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 Adult Support Group: Beverly, MA


    85 Herrick Street, Beverly, MA 01915, USA
    Meets the first Thursday of every month (beginning June 4th 2015) from 7pm to 8pm in the Garden Conference Room, on the First Floor of Beverly Hospital. This group is open to Crohn's and UC patients, their families and friends. The group will offer support, coping skills and resources for all that attend.
    781-449-0324
    abarron@ccfa.org
    Meets: Thursday, first Thursday, Monthly

  • CCFA Adult Support Group: Concord, NH


    250 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    A support group for adults, meets the second Monday of every month from 6 to 7pm at the Concord Hospital in Conference Room A. The first meeting will be May 11th.
    781-449-0324
    abarron@ccfa.org
    Meets: Second Monday

  • CCFA Adult Support Group: Scarborough, ME


    Scarborough, ME, USA
    Maine Medical Center, Scarborough Campus.From 7:00-8:30pm on the second Tuesday of each month. Location :Health Resource Room. Attendees should use the West Entrance.
    dwalter@spurwink.org
    Meets: Tuesday, Monthly, Second Tuesday

  • CCFA Adult Support Group: Springfield, MA


    759 Chestnut St, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Come meet with other people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to tell your story and offer and receive support. The group is for education and mutual support, and can include guest speakers on various topics if we like. Everything said there will be held in confidence. Meets at Bay State Hospital in Springfield, Davis Family Heart and Vascular Center, Room 3005, 10am to 12pm. Check in at Daly Front Entrance Desk for directions.
    (781) 449.0324
    ne@ccfa.org
    Meets: First Sunday, Monthly

  • CCFA Adult Support Group: Wareham, MA


    43 High St, Wareham, MA 02571, USA
    Support group for patients and caregivers affected by Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
    617-784-1624
    ne@ccfa.org
    Meets: Second Wednesday, Monthly

  • CCFA Family/Pediatric Support Group: Tri River Health Center


    281 Hartford Ave E, Uxbridge, MA 01569, USA
    A group for children and teens with IBD and their family members (including siblings!).
    lfournier63@yahoo.com
    Meets: 1st Thursday, 1st Thursday of the month

  • CCFA Family/Pediatric Support Group: UMass Medical Center


    UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus, Benedict Building - Stress Reduction Room, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    A group for children and teens with IBD and all of their family members (including siblings!). Meets on the 2nd floor of the Benedict building in the Stress Reduction Room at the UMass Medical Center, University Campus.
    abarron@ccfa.org
    Meets: 3rd Thursday, Monthly

  • CCFA Parent and Pediatric Support Groups: Providence, RI


    Hasbro Children's Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    On hold. Please contact Sarah Ferszt at sferszt@lifespan.org for more information.
    abarron@ccfa.org
    Meets: Wednesday, Monthly

  • CCFA Support Group: Boston, MA


    55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Mass General Hospital. Peer Support for people of any stage of IBD: parents and friends welcome.
    ne@ccfa.org
    Meets: Wednesday, 2nd Wednesday

  • CCFA Support Group: Seacoast, NH


    100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA
    Meets the second Tuesday of every month from 6pm to 7pm at theSeacoast Community Center Building, Room #3 (100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth, NH). First meeting will be on June 2nd.
    781-449-0324781-449-0324
    ne@ccfa.org
    Meets: Tuesday, Second Tuesday, Monthly

  • CCFA Support Group: Thursday Bangor, ME


    360 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401, USA
    THIS GROUP IS NO LONGER ON SUMMER BREAK. Support Group for Bangor, ME. The group meets at St. Joseph's Hospital on Broadway in the 2nd Floor Chapman Conference Room. If the Bangor schools are closed due to bad weather on our Thursday, we will not meet.
    abarron@ccfa.org
    Meets: 2nd Thursday, Monthly

  • CCFA Women's Support Group: Providence, RI


    100 Dudley St, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Women and Infants Hospital, 100 Dudley Street, Lower Level. Support Group for Women with IBD. Free Parking.
    abarron@ccfa.org
    Meets: First Wednesday, Monthly

  • Worcester County Adult Support Group


    51 Union Street, Worcester, MA 01608, USA
    ON HOLD: This support group is unfortunately ON HOLD. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. Meanwhile, our wonderful facilitator MaryLynn Harris is available to field any inquiries: mary62lynn@gmail.com
    (781)449.0324
    mary62lynn@gmail.com
    Meets: On Hold