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NAMI – Advocates for Mental Health and the Wayne

all experiencing the impact of serious illness and loss; palliative care is a consultative service to assist doctors to care for their patients; hospice and palliative care are provided in the patient’s home, nursing facility, assistedliving facility, hospitals in Wayne and Holmes counties and the Wadsworth-Rittman area, or in the inpatient unit located at 1900 Akron Road.

Holmes Suicide Prevention Coalition have merged into one organization called the Wayne Holmes Mental Health Coalition. 637 College Ave.; (330) 264-1590; www.whmhc. org, email:

KIDNEY FOUNDATION SUPPORT GROUP – Call for meeting dates/times/locations, (330) 262-1164; provides kidney patients the chance to share their problems and successes with other victims and their families.

Monday • Beacon of Hope: meets at 6 p.m., Beacon House, 732 Spink St., Wooster; open to women only.

MEMORY CARE SUPPORT GROUP - West View Healthy Living holds monthly support group for any person who has a family member with any form of dementia. This group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00pm in the Chapel at West View (1715 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster). Open to the public. For more information contact Kelli Beckler at 330-264-8640.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP – Meets the 2nd Monday, 7 p.m., Wooster Community Hospital; for people who have been diagnosed with MS; offers speakers, education and emotional support; resources available; Pixie, (330) 345-7374.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS – (330) 264-8498, for the most recent updates, refer to

Tuesday • By Any Means Necessary: meets at 7 p.m., Trinity United Church of Christ 152 E. North St., Wooster; open to guests. Thursday • Pathway To Hope: meets at 7 p.m., Oasis Recovery Club, 104 Spink St., Wooster; open to guests. Saturday • Saturday Serenity: meets at Noon, St. James Episcopal, 122 W. North St. (rear entrance), Wooster, open to guests.

PARENT TO PARENT – 266 Oldman Rd., (330) 2644086; office hours; weekdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Director, Sue Rumbug, for parents of developmentally disabled children and adults in Wayne County; provides respite care, financial assistance for special diets, adaptive equipment, home modifications, training and education.


Christopher N. Finney Robert A. Stutzman Ronald E. Holtman Of Counsel

Thursday of each month at 1:00 in the Chapel at West View Healthy Living at 1715 Mechanicsburg Rd. Wooster. Provides support and education to any person affected by Parkinson’s Disease. Open to the public. For more information contact Dee Kline at 567-274-8917.

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE CLINIC – By appointment only, Wayne Co. Health Dept., 203 S. Walnut St., (330) 264-9590; fee determined by income.

WIC (WOMEN, INFANTS & CHILDREN) CLINIC – Wayne Co. Health Dept., 203 S. Walnut St., (330) 264-1942,; Kathryn Helmuth MD, Medical Director; hours: by appointment only; a nutrition education and food supplement program for Wayne County residents only who are pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum, as well as infants and children up to 5 years of age; call for income guidelines, which change each July.

If your support group is not listed in this guide, please call 330-264-1125, Ext. 2232 to reserve your spot for next year so that we offer the most complete community guide possible. Thank you.

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Wooster Today: The 2016 Community Guide  

A guide to services and life in Wooster, Ohio, published by Spectrum Publications, a division of The Daily Record.

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