Published 2:51 am, Tuesday, September 1, 2009
CURLEY'S DINER POETS Offshoot of Poem Alley, group meets weekly at 7:30 p.m. at Curley's Diner, 62 W. Park Place. Call 327-3716.
MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF CONNECTICUT Free self-help support group for adults with depression, bipolar disorder or manic depression meets 1 to 2 p.m. on the second floor of 1480 Bedford St. Call (800) 842-1501.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MORNING MEETING Early bird meeting from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday at the Unitarian Universalist Society, Forest and Bedford streets. Call 655-6999.
ALATEEN A support group for people ages 12 to 20 living with an alcoholic family member or friend meets 6:30 to 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1101 Bedford St. Call (888) 8-ALANON.
AL-ANON Beginners/newcomers meeting at 7 p.m. at St. Maurice Church/Bishop Curtis Homes, 358 Glenbrook Road, last door on left behind the Homes building. Visit www.ct-al-anon.org or call (888) 825-2666.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CRISIS CENTER Support groups for women who are or have been victims of abuse (physical, emotional, verbal) are held Monday through Thursday. All information is confidential. Call 965-0049.
SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS CENTER Free and confidential sessions from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1 Dock St., Suite 320. Evening groups and counseling available. Call 348-9346 or 24-hour hot line 329-2929.
PARENTS OF ABUSE SURVIVORS Sessions are free and confidential. Meets 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Sexual Assault Crisis Center, 1 Dock St., Suite 320. Call 348-9346 or 24-hour hot line 329-2929.
FREE BLOOD-PRESSURE SCREENING Meets noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Hope Street Pharmacy, 221 Hope St. Call 348-5366.
ALANON PARENTS MEETING At 8 p.m. in the Jurgenson Building of Silver Hill Hospital, 208 Valley Road. Call (888) 8-ALANON.
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT The Center for Hope has created a program for grieving parents at 5:45 p.m. every Wednesday at the center, 590 Post Road. A complimentary initial consultation is required before joining the group. Call 655-4693.
POST-TREATMENT BREAST CANCER Support group for women who have completed treatment for breast cancer meets 6:30 to 8 p.m. every other Wednesday at the Center for Hope, 590 Post Road. Call 655-4693.
STANDUP PARENTING OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY Meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday evening at the Norwalk United Methodist Church, 718 West Ave. The group provides community resources that offer education, alternatives strategies and practical solutions to help solve family problems. For information call 866-931-0056.
ROTARY CLUB Meets at 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays at the Silvermine Tavern. Call 840-0000.
VETERANS' AFFAIRS The benefits and assistance office of the Connecticut Department of Veterans' Affairs' will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of every month in Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Ave., Room 214. Appointments are not required. Call 336-2570.