Support Groups / Organizations

Above MS – by Biogen: Offers personalized services and extra support to those living with MS. Program offers one-on-one telephone support, education, and lifestyle information to help those with MS navigate the various aspects of their life. 8:30am – 8 pm ET, M-F
5000 Davis Drive
PO Box 13919
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3919

Caregivers Support Group: Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month from noon – 2pm at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
277 E Montello St
Montello, WI 53949

Domestic and Sexual Assault Support: Offered through the Hope House: an organization aimed at preventing abuse and provide support to both male and female victims of domestic and sexual violence. Provides a 27-hour help-line, advocacy, counseling, legal services, children’s programs, shelter, and community education. They are currently serving: Sauk, Columbia, Juneau, Marquette, and Adams Counties.
720 Ash St, PO Box 557
Baraboo, WI 53913
Business Phone: (608) 356-9123 (Monday-Friday 8 AM- 4:30 PM)
24-hour help line: (800) 584-6790 or (608) 356-7500

Marquette County Memory Café: Social gatherings where individuals with memory challenges, mild cognitive impairment, early-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other types of early-stage dementia can come together to visit, enjoy refreshments, and participate in interactive and fun programs or activities. Sessions are monthly, with no charge, but donations are appreciated. Family members and friends are encouraged to participate as well.  For a complete listing of local Memory Cafes, contact the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin (Portage and Wautoma).  Held the first Wednesday of every month from 10am – noon at the Westfield Village Hall
129 East Third Street
Westfield, WI 53964

Additional Resources

A Time to Mourn
For more information call (866) 236-8500

Addiction in the Family: 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 6:00pm at the Pauquette Center
2901 Hunter’s Trail
P.O. Box 301
Portage, WI 53901
(608) 742-5518

Agnesian Bereavement Services
1161 W Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54937
(920) 907-3940\bereavement

AIDS/HIV: (800) 486-6276
Alcohol/Narcotics: Offered at the Pauquette Center
2901 Hunters Trail
Portage, WI 53901
(608) 742-5344

Alzheimer’s Round -The-clock 24/7 Hotline
Helpline (800) 272-3900

Alzheimer’s Support Group    (608) 339-3331

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregiver Support Group: 2nd Thursday of each month from 10am-11:30am. At the Columbus Community Hospital.
1515 Park Avenue
Columbus, WI 53925
(608) 742-9055 or (888) 308-6251

Brain Injury & Stroke Support Group: Meets once a month. At Divine Savior Healthcare Wellness Center. (608) 745-9055 for more information.

Caregiver Support Groups:
571 County Road A
Green Lake, WI 54941
(920) 294-4070

209 S Ste Marie St
Wautoma, WI 54982
(920) 787-0403

Cancer Support Group: Offered at ThedaCare/ Berlin Memorial Hospital
225 Memorial Drive
Berlin, WI 54923
(920) 361-5480

Cancer Support Group: Meets 3rd Monday of the month at 7pm.
Divine Savior Healthcare
Portage United Methodist Church
(608) 742-2281

Diabetes Support Group:  At Divine Savior Healthcare
2817 New Pinert Road, Conf Room D
Portage, WI 53901
(608) 45-6289

Friendship Connection: Free lunch on Mon & Wed, speak with counselors and peers to help deflate problems or find solutions to problems (608) 339-6810

Grief Support Groups
Compassionate Friends (death of a child)
Contact Wendy at (608) 213-0263 for more information

Grief Support Group
Divine Savior Healthcare
2817 New Pinery Road
Portage, WI 53901
Phone: (608) 697-0645

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home.
430 West Wisconsin Street
Portage, WI 53901
(608) 742-2126 Portage
(608) 635-2763 Poynette

Ministry Home Care Hospice Services
1840 Post Road Suite 5
Plover, WI
(715) 204-3440 or (800) 398-1297

Living with Cancer United Methodist Church
1804 New Pinery Road
Portage, WI
(608) 742-2281

Telephone Caregiver Support Group
Call from more information regarding Alzheimer’s
Association Support Groups at (800) 272-3900

ThedaCare Living with Loss
902 Riverside Drive
Waupaca, WI 54981
(920) 730-3408

VA Caregiver Support Line: Support line for those who are caregiving for a Veteran.
(855) 260-3274