Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Groups

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PLEASE NOTE:  This page includes all support groups in Connecticut known to PSI-CT at this time.  Listing of a group on this website page is in no way an endorsement of such group or meant to show preference of a listed group over a group which is not listed on this website page.  Individuals/families are responsible for choosing a support group which best meets their needs and provides the support they are looking for at any given time. Group facilitators are individually responsible for the content and process of their particular support group.  Please contact the Support Group Committee Chair, psictgroups@gmail.com, if you would like to add or remove a group from this list.  Thank you!

Unless otherwise specified, all groups provide FREE support for pregnant or new mothers.  Babies are welcome and you do not have to be a first time mom to attend.  For Questions about the following support groups please contact the listed contact person or Chairwoman of the PSI-CT Support Group Committee at psictgroups@gmail.com                                                                                                       

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Groups are available through Hope After Loss  www.hopeafterloss.org

Hartford 

ABC ~ Adjustment to Baby Challenges Support Circle
ABC Support Circle of West Hartford 

Location:  345 North Main Street, Suite 311C, West Hartford, CT Every other Friday from 12-1pm.  2017 Dates: 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, 12/15. 2018 Dates: 1/5, 1/19, 2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/16, 3/30.  For More Information contact: Sharon Thomason, Ph.D. 860-233-9772 x846, Laurie Silverman, Ph.D. 860-233-9772 x745 or Annie Keating-Scherer 860-212-7066 .

 ABC Support Circle of Southington

Location: “Be Here Now Yoga & Fitness Studio, 134 Elm St. Cheshire CT.  First & Third Tuesdays; 10:30am 11:30am.  Contact: Amanda Salvo at bb2blue@yahoo.com or call 860-490-3120

 Adjusting to Pregnancy & Postpartum Group

Location: Compass Wellness Center at 14 Vine Street in New Britain. Contact: Melissa Duenas, 860-890-3970 mamawarriordoula@gmail.com; Sera Gadbois, 860-230-5344 midwife.seragadbois@gmail.com; Lisa Falkner, 860-921-6461 lisafalknerlmt@gmail.com       

It’s Hard to Mom

Location: Mass Cottage, 1st Floor Group RoomInstitute of Living, 200 Retreat Ave. Hartford1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month; 10:00am-11:30amContact: 860-545-7324; RSVP as space is limited

(M)oms (O)ffering (M)oms (S)upport: (MOMS) Group

Location: Hockanum Early Childhood Learning Center (Room 11 or Family Resource Center) 191 Main St. East Hartford, CT.  Group is offered as a partnership with East Hartford Youth Services, Intercommunity’s Child First Program and East Hartford Family Resource Centers. Contact Kelly Waterhouse, LCSW at 860-291-7179.

Litchfield 

Mom 2 Mom

Location: Two Hearts PCC, 116 Grove Street, 2nd Floor, Torrington, CT. 2nd & 4th Saturdays 10:00am-11:00am.  Contacts: Melanie Bazzano, Kimberly Freeman, Lindsay Gibson, Amy Rodriguez, mom2mom@gmail.com    

Middlesex 

Circle of Mamas – Support Group for New Moms

Family Wellness Center, 635 Main Street, Middletown. Second Monday of the month 10:30-11:30am.  Contact: Nat Holmes, Community Wellness & Engagement Program Coordinator HolmesN@chc1.com (860) 347-6971 ext. 3662

Maternal Child Health Perinatal Support Group

Open to Moms AND Dads! WIC office, 8 Crescent Street in Middletown. First Tuesday and Third Thursday; 11am-12pm. Contact Sherri O’Shea, LCSW at 860-358-4834 or Mary Doyle, LCSW at 860-358-6427.

New Haven

Life After Baby: Navigating the Fourth Trimester & Beyond

Branford Recreation Department on 46 Church Street in Branford. First and third Thursdays of every month 5:00pm-6:30pm (A fee of $5 is charged). Contact:  Kerry Haynes, BSW at 203-488-8304 or http://www.brandfordrecreation.org.

Mom to Mom: A group for moms of infants                                                                                   

Women and Family Life Wellness Center, 96 Fair Street, Guilford, CT 06437.
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. 1st and 3rd Saturday monthly. Contact: Ruth Montgomery, and Danielle Faulkner at 203.458.6699 or info@womenandfamilylife.org

Currently, there are NO Free Groups in the following Counties. If you are interested in starting one, please contact the Chairwoman of the PSI-CT Support Group Committee at psictgroups@gmail.com
Fairfield
New London
Tolland
Windham

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