PLEASE NOTE: This page includes all free 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.com
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Groups are available through Hope After Loss www.hopeafterloss.org
Lunachicks Fourth Trimester Support Group
Location: Mother’s Embrace Yoga, 194 Leavenworth Road in Shelton on the last Sunday of each month at 10:15am; call for dates and times.
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. 2018 Dates: 1/5, 1/19, 2/2, 2/16, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, 4/13, 4/27, 5/11. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com; Sera Gadbois, 860-230-5344 firstname.lastname@example.org; Lisa Falkner, 860-921-6461 email@example.com
It’s Hard to Mom
Location: Mass Cottage, 1st Floor Group Room, Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Ave. Hartford. When: 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month; 10:00am-11:30am. Contact: 860-545-7324; RSVP as space is limited
Mom 2 Mom
Location: Two Hearts PCC, 116 Grove Street, 2nd Floor, Torrington, CT. When: 2nd & 4th Saturdays 10:00am-11:00am. Contacts: Melanie Bazzano, Kimberly Freeman, Lindsay Gibson, Amy Rodriguez, firstname.lastname@example.org
Circle of Mamas – Support Group for New Moms
Location: Family Wellness Center, 635 Main Street, Middletown. When: 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!
Location: WIC office, 8 Crescent Street in Middletown. When: First Tuesday and Third Thursday; 11am-12pm. Contact: Sherri O’Shea, LCSW at 860-358-4834 or Mary Doyle, LCSW at 860-358-6427.
Life After Baby: Navigating the Fourth Trimester & Beyond
Location: Branford Recreation Department on 46 Church Street in Branford. When: 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.
New Mama Crew: Putnam
Location: Strong Body, Strong Mind Yoga Studio, 75 Main St. Putnam, CT When: 2nd and 4th Friday of the month at 6:30 pm. Contact: Stefanie Trudeau at email@example.com or 860-301-1499.
New Mama Crew: Canterbury
Location: Canterbury Public Library- 1 Municipal Drive, Canterbury When: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 10:30 a.m. Contact Stefanie Trudeau at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-301-1499.
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 email@example.com