(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street, Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street, Mankato, MN 56001

SUPPORT GROUPS

VINE hosts a variety of support groups and provides a place for people to gather and talk about their struggles. Perhaps the biggest advantage of support groups is helping participants realize that they are not alone; visiting with others facing similar challenges can be a source of strength and comfort. Support groups are facilitated by a VINE social worker or another experienced professional with understanding of bereavement after the death of a loved one, caregiving, or memory loss. 

Caregiver Support Group

Caregiving can be difficult and isolating, especially during COVID. Gain insights and encouragement from others facing similar challenges.

Mapleton:
• First Tuesday of the Month
• 2:30 – 4 pm
• St. Teresa Catholic Church, Mapleton
Call (507) 386-5583 to register.
Facemasks & registration required.

Mankato:
• Wednesdays, May 12 & 26
• 1:30 – 3 pm
• VINE Adult Community Center
Call (507) 386-5577 to register.
Facemasks & registration required.

Grief and Loss Support Group

If you are grieving the loss of a loved one, please join us for 8 weeks of grief support, beginning February 10.
• Every Wednesday, February 10 – March 31
• 10:30 – 11:30 am

Call Joyce at (507) 386-5583 for more information and to register.

LGBTQ+ Caregivers Support Group

A priority for VINE Staff is to continue understanding and responding to the needs of our LGBTQ+ elders and their advocates. Support is provided as needed.

LGBTQ+ CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP:
• Wednesdays, May 5 & 19
• 4 – 5 pm
• VINE Adult Community Center
Please call Joyce at (507) 386-5583 if you are interested in being part of this support group.

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