Working to improve the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families
800 Transfer Road, #31
Saint Paul, MN 55114
toll free: 1-888-NAMI-Helps
“After our daughter was diagnosed with schizophrenia we found NAMI. They gave us the support we needed when our world fell apart.”
Family support groups provide ongoing support for families and friends of persons living with a mental illness. Support groups are scheduled for the following locations and times. Please call the contact person listed for information. (For volunteer trainings to facilitate NAMI family support groups,
6:00 p.m., meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at Our Place, 323 South 9th Street, Contact: Barbara Jean at 320-630-0268
7:00 p.m., meets the first Thursday of the month at Brooklyn United Methodist Church, 7200 Brooklyn Blvd (at Nobel). Contact Gail at 612-616-2646.
6:30 p.m, meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays, at Cambridge Medical Center, administrative conference room, 701 S. Dellwood St., Contact NAMI at 651-645-2948.
6:30 p.m., meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, at the Family Life Mental Health Center, 1930 NW Coon Rapids Blvd., Contact: Becca 763-755-6290 or Mary Kay 763-226-7088
6:00-7:00 p.m. (educational meeting 7:00-8:00), meets the last Tuesday of the month at Miller Dwan Hospital, conference room 3, 502 E. 2nd St. Contact Brian at 218-428-7637.
7:00 p.m., meets the fourth Monday of the month at Advent United Methodist Church, 3945 Lexington Ave. South. Contact Connie at 952-432-9278.
7:00 p.m. For dates and location, call Joe at 651-484-8218.
5:00-6:30 p.m., meets the 3rd Tuesday at the Grand Rapids Area Library, 140 NE 2nd St. Contact Susan at 218-245-2077 or Sherry at 218-259-2012.
6:30 p.m., meets the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at Bethel Baptist Church, 1250 Monks Ave. Contact Diane at 507-931-6996.
6:30-7:45 p.m., meets the first and third Friday of each month at Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church, 50th and Knox Ave. So. Contact NAMI at 651-645-2948.
7:00 p.m., meets the second Thursday of each month at Minnesota State University Moorhead, Comstock Memorial Union, 615 14th St. S., in Room 208. Contact Lyn, Denise or Ruth at 218-422-6826
7:00-8:30 p.m., meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, Canvas Health, 7066 Stillwater Blvd., in community room. Contact Dan at 651-341-8918.
7:00 p.m., meets the first Monday of each month at Christ Community Covenant Church, 540 SE 18th Street. Contact Judy at 507-451-0043.
Redwood Falls (Starts Oct. 8)
7:00 p.m., meets the second Tuesday of each month, Redwood Falls Library, 509 S. Lincoln Street. Contact Kari at 507-430-9966.
Rochester (two groups)
7:00 p.m., meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at NAMI SE Minnesota, 1700 Broadway Ave. N., Suite 104. Contact 507-287-1692.
6:00 p.m., meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, at Mayo Clinic/St. Mary's Hospital, Generose Bldg., in room M227 (parking validation available). Contact 507-287-1692.
6:30 p.m., meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at Centennial United Methodist Church, County Road C2 West & Snelling Avenue. Contact Anna Mae at 651-484-0599.
6:30 p.m., meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at Unity Spiritual Center, 931 5th Ave. N. Contact Chuck at 320-290-7713.
7:00-8:30 p.m., meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday, at Calvary Community Church, 1200 Roosevelt Road. Contact Mike at 320-259-7101 or 320-492-2024.
6:30 p.m., Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month, at Goodwill Easter Seals, 553 Fairview Ave. N., Room 123 (same time/location as the NAMI Connection group but in different room), Contact Jennifer at 507-254-5524.
6:30 p.m., meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at Health and Human Services Building (west entrance, lower level), 2200 23rd St. NE. Contact Theresa at 320-894-7336 or Ann at 320-894-4464.
7:00 p.m., meets the 2nd Monday of each month at Winona Health, in the Parkview conference room, 855 Mankato Ave. Contact Helen at 507-494-0905 or Cindy at 507-452-6335.
Maple Grove, Daughters & Sons Support Group
NAMI Minnesota has a support group specifically for adults with a parent who lives or lived with a mental illness. The Daughters and Sons Support Group meets at the Maple Grove Library, 8001 Main Street North, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., on the third Tuesday of every month. Contact Jennifer Thomas at 612-845-6619.
Partners & Spouses Support Group
This group is for spouses, domestic partners, and people who share child-rearing responsibilities with a person who has mental illness. It is held on the 1st Friday of the month, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church, 50th and Knox Ave. S., Room 394, in Minneapolis. For information about the partners/spouse group call Susan at 612-308-1883 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Paul, Partners & Spouses Support Group
The group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:45 p.m., at Falcon Heights United Church of Christ, 1795 Holton St. (Holton & Garden). For information, call Lois at 651-788-1920, or Donna at 651-645-2948 ext. 101.