Support Groups

Alzheimer's Support Group 
This group is for anyone impacted by dementia, whether you are a patient or caregiver or just somebody with questions about Alzheimer’s.  The group meets the 2nd Tuesday and 4th Thursday of every month from 7 – 9 pm unless the day falls on a major holiday. Meetings take place at 1740 North Montana Ave., across from Eaton Turner Jewelry. Please call Cindy Stevick at (406) 431-0452 with any questions.

Diabetes Support Group
For those affected by diabetes and a family member or support person.
Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., in the Clinical Nutrition Conference Room.  Please use the East Entrance and follow directional signs.
For more information, call 444-2364.

Grief Support Group
Hospice of St. Peter's periodically offers a 7 week grief support group for those who have experienced the death of a loved one.  The group is for adults, free of charge and open to the public.  Registration is required and group size is limited.  Contact Lynne Grant at 447-2464 for further information.

Loss of Family Member or Friend to Suicide Support Group

  •  1st Tuesday of each month from 6:00-8pm at St. Peter's Medical Center in the Education Center.
  • 1st Thursday of each month from 6:00-8pm in East Helena at City Hall.
  • YOUTH ONLY AGES 14-18yrs-1st Wednesday of each month from 6:00-8:00pm in East Helena at City Hall.

For more information about the three groups listed above, please contact Jaime at

  • Second Tuesday of each month, 6 – 8 p.m.; Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church, 3580 N. Benton Ave.

All Ages Welcome
The gathering provides a place where individuals can talk about loss of loved ones to suicide. For more information, contact Julie Bethke at 431-2530 or email Julie at

Pregnancy Loss Support
This group meets on an as–needed basis. Please call Terri Temple at (406) 495-6752 to express interest or gain more information.

Big Sky Caregivers Connect

Volunteer family caregivers are invited to join a monthly CareGiving Support Group hosted at Touchmark, 915 Saddle Drive at noon on 4th Wednesdays of every month. Bring a brown bag lunch for the one-hour opportunity to meet other caregivers, share experiences in caregiving and find support and resources for caring for your loved one. No cost. No registration required.

For more information call:406-442-6501

Bariatric Support Group

We invite you to attend a FREE Bariatric Support Group Meeting. These support groups are for those who have undergone or are considering Bariatric Surgery (lap band, gastric sleeve or gastric bypass). Discussions will range from nutritional information to open discussion for guests to share experiences.

Held the second Tuesday of each month 5:30-6:30pm at St. Peter's Health.

For questions call: 406-465-7618

Ostomy Support Group

Patients, families, friends and caregivers are invited to join the St. Peter’s Health Ostomy Support Group. Dedicated to helping patients with intestinal or urinary diversion return to everyday living, the group provides education, information, support, advocacy and open discussion regarding ostomy issues. The group meets from 5-6 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month in the 1,2,3 Conference Rooms at St. Peter’s Health Regional Medical Center at 2475 Broadway (enter through the Main Entrance and the 1,2,3 Rooms are across from the cafeteria).

For more information, call Nicole Monohon, RN, BS, CWON at (406) 447-2705.

Cancer related groups:

Cirlce of Hope

This is a survivor-led support group for women who have or have had cancer. It is supported by St. Peter’s Health and meets the first and third Wednesdays at noon at the Survivor’s Boutique, 1054 Helena Ave. 

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