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Support Groups

Friday, April 3      

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


Saturday, April 4      

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


Sunday, April 5      

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, April 6      

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, April 7        

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 to 8 pm. Open meeting, 8 to 9:30 pm. For more information, call 270-8577.

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

Me After We group recognizes that adults need to depend on others for support and guidance after a divorce. NYFS, 17 Church Hill Road, 7 to 8:30 pm.


Wednesday, April 8      

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 270-1600 or 426-8375. All are welcome.

CHAOS (Choosing Healthy Alternatives Over Substances), an adolescent substance abuse support group, NYFS, 17 Church Hill Road, 6 pm.

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


Thursday, April 9       

Newtown Parent Connection Hope & Support, 115 Mt Pleasant Road, 7 to 9 pm; 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; 426-8118.

Newtown Parent Connection Bereavement Group meets the first Wednesday of each month, 115 Mt Pleasant Road, 7:30 to 9 pm; 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 Parish Hall, 40 Church Hill Road, at 7 pm, the first Tuesday of the month (except July; no meeting). Open to all faiths. For information call Marisol Puterbaugh, 364-1655.

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 270-4335.

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.

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