Support Groups

Our goal is to provide a place of comfort, strength, support and hope for people as they work through their personal struggles.

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ADD Adults, Parents and Families

We provide a group for adults with ADD, parents and family members seeking support, resources and information about living with, and healing ADD.

Lake Forest
Thursdays 7:00pm to 9:00pm Next scheduled meetings: 10/22/20 11/12/20 12/10/20 Dr. Linden's webinars and support groups can be accessed via this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5480790651
Zoom Currently
1 Saddleback Pkwy
Lake Forest, CA 92630

Adoption, Kinship, & Foster Care Support Group

Join other adoptive, kinship, and foster parents for support, training, and encouragement as we learn how to better relate to our children and bring healing. We meet at three Saddleback Church campuses. We meet every Tuesday at 11am at the Lake Forest campus, every Saturday at 4pm at the Anaheim campus, the 2nd Saturday of the month at the Rancho Capistrano campus and and every 4th Saturday at the San Clemente campus.

Alzheimer's Support Group

We provide a support group for those caring for a spouse or a loved one with Alzheimer's.

Lake Forest
They will be meeting on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.
MO1
1 Saddleback Pkwy
Lake Forest, CA 92630

Brain Injury Support Group

We offer hope, support, empathy, education, and encouragement for rehabilitating brain injury survivors and their families from someone who has BEEN THERE and DONE THAT! Philippians 4:13. "I can do all things with God who gives me strength."

Lake Forest
1st & 3rd Saturday 10:00 – 12:00pm
Zoom
1 Saddleback Pkwy
Lake Forest, CA 92630

Divorce Care

The Divorce Care Workshop uses the video-based curriculum called Divorce Care, offering a structured process that facilitates healing from divorce. This is a 13-week group that involves teaching and group discussion. The cost is $20 per person and includes workbook materials.

Families and Friends of those with Mental Illness

This support group provides an environment where you can share your burdens, glean from others experience and find strength being with people who also have a loved one battling mental illness. You don't have to go through it alone. Come and be with people who can relate to what you are going through.

Families with Incarcerated Loved Ones

Come join our group so you can share your struggles, find answers and learn of new law changes that may impact your incarcerated loved one. During this difficult journey we pray, laugh, and sometimes cry together which has a healing effect on everyone.

Lake Forest
The 3rd Saturday of every month from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. There will be no meeting in Nov. and Dec. next scheduled meeting will be Jan. 18th.
MO2
1 Saddleback Pkwy
Lake Forest, CA 92630

Grief Support Group

The Grief Support Workshop uses the video-based curriculum called Grief Share, offering a structured process that facilitates healing from grief. The sessions involves teaching and group discussion. The cost is $20 per person and includes workbook materials.

HIV&AIDS

We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday's of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. All who are living with or affected by HIV/AIDS are welcome.

Lake Forest
The 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

1 Saddleback Pkwy
Lake Forest, CA 92630

NAMI Basics

The six session course is taught by trained teachers who are also parents / caregivers of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental illness in childhood. The course provides the fundamentals a caregiver needs to care for themselves, their family, and their child who is living with a mental illness. The course elements include: The trauma of mental illness for the child and the family The biology of mental illness & getting an accurate diagnosis The latest research on the medical aspects of the illness and advances in treatment An overview of treatment options-treatment works! The impact of a child’s mental illness on the rest of the family (caregivers & siblings) An overview of the systems involved in caring for children and teens and the importance of record keeping. You must contact NAMI to register for this workshop because space is limited. You can register online at namioc.org or call Jodi Schultz directly at (714) 836-4138.

Lake Forest
New group starting on January 21st from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. The group will close after the 1st week. You must register for the group since space is limited.
On campus
1 Saddleback Pkwy
Lake Forest, CA 92630

NAMI Family to Family Workshops

We deliver a 12-week course, written by mental health professionals and family members who have personally experienced the challenge of living with a mentally-ill family member. Learn about the various conditions, your role and how to cope during the process. You must contact NAMI to register for the next workshop for Saddleback Church. Space is limited You can register online at namioc.org or call 714-544-8488.

Lake Forest
The workshop meets for 12 consecutive weeks and they meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Lake Forest Campus
1 Saddleback Pkwy
Lake Forest, CA 92630

Veterans of the Armed Forces Support Group

Get together with other veterans and share your experiences in a setting where what is shared in the group stays in the group. We encourage one another as we look to God and the Bible for strength to face our challenges and for answers to our questions. Weekly attendance is not required.

Lake Forest
They meet every Wednesday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Green Room
1 Saddleback Pkwy
Lake Forest, CA 92630