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Please click on a state to find a support group near you. We are working diligently to expand our network of support groups and are always interested in motivated, dedicated volunteers to assist us in that endeavor. To find out how you can help, please contact our the national office at (800) 722-4673.
*Phone contacts are individuals who would like to offer phone and email support, but do not run a support group.
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Calera Area Support Group
Calera Public Library
9700 Hwy. 25
Calera, AL 35040
November 7, 2015
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
For more information, please contact Support Group Leader Jo Ann Bokenkamp
Phone: (334) 730-1363
Assistant Support Group Leader: Clarissa Hallowell
Florence (Telephone Support)
Contact: Sarah Logan, 256-332-0048
Meetings are held at 4900 Meridian Street, Morrison Building, Room 101-A, Huntsville, AL 35762
Meetings go from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. For information and direction, please call 256-323-0715.
Mohave Valley (Bullhead City) Support Group
Support Group Leader: Carol Hayward, 928-768-9323
Southern Arizona (Tucson) Support Group
Casas Adobes Congregational Church
6801 N. Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85704
Park in the East lot, off of Oracle Road
Support Group Leader: Pat Gould, (after 1 p.m.) 520-742-0199, email@example.com
Support Group Leader: Matty Heenan 520-749-4709 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please join us on the second Tuesday of the month from 1-3 p.m. Check below for the dates:
No meetings in June, July and August
No meetings in November and December
For more information please contact Pat Gould at: (520) 742-0199
Next meetings are:
- October 28, 2017 Annual Potluck
- January 27, 2018
- February 24, 2018
We meet on the fourth Saturday of most months (summer off) at Arrowhead Hospital in the Palo Verde Conference Room (North of Walgreens, South side of Hospital), 18701 N. 67th Ave., Glendale, AZ.
Directions: North of Union Hills on 67 Ave, you’ll see main entrance to Abrazo’s Arrowhead Hospital. Turn right and go around right by Endoscopy entrance. -Park and walk to double door entrance south of Endoscopy building. The room is to the right.
Please email us or call between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. with any questions. Thank you.
Benton Support Group
Support Group Leader: Pam Ray, 501-778-8737, email@example.com
Fresno Support Group
Call for next meeting
Fig Garden Library, Fig Garden Meeting Room
3071 West Bullard Ave, Fresno, CA 93711
Contact: Mary Huckabee
Phone: (209) 852-2870
Palo Alto Support Group
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 2nd Saturday of each month
We will be meeting Saturday, October 24 instead of October 10 because of the Columbus Day holiday.
The Palo Alto Medical Foundation, 2nd Floor, Room N2 Conference Room,
795 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Contact: Rachel Ho
Phone: (415) 680-4389
Santa Rosa Support Group
Meeting time: 10 a.m. –12 p.m., fourth Saturday of the month
Location: Sutter Medical Center Warrack Campus, 2449 Summerfield Rd, 2nd Floor, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Support Group meeting dates:
January 28 Support Group Meeting
July 21-23 National Scleroderma Patient Conference- Chandler, AZ
November No Meeting ~ Happy Thanksgiving!
December 2 Holiday Party- Details TBA
**Schedule, location, topics or speakers subject to change. Please contact Cathy to confirm.
Turlock Support Group
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call for next meeting date.
Raley’s Store, 2900 Geer Road, Turlock, CA
Contact: Mary Huckabee
Phone: (209) 852-2870
- Southern California (Note: The Greater San Diego Chapter is now a part of the Southern California Chapter)
Learn more about support groups in Colorado from our chapter.
Learn more about support groups in Connecticut from our Tri-State Chapter.
Learn more about support groups in Washington D.C. from our chapter.
Learn more about support groups in Delaware from our Delaware Valley Chapter.
If you live in southeast Florida, learn more about support groups from the Southeast Florida Chapter. For other areas of Florida, look below:
Scleroderma Support Group of Volusia County (Florida)
Meeting location: Coronado Community United Methodist Church, New Smyrna Beach, FL, Room 109
Meeting Dates: Second Sunday every other month:
January 8, 2017
May 14, 2017
July 9, 2017
September 10, 2017
November 12, 2017
Time: 2 p.m.
Contact for directions, info: Eileen Savell, 386-689-4431, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jacksonville Florida Support Group
Meetings take place at The Salem Centre, 7235 Bonneval Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256
Meetings will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates in 2017: May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9, October 14, and November 11
Note: Jacksonville group - September 9 meeting canceled due to weather.
For more information please contact:
Vicky Pina, 904-541-8252, Vicky.Pina@gmail.com
Lady Lake Scleroderma Support Group
Support Group Leader: Jean Clark, 352-753-9500
Central Florida Support Group (Orlando Area)
Meetings take place at Exit Realty Office
401 S. Rosalind Ave.
Orlando, Florida 32801
Our next meeting will be September 9 and November 11, 2017 from10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
For more information please contact:
Jan Gura - 407-376-3076, JRGura@earthlink.net
Jennifer Scheinberg - 407-257-5908, JPScheinberg@gmail.com
Sarasota Area Support Group
Waldemere Medical Plaza, 1921 Waldemere St. Sarasota, Florida, 2nd Floor, Mimosa Room (located directly across from Sarasota Memorial Hospital on Waldemere Street).
Support Group Leader: Cindy Grantham-Spears, 941-539-4479, email@example.com
Please contact the Support Group Leader to confirm future meetings.
Meets four times annually, upcoming meeting dates: Sept. 19, 2015, Nov. 21, 2015, Jan. 16, 2016, March 19, 2016
10 a.m. to 12 noon the 3rd Saturday of every other month
Tampa Support Group
Support Group Leader: Lynn Goff, 813-995-2700, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our 2016 schedule is as follows, the third Saturday in January, March, May, July and September at 12 p.m.. The meetings are held at The Shriner's Hospital for Children (on USF campus) 12501 Pine St, Tampa, Florida
Susan Marie Foundation - Scleroderma Support Group Meeting
Time: Last Saturday of every month at 10 a.m.
Location: Lakes Regional Library, Rm B, 152900 Bass Rd, Ft Myers
RSVP to Sandie at email@example.com.
Learn more about support groups from our Georgia Chapter.
Waipahu Support Group
Support Group Leader: Ken Athans, 904-891-3085, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kaiser Permanente Clinic, 94-1480 Moaniani Street, Waipahu, Hawaii 96797
Conference room B 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Call or email for upcoming dates
Southern Idaho Scleroderma Support Group
For Patients, Family Members and Friends
Location: Anderson Center St. Luke’s Boise, 100 E. Idaho St., Boise, ID 83712
Time: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Room: Boise Room
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Room: Canyons 1 & 2
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Room: Canyons 1 & 2
Parking is located in the South Tower Parking Garage. Enter from Bannock Street between First and Second Streets. Handicapped parking is located along Bannock Street between Avenue B and 1st Street. Enter the building through the Bannock Street/Anderson Center entrance adjacent to the parking area. Take the elevator to the fifth floor.
For More Information:
Dee Burlile (C) 208-995-1144
JoAnna Harper (C) 520-343-8646
Sean Burlile (C) 208-949-4301
Learn more about support groups from our Greater Chicago Chapter.
Central Indiana Scleroderma Self Help Group (TWO LOCATIONS)
North Location - 7250 Clearvista Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46256
#CHN 7250, Visionary Ballpark Conference
This is on the Community Hospital North campus in the 7250 building, second floor
South Location - Community Hospital South, 1402 East County Line Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46227
Conference Rooms 5 & 6
Saturday, November 11, 2017, to be determined
Saturday, October 14, 2017, 1 to 4 p.m.
Saturday, November 11, 2017,time to be determined
Meetings will include time to meet and greet and share stories and information. Some of the meetings will have guest presenters. The atmosphere is informal and later arrivals are welcome.
Contact: Maureen Hays at email@example.com, 317-781-9726
For more information about support groups in Iowa, contact the Heartland Chapter.
Topeka Area Support Group
Topeka Shawnee County Library
1515 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66605
Hughes Room #205
First Meeting will be September 14 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
For more information please contact Support Group Leader Emily Morris at 785-215-1236 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Wichita Support Group
Support Group Leader: Sharon Leiker at 316-683-8335, email@example.com
Baton Rouge Support Group
Support Group Leader: Del Anselmo, 225-756-2452 (home) or 225-324-3666 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org or Rebecca Nugent at 225-270-5590
“The Settlement” Shopping Center, Suite C-1
7809 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Starting at 5 p.m.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Download schedule as a PDF
Many, Louisiana Area Support Group
Beulah Baptist Church
31665 Hwy 191
Many, LA 71449
2017 Dates: TBD
Please contact Support Group Leader Tina Dowden for more info at 936-332-3296 or email@example.com
New Orleans Area Support Group
University Medical Office Bldg. (UMOB)
2025 Gravier Street New Orleans, LA 70112
The meeting dates:
Meeting time is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- October 16, 2017
For more information, please contact the Support Group Leader Joy Mitchell - firstname.lastname@example.org or 504-301-7737.
For more information about support groups in Maine, contact the New England Chapter.
For more information about support groups in Massachusetts, contact the New England Chapter.
For more information about support groups in Michigan, contact the chapter.
For more information about support groups in Minnesota, contact the chapter.
For more information about support groups in Missouri, contact the chapter.
For more information about support groups in Nebraska, contact the Heartland Chapter.
Las Vegas Area Support Group
New location is Claim Jumper Restaurant, 6629 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89119 at 11:30 a.m.
Time to kick off our 2017 meetings. The first meeting will be on Saturday, March 11 at 11:30 a.m. We will be discussing our 2017 calendar, reviewing educational topics and making plans for the Annual Patient Conference
For more information about this group, and to confirm meeting dates, please contact Support Group Leader John Holod at 1-702-233-0783 or email@example.com or Pam O’Meara at 1-702-606-9496 or PAMOMEARA@msn.com.
For more information about support groups in New Hampshire, contact the New England Chapter.
For support groups in Burlington/Camden, Warren and Woodbury, contact the Delaware Valley Chapter.
For support groups in Northern New Jersey, contact the Tri-State Chapter.
Albuquerque/ Rio Rancho support group
Support Group meetings are held at Flying Star Cafe in the hospitality room in the back.
10700 Corrales Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114
The meetings will be every other month on the second Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m.:
- October 14
- December 9
For more information, please contact:
Anna Wenger at 505-974-9293 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Theresa Johnson at 520-248-2235
For information about support groups in New York, contact the Tri-State Chapter.
Triangle Area Support Group
Support Group Leaders: Teresa Stone, 919-596-0560, m. 919-323-9598, email@example.com
or Jane Pahner, 919-969-7676, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bethesda Baptist Church, 1914 South Miami Boulevard, Durham, NC
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
2017 Meeting Dates
- November 12
- No meeting in December
Fayetteville Scleroderma Support Group
The Fayetteville Scleroderma Support Group meets in the Medical Arts Center at 101 Robeson St., Room 106; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the third Saturday of every month except for July and December.
Scleroderma patients and their loved ones are invited for support and information about the disease.
For more information, please contact Support Group Leaders: Donna Thomas 910-308-9792 and Kim Sublett 910-237-2390 or via email at email@example.com
Forsyth County, Winston-Salem Support Group
First Meeting: Wednesday, November 1, 2017; 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Public Library - Reynolda Manor Branch
2839 Fairlawn Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
For more information, please contact support group leader:
Patricia Georges: 336-708-8313, firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about support groups in Ohio, contact the chapter.
For more information about support groups in Oklahoma, contact the chapter.
For more information about support groups in Oregon, contact the chapter.
For more information about support groups in Pennsylvania, contact the Delaware Valley Chapter.
Contact: Manny & Sylvia Quevedo, 787-792-4038, or 787-792-3882, email email@example.com.
For more information about support groups in Rhode Island, contact the New England Chapter.
For more information about support groups in South Carolina, contact the chapter.
Black Hills Support Group
Rapid City Public Library
610 Quincy Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
The group meets from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m Remaining meeting dates in 2017:
- November. 1
- December. 6
- January 3, 2018
For more information, please contact Support Group Leader Ron Sasso
For more information about support groups in Tennessee, contact the chapter.
For more information about support groups in Texas, contact the chapter.
Park City Utah Support Group
Support Group Leader- April Torres, 435-881-3016, ScleroPC@gmail.com
Upcoming Meeting Dates
For more information, contact April
March 5, 2016 - 2-4 p.m. - Anderson-Foothill Branch Library- 1135 S. 2100 E. Salt Lake City, Utah (Open Table Discussion)
April 4, 2016 - 5:30 -7:30 p.m.- Glendale Branch Library-1375 S. Concord (1240 W), Salt Lake City, Utah (Guest Speaker)
May 14, 2016 - 3-5 p.m. - This meeting has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
*Note - No food or drinks in libraries. Bottled water is ok.
For more information about support groups in Vermont, contact the New England Chapter.
Fredricksburg Area Support Group
Support Group Leader: Christine Hamblin, 540-720 -2079, firstname.lastname@example.org
Norfolk (Phone Support)
Contact: Audrey Gutterman, 757-855-5200, email@example.com.
Richmond Area Support Group
Support Group Leaders: Christine Hamblin, 540-720 -2079, firstname.lastname@example.org; Teresa Crumpler, 804-233-5809, email@example.com; or Shirley Hill-Rasberry, 804-329-5223, firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about support groups in Washington, contact the chapter.
Huntington Area Support Group
River Cities Community Church
4385 Route 60 East
Huntington, WV 25705
Thursday, March 7 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 301
Please park in the RED lot
You will see two doors with canopies, use the second door.
For more info contact Karen Baker
Weirton (Telephone Support)
Contact: Sandra Fennych, 304-723-5177, email@example.com
Green Bay/Northeast Wisconsin
Dates/Times: Second Wednesday of every month, 1-3 p.m.
Location: Bellin Health Family Medical & Wellness Center Bellevue
3263 Eaton Road
Green Bay, WI 54311
Support Group Leader: Valarie Hutchison
Dates/Times: Third Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Froedtert Hospital (Community Conference Room 2)
8700 W. Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Community Conference Room 2 located in the Wisconsin Athletic Club building.
Enter building on the 87th Street side and look for Community Conference Room entrance.
Support Group Leader:
Kelly Kohls, firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about support groups in Wisconsin, please contact the Greater Chicago Chapter.
- In Los Angeles: Josephine Battyany, (310) 287-0793
- In NY: Beatriz Nunez, 631-667-2655
- In Puerto Rico: Manny Quevedo, 787-399-4038 (Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. only), email@example.com