Women's Support Groups
Alcoholics Anonymous - One women's only group is "Women's Freedom Bound" that is offered at the Alano Club in Redding on Monday evenings. Find more women's only groups in Shasta County by checking the AA NorCal meetings schedule.
Celebrate Recovery - Provides a Christ-centered recovery program that creates a safe place of acceptance, healing and grace for those dealing with life’s hurts, habits and hang-ups. Helps with addictions of any kind, depression, and anger. Most meetings include meal, praise and worship, and small groups (men's and women's). Small fee for dinner. New Life Church (Redding) - Sundays, 5pm (shuttle service is available - call for service); child care is provided; contact Mike with questions at (530) 605-9448.
- City Church/Destiny Fellowship (Redding) - Mondays, 5:30pm; child care is provided
- Neighborhood Church (Redding) - Tuesdays, 5:30pm; child care provided for ages 0-preteen
- Gateway Community Church of the Nazarene (Redding) - Thursdays, 5:15pm; child care is provided
- Neighborhood Church of Anderson/Cottonwood (Anderson) - Fridays, 6pm; offers child care for ages 0-4, children's program for ages 5-12, and new teen program for 13 and up; contact Nick with questions at (530) 200-1517.
Manter House - The Manter House in Anderson offers free support groups, a 12-step program class, cooking classes, gardening classes, access to computer and WIFI during certain hours, and activities for the whole family. See the weekly schedule. Located at 1683 Manter Drive, Anderson, CA 96007. Phone : (530) 365-6183 ShastaThrive@gmail.com. You can find Manter House Facebook.
Olberg Wellness Center - Provides a member directed wellness program that fosters recovery and resiliency. These services include peer support, socialization activities, as well as wellness and recovery activities. 12-Step/Dual diagnosis activities available. Located at 2757 Churn Creek Road, Suite D Redding, CA 96002. Phone: (530) 247-3321
Circle Of Friends - Any person with mental health challenges and/or their family members are welcome to join at the Circle of Friends Wellness Center in Burney for peer support, friendship, and a variety of classes and other activities. "As a wellness center, Circle of Friends hosts numerous programs during the week including crafts, exercise programs, mental health workshops, and addiction recovery groups. Staff at the center also periodically hold classes to help people develop a personal Wellness Recovery Action Plan." Please call Lynn Erickson at (530) 335-4222 for more information.
Meetups in Redding - Listings for groups that meet in Redding that including groups for moms, athletics, reading, volunteering, and more.
Alano Club – Alano Club is a resource for information on alcoholism and addiction, provides a meeting place for AA meetings, and more. Located at 1050 State St, Redding, CA 96001. Phone: (530) 244-7022
Hill Country C.A.R.E. Center – The CARE Center provides rapid access to professional help for people who are overwhelmed by emotional distress, traumatic events or severe life stressors. Additional activities will include peer support, education groups, pre-crisis and emergent crisis access to mental health professionals, case management, and more. Also, the center is designed to help foster youth and their caregivers by providing supportive services and training. (C.A.R.E. stands for Counseling and Recovery Engagement.) They can help when a person is experiencing distress or is having difficulty functioning due to:
- Any mental illness
- Acute anxiety/panic
- Crime-related trauma
- Family Violence
- Loss of job or income
- Loss of home
- School violence
- Sexual Assault
- Sudden loss of a loved one
- Suicidal ideation
- Workplace violence
- Other distressing or traumatic situations
It is located at 1401 Gold Street, Redding CA. Phone: (530) 691-4446 Urgent Outpatient Mental Health Services 365 Days a Year. Hours: Mon through Fri 2pm-11pm and Weekends/Holidays 11am-11pm
Suicide Prevention Shasta County/Women - This website page has many Crisis and Help lines listed that are specific to women's needs during stressful or dangerous situations. Please visit this page if you or a woman you know needs help, support, or even just someone to talk to during a tough time.
One SAFE Place - One SAFE Place provides legal services, safety, and emotional support to intimate partners and children affected by domestic violence and sexual assault. Located at 2250 Benton Dr. Redding, CA 96003. Phone: (530) 244-0117 Fax: (530) 244-9134 For the Shingletown/Intermountain Area call : Phone: (530) 474-1910 or Toll Free: (844) 244-0117.
Norcal Outreach - LGBTQ+ Support Group. Come to support or be supported. An all inclusive support group for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*,intersex, queer, questioning, ally, 2 spirit community. Family & friends are welcome too. Every Monday 5:30p-6:30p • LGBT Community Center. View brochure here.
Hope Recovery meetings - Open to anyone, including families of people with substance use problems, wanting support and encouragement. You do not have to be a member of the Bethel Church or a client at the Transformation Center to attend. This is not a women-only group but does allow family and friend attendance for support. Free child care provided. The Hope Recovery meetings are held every Thursday at 6:30-8:30pm at 916 Twin View Blvd, Redding CA, 96003.
Local Area Support for Hepatitis (LASH) - Meeting time: 3rd Thursday 6-7:00pm at 448 Redcliff Drive, Suite 231, Redding CA. Phone number: 530-275-8956 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact person: Hollis Pickett
Stand Against Stigma - This project is helping change minds about mental illness. People from Shasta County share their personal stories and experiences through videos and portrait galleries to give us insight into their struggles and how they have learned to cope.
Redding Newcomers & Friends - The Redding Newcomers & Friends Club is a non-profit women's organization whose objectives are to welcome newcomers, as well as residents, who are not so new to the area. They provide social activities to help members become acquainted with the community and with each other. You can sign up for a "Welcome Coffee" meeting or attend one of the general meetings that are held at the Redding Elks Lodge.
The Red Hat Society - "Membership in the Red Hat Society is a rewarding vehicle for reconnecting old friends, making new friends and rediscovering the joy of getting together with other woman for the express purpose of… having FUN!" " Although their original focus was on women of 50 or older, the Red Hat Society® encourages women of any age to join (those under 50 wear pink hats until they "reduate"), emphasizing the value of cross-generational friendships and mentoring. They believe that their philosophy is ageless, and has universal appeal. They are always delighted to see mothers, their daughters and granddaughters creating their own "Red Hat Legacy" as they play together. " See their website for more information about joining and local chapters.