Zoom Family Support Group Online for Jan. 6, 2021 is canceled. Please call our Helpline at 716-226-6264, option 1 to speak with a trained volunteer; or you may email a request to attend another group later in the month.
All NAMI Buffalo & Erie County in-person meetings canceled due to COVID until further notice.
You can 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 to get you registered.
For Niagara Falls metro area: this online Family Support Group is available for Niagara County residents at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center with loaner computers and tech help. Transportation is also available for those who want to participate in online Family Support Groups in the Falls but aren’t sure how to use, or do not have access to, computers or wi-fi Use of the tech access space and transportation for Niagara Falls must be reserved by 3 pm the day before the group attending. Wearing a mask and social distancing are required. Contact Taylor at 716-343-3061 to reserve tech access space and to arrange transportation, if needed.
Please stay safe and well.
Facilitated, confidential support for family members and caregivers concerned about and/or caring for a person with mental illness.
There is no fee for this service, though participants are encouraged 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 not appropriate for a person who has a diagnosis unless they are a caregiver of a loved one who has mental illness. Referrals to other services available. For any questions, call the office at 716-226-6264.