Support Groups

Winona Health facilitates a number of health-related support groups. Please review the list below and call the contact number for additional information.

Click on a group name for dates and times, location and other information.

Weekly Support Groups

Time: Tuesdays, 12 – 1:30 p.m.

Location: Winona Health Center for Women’s Health, 859 Mankato Avenue, Winona, MN

Information: Weekly drop-in group for parents to weigh their baby, get answers to questions and meet other parents. New parents and expecting parents are welcome. Meeting facilitators are Winona Health’s Robyn Hinz, RN, IBCLC and Jenni McHugh, Baby Connections facilitator and certified parent educator. 507.457.7701.

Monthly Support Groups

Time:  Second Monday of each month, 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Location: Winona Health Parkview Conference Room – 855 Mankato Avenue, Winona, MN

Information: Do you have a loved one living with a mental illness? If so, this support group provides a place for you that offers information, respect, encouragement, understanding and hope. For more information, call Helen Newell at 507.494.0905. Co-sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness – Winona affiliate and Project COMPASS.

Time: Second Wednesday of each month, 6 – 7 p.m.

Location: Winona Health Parkview Conference Room, 855 Mankato Avenue, Winona, MN

Information: Please join us for an informal group setting to ask questions, discuss concerns, and to share your experience with others regarding Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias. For questions contact Winona Health’s Cheryl Krage 507.494.7496.

Time: Third Wednesday of each month, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Location: Winona Health Lake Winona Manor Classroom, 865 Mankato Avenue, Winona, MN

Information: Winona Health Respiratory Therapist, Bob Elam, RT, will facilitate a monthly support group for those dealing with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Those who have questions may contact Bob Elam at or 507.452.7940.

Short-term Support Groups

Time:  4:30 – 6 p.m.

Location: Winona Health Senior Living at Watkins, 175 East Wabasha Street, Winona, MN

Information: Winona Health’s Sheila Skeels, LSW, facilitates a six-week, Grief Support Group periodically throughout the year. The Grief Support Group is free, but registration is required. Those who have questions or would like to know when the next support group will be held should call Chaplain Tom Schoen at 507.429.0485.

Upcoming Support Group meetings

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