Local Support Groups


Autism Support Group- Hanover area meets at the Hanover Chapter of the Red Cross.  Call 717-487-7878 for details


Bereaved Programs- Call the Pathways Center for Grief and loss at 391-2413 or 800-924-7610 for a list of programs


Breastfeeding Class- Free breastfeeding class available for the first Thursday of the month at 1pm at Gettysburg SCCAP building.  A free Spanish class is also available.  Call 334-7634, ext.132 for more information.


Celiac Disease Support Group- Informal support group of those living with gluten-free diet.  Gettysburg Hospital Community Room.  Call 717-642-6053 or 717-337-1557


Children’s Aid Society Parent Support Groups-The Lehman Center, 402 W. Market St., York, PA.  meets weekly on Thursdays from 12:30 to 2:30 pm;  The Nicarry Center, 343 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford  meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday monthly from 6:00 to 7:30 pm; York County Prison Groups-open to all incarcerated parents at both York County Prisons (Men’s and Women’s); Teen Parent Support Group is open to teen parents at William Penn High School.  www.cassd.org


Compassionate Friends- York Chapter meets 2nd Monday of each month 7 to 9 pm at Zion United Methodist Church, 1030 Carlisle Road, York.  A support group for bereaved parents. Call 717-292-6046 for info.  The Gettysburg Chapter meets on the 4th Monday of each month from 7 to 9 pm at the Trinity United Church of Christ, 60 East High St., Gettysburg.  Call 717-642-9897 for info.


Depression Support Group-Meets Tuesdays at the Hanover Hospital Chapel 7 pm.  For info call 646-6905.


Easy Breathers Club- Meets at the Hillside Medical Center, 250 Fame Ave., Hanover, Room 209.  For those with lung disease and their families.  For info call 633-2159.


Epilepsy Support Group- Meets at Wellspan Neurology Conference Room, 290 St. Charles Way, York.  For info call 851-4585.


Hanover Mothers’ Center- Holds weekly playgroups on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00am to noon. For information on joining email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Lyme Disease Support Group- Meets the 1st Sunday of the month 1-4 pm Gettysburg Hospital Community Room.  Call 717-334-6806 or 717-334-6339.


MommyTalk-New moms are welcomed the 3rd month from 7 to 8 pm at Wellspan Women’s Center, 35 Monument Road, 2nd Floor Classroom, York.  For info call 717-851-4305


Multiple Madness Mom’s Club- For moms of twins and triplets and more meets the last Tuesday of every month at Redeemer’s UCC, 107 E. king St., Littlestown.  Call 717-334-8343 or visit www.geocities.com/multiplemadnessmomsclub.


Parent Support Group- Meetings in New Oxford at Children’s Aid Society, meets biweekly.  For info call 717-624-4461.


Peer Support for Children- 6:30 to 7:30 pm.  Six (6) week support group for children, ages 4 to 18 grieving a loss or life altering change in their families.  St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 127 York St., Hanover.  Call 637-5941.


Single Parent Support Group- Children’s Aid Society, The Niccary Center, 343 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford. 1st and 3rd Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7:30 pm.  Free to single parents/caregivers, child care for children 6 weeks to 12 years, refreshments for children and adults.  If interested call 717-845-5771 x105.


Teen Depression Support Group- Hanover Hospital.  For info call 646-6905.


Tourette Syndrome Support Group- For children and adults with Tourette Syndrome and their families.  Metts third Saturday of every month at the Gettysburg Hospital Community Room A from 2 to 4 pm.  Call 334-4895 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for info.

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