 Come as you are, you are welcome.
British Columbia Persons With AIDS Society
Group aiming to enable people with AIDS and HIV to empower themselves through mutual support and collective action. Open Monday to Friday 10:00-16:00. 1107 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor, Vancouver, BC, V6B 5S8.
Three Pillars Clinic
Methadone clinic offering support for substance abusers. 412 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, V6A 1P5.
Post-adoption support services. Suite 1150, 409 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 1T2.
YWCA Vancouver
Progressive, non-profit organisation dedicated to achieving women’s equality. Runs single mothers support groups. 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 2E8.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Free support group for caregivers, including educational support and workshops, telephone support, referral to healthcare and community resources and a quarterly newsletter. 3425 Crowley Drive, Vancouver, BC, V5R 6G3.
Hub and resource centre for the lesbian, gay, transsexual and bisexual community. Monday - Friday 11.00- 18.30 . 1170 Bute Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 1Z6.
Pacific Post Partum Support Society
Support group for women suffering from depression or anxiety after the birth or adoption of a child. Suite 200, 7342 Winston Street, Burnaby, BC, V5A 2H1.
Alcoholics Anonymous
Group for people who are looking for support as they try to stop drinking. Open Monday to Friday 08:00-18:30, Saturday 09:30-17:00, Sunday 09:30-13:00. 3457 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC, V5R 5L5.
Parent Support Services Society
Protects the safety and wellbeing of children and promotes the health of families by providing support, education, advocacy, research, and resources to those in a parenting role. Suite 204, 5623 Imperial Street, Burnaby, BC, V5J 1G1.
Sunshine Coast Health Center
Helps with alcohol and drug rehabilitation. Suite 1, 2174 Fleury Road, Powell River, BC, V8A 4Z2.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG)
Support group for grandparents or any other family members raising a relative’s child on a full-time basis. Participants can share parenting tips, discuss financial problems, legal worries and make new friends.
BC 211
Helps people looking for any kind of help to define their needs and find relevant services from other organisations. Suite 330, 111 West Hasting Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1H4.
Vancouver Adult ADD Support Group
Non-profit group focused on supporting adults and children with Attention Deficit Disorder. Raven Song Community Health Centre, 2450 Ontario Street, Vancouver, BC, V5T 4P6.
Positive Womens Network
Group for women living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, supporting them in making informed choices about HIV/AIDS and their health. Suite 614, 1033 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 1M7.
HR Mental Wellness Centre
Depression and anxiety support group. Suite 307, 1190 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6H 1J1.
North Vancouver Chronic Pain Support Group
A small group that meets once a month to discuss issues affecting them. The address is Mollie Nye House, Lynn Valley Seniors Center, 940 Lynn Valley Road, Lynn Valley, North Vancouver, BC.
Battered Womens Support Services
Support and advocacy for women who have experienced abuse, plus training and education about violence against women. Open Monday to Friday 10:00-17:00, except Wednesday 10:00-20:00. 1424 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC, V5L 5G2.