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.

  • Atlanta Pediatric, Adolescent & Parent Group

    1001 Johnson Ferry Road
    Atlanta, GA 30342
    This support group is for children, teens and parents with IBD. Siblings and grandparents are welcome!

  • Atlanta-Piedmont Hospital

    1968 Peachtree Road Northwest
    Atlanta, GA 30309
    Piedmont Hospital, Building 77, Classroom 5 on the M level, 1968 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30309 Complimentary parking is offered to attendees who park in the North Parking Deck. For a campus map please click here:
    Meets: Tuesday, Monthly

  • Baton Rouge Pediatric Support Group

    8585 Picardy Avenue
    Baton Rouge, LA 70809
    Crohn's and colitis support group meetings are often intimate gatherings where patients and their loved ones can share their stories, seek emotional support, find answers to their questions, and connect with a community who share their challenges. In addition to these focused sessions, support groups often organize informal, social events like picnics and luncheons, community volunteer days, informational workshops, family outings, and attend gala events.
    972-386-0607 x 4
    Meets: Thursday , Third Thursday of Month (except December)

  • Better is Better: Improving Life with IBD

    5893 Copley Drive
    San Diego, CA 92111
    Our next support group meeting is December 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm. Our support group usually meets the 1st Wednesday of the month at Kaiser Hospital's Garfield Specialty Center, 2nd Floor - Richmond Room, 5893 Copley Dr, San Diego, CA 92111.
    Meets: Wednesday, monthly

  • CCFA Adult Support Group: Beverly, MA

    85 Herrick Street
    Beverly, MA 01915
    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.
    Meets: Thursday, first Thursday, Monthly

  • CCFA Adult Support Group: Concord, NH

    250 Pleasant Street
    Concord, NH 03301
    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.
    Meets: Second Monday

  • 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 Adult Support Group: Louisville, KY

    3827 Shelbyville Road
    Louisville, KY 40207
    Eclipse Bank
    Meets: Second Wednesday, Monthly

  • CCFA Adult Support Group: Mesa, AZ** Temporarily Suspended

    1400 South Dobson Road
    Mesa, AZ 85202
    Banner Desert Medical Center-Rosati Education Center-Tumbleweed Room

  • CCFA Adult Support Group: Scarborough, ME

    Scarborough, ME
    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.
    Meets: Tuesday, Monthly, Second Tuesday

  • CCFA Adult Support Group: Springfield, MA

    Springfield, MA 1199
    Announcing a new support group in western Massachusetts! 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, 2 to 4pm. Check in at Daly Front Entrance Desk for directions.
    (781) 449.0324
    Meets: First Sunday, Monthly

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