Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics Support Groups
and other local Support Groups
Support Groups meeting on a regular basis at Mason General Hospital are:
Meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 12 pm in the Ellinor Room. Contact Connie at (360) 426-4070
MGH&FC Cancer Support Group
Open to anyone affected by cancer, including caregivers. Meets every 3rd Monday of the month, 6 to 7:30 pm in the Pershing Room. Contact Karry at (360) 432-7706.
MGH&FC Shelton Diabetes Support Group
Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month (except July & August) from 1 to 2 pm in the Pershing Room. Contact Sue at (360) 427-7332.
Meets every Friday at 6 pm. Call (360) 754-4433 for more information.
Meets every Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 pm at MGH, and every Saturday from 10 to 11 am at Saint David’s Church, 324 W. Cedar Street in Shelton. Call Lori at (360) 970-8249 for more information.
Prostate Cancer Awareness and Support Group for Men and Significant Others
Meets the last Monday of every month from 7 to 8:30 pm at MGH, and every 2nd Tuesday of the month at Olympic Bakery, Spencer Lake in Shelton from 10 to 11:30 am (except on Holiday weekends). Contact Bill at (360) 426-2486 for further information.
Additional Local Area Support Groups
AARP Driver Safety
Classes meet at different times and locations in Mason County. Visit www.aarpdriversafety.org for current classes.
Meetings are held throughout the Mason County area. For a current list of locations and times call Patient Resources at (360) 427-9544, or call (360) 352-7344, or visit http://www.district8aa.org/.
Alzheimer’s Support Group (Shelton)
Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 10:30 to 11:30 am at Alpine Way Continuing Care Community, 900 W. Alpine Way. Contact Kathy at (360) 426-2600.
Bereavement Support Group (Providence Sound Home Care)
Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 1:30 to 3 pm at the Shelton Firehouse building, 122 W. Franklin St. Contact Barb at (360) 493-4667.
Cancer Support Group
Meets every 2nd Sunday of the month from 10 to 10:50 am at Faith Lutheran Church, 1212 Connection St., Shelton. For more information contact Faith Lutheran Church at (360) 426-8611.
MGH&FC Allyn Diabetes Support Group
Meets the 4th Thursday of the month from 1 to 2 pm in the Port of Allyn Building’s downstairs meeting room. Contact Sue at (360) 427-7332.
Domestic Violence Support Group
Contact Turning Pointe for a prescreening appointment at (360) 432-1212 or (877) 923-1212.
Grief and Loss
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Alpine Way Continuing Care Community, 900 W. Alpine Way, Shelton from 10:30 to 11:30 am. Contact Kathy at (360) 426-2600.
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
All mothers and children from birth to age 5 are welcome (child care provided). Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at First Baptist Church, 428 W Cota St., Shelton from 9:30 to 11 am, Sept - May only. Call (360) 426-8461 for further information.
Meet the 1st Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at First Baptist Church (dinner and childcare provided), September - May only.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Call (360) 493-6021 or the 24-hour hotline at (360) 866-0403.
Meetings are held on Mondays at 1:00 pm at the Hoodsport Library. Call Marilyn (360) 463-0811 for further information.
Parenting and Babysitting Classes
Call the American Red Cross at 1-800 RED-CROSS (1-800 733-2767) or visit www.redcross.org/wa/tacoma.
Parkinson's Support Group
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at Alpine Way Continuing Care Community, 900 W. Alpine Way, Shelton from 12:30 to 3 pm. Call Kathy (360) 426-2600.
Reach to Recovery
Call the American Cancer Society at (800) 227-2345 for a referral.
Shelton Neuropathy Support Group
Meets on the 1st Thursday of each month at 10 am at the Shelton Library. Contact Mary Ann at (360) 480-9480.
Teen Sexual Assault Survivor Support Group
Call Margaret at (360) 426-6925 to sign up, or the Shelton High School Counselor’s office at (360) 426-4471. (Free and confidential.)
Meets every Monday at 9 am at Harstine Island Community Hall, 3371 E Harstine Island Road N., Shelton. Contact Sandy at (360) 426-0967.
Meets every Tuesday at the Pavilion Senior Center in Shelton. Weigh-in at 11:45 am for Meeting at 12:15. Contact Pat at (360) 229-9439.
The Patient Resources Department at Mason General Hospital has information on many more support and self-help groups in the Mason & Thurston County areas. Call (360) 427-9544 with inquiries.
The Crisis Clinic also has a comprehensive listing of services available. Call (360) 586-2800.