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Support Groups

Here is a listing of support groups in your area. We encourage you to attend these local programs. If there is not a group in your area, or if the groups listed are not at a convenient time, try our online support education group! Our online support group is a four-week program with weekly chat sessions that cover specific IBD-related topics and allows participants to share their views.

  • CCFA Support Group: Fremont, CA


    2500 Mowry Avenue
    Fremont, CA 94538
    Washington Hospital, West Building, Conrad E. Anderson, MD Auditorium, Conference Room A
    Facilitators: Carrie Caselden
    carriecaselden@gmail.com
    Meets: Fourth Tuesday, 6:30 - 8:30pm, monthly.

  • CCFA Support Group: Palo Alto, CA


    300 Pasteur Drive
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    May Meeting Location:Stanford Hospital, Room H0130 Meeting Room, In the basement June Meeting Location:Lucille Packard Children's Hospital- Board Room # 1155
    Ted Wallace at 408-773-9201
    tedpaccfa@yahoo.com
    Meets: First Wednesday, 7:00 - 8:30pm.

  • CCFA Support Group: Roseville, CA


    1 Medical Plaza Dr
    Roseville, CA 95661
    Sutter Roseville Hospital, Lobby - Visit the group's website at http://sites.google.com/site/ibdinfogroup/
    Facilitator Guy Randazzo - (916) 769-4915
    guy.randazzo@hp.com
    Meets: Last Wednesday of the month, 7:00pm, Monthly

  • CCFA Support Group: San Francisco, CA


    2333 Buchanan Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    California Pacific Medical Center - Enright Room.
    Facilitators Molly Reisman - molly.reisman@gmail.com or Susan Shwartz at 415-661-8038 or
    Psjs4@msn.com
    Meets: Second Tuesday, 7:30 - 9:00pm, monthly.

  • CCFA Support Group: San Francisco, CA - Young Adults' Meeting


    2973 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    SF Gut Instincts is CCFA's support group for young adults - For more information on this group, please contact facilitator Brevin Pretorius at sfgutinstincts@gmail.com, or follow the group on their website: https://www.facebook.com/SFSSG
    sfgutinstincts@gmail.com
    Meets: SF Gut Instincts hosts a yoga session on the 2nd Sunday of each month at Yoga to the People in San Francisco

  • CCFA Support Group: San Jose, CA - THIS GROUP IS NOT CURRENTLY MEETING


    276 International Cir
    San Jose, CA 95119
    Kaiser San Jose, Family Health Center, 3rd Floor Conference Rooms D and E
    Facilitator Andrea Trinchero
    andrea185@aol.com
    Meets: TBA (Contact Lindsay Brown at 301-478-4523 or lbrown@ccfa.org for more information)

  • CCFA Support Group: Santa Rosa, CA


    401 Bicentennial Way
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    Kaiser Medical Offices, East Building, 3rd Floor, Dermatology waiting room
    Facilitator Meg McNees - (707) 576-1570
    Meets: First Monday, 6:30pm, Monthly

  • CCFA Support Group: Visalia, CA *THIS GROUP IS CURRENTLY NOT MEETING*


    840 S Akers St
    Visalia, CA 93277
    Bear Room of the Kaweah Delta Rehab Hospital
    Facilitator: Brittani Snyder -
    britanne@hotmail.com
    Meets: First Wednesday, 7:00 - 8:00pm, TBA (Please contact Lindsay Brown 310-478-4523 or lbrown@ccfa.org for more information)

  • CCFA Support Group: Walnut Creek, CA


    133 La Casa Via
    Walnut Creek, CA 94598
    John Muir Hospital, Mariposa Room in the Garage (Parking Structure), Garden Level
    Facilitator Pat Doughty - (925) 284-9167 or
    newpatdoughty@gmail.com
    Meets: Fourth Wednesday, 7:00-8:30pm , monthly.