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ALTAMONTE SPRINGS
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Left Behind After Suicide Grief Support Group
Hospice of the Comforter
480 West Central Parkway
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Contact:
Ann Dumont, (407) 682-0808 Ext. 6430
anndu2@hotmail.com
Meeting Place:
Hospice of the Comforter Bereavement Center
595 Montgomery Road
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm.
Group will begin to meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month beginning January 2009.
Facilitated by: Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Seminole, but all are welcome.
Last Updated: 9/5/08

AUBURNDALE
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Survivors of Suicide Support Group
www.HALOSflorida.org
Contact:

Good Shepherd Hospice at 863-968-1707
Meeting Place:

Bethany Center at Good Shepherd Hospice
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:

Several times a year - please contact for information.
Facilitated by:
Professional
Charge:
No
Newsletter:
No
Counties Served:
Polk
Last Updated: 
2/4/09

BOCA RATON
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Suicide Survivors Support Group
c/o American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
4400 N. Federal Hwy., Suite 210
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Contact:
Joan Fine (561) 392-7877
joan@afspflse.org
Meeting Place:
4400 N. Federal Hwy., Suite 210
(Please call for more detailed directions)
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m.
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes, to AFSP members
Counties Served: Palm Beach & Broward
Last Updated: 1/31/06

BOYNTON BEACH
Group Name & Mailing Address:

S.O.S.
Jewish Family and Children's Services of Palm Beach County
8500 Jog Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33437
Contact:
Ronni Cutler, LCSW, CAP (561) 369-3800 x403
Meeting Place:
JFS 8500 Jog Rd., Boynton Beach
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 5-6:30 p.m.
Facilitated by: Professional
Charge: N/C
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Palm Beach/Broward
Last Updated: 2/2008

BREVARD COUNTY
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Survivors of Suicide Group
Wuesthoff Hospice
8060 Spyglass Hill Road
Viera, FL 32940
Contact:
Deborah Abram, (321) 253-2222;
Deborah.abram@wuesthoff.org
Donna Gilsinan, donna.gilsinan@wuesthoff.org
Meeting Place: Same as above
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st and 3rd Thursday, 6pm
Facilitated by: professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Counties Served: Brevard
Last Updated: 6/23/08

CAPE CORAL
Group Name:

C.A.R.E.S.
Adolescent Survivor of Suicide &
Adult Survivor of Suicide Support Groups
Contact: Tara Moser, LCSW, CARES Vice President
239-540-1155 or tara@deltafamilycounseling.com
Virginia Cervasio, Executive Director
239-945-2737 or caresprevention@yahoo.com
Meeting Place:
Delta Family Counseling
3723A Del Prado Blvd S
Cape Coral, FL 33904
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
Third Thursday of every month, 7-8pm
Facilitated by: Peer and Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: SWFL
Last Updated: 6/24/08

DAVENPORT (SW Orlando area)
Group Name & Mailing Address:
HALOS - Healing After A Loved One's Suicide
www.HALOSflorida.org

Contact:

Marie Dudek, (863) 424-4810
HALOSflorida@gmail.com
Meeting Place:

3 miles south of I-4 at Route 27 (exit 55)
Davenport, FL 33837
Call (863) 424-4810 for exact address
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:

2nd Wednesday of the month, 7:00-8:30PM
Facilitated by:
Peer
Charge:
No
Newsletter:
No
Counties Served:
Polk, Orange, Osceola, Lake
Last Updated:
12/2008

DAYTONA BEACH
Group Name & Mailing Address:
Assure Group
Contact:
MHA Office (386) 252-5785
mhadbfl@cfl.rr.com
Meeting Place:
531 S. Ridgewood Ave.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
Every 3 weeks. Call for exact dates and times.
Facilitated by: Peer and professional when available
Charge: No
Newsletter: By email
Counties Served: Volusia and Flagler
Last Updated: 11/27/07

DELAND
Group Name & Mailing Address:

After Suicide Support Group
1980 South Spring Garden Ave.
Deland, FL 32720
Contact:
Laura Meyer, dreamsicle3@msn.com
(386) 736-2446
Meeting Place:
1980 South Spring Garden Ave.
Deland, FL
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 6:00PM
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: All are welcome
Last Updated: 8/20/08

FLAGLER BEACH
Group Name and Mailing Address:

Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Contact: Lydia Haglund, 386-246-3197
lhaglund@yahoo.com
Meeting Place:
Moody Wick Line Center
800 South Daytona Avenue
Flagler Beach, FL 32136
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Volusia and Flagler
Last Updated: 9/5/08

FORT LAUDERDALE
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Suicide Survivors Support Group
c/o American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
4400 N. Federal Hwy., Suite 210
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Contact:
Lorie Simmons (561) 392-7877
inquiry@afspflse.org
Meeting Place:
Broward General Medical Center
1600 South Andrews Avenue
West Wing Conference Room
Fort Lauderdale, FL
(Please call for more detailed directions)
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 7:30-9 p.m.
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Counties Served: Broward, but all are welcome
Last Updated: 6/10/09

FORT MEYERS
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Hope Hospice Home Office
9470 HealthPark Circle
Fort Myers, FL 33908
Contact:
Bill Enflen (239) 489-9149
Teresa Tate 239-541-1151 or SOSLeeCounty@aol.com
Meeting Place: Same as above
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
2nd and 4th Thursday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m.
Facilitated by: Peer and Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Lee, Henry and Glades
Last Updated: 7/24/08

GAINESVILLE
Group Name & Mailing Address:
S.O.S.
Alachua County Crisis Center
218 SE 24th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641
Contact:
Perry Peace 352-264-6779
ppeace@alachuacounty.us
Meeting Place: Same
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
2nd Wednesday of the Month 6:30-8:30pm
Facilitated by: Crisis Center Staff
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Counties Served: Alachua County, Florida
and surrounding counties if size of group allows
Last Updated: 12/2/08

JACKSONVILLE
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Survivors of Suicide
P.O. Box 1754
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32004
Contact:
Deborah A. Davis (904) 868-5156
Meeting Place:
Call for info
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st and 3rd Thursday of every month at 7:15 p.m.
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Duval, Clay, Baker, Nassau, St. Johns
Last Updated: 12/29/08

JUPITER
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Jupiter Survivor Support Group
4400 North Federal Highway, Suite 210
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Contact:
Kathy Legris 561-427-3330
inquiry@afspflse.org
Michelle Turner 561-373-5640
michellelegris@hotmail.com
Meeting Place:
Family Counseling Association Inc.
4425 Military Trail, Suite 203
Jupiter, FL 33458
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m.
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Palm Beach and Martin
Last Updated: 12/4/08

MANATEE
Group Name and Mailing Address:

Tidewell Hospice & Palliative Care
Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOS)                                                                                           
5955 Rand Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34238
Contact:
Carla Stumpf-Patton, (941) 552-7515
Meeting Place:
Emmanuel Baptist Church
8305 East 301 Parrish, FL 34219
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
4th Monday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m.
Facilitated by: Peer/Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Bradenton, Manatee, Ellenton, Palmetto, Parrish, and surrounding counties.
Last Updated: 1/26/09

MIAMI
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention Inc.
2645 Executive Park Drive
Weston, FL 33331
(954) 384-0344
(fax) (954) 384-7988
fisp@earthlink.net
www.fisponline.org
Contact: Call Fred Gabelman or Caroline Pennington
at (954) 384-0344 before attending
Meeting Place:
Mercy Hospital
Cancer Bldg. Lobby
3663 South Miami Avenue
(Enter main entrance to dead end, turn right; the building is the first on the left)
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 7-8:30 p.m.
Facilitated by:
Charge: No
Newsletter:
Counties Served:
Last Updated: 12/12/08

NAPLES
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Survivors of Suicide
Project HELP Inc.
843 Myrtle Terrace
Naples, FL 34103
Contact:
(239) 649-1404 or
admin@projecthelpnaples.org
Meeting Place: Same as above
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st and 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30pm
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Collier
Last Updated: 12/28/08

NAPLES
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Project H.U.G.S.
6470 Bottlebrush Lane
Naples, FL 34109
Contact: Bob Riley 239-253-6600, coachwithbob@aol.com
www.bobrileycoaching.com
Meeting Place: Call for directions
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
6:30-8:30pm
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Lee and Collier
Last Updated: 2/13/13

NORTH APOLLO BEACH
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Suicide Survivors Group
Contact:
LaRae Regis
(813) 645-1305
clcjane2@verizon.net
Meeting Place:
Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church
5309 US HWY 41
North Apollo Beach, FL 33572
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
Meetings/Month: 1 - Second Monday, 6 PM
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Hillsborough and surrounding
Last Updated: 6/18/08

ORLANDO
Group Name & Mailing Address:

East Orlando HALOS ( Healing After a Loved One's Suicide)
Contact: David Zampella (407) 947-8683
(Please call David Zampella before attending the group for the first time)
www.halosflorida.org
Meeting Place:
Faith Assembly Church, 2008 N. Goldenrod Rd., Orlando, FL 32807
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 7-8:30 p.m. in Room 605
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: All are welcome
Last Updated: 12/5/08

ORLANDO-SOUTHWEST/ ORANGE CTY
Group Name & Mailing Address:
Left Behind After Suicide Grief Support Group
Hospice of the Comforter
595 West Central Parkway
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Contact:
Ann Dumont, (407) 682-0808 Ext. 6430
anndu2@hotmail.com
Meeting Place:
St. Luke's United Methodist United Methodist Church of Windermere
Building C, 2nd Floor Classroom 208-210
4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road
Orlando, FL 32819
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st and 3rd Thursdays (excluding major hoildays) from 6:30-8 p.m.
Facilitated by: Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Orange County,  but all are welcome.
Last Updated: 12/9/08

PENSACOLA
Group Name and Mailing Address:

Survivors of Suicide (SOS) of The Compassionate Friends
Contact:
Diane McCullough (850) 456-4183 or (850) 723-6702
Meeting Place:
Charity Chapel
5820 Montgomery Ave.
Pensacola, FL 32526
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
4th Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. Please call before attending.
Facilitated by:
Charge:
No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Escambia, Santa Rosa, Baldwin Counties
Last Updated: 5/1/09

SARASOTA
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Tidewell Hospice & Palliative Care
Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOS)
Contact:
Carla Stumpf-Patton, (941) 552-7515
Meeting Place:
Tidewell Hospice & Palliative Care
5955 Rand Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34238
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st & 3rd Monday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m.
Facilitated by: Peer/Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Sarasota, Venice, Manatee, Desoto, and all surrounding counties.
Last Updated: 1/26/09

STUART
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Harbors of Treasure Coast Hospices
1201 SE Indian Street
Stuart, FL 34997
Contact:
Barbara Jahn (772) 403-4530
bjahn@hospicemsl.org
Meeting Place:
Market Place Center
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time: Call for information
Facilitated by: Peer and Professional
Charge:
Newsletter:
Counties Served: Martin, St. Lucie, Okeechobee
Last Updated: 7/23/07

ST. CLOUD
Group Name & Mailing Address:
HALOS - Healing After A Loved One's Suicide
www.HALOSflorida.org
Contact:

Marie Dudek (863) 424-4810 or halosflorida@gmail.com
Meeting Place:
St. Luke and St. Peter Episcopal Church
2745 Canoe Creek Road
St. Cloud, FL  34722
Phone:  (407) 892-3227
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:

Meets the First Wednesday of the month (excluding holidays)
7-8:30pm
Facilitated by:
Peer
Charge:
No
Newsletter:
No
Counties Served:
Polk, Orange, Osceola, Lake
Last Updated: 
12/5/08

TALLAHASSEE
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Big Bend Hospice Ray of Hope Suicide Loss Support Group
Elaine Bartlet Center
1723 Mahan Center Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Contact: Pam Mason or Melanie Lachman (850) 878-5310
pamm@bigbendhospice.org
Meeting Place: Elaine Bartelt Hospice Center
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time: 3rd Tuesday of every month from 6-7 p.m.
Facilitated by: Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Leon, Gadsden, Liberty, Wakulla, Franklin,Madison, Taylor, Jefferson
Last Updated: 12/5/08

TAMPA
Group Name & Mailing Address:

The Life Center
6811 North Central Avenue
Tampa, FL 33604-5500
Contact:
Sheryle R. Baker M.A., Executive Director
(813) 237-3114
thelifecenter@tampabay.rr.com
www.lifecenteroftampa.org
Meeting Place:
The Life Center
6811 North Central Avenue
Tampa, FL 33604
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st Wednesday of every month at 7:15 p.m.
Facilitated by: Professional
Charge: $15 suggested
Newsletter: None
Counties Served: Tampa Bay Area
Last Updated: 6/23/08

WESTON
Group Name & Mailing Address:

Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention
2645 Executive Park Drive
Weston, FL 33331
Contact:
Jackie Rosen, FISP Executive Director/CEO
(954) 384-0344
jrosenfisp@aol.com
www.fisponline.org
Please contact before attending
Meeting Place:
Cleveland Clinic Weston
Jagelman Conference Center, Room 4
Weston, FL
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
2nd and 4th Thursday of the month
7-8:30PM
Facilitated by: Johanna Malaga (Mental Health Professional and Survivor)
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Counties Served: Miami-Dade and Broward
Last Updated: 12/12/08