Mom to Mom: Get together with other moms and share your experiences 1-2 p.m. every Monday in the Jenkins Room at Shore Memorial Hospital in Somers Point. Free. New moms are encouraged to bring their babies. Valet parking is available.
Physician Referral Service provides information about physicians including insurances accepted, office locations and hours, and educational background. Operated 24 hours a day by Shore Memorial Hospital. Call 653-4600 or visit www.shoredoctors.com.
Free Cancer Screenings for breast, cervical, colon and prostate cancer. To qualify for these screenings, participants must be age appropriate, uninsured or underinsured and have a limited income. For information call the NJ Cancer Education and Early Detection Program for Atlantic County at the Shore Memorial Cancer Center, 653-3484.
Smoking Cessation Clinic provided by Shore Memorial Hospital’s QuitCenter offers counseling with our certified tobacco treatment specialists and information on nicotine replacement therapies. For an information packet call 653-3440.
Brown Bag Lunch Program for the Working Poor sponsored by the United Way of Cape May County is looking for local businesses, churches and civic groups to help with do community outreach. The nutritious lunches are distributed to 30 to 40 residents every Thursday through the United Way food pantry, 230 East Maple Ave., Wildwood. For information on how to help call 729-2002.
Contact Volunteers Wanted to staff the reassurance program that provides daily telephone calls to the elderly and disabled. The calls serve as a friendly hello and a check to make sure that all emergency needs are being met. To volunteer call Ann Magee at 463-4564.
New Life Center offers help for families suffering through addiction. Call (877) 300-7044 or log onto www.newlifecentersf.com.
Summer Feeding Program offered by Cape Human Monday through Friday at Asbury AME Church on New Jersey and Youngs Avenue, Wildwood. To register and to receive information call 861-2816.
United Way Hot Lunch Program provides a warm meal, fellowship and food for thought 10:30 a.m. every Thursday. The informal gathering is an ideal setting for spreading the word about what an organization can do to help local residents live better lives. To schedule a date for a representative of to attend call Suzanne Nardi at 729-2002.
Narcotics Anonymous – Drug problem? Narcotics Anonymous can help. Call (800) 992-0401 for meetings in your area or see nanj.org for information.
Clothing Donations Wanted for the Coalition Against Rape and Abuse: New or gently used children's winter clothing and coats for women and children are needed. Call Georgia at 522-6489 for drop-off information.
Bereavement Support Group meets 10 a.m.-noon every Wednesday at the Court House Church of Christ, 102 E. Pacific Ave., Cape May Court House. No fee, all are welcome.
GROW Support Group for those suffering from depression, anxiety and other mental health problems meets 6 p.m. Mondays at the First Methodist Church, Main and Church streets in Cape May Court House. Meetings are free, confidential and nondenominational. Call 884-0922 or 881-2008 for information.
MEND (Men Explore New Directions) counseling service for men meets weekly. Sponsored by The Coalition Against Rape and Abuse. All services are free and confidential. Call 522-6489.
Catholic Social Services offers free confidential pregnancy assistance to women in need regardless of age, religion, ethnicity or race. Services include counseling, clothing and furniture, budgeting assistance, referrals for housing and child care, and adoption assistance. Call (800) CARE-022 for the location of the nearest center.
Project Rachel: Confidential Post-Abortion Counseling offered by Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Camden for anyone suffering emotionally or spiritually as a result of an abortion. All counselors are professionally trained. To learn or schedule an appointment call 697-1159 or 697-6457.
Parkinson's Disease Support Group of Cape May County meets 1 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church, 101 South Main, Cape May Court House. Call 886-9650 or 886-2455.
Seashore Mothers of Twins Club support/social club meets 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month for twin talk. For information call Maureen at 628-2531 or Sherri at 926-8954.
The Buddy System self-help group for victims of domestic violence meets 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the First United Methodist Church in Cape May. Call 522-6489.
Mother to Mother offers support and time to mothers of infants. Group meets 10 a.m. each Friday in the conference room at Shore Memorial Hospital in Somers Point. Free; registration is required. Call 653-3238.
Healing Hearts lost pregnancy support group meets 7-9 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month in the Jenkins Room at Shore Memorial Hospital. Program is free. Call 653-3238.
Alzheimer's Support Group meets 10 a.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the North Cape Nursing Rehabilitation Center, 700 Townbank Road, North Cape May and the second Friday of each month at the Stainton Senior Center in Ocean City. For information call the Cape May Department of Aging at 886-2784.
LA LECHE LEAGUE OF CAPE MAY — A breast-feeding support group, every second Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church, Route 9, Cape May Court House, at 7 p.m. Any pregnant or nursing mother needing support or information is welcome. Call 861-5956 or 465-5567.
C.A.R.A. — A private, nonprofit agency serving victims of rape and domestic violence in the Cape May County area. Confidentiality is respected, all services are free. The 24-hour hotline number is 522-6489. Volunteers are needed. Female survivors of sexual assault support group and anger management counseling group for women meets weekly at St. Simeon’s Church. Call 522-6489.
PARENTING SUPPORT GROUP—Sponsored by C.A.R.A. for victims of domestic violence who wish to develop nonviolent parenting skills meets weekly at C.A.R.A.'s administrative offices. Call 522-6489.
LYMES DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP — A newly formed South Jersey group, the Coalition for Lymes Disease Support Group will be meeting the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Old Court House on Main Street, Cape May Court House. For information, call 463-8411.
MEN'S HIV/AIDS SUPPORT GROUP —Meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the South Jersey Aids Alliance. Call Silvana Landau for information at 523-0024.
GROW— meets weekly at a location nearby for those suffering with depression, anxiety or some other mental health problem. Meetings are free, confidential and nondenominational. All welcome. For information, call 881-2008 or 884-0445.
TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA — Support group meets first Saturday of the month at Holy Trinity Church in Ocean City from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All are welcome to come learn about new methods of pain relief and gather information on this illness. Contact Lois Murray at 398-1982 for information.
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