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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 Adult Support Group: Scarborough, ME


    Scarborough, ME
    Maine Medical Center, Scarborough Campus.From 7:00-9:30pm 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 Family/Pediatric Support Group: UMass Medical Center


    55 North Lake Avenue
    Worcester, MA 01655
    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.
    Meets: 3rd Thursday, Monthly

  • CCFA Parent and Pediatric Support Groups: Providence, RI


    593 Eddy Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    Hasbro Children's Hospital. Support Group for Parents of Children with IBD and a Support Group for Children with IBD (Meet Simultaneously). Location: Room 151
    mmurphy@ccfa.org
    Meets: Wednesday, Monthly

  • CCFA Support Group: Boston, MA


    55 Fruit Street
    Boston, MA 02114
    Mass General Hospital.Peer Support for people of any stage of IBD: parents and friends welcome. Location: Yawkey Bldg, Room 4-4810.
    ne@ccfa.org
    Meets: Wednesday, 2nd Wednesday

  • CCFA Support Group: Thursday Bangor, ME


    360 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401, USA
    Bangor, ME 04401
    Support Group for Bangor, ME. New Meeting Location! St. Joseph's Hospital, in the Chapman Room on the Second Floor. Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month.
    Meets: 2nd Thursday, Monthly

  • CCFA Women's Support Group: Providence, RI


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

  • Orono/University of Maine Area Support Group


    Orono, ME 04473
    Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the University of Maine in the Walker Room of the Memorial Union, There will be no meetings in December or January. Some meetings will feature guest speakers.
    207-974-9724
    emccgroup@yahoo.com
    Meets: 2nd Wednesday, Monthly

  • Western MA Teen Support Group


    3640 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01107, USA
    Springfield, MA 01107
    For Teens and Young Adults.Takes place at the Pediatric GI & Nutrition Group, 3640 Main St, Springfield, MA 01107, Suite 204 on the 2nd Sat of every month at 10:00am
    (781)449.0324
    klannser@gmail.com
    Meets: 2nd Saturday, Monthly

  • Worcester County Adult Support Group


    51 Union Street, Worcester, MA 01608, USA
    Worcester, MA 01608
    A support group for individuals affected by IBD in the Worcester area. Meets the last Wednesday of every month, in room G02 (lower level). New Start time! 6:00pm!
    (781)449.0324
    mary62lynn@gmail.com
    Meets: Last Wednesday , Monthly