support groups

Due West offers a variety of groups with a supportive environment which allows healing to take place. Each ministry is led by caring people who desire to help you deal with your life circumstances in a Biblical way, so that spiritual progress and positive life-change is realized.  Below is a list of support groups and contact numbers to help you get involved.


Sundays (year around), 7:30-8:30 pm in N118 (Building A).

Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.      


Are you loving someone through Alzheimer’s or some other dementia related disease?  Please join us:

Honoring Our Parent

Sharing information, insight and solutions to questions that arise while honoring our aging parents through dementia or any illness.  

Spouse Support Group

Offering encouragement and insight for those loving a spouse through Alzheimer’s or related dementias.  
Contact Sheila Welch for more information 404-642-6027 or

Alzheimer's/Dementia Family Support Group

Offering encouragement and insight for those loving a family member or friend through Alzheimer’s or related dementias.  

All groups welcome new members.  If you have questions, need more info or to RSVP for any group, contact: Sheila Welch at 404.642.6027


Feeling overwhelmed, anxious, depressed or have emotions that control your life? Join this 12-step support group and gain knowledge and support from others experiencing similar issues.


A GriefShare Support Group meets in the home of Lynn Capraun and Connie Morrow at 300 Marietta Walk Lane, Marietta GA 30064.  You may join the group at any time.  There is a $25 registration fee (no childcare onsite)..  

Each week you watch a short video, followed by discussion.  You share as much, or as little as you feel comfortable sharing.  This is designed to be a safe space for people suffering the loss of a spouse, parent, friend or relative.
Sojourners, a place for graduates of GriefShare to continue their journey from mourning to joy.


S.O.S. (Survivors of Suicide) Support Group provides: support, resources, acceptance, a safe reliable experience, kindness, compassion and encouragement to those who have lost a loved one to suicide.

For those who have personally struggled with thoughts of suicide, please call The Link Counseling Center at 770-541-1114, or visit The Link website.  The Link is known nationally for their work in counseling those who are in crisis, in addition to those who have lost someone to suicide.

Contact: Pam Roberds at 770-815-5636 or Email Pam for information.

Parkinson’s Support Group

This is a safe and confidential environment for those living with the disease, and their caregivers.
For more information, please contact David Allen at 770-422-8174.


Due West United Methodist Church is now forming a Widow to Widow Support Group. This is a safe space for women who have lost a spouse to meet with others who are going through the same thing.  It will be a place for conversation and encouragement.  When widows have a place where they can talk freely, and listen with compassion, the journey from mourning to restored joy is made more bearable.

Teresa and Elizabeth Whitton will be facilitating the meeting.  
Please contact Teresa at 404-406-0012 for the address. (There is no childcare on site)