AIDS: Anonymous testing for HIV and AIDS counseling: FS Fights AIDS, (479) 452-1616; Black Community Center, 783-3801. FS Fights AIDS meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; call (479) 452-1616 for location.

 

Al-Anon: Info line, (479) 441-9705.

• 8 p.m. Monday, Midland Heights United Methodist Church, 3500 N. Sixth St.;

• 6 p.m. Tuesday, Community Bible Church, 9201 Dallas St.;

• 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Trinity United Methodist Church of Muldrow and Roland, 1601 E. Shantel Smith Blvd. in Muldrow;

• 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church;

• 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church;

• 8 p.m. Wednesday, 500 N. F St.;

• New Beginnings, 8 p.m. Wednesday, St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 2701 Old Greenwood Road;

• Women’s Group, 7 p.m. Thursday, First Christian Church;

• Work in Progress, 7 p.m. Thursday, United Methodist Church, 325 Church Ave. in Mulberry;

• ODAT, 7 p.m. Friday, St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church;

• 8 p.m. Saturday, Methodist Wesley House, 10 W. Denver St. in Greenwood.

 

Alateen: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2100 Cavanaugh Road.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous: Daily meetings; 24-hour phone, 783-0123.

 

Alzheimer’s:

• 1 p.m. Thursday at Ozark Senior Activity Center, 324 N. Fifth in Ozark, 783-2022;

• 2 p.m. Thursday at Memory Lane at Legacy Heights, 1012 Fayetteville Road in Van Buren, (479) 474-7233.

 

Alzheimer's Basics: Meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mulberry Public Library, 220 N. Main St. in Mulberry. Call (479) 997-1226.

 

B.A.T.T.L (Battling Addictions Through the Lord): Faith-based 12-step recovery group meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Eastside Freewill Baptist Church, 615 S.E. Fourth St. in Muldrow; Robert at (479) 719-5102.

 

Bereaved Parents of the USA: Western Arkansas Chapter meets at 6 p.m. Thursday at Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House, 3324 S. M St.; Toni Holohan at (479) 420-9634.

 

Bordertown Sex Addicts Anonymous: Group meets in Fort Smith; call (479) 441-6202 for times and locations.

 

Cancer support: Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House, 3324 S. M St.; Support and programs for children and adults, including support groups, exercise, arts, crafts, education, nutrition and more. Call for times and registration; 782-6302. Some of the groups include:

• Breast cancer group, 5 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Tuesday

• Co-Survivors and Caregivers group, 5:30 p.m. Monday

• Creative, Fitness and Pampering groups and classes, call to register

• Kids Kicking Cancer, 6 p.m. Monday

• Knitting group, 9:30 a.m. Monday

• Look Good Feel Better, noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, reservation required

• Massage therapy, appointments required

• Men’s group, 5:30 p.m. Monday

• Metastatic cancer group, call for information

• Nutrition and Cancer — Incorporating Superfoods and Antioxidants through the Holidays, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday

• One-on-one mentorships, call for information

• Prostate Cancer Peer Network, 6 p.m. Wednesday

• Quilting group, 1:30 p.m. Thursday

• Shine a Light on Lung Cancer drop-in-program, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday

• Tai-Chi, Balance and Ageless Grace, call for information

• Women’s group, 5:30 p.m. Monday and 5 p.m. Tuesday

 

Celebrate Recovery: Christ-centered 12-step program. Call (479) 452-9201.

• Meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Cavanaugh Church, 2825 Grinnell Ave.;

• 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the EDGE, 19 N. Adair St. in Greenwood;

• 6 p.m. Thursday at Community Bible Church, 9201 Dallas St.

 

Christians in Recovery: Faith-based support group meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Rye Hill Baptist Church, 11512 Old U.S. 71 South; (479) 646-1044.

 

Course in Miracles: Support group meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 2701 Old Greenwood Road; (479) 561-2222.

 

Community Wellness: Support group meets at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Sequoyah Memorial Hospital cafeteria, 213 E. Redwood St. in Sallisaw; (918) 774-1100.

 

Crohn’s and Colitis: Group meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House, 3324 S. M St.; Linda Hays at (479) 646-1207.

 

Diabetic Support Group: Meets at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Alma Public Library, 624 Fayetteville Ave. in Alma. Call (479) 632-4140.

 

DivorceCare: Group meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Alma Assembly of God, 220 Rudy Road in Alma; (479) 632-3201.

 

Domestic Violence Intervention and Sexual Assault programs: Donald W. Reynolds Crisis Intervention Center, 5603 S. 14th St.; 782-1821 or (800) 359-0056. Weekly support groups available for victims of verbal, physical and/or sexual abuse. Life Beyond Abuse classes offered. Call to preregister. All services free and confidential.

 

Drug and Alcohol Addictions: Call 782-9121.

• Recovery Open Meeting at 7 pm Thursday at Evangel Temple (Corner of Towson & Dodson).

• Recovery Step Study meets at 10 am Sunday at Evangel Temple (Corner of Towson & Dodson).

 

Family Council: Group meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Fort Smith Health and Rehab, 3310 N. 50th St.; Betty West at 783-3101.

 

Fort Smith Epilepsy Support Group: Meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Sicard Room at Mercy Fort Smith, 7301 Rogers Ave. Please enter through the labor/delivery entrance and turn right; the room will be on the left. Visit the group's Facebook page for information.

 

Fresh Start: Small group mentor support meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Harvest Time, 3100 Briar Cliff Ave.; (479) 646-6001.

 

Gamblers Anonymous: Group meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Miller Branch Library, 8701 S. 28th St.

 

Gluten-free support group: Meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at 1923 Main St. in Van Buren; (479) 221-0001.

 

GriefShare: Recovery support group meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Goddard United Methodist Church, 1922 Dodson Ave. Call 785-1415.

 

GriefShare — Surviving the Holidays After the Loss of a Loved One: Meets from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Goddard United Methodist Church, 1922 Dodson Ave. RSVP by calling 785-1415.

 

Harbor Recovery Systems: Operates programs to combat substance abuse and behavioral health issues. Call 785-4083.

 

Highway to Healing: A 12-step program meets at 7 p.m. Friday at 2200 N. O St.; (479) 494-1804.

 

Huntington’s Disease: Group meets at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave.; Sandee Farley at (479) 474-2221.

 

Mainline Ministries: 12-step recovery group meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Amazing Grace Fellowship, 2020 Rena Road in Van Buren; (479) 459-0576.

 

Nar-Anon: Family and friends of addicts meet at 8 p.m. today and Thursday at 23 N. 20th St. in Van Buren, Karen at (479) 474-4349; 7 p.m. Thursday at Central Presbyterian Church, 2901 Rogers Ave. (west entrance), John at 783-0739.

 

Narcotics Anonymous: Meetings daily in Fort Smith and surrounding areas; for times and meeting places, call (800) 338-8750.

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness:

• NAMI Connection — River Valley chapter meets at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Miller Branch Library, 8701 S. 28th St.;

• NAMI Family support group meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave.

 

National Federation of the Blind: Group meets at 1 p.m. Saturday in the meeting room at Gorman Towers, 5800 Grand Ave.; Gary Hall at (479) 478-1069.

 

No Woman Left Behind: Faith-based support group for women meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at Freedom Church, 923 S. Louisville; (479) 646-3733.

 

Overeaters Anonymous:

• Alpha Group, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Parlor Room, Central Presbyterian Church, 2901 Rogers Ave., (479) 474-9606;

• New Hope Group, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Miller Branch Library, 8701 S. 28th St.;

• Group, 6 p.m. Thursday, Central Presbyterian Church, 2901 Rogers Ave.;

• Mena, 7 p.m., Thursday, Mena United Methodist Church, (479) 394-4240.

 

Peachtree Hopsice: Grief Support Group meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday at 3100 N. Broadway, Suite 108 in Poteau; (918) 647-7008.

 

Pregnancy Testing: Heart to Heart Pregnancy Support Center, free testing, counseling and support groups; (479) 452-2260.

 

Refuge Recovery: Buddhist-based recovery program meets at 7 p.m. Monday at Yogaterrium, 2712 Grand Ave.

 

River Valley Bariatric: Support group meets at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogres Ave.; Lisa at 784-6654.

 

Set Free: Anger and violence solution group meets from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday at Forefront Church, 10300 Jenny Lind Road. Dinner is provided. Call David Williams at (479) 629-3895 to reserve a spot.

 

STEPS Inc.: Certified parenting, anger management and life skills classes available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday at 708 Garrison Ave. Additional classes and topics available upon request. Call 782-7837.

 

TOPS:

• Arkansas Chapter 86, 5:30 p.m. Monday at Van Buren Community Center, 814 Drennen St., (479) 221-7349;

• Chapter 5, 4:45 p.m. Monday at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 5401 Free Ferry Road;

• Chapter 130, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Wesley United Methodist Church, 2200 Phoenix Ave., (479) 459-7340.

 

The Support notes calendar runs Sundays in the Times Record. Items must be submitted in writing five working days before publication to Support Notes, P.O. Box 1359, Fort Smith, AR 72902. Email submission to speterson@swtimes.com.