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NAMI Minnesota
1919 University Ave. W., Suite 400
Saint Paul, MN 55104

phone: 651-645-2948
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Family Support Groups

“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, click here.)  Also see Daughters & Sons, and Partners & Spouses support groups below.

6:30 p.m., During June/July/August meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, Fairview Andover Clinic, 13819 Hanson Blvd. NW. Contact: Becca at 612-790-0938 or Amy at 763-398-9200.

7:00-8:00 p.m., meets the last Wednesday of each month, First Congregational Church, 1910 3rd Ave. NW. Contact Shari at 507-433-2301

6:30-8:00 p.m., meets on the second & fourth Monday of each month at Chaska Moravian Church at 115 4th Street. Contact Jan at 612-554-0825 or Sara at 612-770-7466.

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 NAMI Duluth at 218-409-6566.

7:00 p.m., meets the 4th Monday of the month at Advent United Methodist Church, 3945 Lexington Ave. South. Contact Connie at 952-432-9278.

Eden Prairie
7:00-8:30 p.m., meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 13600 Technology Drive. For information, call Carol at 952-426-0343.

Edina - Starts June 28 (Emphasis on first episode psychosis)
6:00-7:30 p.m., meets on the 4th Thursday of every month, at PrairieCare Edina, 6363 France Avenue South, Suite 200, in
conference room 204. For information, contact Nancy: or 651-645- 2948 x106.

Grand Rapids
5:00-6:30 p.m., meets the 3rd Tuesday at the Grand Rapids Area Library, 140 NE 2nd St. Contact Mary 218-230-9553 or Karen 218-328-5000

6:30 p.m., meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at Bethel Baptist Church, 1250 Monks Ave. Contact Diane at 507-358-7804.

Maple Grove
7:00-8:30 p.m., meets the 3rd Monday of each month at Lord of Life Lutheran Church 7401 Co. Rd. 101. Contact Barb at 612-889-3379.

Minneapolis (New location)
6:30-8:00 p.m., meets on the 1st Friday of each month at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, 50th and Knox Ave. So. Contact Cecelia at 205-292-5242.

Minneapolis - Starts July 10 (Emphasis on first episode psychosis)
6:00-7:30 p.m., meets 2nd Tuesday of every month,
 at Fairview Riverside, 2450 Riverside Ave. West Building, 2nd Floor Paula Clayton Room. For information, contact Nancy: or 651-645- 2948 x106.

6:30-8:00 p.m., meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1900 14th St. S. Contact Denise at 218-443-5286.

New Ulm
Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Brown County Human Services 1117 Center Street. Contact Mary: 507-276-5936 or Teresa: 507-217-1121.

7:00 p.m., meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at Northfield Community Resource Center, 1651 Jefferson Parkway, in Room HS 222. Contact: 507-663-7950 or 1-888-NAMI-Helps.

6:00-7:30 p.m., meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, Canvas Health, 7066 Stillwater Blvd., in community room. Contact Dan at 651-341-8918.

7:00 p.m., meets the 1st Monday of each month at Christ Community Covenant Church, 540 SE 18th Street. Contact Judy at 507-451-0043.

7:00-8:30 p.m., meets the on the 4th Tuesday of each month, St. Barnabas Lutheran Church, 15600 Old Rockford Road. Contact Elizabeth at 612-432-0471 or Pam at 612-419-6659.

Rochester (two groups)
7:00-8:30 p.m.
, meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday at NAMI SE Minnesota, 1700 N. Broadway Ave., Nolte Room (Suite 105), use Entrance “B”. Contact NAMI SE Minnesota: 507-287-1692.

5:30-7:00 p.m.
, meets the 1st and 3rd Monday at Mayo Clinic/St. Mary's Hospital, Generose Bldg., 3rd Floor, East Wing, Room 108 (Rome Conference Room). Free parking in Generose Parking Ramp. Contact Steve: 507-316-0971 or NAMI SE Minnesota: 507-287-1692.

6:30 p.m., meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at Centennial United Methodist Church, County Road C2 West & Snelling Avenue. Contact Anna Mae at 651-484-0599.

St. Cloud
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.

St. Paul
6:30-8:00 p.m., meets on the 4th Monday of each month at the Wilder Foundation, 451 Lexington Parkway N. (corner of University Ave. and Lexington) There is free parking in the ramp. Contact Jennifer at 507-254-5524.

6:30-8:00 p.m., meets the 1st and 3rd Monday at the Stillwater Library 224, Third St. N., in the Margaret Rivers Room A. Please use 3rd St. entrance. Free parking ramp. Contact Marie or Bob at 651-770-1436.

6:30 p.m., meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month, at Lakeland Health Center, 502 2nd ST. SW, in Seminar room 2 on the lower level. For information, call Family support: 320-444-4860.   320-235-3084

7:00 p.m., meets the 2nd Monday of each month at Winona Health, 855 Mankato Ave., in the Parkview conference room. Contact Helen at 507-459-2230 or Chuck at 507-226-3079.

Partners & Spouses Support Groups

Find Partner & Spouses Support Groups, here.

Suicide Survivor's Support Groups

Suicide survivor's support groups can be found on NAMI Minnesota's Suicide Prevention & Awareness page, here.

Other Support Groups

NAMI Scott County, family members and those living with mental illnesses join together for support at the Anchor Center 752 Canterbury Rd. S., in Shakopee on the first and third Wednesday of the month from 6:30-8:00 p.m. For information, contact Janet at 952-890-1669 or Kevin at 952-496-8513. 

Eating Disorders Family Support

Eating Disorders Family Support - Free friends and family support groups through The Emily Program Foundation. Open to the public in St. Paul, St. Louis Park and Woodbury providing education and emotional support for people caring for someone with an eating disorder. For information, call Emily Monson at 651-379-6141 or