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Support and Therapy Groups

Family Centers offers support and therapy groups for children, adults and families in our Stamford, Greenwich and Darien locations. Pre-registration is required for all groups, and a sliding fee scale is available.  Most insurance plans are also accepted. Please contact the appropriate professional for information or to arrange a consultation. If you would like to meet with a therapist for a private counseling session, you may also contact Cheryl Norfleet, intake specialist, at 629-2822, to make an appointment.

 

Stamford

Changing Families
For Children Coping with Divorce
Beginning in October
60 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford
Contact Helma Gregorich 
at (203) 324-3167

Adult Psychotherapy Group
Every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 
60 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford
Contact Carole Elias 
at (203) 324-3167

Writing for Wellness and Healing
Support Group for Those Who have Lost a Loved One or Experienced a Trauma
Every Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. 
60 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford
Contact Fran Dorf 
at (203) 324-3167

Anger Management 
Every Thursday from 6 to 7:15 p.m.
60 Palmer's Hill Road, Stamford
Contact Fran Dorf
at (203) 324-3167

Anger Management (Conducted in Spanish)
Every Tuesday from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m.
60 Palmer's Hill Road, Stamford
Contact Jose Olmo at (203) 324-3167

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Adult Group
For adults looking to learn coping techniques 
Every Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. 
60 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford
Contact Myra Marcus at (20
3) 324-3167

Darien

Active Parenting
Helps Parents with Children Ages 4-11 Develop a Stronger Emotional Connection
October 16, 23, 30 and November 6 & 13 at 10:15 a.m.
Center for HOPE, 590 Post Road, Darien
Contact Diane Hobbs at (203) 655-4693

Loss of a Child
Helps Parents Cope with the Death of a Child
Day and Time TBD
Center for HOPE, 590 Post Road, Darien

Socialization and Support Group for High School Boys
Date and Time TBD
590 Post Road, Darien
Contact Ed Moran at (203) 655-4693

Younger Widow and Widower Group
For People Under 60 Grieving the Loss of a Spouse
Every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 
Center for HOPE, 590 Post Road, Darien
Contact Margarida Caldiera at (203) 655-4693

Senior Bereavement Group
For People 60 and Over Grieving the Loss of a Spouse
Every Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. 
Center for HOPE, 590 Post Road, Darien
Contact Fran Dorf at (203) 655-4693

Parental Berevement Group for Those Griving the Loss of a Child
Every Friday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. 
Center for HOPE, 590 Post Road, Darien
Contact Fran Dorf at (203) 655-4693

Socialization and Support Group for High School Boys
Date and Time TBD
590 Post Road, Darien
Contact Ed Moran at (203) 655-4693

Younger Widow and Widower Group
For People Under 60 Grieving the Loss of a Spouse
Date and Time TBD
Center for HOPE, 590 Post Road, Darien
Contact Jennifer Stevens at (203) 655-4693 

Survivors of Suicide
For Those Grieving the Loss of Someone Who Has Died by Suicide
Date and Time TBD
Center for HOPE, 590 Post Road, Darien
Contact Ed Moran at (203) 655-4693

 

General Bereavement Group
Open to Anyone Grieving the Loss of a Loved One
Every Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m.
Center for HOPE, 590 Post Road, Darien
Contact Ed Moran at (203) 655-4693 

When Words Are Not Enough
A Support Group for Children with Critically Ill Family Members
Thursdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. (8 sessions)
490 Post Road, Darien
Contact Danielle Maryott
 at (203) 655-4693

 

Greenwich

Transitions
A Support Group for Aging Adults
Every Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m.
20 Bridge Street, Greenwich
Contact Myra Marcus at (203) 629-2822

You Go, Girl!
Helps Adolescent Girls Cope with Anger and Social Issues
Every Wesnesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
20 Bridge Street, Greenwich
Contact Myra Marcus at (203) 629-2822

Let's Talk: A Group for Women
Every Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
20 Bridge Street, Greenwich
Contact Stephanie Haen at (203) 629-2822

The Den For Grieving Kids
Monday and Wednesday 6:30-8 p.m.
40 Arch Street, Greenwich
Bi-weekly evening support groups for children who have experienced the death of a parent or other loved one. Children attend with parent or caregiver. Pre-registration required. No fee. For a listing of The Den's 2011-2012 groups, click
here. .
Contact Linda Weatherseed at 203-655-4693. 

 

Norwalk

When Words Are Not Enough
A Support Group for Children with Critically Ill Family Members
Thursdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. (8 sessions)
490 Post Road, Darien
Contact Danielle Maryott
 at (203) 655-4693

RITE (Reaching Independence Through Employment)
Comprehensive Computer Skills Training

Our bilingual computer training classes cover Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet/emailing skills to provide participants with the technology know-how to compete more effectively in today's job market. This program is offered by our RITE program (Reaching Independence Through Employment) for individuals wishing to improve their employability. Reservations and an initial interview are required. There is no fee for this program, which is funded through private donations and foundation grants. Please refer below for times and locations, but check with instructor for any cancellations or changes.  Contact Marisol Rivera at 203-629-2822 or Donna Spellman at 203-324-3167

Greenwich

Monday                 6:30-8:30 p.m.     Adams Garden

Tuesday                6:30-8:30 p.m.     Wilbur Peck Court

Wednesday          6:30-8:30 p.m.     Armstrong Court

Thursday               6:30-8:30 p.m.    Family Centers, 20 Bridge Street