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RESOURCE GUIDE

WELCOME TO THE WASHINGTON D.C. RESOURCE PAGE FOR PSI.
We are glad you found us. This page lists the PSI Support Coordinators and other area resources such as groups, telephone support, and reliable services that are available for no charge. We also list local events, trainings, and volunteer opportunities.

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PSI SUPPORT COORDINATOR:
PSI Coordinators are volunteers who offer caring and informed support and resources to moms and their families. They also provide information and resources for area providers who are caring for pregnant and postpartum families. Your area coordinators are listed below. Please don’t hesitate to contact us; we want to hear from you.

LOCAL SUPPORT COORDINATORS

WASHINGTON D.C. COORDINATOR: LYNNE MCINTYRE
Speaks English, Spanish & French
Telephone: 202-643-7290
Email

 


 

WASHINGTON D.C. EMERGENCY RESOURCE GUIDE

In an emergency: PSI is a volunteer organization devoted to providing social support and resources to women and their families. We will return your call or email as quickly as we can, but we can not provide an immediate response in an emergency. If you do need immediate assistance, please use one of the following resources now:
EMERGENCY: 911

SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Access HelpLine DC

1-888-793-4357 (1-888) 7WEHELP
Available 24 Hours


 

SUPPORT GROUPS

The following groups offer support at no charge for women who are at risk of or are experiencing distress such as isolation, depression, anxiety, fearful thoughts, insomnia, trauma, and other difficulties during pregnancy or postpartum. Support groups provide a safe and caring place for connection and recovery. Please call or email for more information.

Pregnant and New Moms Group
Location: The Arc
1901 Mississippi Avenue SE
Washington DC 20020
Time: Tuesday 10:00am – 11:30am
Refreshments and Childcare provided
Contact: Lynne McIntyre
Telephone: 202-545-2061
For more information Pregnant and New moms Support Group

Nuevo Grupo de Apoyo para Embarazadas y Nuevas Mamas
¡Acompáñenos! Todos los miércoles
1:00-2:30pm
Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care
3912 Georgia Avenue, N.W.,
Washington, DC 20011
Se proveerán refrigerios y cuidado de niños
Por favor contactar a Lynne McIntyre al 202-545-2061 antes de asistir por la primera vez
Marys Ctr Perinatal Group Flyer – Spanish

Washington DC Support Group
Location: Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church
Time: Wednesday evenings
Contact: Lynne McIntyre
Group leaders are available for telephone support and information about mental health professionals who have experience treating women with postpartum mood disorders.
Category: Support Groups
Telephone: 202.643-7290
Email

Postpartum Support Virginia
Postpartum Support Virginia is dedicated to helping women suffering depression and/or anxiety during pregnancy or in the first year following childbirth. Please visit our website for more information and resources in Virginia.
Category: Support Groups
Email | Website

Arlington Support Group
Location: Arlington VA Virginia Hospital Center
Time: Wednesday mornings
Contact: Adrienne Griffen
Category: Support Groups
Telephone: 703-243-2904
Email

Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list a support group here.


 

EDUCATION & EVENTS

Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list an event here.

UPDATES: If you are aware of a perinatal resource for families that is not listed here, if a current listing needs updating, or if you would like to apply to be listed here, please contact us.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Wendy Davis with any questions.