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Support Groups & Classes

Support Groups & Classes

Check back often to find information on blood pressure and diabetes screenings as well as educational information to maintain your health!

Support Groups

Conference Rooms are located on the lower level.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Auxiliary Room

Sundays at 7 p.m. (closed meeting)

"Compassionate Healing" Grief Support

Meets the third Tuesday of the Month from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Auxiliary Room. 

Providing individuals with the tools in coping with life at this difficult time in a setting of group sharing. Members will be able to understand the seven stages of grief, and they will allow each person the ability to share ways in which they are personally dealing with their loss.

For more information, call our chaplain at 815-562-2181, ext. 2684.


Group Hope

Meeting in the Health & Wellness Center Conference Room every Monday at 6:30 p.m. 

Provides support with depression and bi-polar disorder. Affiliated with the Rock River Valley Mental Health Association. For more information go to


Diabetic Support Group

Auxiliary Room
Third Monday of the Month at 7:00 p.m.

Connect with others who may be going through similar situations. Excellent forum for discussing problems, sharing solutions and encouraging other diabetics. Caregivers are welcome. Includes monthly newsletter.

For more information, call 815-561-0009.  


Community Education Classes

Click here to register for upcoming classes and events.

Questions? Please contact Michelle LaPage, Community and Organizational Development Manager at 815-561-3110 or email

Community Blood Drives

at RCH with Rock River Valley Blood Center, noon-6:00 p.m. Make an appointment with Michelle at 815-561-3110. Walk-ins are welcome, appointments preferred. Please bring a valid ID and drink plenty of fluids before donating.

2019 Dates: Tuesday, December 3.


Community Heartsaver CPR, AED & First Aid Class

Cost: $50, includes book & card (American Heart Association curriculum)
Location: RCH Training Room, lower level
All classes are on Saturdays and meet from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
2019 Class Dates: November 16


Community Heartsaver CPR Class

Cost: $40, includes book and card (American Heart Association curriculum)
Location: RCH Training Room (lower level)

All classes are on Wednesdays and meet from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Watch for 2020 Dates


Safe Sitter Class

2019 Class Dates: Monday, December 30

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $35, includes materials
Location: RCH Training Room, lower level
You MUST Pre-register for this class. Please call our instructor, Donna Trout, at 815-562-2181, ext. 1550 or e-mail to register. Class limit: 15 students.

Young children are not always able to communicate their needs and protect themselves. That's why babysitters must be able to handle whatever situation arises and react appropriately. These classes teach boys and girls, ages 11-14, how to handle emergencies when caring for younger children.

SAFE SITTERS will learn: