Support Groups and Information
GOOD FRIEND, INC.
Good Friend is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating autism awareness, teaching acceptance of differences, and fostering empathy for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among their typically developing peers. Through guest lectures, staff in-services, general student assemblies, and peer sensitivity workshops, Good Friend is building a strong social foundation for a more cooperative society. If you are a parent and are looking for more information about ASD, please visit www.goodfriendinc.com or call 414-510-0385.
MOTHERING THE MOTHER, INC.
Mothering the Mother is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood experiences for all women regardless of income in Milwaukee County, and surrounding areas. This is achieved by providing educational classes, birth doulas, lactation support for improved breastfeeding success, postpartum doulas to help with the new transitions the family is experiencing, support groups, and mentors all on a sliding scale. Register on www.MotheringTheMotherInc.info or call 414-446-7107.
MILWAUKEE WOMAN’S CENTER
Are you a victim of domestic violence? If you wish to speak with a trained Crisis Advocate, please dial (414) 671-6140, and you will be connected to our 24-Hour Crisis Line. The Milwaukee Women’s Center’s Crisis Line Advocates are prepared to assist you by providing information and referrals. Help is just a phone call away.
Are you troubled by someone’s drinking? Al-Anon offers a program of recovery for the families and friends of alcoholics, whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not. Members gain comfort and understanding through sharing their experience, strength and hope. There are no dues or fees for membership. Website: www.Alanon-wi.org
Place: 6737 W. Washington St., Suite 2125 (First Floor), West Allis
Phone: 414-257-2415; E-Mail: email@example.com
AA SUPPORT (Alcoholics Anonymous)
Days: Every Tuesday
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Place: St. James Catholic Church, 7219 S. 27th Street, Franklin
Fee: Free; Donations appreciated.