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Organisations offering Online Support Groups and Events for Family and Friends

As a service to the community, F.E.A.S.T. volunteers have researched and compiled this list of organizations around the world offering online support groups and events. If you have additions or edits, please email us at [email protected] F.E.A.S.T. has not vetted these resources for quality or philosophy: please research before using these services.

UNITED STATES & CANADA

FEAST
Around the Dinner Table
https://www.aroundthedinnertable.org/

Around the Dinner Table -Facebook
https://m.facebook.com/groups/480323385492938

Around the Dinner Table -Facebook Spanish Forum
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2460046987360926/

Alaska Eating Disorders Alliance
Family and loved ones
Third Saturdays of the month – 1:30-3pm (AKDT)
Contact:
[email protected]
https://www.akeatingdisordersalliance.org/Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
Virtual Recovery Check-ins Friends and Family – register before
Wednesday 7:00 – 8:30pm (EST)

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScPIPLnZv-0nJFJ-QUmRKI8qxJ1RGIhFm5m-fC7iYg-CF7TDw/viewform? 

Balance eating disorder treatment center
Virtual Supporting a Loved One Group
Monday 5:00 –  6:30pm (EST)

https://balancedtx.com/virtual-supporting-a-loved-one-group

Center For Discovery
For loved ones
Thursday’s: 3-4pm PST | 4-5pm MST | 5-6pm CST | 6-7pm EST

https://centerfordiscovery.com/groups/
https://centerfordiscovery.zoom.us/j/803574016
Meeting ID:
803-574-01

Eating Disorders Nova Scotia
Family and Friends Peer Support Group
Monthly on 4th Tuesday (next April 28)
6:30 – 8:30pm (ADT)
https://www.facebook.com/events/1982020968852408/

Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta
(Update: Online) In-Person Support for Parents & Caregivers
3rd Thursday
7:00 – 8:30pm (MST)
https://edsna.ca/event/yeg-in-person-support-for-parents-caregivers/

Eating Recovery Center
Caregiver Virtual Support Group
Thursdays 8:00 p.m. (EST)
Contact
[email protected] 

Foundry BCDrop-in counselling sessions by voice, video and chat to BC’s young people ages 12-24 and their caregivers! Free. No referral or assessment required.

To access this service, call 1-833-FØUNDRY (yes, that’s FØUNDRY with a zero! or 1-833-308-6379) to book an appointment 

 MEDA 

FREE Virtual Online Group
Family and Loved Ones co-led by a master’s level clinician and a parent.
Every  Monday 6:00 – 7:00 pm (EST)
www.medainc.org/events and click Monday for the registration and Zoom link.

Recovered Living
FREE for parents and friends
1st Week of every month 6:00 – 7:00pm (PST) (next meeting May 5th)

https://www.recoveredliving.com/family-friends/

The Eating Disorder Foundation
Virtual Support Group for Family & Friends
Mondays 12:30 – 1:30pm (MST)
Wednesdays 5:30-7:00pm (MST)

https://www.eatingdisorderfoundation.org/get-help/support-groups/

The Lotus Collaborative
Online Support Group for Friends & Family of those in Recovery
Thursday 6:00 – 7:00pm (PST)

https://www.thelotuscollaborative.com/online-supporters-group.html?

EVENT
Sheena’s Place
Eating Disorders 101 for Caregivers
Thursday 23 April 10:00 – 11:30am (EDT)

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/eating-disorders-101-for-caregivers-tickets-102560045858

AUSTRALIA

EDFA – Strive
strive Melbourne: 2nd Wednesday each month, join private FB page https://www.facebook.com/groups/melbourneeatingdisorderssupportgroup/?ref=group_header

strive Bendigo: 4th Wednesday each month, join private FB page https://www.facebook.com/groups/517715119040988/?ref=group_header

strive Perth: 3rd Tuesday each month, join private FB page https://www.facebook.com/groups/1004916909885289/?ref=group_header

strive Adelaide: 4th Wednesday each month, join private FB page https://www.facebook.com/groups/234304884367288

strive Tasmania: 2nd Thursday each month, commencing 9th April 2020 at 7.30pm join private FB page 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1435377356670021

https://www.edfa.org.au/family-and-carer-wellbeing/eating-disorders-peer-support-families-carers/

Eating Disorders Victoria

‘rALLY’ Carers/Family Support Group
3rd Tuesday of the month 7:00 – 8:30pm (AEST)
$5 if not a EDV or EDFA member
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/rally-group-tickets-101766925614

EDV Hub
Monday -Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm (AEST)

https://www.eatingdisorders.org.au/about-us/edv-and-covid-19/
https://www.eatingdisorders.org.au/find-support/eating-disorder-helpline/

The Butterfly Foundation
Eating Disorder Carer support group
First and third Wednesday monthly 6:30 – 7:30pm (AEST)

https://thebutterflyfoundation.org.au/our-services/support-groups/carer-support-groups/

Young family & friends eating disorder support groups
Second Wednesday of the Month 6:30 – 7:30pm
(AEST)
https://thebutterflyfoundation.org.au/our-services/support-groups/young-family-and-friends-support-group/

EVENT

Eating Disorders Families Australia
Carer Information Evening
Tuesday 28th April (RSVP by 24th April) 6:30 – 8:30pm (AEST)
Contact (07) 38446055 or email [email protected]

UNITED KINGDOM

Recovery From Within
Tuesday evenings online support group called the Recovery Space – both for carers and those with eating disorders. First session free.

Anorexia Bulimia Care
ABC Support Hub Online
Thursday’s – please pre book support sessions

http://www.anorexiabulimiacare.org.uk/help-for-you/face-to-face-support

BEAT

The Aviary
Sunday and Tuesday 7:00 – 8:15pm (GMT)

https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/aviary

Echo Peer Coaching
Available in North West, Tunbridge Wells, Sussex, North East Essex, Norfolk, and Scotland
https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/support-services/echo-peer-coaching

Eating Disorders Association Northern Ireland
Carers Online Support Group
https://groups.eatingdisordersni.co.uk/
https://www.eatingdisordersni.co.uk/Events/carers-online-support-group-21-04-2020

Hope Virgo
Supporting a loved one with an eating disorder during COVID19 – Hope Virgo
Thursday 23rd April
7:00 – 7:55pm (BST)

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supporting-a-loved-one-with-an-eating-disorder-during-covid19-tickets-102466997548?

 

 

 

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