Support Groups

Several support groups are offering virtual options. Please check our cancer support page and surgical weight loss support group schedule for more details about how to attend.

Group of people gathered in a support group

Owensboro Health is proud to host the following education and support groups to promote healing, hope, and health in our community.

Breastfeeding Friends Support Group

Owensboro Health is here to support your breastfeeding journey! Drop in any Sunday between 2-4 p.m. at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital and join our weekly open-house Breastfeeding Support Group. 

  • Ask a Certified Lactation Consultant your breastfeeding questions 
  • Meet other moms, share your experience 
  • Scale available for weight checks 
  • Tips for self-care, nutrition and exercise 
  • Free to all with no sign-up required 

Contact us at 270-417-5338 or LactationServices@OwensboroHealth.org and learn more at OwensboroHealth.org/BreastfeedingFriends

Cancer Support

Find details about this support group and more support options at OwensboroHealth.org/CancerSupport

Chemotherapy: Patient Education

As a new patient in our office, you are invited to a 60-minute informative session: partnering with you to improve your treatment experience.

Meets every Tuesday from 2 - 3 p.m.

Location: 1000 Breckenridge Street, Suite 200 Owensboro, KY 42303

Call 270-688-3445 to reserve your spot.

What You Will Learn

You will gain an overview of:

  • Chemotherapy and biotherapy
  • How the medication is given
  • Potential side effects and how best to manage them

We also provide additional resources both at Owensboro Health and in our community that may further assist you.

Diabetes Support Group (All Ages)

Location: Healthpark - Classroom B
Address: 1006 Ford Avenue Owensboro, KY 42301

Come to learn more about managing your diabetes and to meet others dealing with diabetes.

Questions? Call 270-688-4804.

Support Group Schedule

This group meets at noon on every third Tuesday of the month. Meetings are not held in December. RSVPs are encouraged but not required.

RSVP Online

2024 Dates:

  • July 16
  • August 20
  • September 17
  • October 15
  • November 19
  • December: No meeting

Diabetes Support Group (Juvenile Diabetes)

Location: Healthpark - Classroom B
Address: 1006 Ford Avenue Owensboro, KY 42301

This a monthly gathering dedicated to providing support, education, and community for children with Type 1 diabetes and their caregivers. Each session offers a blend of social interaction and education, allowing kids to connect with peers who understand their challenges and caregivers to share tips and receive vital information. The sessions are free and open to everyone.

Support Group Schedule

Meetings are held at 5 p.m. in Healthpark Classroom B. RSVPs are encouraged but not required. Families interested in joining the support group can register by contacting Jenny Young at 270-688-4858. 

2024 Dates:

  • July 16
  • August 20
  • September 17

Huntington Disease Support Group

Meets on Sundays, bi-monthly.

Location: Healthpark Classroom A

Address: 1006 Ford Avenue Owensboro, KY 42301

Provides information and support to patients and families regarding Huntington's Disease.

Please RSVP, Cathy Saliga, HDSA Social Worker at 502-637-4372 or csaliga@hdsa.org. Meetings may be canceled due to low response or inclement weather.

New Parents Fourth Trimester Support Group

Are you a new parent feeling overwhelmed and exhausted after giving birth? You are not alone! Our Fourth Trimester Support Group can offer a safe space to share your experiences, ask questions, and connect with other new parents going through a similar experience. Join us at the Healthpark on the first and third Tuesday, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. 

  • Free to all, up to a year postpartum 
  • Babies are welcome to attend the support group. Childcare at the Playpark will also be available free of charge. Ensure there’s room for your child by calling 270-688-4775 to reserve a space. 
  • Attend to enter our monthly drawing for a free massage! 

RSVP by calling 270-417-5339 or PrenatalEducation@OwensboroHealth.org

(Pulmonary) Better Breathers Club

Offers patient-centered and community based educational opportunities and support to persons with chronic lung disease. See meeting dates and contact information for this local support group on the American Lung Association website

Stroke Support Group

Meets the second Tuesday of every month.

3 - 4 p.m.

Location: Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, fourth floor rehab dining room

Address: 1201 Pleasant Valley Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

Support group for stroke survivors and their families.

Contact: Tiffany Scott, BSN, RN, Stroke Clinical Program Specialist, 270-417-2413  

Surgical Weight Loss

Visit their webpage for specific dates, topics and contact information.