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: Dallas, TX

    Dallas, TX
    This group meets the 3rd Monday of each month from 6-7:30 pm at 8200 Walnut Hill Lane, Main Building GI Lab Waiting Room on 1st Floor, Dallas, TX. Caregivers, friends and family are welcome! For more information, contact facilitators: Paneez Khakpour at 972.522.9797 or Cathleen Shellnutt BS, RN, CGRN at 214.345.2669. You can also contact the North Texas Chapter staff, Amber Martin, or 972-386-0607.
    Meets: Every 3rd Monday, Once a month

  • CCFA Adult Support Group: Fort Worth, TX

    3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard, UNT Health Science Center
    Fort Worth, TX 76107
    Meets the first Saturday of each month, 9am - 11am at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Room 291 in the EAD building. For more information, contact CCFA North Texas at
    Meets: 1st Saturday of every month

  • CCFA Adult Support Group: Grapevine, TX

    432 South Main Street
    Grapevine, TX 76051
    This group meets the 1st Tuesday of each month from 6 - 8 pm at Willhoite's Restaurant, 432 South Main Street, Grapevine TX in a small dining room to the left of the buffet table. For more information, contact Vicki Blancett at 214-536-0732, or Sonja Callicott at 817-312-5579,
    Meets: 1st Tuesday of the month

  • CCFA Parent Chat: Dallas, TX

    Dallas, TX
    Parent Chat: A quarterly education and support session for parents of children with IBD. Parents of all IBD children are welcome to attend. Each meeting will feature a speaker and Q&A session, and parents will be able to share stories, coping skills and strategies. Please join us October 28, 2015 at 6 p.m. to hear from Dr. Annette Whitney and Dr. Kendall Brown, Digestive Health Associates of Texas, regarding Medications and Side Effects in IBD. More information and to RSVP, contact Amber Martin at
    972-386-0607 ext 4
    Meets: Wednesday, quarterly

  • CCFA Pediatric Support Group: Fort Worth, TX

    801 7th Avenue
    Fort Worth, TX 76104
    Support group for children and their parents, family and friends. The group meets the third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at Cook Children's Pavilion Classroom 4. For more information, contact Brenda Sonnier at
    Meets: 3rd Tuesday of each month; contact the facilitator to confirm

  • CCFA Support Group: El Paso, TX

    4800 Alberta Avenue
    El Paso, TX 79905
    This group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm. The group meets at the campus of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in the Academic Services Building, Room 211, 4800 Alberta Ave, El Paso, TX. For more information, contact Carrie Wilkie at 214-708-2989 or by email at
    Meets: Tuesday, Monthly

  • CCFA Support Group: Tyler, TX

    1720 S Beckham Ave
    Tyler, TX 75701
    This group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm at Digestive Health Specialists of Tyler, 1720 S. Beckham, Tyler TX. For more information, contact Machelle McDowell at 903-595-5101
    972-386-0607 ext 4
    Meets: 3rd Tuesday of every month, contact facilitator to confirm