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Divorce Support Groups - Main Line & Philadelphia

For meeting times/dates, please contact support group leaders directly.

Women's Support Groups

Divorce and Separation Support Group

(215) 280-2947 8612 Germantown Pike, 2nd Floor Chestnut Hill, PA 19118

Meetings: Call for information Contact: Kim Wilson, LCSW

resistance tO READINESS DIVORCE SUPPORT GROUP

(610) 810-2728 115 Pheasant Run, Suite 212 Newtown, PA 18940

Contact: Dr. Lee Picariello

Women’s Separation and Divorce Group

(610) 458-9282 157 Little Conestoga Rd. Suite 3 Chester Springs, PA 19425

Meetings: Wednesdays, 6-7pm for 10 week session Contact: Rose Wagner

Women Coming Out of Marriage

(610) 687-6391 Women's Resource Center 113 W. Wayne Avenue Wayne, PA 19087

Meetings: New group starting  Jan 10, 2014 Contact: Katey Moody

Women’s Divorce Support Group

Counseling at Heritage 595 Bethlehem Pike, Suite 222 Montgomeryville PA 18936

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30pm Contact: Tina Paone, (215) 997-7772

New Beginnings, Support for Divorcing Women

Bala Cynwyd and Philadelphia

Find practical tools to feel more optimistic, manage your anger about the divorce and rebuild your life. 

Contact: Ruth Conviser, (610) 745-9571

Weekly Support Group for Women Going Through Divorce

(610) 526-1775 14 Elliott Avenue, Suite 9 Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Meetings: Every Wednesday, 7-8:15PM Contact: Laura Napolitano

Children's Support Groups

“Banana Splits”

(215) 997-7772 Ages 10-12 years. Children engage in structured, therapeutic discussions about how divorce impacts their lives and learn coping skills.

Counseling at Heritage 595 Bethlehem Pike, Suite 222 Montgomeryville PA 18936

Meetings: Tuesdays from 6:00-7:30pm (same time as Women's Group) Contact: Tina Paone 

Children of Divorce Support Group

This group will support children who have parents that are in the process of becoming divorced or are already  divorced. Children will be supported to express their emotions, process their experiences through creative modalities, gain peer support, and increase their coping skills. This group will also include support for behavioral and emotional adjustment to divorce, building self-esteem and age-appropriate techniques for communication.

Main Line Counseling & Wellness Center 600 Haverford Road, Suite 201, Haverford PA 19041

(610) 664-2524 

Meetings: Thursdays from 4:30-5:30pm Contact: Sarah Domis, MS, LPC 

Teen PotentiaLS

This workshop specifically works with teens and young adults that are struggling in different areas of their lives, ranging from troubled relationships to acting out in their lives. It delves into different topics each night (like forgiveness, ways to deal powerfully with anger/sadness, etc) as well as group sharing. Any troubled teen is welcome to attend.

Varying Locations on the Main Line

(610) 529-5322

Meetings: 10 week program; Tuesdays or Thursday evenings; 1 hour long Contact: Marty Matika 

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Church Groups - DivorceCare

The following support groups are affliated with DivorceCare , a nationally-recognized church initiative offering a 13-week support group and seminar on a wide range of topics around divorce recovery.

Church of the Saviour

(610)688-6338 ext. 205 651 N. Wayne Avenue Wayne, PA 19087

Meetings: Monday evenings; Fresh Start Separation and Divorce Recovery 2-Day Seminar, April and October Contact: Frank Comeau

Grace Bible Fellowship Church

(610)876-8725 723 S. Providence Road Wallingford, PA 19086

Meetings: Wednesdays at 7pm Contact: Tim Cowen, Pastor of Family Ministries

Grace Chapel Church

(610)356-4110 1 West Eagle Road Havertown, PA 19083

Meetings: Tuesdays at 7pm Contact: Reds & Anne Pierce, Facilitators

Calvary Chapel of Philadelphia

(215)969-1520 13500 Philmont Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19116

Meetings: Mondays evenings at 7pm; additional program for children

Narberth Presbyterian Church

(610)664-4880 205 Grayling Avenue Narberth, PA 19072

Meetings:Tuesday evenings; additional program for children. Contact: Dennis Gee, dennis.gee@verizon.net and Kate Layman, kmlayman@verizon.net

Grove United Methodist Church

(610)696-2663 490 W. Boot Road West Chester, PA 19380

Meetings: Tuesday evenings at 7pm Contact: Danielle Rossney, Director of Small Groups

Lives Changed By Christ

(215)513-2292 100 Main Street Harleysville, PA 19438

Meetings: Mondays at 7pm Contact: Carol Kern

Hopewell United Methodist Church

(610)269-3507 852 Hopewell Road Downingtown, PA 19335

Meetings:Thursdays at 6:30pm, additional program for children Contact: George & Debbie Robinson, Facilitators

Local Meetup Groups

SWARTHMORE WOMEN STARTING OVER AFTER 50 MEETUP

Swarthmore, PA

Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the month, 6:30PM

BUXMONT DIVORCE/SEPARATION MEETUP

Greater Philadelphia area; location varies

Meetings: Weekly, afternoon/evening

DATING AFTER DIVORCE MEETUP

Philadelphia area; location varies

Meetings: Monthly, afternoon/evening

DIVORCED AND WIDOWED MEETUP

Greater Philadelphia area; location varies

Meetings: Monthly, afternoon/evening

EMPOWERING THE CHILDREN OF DIVORCE MEETUP  

King of Prussia area

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