Community Programs


Alcoholics Anonymous

Contact 261-3411, weekly meetings in the area, various times and locations.

Alanon Open Meeting

Sunday Nights at 8:00 p.m. CSJH Ground Floor Conference Room C

Bariatric Support Group (Gastric bypass support for pre–and post–op patients)

Contact Sid Chocklett at 540-463-3553

C.A.N. Share (Cancer support group)

Third Tuesday of each month at CSJH contact Carolyn Manspile, 463-3408

Caregivers's Support Group

2nd Monday of each month, at Rockbridge Area Hospice. Call RAH for more info, 463-1848

Compassionate Friends

Third Sunday of each month, 5 p.m. Lauderdale ARP Church, contact Elleanor Dorsey, 464-3169

Dementia Caregiver's Support Group

2nd Thursday of each month, 2-3:30 p.m. at Sunnyside House, Kendal at Lexington. 463-1910

Essential Tremor Support Group

First Friday of each month, 10 a.m. at Kendal of Lexington, contact Mary Barker, 463-7269

Gastric Bypass (Bariatric) Support Group

Contact Dr. Sid Chocklett, 463-3553

Grief to Growth Support Group (Bereavement support)

At Rockbridge Area Hospice, contact 463-1848

Look Good… Feel Better (Cancer support group)

CSJH, contact Renee Conner, 784-8801

Macular Degeneration Support Group

At CSJH, contact Kathleen Ball, 463-3804

Parkinsons Support Group

At Kendal Sunnyside, contact Christine Trine, 540-784-4519

Self Help for Hard of Hearing People

Contact Bob Dempsey at 540-464-9330

Sharps Drop Off

All sharps are accepted; however, all items must be in a sharps container. Sharps containers are available for purchase at any local pharmacy. First Wednesday of every month, 9–11 a.m. Drop sharps at Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital Emergency Department entrance. This is a free service. For more information, call 540-458-3171.

Valley Program for Aging Services (programs for seniors)

Contact 261-2500 or 1-800-868-8727

YMCA Coffee House (for the mentally/physically disabled)

Last Friday of the month (call for dates around holidays), contact Eric Wheeler, 464-9622


1 Health Circle
Lexington VA 24450



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