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Our General & Support Meetings

Chester County Chapter of NAMI meets regularly on the 3rd Thursday of every month 7 pm , at the Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, Paoli Pike & Line Road in Malvern., Pa ( Click here for map ).These general meetings include guest speakers who cover a wide range of topics such as new medications, Managed Care, Provider Services, health insurance, various entitlements and legal concerns. Family members and consumers are welcome to attend.
Membership to our local chapter is
Family/Individual…. $35
Open Door Membership…..$3.00
Fee includes membership to the National and State Chapters of NAMI. The National Alliance for the Mentally ill of Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization under Section 501 ( c )(3) of the IRS code. Dues and Donations are tax-deductible .

Support Group Meetings

Family-to-Family support groups and rap sessions are support meetings in a group setting at a local chapter members home. Some meetings are led by a professional facilitator and all meetings are open to anyone in need of answers or support.  Meetings are held monthly ( Click here for location and map to meeting) Contact us at 1-610-430-0177 for more information or e-mail us at

Southern Chester County
NAMI Support Group

Starting Thursday, November 7 and the 1st Thursday of every month , family members and friends of a person with a mental illness will now have the opportunity to meet with others "who have been there". A Therapist / Family Member will also be in attendance.

They will meet at the Episcopal Church of the Advent on Rt 82 in Kennett Square, just off Rt. 1 By Pass. The time is 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Please share this information with other interested persons. Please call Betsy at 610-444-5993 for further information.

UPDATED Chapter Support Group Listings

New Support Group meets in Phoenixville

at Penn Psychiatric Center

601 Gay St # 8, Phoenixville, PA 19460
on the 2nd Thursday of the month 7 - 9 p.m. Starting Thursday, March 13, 2003. A professional Therapist is also in attendance. There is no charge for this and experience has shown that it is a much needed service. For further information on this group, call 610-430-0177 OR  e-mail Ginger at

Southern Chester County NAMI Support Group
1st Thursday of each month,
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Episcopal Church of the Advent on Rt 82 in Kennett Square, just off Rt. 1 By Pass.


GRIEF AND LOSS: **NEW** 610-644-0426 & 610-269-3476 (Call for Information)

Support Group
Call 610-651-7765

~To Contact Us~

NAMI PA Chester County
P.O. Box 1102, Frazer, Pa 19355 Our Number 610-430-0177
NAMI PA 1-800-223-0500
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