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Support Groups

ONLINE

Strength Through Story

A free, online support group for pregnant, postpartum and adoptive moms who have experienced anxiety, depression or isolation that focuses on healing through writing and creative community.

Saturdays from 10-11 a.m. via Zoom

Please email Kim Hawley at strengththroughstory@gmail.com or DM @strengththroughstory to register.


Perinatal Breakfast Club

A monthly, online support group for women who are pregnant; or, who have recently given birth and are experiencing anxiety, depression or unwanted thoughts or behaviors.  The purpose of this group is to help educate, empower, and provide hope during your pregnancy and after the birth of your baby.  Please register in advance for the nine session group.  You will be provided activities to complete between meetings.  

Facilitator:  Jane McKinney, M.Ed., MSW, LCSW, LSCSW, RPT-S, certified EMDR therapist
Fees: FREE

Start Date for 9 session group: Saturday, May 16 (This group meets every other week, ending September 5, 2020)Start time: 09:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Contact:  Jane@abalancedlifellc.com for questions; or, go to https://www.abalancedlifellc.com to learn more


KANSAS

Lawrence, KS

Build Your Village pregnancy and postpartum support meetings

Contact: Melissa (785) 550-6795 or buildyourvillagekansas@gmail.com 


Manhattan, KS

Ft. Riley Army Community Services Bldg. 

Contact: ACS for day and time, (785) 239-9435


Olathe, KS

First and Third Fridays, 10-11:15am

Renew Counseling Center, 11695 S. Blackbob,  

Contact: Stephanie (951) 809-2665


Overland Park, KS

Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. 

Shawnee Mission Medical Center: Tapestry Room

Contact: (913) 632-4223


MISSOURI

Liberty, MO

You are not alone...

Supporting you through your journey while allowing it to play a part in someone else’s story.

Liberty Hospital Education Center Rm EC-2

1st and 3rd Thursday from 6:00-7:00

2525 Glenn Hendren Drive

Contact: Sonja Hockenbury, email - SonjaCaresForYou@gmail.com


Kansas City, MO

Birthing Hope: Momma Support Group

Thursdays, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

4232 Troost

Contact: Dr. Willis, (816) 302-8186 email: tnwillis@cmh.edu


St. Joseph, MO

Care for Mommy Support Group 1

Last Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.

Rolling Hills Library, 1904 N. Belt, 

Contacts: Cindy, (816) 273-7050; La’Sherrie, lasherrietyes@sjsd.k12mo.us


St. Joseph, MO

Care for Mommy Support Group 2

3rd Tuesday, noon

St. Joe PRC, 1502 N. 36th St.

Contacts: Cindy, (816) 273-7050; La’Sherrie, lasherrietyes@sjsd.k12mo.us


Lee’s Summit, MO

First Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. and Third Saturday, 9:30 a.m. 

Doctor’s Practice at St. Luke’s Health East

2737 NE McBaine Dr.

Contacts: Kelly or Jessica, (816) 251-5780


Clay County, MO

Clay County Public Health Center

Contact: Jackie Werle (816) 595-4200


Kansas City, MO

Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Group

Second Saturday of every month

Dreaming Tree Women's Care

8317 N Flora Ave, KCMO 64118

Contact:  Darcie Mendenhall, RN, Certified Professional Midwife, Certified Breastfeeding Educator

Please RSVP directly to the respective group host

Check out some of these local support groups for women recovering from perinatal mood disorders.  We encourage you to contact the Group Coordinator prior to attending for any schedule changes.