NAMI Family Support Group Facilitator | NAMI Southwest Iowa | SHARE Omaha

NAMI Southwest Iowa

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Anna Killpack, Executive Director
Main Address:
403 Front Street
PO Box 143
Neola, IA 51559
Volunteer Opportunity:

NAMI Family Support Group Facilitator

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences.

NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
- Free of cost to participants.
- Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions.
- Led by family members of people with mental health conditions.
- 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location).
- No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed.
- Confidential.

Who can be a facilitator:
- Prospective facilitators must be parents, grandparents, foster parents, siblings, adult children, spouses, or
partners of a person living with a mental health condition.
- Must have willingness to undergo training and to adhere to the NAMI Family Support Group model
- Requires a commitment to share in the facilitating of a support group once a month for a minimum of one year.
- Willingness to identify potential new facilitators from their support group.
- Positive regard for or personal experience with mutual support.
- Be or become a member of NAMI prior to training.


Open to

Skills Needed

No skills required


Next occurrence is
Tue, 07/05/2022  
(6:30pm - 8pm)
Repeats on the first Tuesday of the month 12 times.
Tuesday, July 5th, 2022
Flexible Timing
Volunteer timing is flexible within the designated time frame, or opportunity can be scheduled directly with nonprofit.

Location Details

Offsite Location
Indoor Project

403 Front Street