Bereavement Support

Widow and widower bereavement support groups will be held at Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale, 2-3:30 p.m. today and 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesday. For more information, call 703-941-7000 or visit


Breast-feeding moms group discussion, led by an experienced maternal-infant nurse and lactation consultant, with a weekly prize drawing, complimentary parking, baby weight check, refreshments and resource information, 10:30 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Inova Fairfax Hospital Women's Center, 7 South Dayroom, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. $5 a session. For more information, call 703-776-6455.

Caregivers meeting for family members to discuss coping strategies, support, and information about cancer and its treatment, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, Radiation Oncology Conference Room, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. Use blue parking garage. Registration required. For more information, call 703-776-2841.

Support Groups

The following free groups for adults with a seizure disorder and for their caregivers are sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region. For more information, call 703-425-6660.

* Reston epilepsy group, 7-8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Herndon High School, Entrance 5, Room 123, 700 Bennett St., Herndon.

* Northern Virginia epilepsy group, 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Falls Church High School, Room 100, 7521 Jaguar Trail.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder support group, a free group for people with OCD, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcom Lane, Arlington. For more information, call 703-535-6575.

Support group, sponsored by the Northern Virginia Affiliate of Voice of the Faithful, for survivors of clergy abuse and others affected by the abuse, 7 p.m. Wednesday, downstairs meeting room, Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Rd., McLean. For more information, call Ellen Radday at 703-538-6128.

CanSurvive, a general cancer support group for people dealing with any type of cancer, noon-1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Life With Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St., Merrifield. Registration required. 703-776-2841.

Breast cancer support group, 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Inova Alexandria Hospital, Cancer Center waiting room, 4320 Seminary Rd., Alexandria. Registration required. 703-776-2841.

-- Compiled by JEAN MACK

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