Support / Self-Help Groups

Local Support Groups 

LaSalle County

"Compassionate Friends" For families who have lost a child through death. Location: The group meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Margaret's Health - Peru 6th Street Building (just east of the emergency entrance). Contact: Rita Studzinski, (815) 223-7663

"Depression & BiPolar Support Alliance" free support group for those struggling with depression & bipolar disorder. Location: The group meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at 6:30 p.m at St. Marget's Health - Peru. Conference Room C Contact: Joan Fernandez, (815) 780-4618

"Grief Support" is a group that allows persons who have recently suffered the loss of someone close to them to share their feelings and experiences with others who have also lost loved ones through death. Location: The group meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 6 pm.  For more information, please call Joan Fernandez at (815) 780-4618 or email

"WeWiLivOn" is a support group for the families of those suffering from addiction. Location: The group meets at Cedar Point Village Hall located at 203 Oak St. Cedar Point, IL 61316 every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Contact

"Alcoholics Anonymous" Phone: (815) 223-7374, Address: 1237 1st St, La Salle, IL 61301, Website:

McDonough/Fulton Counties

"Alcoholics Anonymous" Phone: (309) 837-5039, Address: 525 E Grant St, Macomb, IL 61455, Website: