Support Groups

Bariatric Surgery Patient Support

Open to patients who have had weight-loss surgery; as well as support people and Surgical Associates patients who are considering surgery. Saturdays at 9am to 11am.

Grinnell Regional Medical Center
Tomasek Conference Room
210 Fourth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

Phone: 641-236-2069


Moms off Meth (MOMs)

Contact Jackie Allen Black, Crisis Intervention Services.

Phone: 641-673-0336

Email: jackie@cismc.org


Breastfeeding Support Group

Support group for women to encourage and support breastfeeding their babies. It is free and open to nursing mothers. Infant weight checks are done following the classes and are open to anyone, or may be scheduled. First Tuesday of the month at 4:30pm.

Grinnell Regional Medical Center
210 Fourth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

Phone: 641-236-2324


Cancer Support

Provides an informational time of sharing and support for anyone with a cancer diagnosis. Every Tuesday from 9:30–10:30am.

Grinnell Regional Medical Center
210 Fourth Ave.
Room 204
Grinnell, IA 50112

Phone: 641-236-2568

Email: LRomer@grmc.us


Caregivers Support Group

Support group offered by Grinnell Regional Hospice for anyone caring for an older adult loved one. Provides caregivers with the opportunity to gain support, strength and encouragement from each other. Fourth Tuesday of the month from 10–11am.

First Presbyterian Church
1025 5th Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

Phone: 641-236-2418


Diabetes Living Support Group

Support group includes a visit with the dietician and diabetes educator. Speakers and topics vary. Meets bi-montly from 7–8pm.

Grinnell Regional Medical Center
Tomasek Conference Center
210 Fourth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

Phone: 641-236-2488


Lyme Disease Support Group

Support group fro those who suffer from Lyme disease and their family or support persons. The group provides educational speakers, support and discussion of treatment modalities.

Lamb Law Office
717 5th Ave., Suite 2
Grinnell, IA 50112

Phone: 641-236-3610 (Dale Lamb)


Grief Support Group

Support group for adults who have experienced the loss of a loved one or friend. The group supports participants through the emotions, reactions and experiences that follow the death of someone close. Second Wednesday of the month from 10–11am.

Drake Community Library
930 Park St.
Grinnell, IA 50112

Phone: 641-236-2418

Email: shuls@grmc.us


Meet and Eat Bereavement Support

A monthly dinner gathering for those who have lost a loved one. It is a time to remember that even though you may have lost a loved one, you can still be social and enjoy a meal out with others who share similar experiences. Meal costs $6. First Sunday of the month at 5:30pm.

Grinnell Regional Medical Center
Tomasek Conference Center”
210 Fourth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

Phone: 641-236-2418

Email: shuls@grmc.us


Narcotics Anonymous

Fridays at 7:30pm.

Station Club House
729 Pearl St.
Grinnell, IA 50112

Phone: 641-236-0270 or 641-821-9565


Perinatal Loss Support Group

Call for specific dates and times.

Grinnell Regional Medical Center
East Tomasek Room
210 Fourth Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

Phone: 641-236-2324

Email: sbaarda@grmc.us


ANAD: National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

Support group for men and women with bulimia or anorexia. Mondays 7:30–8:30pm.

410 Washington Lot 31
Grinnell, IA 50112

Phone: 641-510-1141 (Brooke Burkett)


Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

United Church of Christ
902 Broad St.
Grinnell, IA 50112
Monday & Thursday at noon

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
6th & State
Grinnell, IA 50112
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday at 7:30pm
Meeting for women: first Saturday of month at 9:00am

Grinnell College Campus
1233 Park St. (CRSSJ Prayer Garage)
Grinnell, IA 50112
Monday at 7:00pm

Phone: 641-236-0270


Al-Anon Meetings

Support group for families of persons with alcohol addiction. Every Monday at 7:00pm.

First Presbyterian Church
1025 5th Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

Phone: 515-422-2510
Toll Free: 888-4AL-ANON

Website: http://iowa-al-anon.org

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