Support Groups for People Who Hoard/Family & Friends

One of the services The Hoarding Project offers is a support group for family members and friends of people who hoard.

Our research has found that people who have loved ones who hoard are significantly affected by their hoarding behavior. These family members and friends may experience difficult feelings and emotions, like anger, sadness, guilt, resentment, and hopelessness.

Negative feelings like this can result in even more difficultly in relationships among friends and family. When it comes to also dealing with hoarding, this can be a very hard situation to be in without support.

Our groups offer the opportunity to talk about your experience, concerns, and hear how others in the same situation are coping with the hoarding behaviors of with their loved one.


WASHINGTON

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Seattle

LOCATION: Greenwood Senior Center: 525 N 85th St, Seattle, WA
(The support group is located downstairs in the West Room (on your left when you enter from the front and walk down the stairs). However, it is best to come around the back. If you have any difficulties entering the building, please call Denise at 971-209-2305)
CONTACT: Denise by email at: denise@thehoardingproject.org, or by phone: 971-209-2305
Cost: A $10 donation is requested
Friends & Family Support Group
  • WHEN: 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:00-7:00pm
  • Support Group for People That Hoard
  • WHEN: Support group meets every 3rd Tuesday from 7:00-8:00pm


Tacoma

The Tacoma group has been discontinued until further notice. Check for updated information regarding support groups in South Seattle.


Minnesota

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