All NAMI Buffalo & Erie County in-person meetings canceled due to COVID until further notice.
Join this facilitated, confidential support group for family members and caregivers concerned about and/or caring for a person with mental illness.
Pre-register for a Zoom online Family Support Group by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with
1) the date of the Family Support Group you wish to attend,
2) your name and
3) a phone number for us to call and arrange for you to register.
For Niagara Falls metro area: Do you need a computer or a ride to be able to go to a group? Loaner computers (on site) with tech help are available at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Free transportation to use the tech space is also available for the Niagara Falls metro area. Hospital staff will help you if aren’t sure how to use computers. Reserve tech space or a ride for this date by 3 pm the day before the group. Participants must wear a mask and use social distancing. Contact Taylor at 716-343-3061 to reserve tech access space and/or arrange transportation, if needed.
There is no fee to attend a Family Support Group. We encourage participants to join NAMI Buffalo & Erie County or make a donation, if able. No one is denied membership due to financial hardship. Membership includes local, state, and national NAMI.
This group is only appropriate for a person who has a diagnosis if they are a caregiver of a loved one who has mental illness. Referrals to other services available for those with a diagnosis seeking support. For any questions, call the office at 716-226-6264.
Please stay safe and well.