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Newtown Support Groups

Friday, January 1       

AA, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 8 pm, beginners meeting, open discussion.

Saturday, January 2      

Daily Reflections meeting, St Rose School (Monsignor Conroy Room), 46 Church Hill Road, 6:30 to 8 pm.

Sunday, January 3      

AA, Newtown Senior Center, Riverside Road, 2 pm, open speaker discussion meeting, 90-minute meeting.

AA, Newtown United Methodist Church (lower level), 92 Church Hill Road, 7:30 pm, open speaker discussion meeting.

NA, Narcotics Anonymous, St John’s Episcopal Church, 5 Washington Avenue, Sandy Hook, side entrance, 7:30 to 8:30 pm, information pamphlet/discussion meeting.

Monday, January 4      

AA Beginners’ Big Book meeting, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 7 to 8 pm.

AA, Newtown United Methodist Church, 8:15 pm, closed discussion meeting, teens welcome.

Tuesday, January 5       

AA, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 12:15 pm, closed step meeting.

AA, St John’s Episcopal Church, 5 Washington Avenue/Route 34, 6:30 pm, one-hour closed step meeting.

Al-Anon, 38 Church Hill Road, Second Floor (use rear entrance), beginner’s group, 7:30 to 8 pm. Open meeting, 8 to 9:30 pm. For more information, call 860-244-0022, or visit ct-al-anon.org.

Alateen, Newtown Youth & Family Services, 17 Church Hill Road (use rear entrance), 7 to 8 pm. For more information call 203-270-8577.


Wednesday, January 6      

Grand’s Place, support group open to grandparents or other family caregivers raising children in diverse family situations, noon to 2 pm, Parent Connection office, 115 Mt Pleasant Road. For more information call Newtown Parent Connection at 203-270-1600 or 203-426-8375. All are welcome.

Sibshop, a support group for siblings of children with developmental disorders. NYFS, 17 Church Hill Road, 5 to 6 pm. Call 203-270-4335 for information.

AA, Men’s Group, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 8 pm.

Thursday, January 7       

Children of Divorce, to help children heal from the separation of divorce, 5 to 6 pm, NYFS, 17 Church Hill Road. Call 203-270-4335 for information.

Newtown Parent Connection Hope & Support, 115 Mt Pleasant Road, 7 to 9 pm; 203-270-1600.

AA, Trinity Episcopal Church, 36 Main Street (at flagpole), 8 pm, closed speaker discussion, nonsmokers meeting.

Monthly Meetings

The Alzheimer’s Support Group, meets the last Wednesday of each month at The Homesteads, 166 Mt Pleasant Road, 6 to 7 pm; 203-426-8118.

Newtown Parent Connection Bereavement Group, meets the first Wednesday of each month, 115 Mt Pleasant Road, 7:30 to 9 pm; 203-270-1600.

Compassionate Friends, at Healing Hearts, 73 Stadley Rough Road, Danbury, 7:15 pm on fourth Tuesday of each month, grief support group for families who have experienced the death of a child. For information call Karen Butterfield, 845-225-5895.

Special Moms Prayer Group, support for moms with special needs children, at St Rose, 38 Church Hill Road, at 7 pm, the third Wednesday of the month (except July; no meeting). Open to all faiths. For information call Beth, 203-426-3606.

Autism Support Group meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 pm at Newtown Youth & Family Services, 17 Church Hill Road. For information, call 203-270-4335.

Newtown PAC, for parents of children with learning disabilities, meets the 2nd Thursday of each month, 7 to 9 pm, at NYFS, 17 Church Hill Road. Contact Suzanne at 203-270-9869 for information.

Siblings Healing Support Group meets 9 am to 10 am on the first Saturday of each month at 115 Mt Pleasant Road, sponsored by Newtown Parent Connection. Information at 203-270-1600.

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