Category: Support Groups

  • ‘Walk with Me’ Remembers Victims

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the community is encouraged to join HELP of Door County in solidarity with victims of domestic violence for their annual “Walk with Me” event Oct. 3, 4 pm in Martin Park, Sturgeon Bay. The short program includes special guest speaker Lolita Philips, stories, poems and music to remember […]

  • Parent Symposium Returns to Hope United Church

    Parent Symposium of Door County (PSDC) starts a new season on the first and third Monday every month, 9-11 am, Sept. 17 – May 20, 2019. PSDC’s mission is to provide practical and emotional support in a safe environment for all parents, caregivers and family build-ups, regardless of gender, race, religion or sexual orientation. Meetings […]

  • Mental Health Group Screens Movie on Suicide

    Door County Public Health’s Mental Health Focus Group is working to reduce the incidence of suicide. Join them Oct. 4 for a free public screening of the film Suicide: The Ripple Effect at the Donald and Carol Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. Suicide: The Ripple Effect shines light on the reality of this ongoing crisis […]

  • Dying to Talk Meetings Cancelled in September

    Dying to Talk, a monthly community event, has become a warm and comfortable place to share memories, thoughts and feelings related to death and dying. Since Get Real Café is moving to a new location, Dying to Talk will not be held in September as scheduled. Stay tuned for the new location, day, and time […]

  • Suicide Awareness Walks Starts National Suicide Prevention Week

    Join the 3rd Annual Prevent Suicide Door County Nathan Wilson Coalition Awareness Walk on Sept. 10. The walk will start off National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 9-15. The walk starts at Martin Park in Sturgeon Bay. Gather at 5:30 pm and the walk begins at 5:45 pm. Free snacks, wristbands, carabiners, gun locks and prevention […]

  • Prevent Suicide Door County Holds Annual Walk

    Prevent Suicide Door County – Nathan Wilson Coalition will hold their annual Suicide Prevention Walk on Sept. 10. Participants meet at Martin Park in Sturgeon Bay at 5:30 pm, and the walk starts at 5:45 pm. Bring a friend.

  • CCR Column: Hidden in Plain Sight

    by Shelby Mitchell, Sex Trafficking Victim Advocate, Family Services, Sexual Assault Center Each day in Wisconsin, millions of us go about our daily routines of dropping children off at school, driving to work, grocery shopping or one of hundreds of other mundane tasks. We often move through the days in a rush to finish one […]

  • JAK’s Place Hosts Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

    Enjoy “On Top of Spaghetti,” an evening filled with Italian ambiance, strolling violins, a pasta and meatball dinner and a silent auction on Sept. 25, all to benefit JAK’s Place, a program of Lakeshore CAP, Inc. Plan to bid at the silent auction. Donated items include an authentic signed NFL football from Nick Foles, 2018 […]

  • DAHI Holds Second Informational Meeting

    According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 48 million American adults (20 percent) have some degree of hearing loss. Hearing Loss Advocates for America (HLAA) provides assistance and resources for people with hearing loss and their families and co-workers to learn how to adjust to living with hearing loss, and maintain your independence and […]

  • Community Notes Aug. 10 – 17

    During the Fourth of July holiday, Door County Medical Center’s Urgent Care opened its doors, showcasing a state-of-the-art facility designed to improve service for walk-in patients with acute needs. Open 12 hours a day, 365 days a year, these improvements make an exceptional facility even more accessible to the community. Within the new facility are […]

  • Open Door Pride Presents Visionary Award

    Open Door Pride presented its first annual Visionary Award for significant contributions to the LGBTQ community to Sandy Brown. The award was designed and created by Popelka Trenchard Glass. In 1995, Brown started the Door County chapter of Parents, Friends and Families of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG). As a member of many organizations, Brown has […]

  • New Twelve Step Program Meets Saturdays

    A Northern Door Open Meeting of Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families (ACA) meets on Saturdays at 9 am, beginning Aug. 4. at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, 2438 S. Bay Shore Drive in Sister Bay. ACA is a Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition program of men and women who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes. […]

  • Sunflower Cottage Hosts Monthly Open House

    Sunflower Cottage, offering a cozy “home away from home” atmosphere for adults, is a service of Sunshine House. Sunflower Cottage has a recurring open house the first Wednesday of every month from 8 to 9 am. All are welcome to stop in at the home-like facility and get to know the skilled and welcoming team. […]

  • Door-Tran Looks Back on 2017 Services

    One of Door-Tran’s most important services is to track unmet transportation needs. Based on this tracking, staff found that a priority need was from folks on a limited budget who need help with car repairs, but were not eligible for the loan program. In 2017, Door-Tran received funds from a Donor Advised Fund through the […]

  • Cowgirl Tea Raises $1,600 for DOOR CANcer

    The Cowgirl Tea, held May 9 at Sister Bay Moravian Church, raised $1,600 for DOOR CANcer. The event was catered and served by Wickman House and Sweet Designs, both of Ellison Bay. The featured guest was Elaine Kramer, Wisconsin’s own National Cowgirl Hall of Famer with a special appearance by Miss Door County Outstanding Teen […]

  • Open Door Pride Festival June 23

    On March 11, PFLAG – the nation’s largest and oldest organization uniting families and allies with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) – celebrated 45 years since its founding in New York City. PFLAG Sturgeon Bay/Door County has been an active chapter for 21 years this month. Since its founding, PFLAG has […]

  • Sunshine Hosts Awards Dinner May 7

    Sunshine House will host its 47th annual awards dinner May 7 at Stone Harbor Resort. Recognition will be given to individuals and organizations in Door County that contribute to the Sunshine House’s ongoing success in serving seniors and individuals of all abilities. The social hour starts at 5 pm, followed by dinner at 6:15 pm […]

  • Open Door Pride Seeks Vendors for Pride Festival

    Open Door Pride is looking for vendors of food, art and other creative ventures as well as volunteers to help support their second annual Pride Festival June 23, 11 am to 5 pm in Martin Park. The group is also coordinating events the week leading up to the Pride Festival. Contact [email protected] or visit […]

  • Northern Door Parkinson’s Monthly Support Group Meets Third Monday

    During April – National Parkinson’s Awareness Month – Northern Door Faith Community Nurse Bonnie Mirkiewicz will add a second Parkinson’s support group to Door County. This group will be held at Stella Maris – Sister Bay Parish on the third Monday of each month from 12:30-2 pm. This group is open to anyone who has […]

  • New Topics Discussed Each Month during Door County Breastfeeding Support Group

    Door County WIC has hired a new Peer Breastfeeding Counselor, Julie Neuchter. She has two sons that she has successfully tandem nursed so she has lots of experience to offer to other mothers who wish to breastfeed. She will host the support group every first Wednesday of the month at the Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church […]