Support Groups

We all experience difficult times. Find hope and support from others going through similar trials as well as wisdom from those who’ve been through it before.

For more information on any of these groups contact the New Life Community Center at 805-489-3891 or


Parkinson’s Support

A support group for those persons with Parkinson’s Disease or other neuro-degenerative diseases and their care givers. Come for support, encouragement and information on living with any of these diseases.

1st Thursday of each month 11:00am -12:30pm • New Life Community Center Café

Divorce Support

This group supports those going through the grief, pain, and suffering of a divorce, and allows them to renew their spirit and evaluate their relationship with God in the process. This 13 week class meets on Tuesdays.

Divorce care• starts Tuesday FEB 13 at 6:00 pm in the Café.
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Cancer Support

We are a unique group of people who have encountered cancer. If you find yourself on this particular journey, we invite you to join us. Our time together is very comfortable and informal. It includes a short devotional, prayer, humor, and plenty of time to share personal challenges and celebrate individual victories. Jesus is bigger than any disease and greater than our fears.

2nd & 4th Friday of each month • 10-11:30am • New Life Community Center Cafe

Mentally healthy Support

Anxiety and depression impact people at every stage of life. This group will provide a safe place for adults experiencing symptoms and for those choosing to support friends and loved ones going through difficult times.

Not Currently Meeting

Prostate Cancer Support

We are a unique group of people who have encountered cancer. If you find yourself on this particular journey, we invite you to join us. This support group is open to all men who are or have gone through prostate health issues and concerns.

3rd Thursday of each month 10:00am -11:30Am • The House (On Summit)

New Normal Widows’ Lunch

As a widow, life as you know it has changed. Come enjoy a time of fellowship and lunch with others that know what you’re going through.

3rd Fridays of each month • 11:30 am• CJ’s Cafe in Arroyo Grande

Blended Families Support

Blended Families can be complex and tough to navigate. This group supports and facilitates a community of growth and inspiration to help members of blended families break free from the isolation of their circumstance in order to fulfill God’s purpose in their homes.

second Wednesdays • starts Oct  11 • 6:30pm

GRIEF Support

Our Grief Support Group is an ongoing group offering those who are grieving a loved one the opportunity to develop relationships of support, restorative healing and wholeness to their lives. There will be the opportunity for discussion, fellowship and getting closer to God. Participants are welcome to join anytime as needed.

Mondays• 5:30pm • New Life Community Center Cafe



Local Community Outreach Groups

Dolls Crew

Bring hope to kids on the Central Coast by making dolls and stuffed animals for those going through a tough time. We deliver these handmade gifts to kids in the hospital, foster care, and others who could use a little love. In our Doll Ministry, women pray, encourage each other, and enjoy fellowship as they create beautiful dolls to share with children all over the word. Local hospitals and service organizations as well as mission around the world have been blessed by this ministry.

THURSDAYS • 1:00 Pm • Off-site

Blanket Crew

 Do you love to sew, knit, or crochet? Why not turn your hobby into a ministry that serves our community? Not only will you be using your skills for Kingdom work, you’ll also get to find a community with other blanket makers. Join us Wednesday mornings for connection and blanket making. Our creations then get delivered to newborns in our community as well as hospitals and to other people through the Encouragement Team. We hope you’ll join us in brightening people’s days.

Wednesdays • 9:00 am • The House @ New Life