Peer-Run Support Groups

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, peer support groups will be held virtually for the time being.

Substance Use Disorder

Three drop-in substance use disorder groups will be held via Zoom.

Remodeled Recovery – Mondays 12:30-1:30

Meeting ID: 953 6245 1383

Password: 501618

Serenity sisters – Tuesdays 12:30-1:30

Meeting ID: 949 8474 4733

Password: 403644

Hunger for Hope – Fridays 3:30-4:30

Meeting ID: 993 5972 2307

Password: 846375

These groups are for those dealing with drug and/or alcohol use and in need of support.  Those who choose to participate agree to attend in a private space without others’ present.  Those who attend will be asked to share their location and contact number with the host at the start of group, in case of emergency.

Growing Recovery

These peer-run mental health and substance-use disorder groups are also being held via Zoom.

Contact tringquist@rappahannockareacsb.org for information and the link to the groups(s) that interest you.

The information below is for the in-person support groups. They are not meeting at this time, but we look forward to seeing you when it is safe to meet in person.

The right support is key to recovery from substance use mental illness. We offer free, peer-run support groups. Each group is offered once a week. Become a regular or show up when you need a little boost. These groups offer support when you need it most.

Substance Use Disorder Groups

These groups occur at our Fredericksburg Clinic, 600 Jackson Street in Fredericksburg.

Hunger for Hope:

Friday, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Serenity Sisters

Women's Recovery Group

Tuesday, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Remodeled Recovery Group

Monday, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Growing Recovery Groups

Free Support Groups for Adults with Mental Health and/or Substance Use Challenges

Coping with Trauma, Tuesdays, 11 AM—1 PM— A support group for individuals who have experienced trauma, whether it's a single incident or cumulative.  Come share and receive support around the challenges of coping with trauma.  The group is facilitated by a certified peer recovery specialist who has experienced trauma.  Facilitator is also trained in trauma informed care. 

Sit & Stitch & Color & Converse, Tuesdays, 1 PM—3 PM— A low key support group where everyone is working on an activity of choice (i.e., coloring, sewing, knitting, drawing, etc.) while chatting.  Some coloring supplies are provided.  If you have a current project, feel free to bring it.

Women’s Self-Empowerment, Wednesdays, 12 PM—2PM— Would you like to know more about how to take control of your own life, set goals, make positive choice and believe in yourself?  Join in the learning and questioning as we explore the many aspects of self-empowerment and discover helpful strategies and free resources.

Peer Connections, Thursdays, 1 PM —3 PM—  A safe, confidential environment for those of us with mental health and/or substance use challenges to share and listen to one another. 

Saturday Support and Share, Saturdays, 12 PM—2 PM— A general support group for those of us with mental health and/or substance use challenges.

Birthday Pizza & Salad Party, first Saturday of each month, 12 PM – 2 PM – A social activity that includes the regular support of Saturday Support and Share.  All are welcome, it need not be your birth month.  We supply pizza and salad greens and ask participants to bring something to go in the salad or a dessert item, if they are able. 

Groups are held at 405 Bridgewater St, Fredericksburg, 22401. We are open to offering other groups, so send your ideas our way. 

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Emergency Services are still available. Please call 540-373-6876 if you or a loved one are experiencing a crisis.

Due to the current State of Emergency, and in accordance with recommendation to limit in-person gatherings to 10 or less, our May Board of Directors meeting will be held virtually at 5 p.m. on May 19. Public comment may be submitted up until 4:00 pm on May 19th by emailing  publicinformation@rappahannockareacsb.org.  Public comments that include the full name and address of the commenter will be read into the record during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.  The meeting will be Livestreamed on Rappahannock Area Community Services Board’s Facebook page on May 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

We encourage our community to stay home (whenever possible) and stay safe throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. We now offer most of our outpatient, early intervention, and case management services via telemedicine so you can receive the support you need from the safety of your home.

Our committee and board meetings and facilities tour for April have been canceled. Our day support programs are suspended temporarily.

Our popular plant sale is continuing but with some changes to ensure everyone's safety. Please order ahead and your plants will be waiting for you when you drive up.

At this time, we are suspending recruitment for most positions. See our employment portal for more information.

COVID-19 Updates and Resources