How to Start a Support Group
RESOLVE has a great process for helping you decide if you are ready to make the commitment to start a peer-led group. Learn how to start a support group.
Would I make a good support group host?
We think you'd make a great RESOLVE support group leader, especially if any of the following apply to you.
- I'm comfortable listening to other people's infertility stories.
- I understand not everyone's story is the same and people find resolution in different ways.
- I understand the power of support and want to bring it to my community.
- I want to give back to this community.
- I'm interested in connecting with others.
Have you considered starting a RESOLVE peer-led support group in your area but want more information? Whether you have completed your family or are still on your journey, as a peer-led support group host you will provide a valuable service to others with infertility, and no doubt you’ll find it beneficial—and rewarding too.
RESOLVE has a great process for helping you decide if you are ready to make the commitment to start and lead a peer-led support group. The training process provides you with clear information on support group host responsibilities and requirements. Once you make the decision to start a support group, RESOLVE helps you by promoting the group online as well as providing on-going training and advice for maintaining it.
The first step in the process is to listen to the recorded audio training “How to Start a Peer-Led Support Group” below. After you listen to the recorded audio training, please read the Peer-Led Support Group (PLSG) Host Interest Information Packet.
Are you a mental health professional? Please contact Cindy Hollister, Director, Development at email@example.com or 703.556.7172 to learn more about starting a RESOLVE Professionally-Led Support Group.