Family Support

UCS Healthcare Offers a Free Family Support Group

Do you care about someone with a substance use disorder? Loved ones, significant others, friends, parents, children, co-workers - anyone with a relationship to someone with a substance use disorder is invited to join our family support group.

Held Every Wednesday, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

UCS Healthcare

1300 Woodland Avenue

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Transgender Support Group

UCS Healthcare Offers a Free Transgender Support Groups

Open to all transgender, queer, non-binary, gender non-confirming individuals. Whether you're just beginning your journey or somewhere beyond, join us! Allies in direct support of transgender members welcome.

Meetings held weekly at UCS Healthcare and are available in a hybrid format - both in person and on Zoom - for people who reside in Iowa. Guest speakers/special topics once per month. For questions and accommodations, email support@ucsdsm.org or call 515-280-3860.

For Adults 18+

Held every Thursday from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Click here to view a printable pdf flier. Join the private Facebook group here.

For Teens Under 18

Held every Tuesday from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Click here to view a printable pdf flier. Join the private Facebook group here. 

For Parents & Partners

This group is for parents of transgender people of any age and partners of transgender people. Held every Tuesday from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (at the same time as the teen group, held in a different room) Click here to view a printable pdf flier. Join the private Facebook group here.