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.
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: http://www.piedmont.org/uploads/public/documents/PH/campus_map_Oct2010.pdf
Meets: Tuesday, Monthly
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)
5893 Copley Drive
San Diego, CA 92111
Our next support group meeting is September 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
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
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, email@example.com or 972-386-0607.
Meets: Every 3rd Monday, Once a month
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meets: 1st Saturday of every month
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, email@example.com or Sonja Callicott at 817-312-5579, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meets: 1st Tuesday of the month
1400 South Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
Banner Desert Medical Center-Rosati Education Center-Tumbleweed Room
133 Fairfield Street
Saint Albans City, VT 05478
A support group for adults that meets the last Sunday of every month at 1pm at Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans, in conference room #3
Meets: Sunday, Last Sunday, Monthly
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
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
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
Hasbro Children's Hospital.Location: Room 151. The group will now be holding separate groups for Teens, Parents and Kids. See dates below: Teens-11/6, 12/11, and 1/8. Parents-likely 2/5 Kids-3/5, 4/16, 5/7
Meets: Wednesday, Monthly
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 May 28, 2015 at 6 p.m. at to hear from Dr. Annette Whitney and Dr. Kendall Brown with DHAT regarding Medications and Side Effects in IBD. More information and to RSVP, contact Amber Martin at email@example.com.
972-386-0607 ext 4
Meets: Wednesday, quarterly
Medical College of Wisconsin, 999 North 92nd Street
Milwaukee, WI 53226
This group for parents of children with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis meets at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Corporate Center.
Meets: 2nd Tuesday of the month, Every other month
4950 Norton Healthcare Blvd
Louisville, KY 40241
Norton Medical Plaza, Suite 301- Brownsboro Road
Meets: Third Thursday, 6:30-8:00 PM, Monthly
401 Fulton Street East
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Grand Valley State University - Downtown Campus Building E - Classrooms: DEV 117E & DEV 119E Park in the DeVos Lot across from YMCA, next to Burger King
Molly Campbell: 646-276-8404 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets: 5pm - 6:30pm on the 4th Sunday of each month, and due to holiday schedules, this group will not meet in May or December 2015.
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 email@example.com.
Meets: 3rd Tuesday of each month; contact the facilitator to confirm
Upper Chesapeake Drive
Bel Air, MD 21014
If you have Crohn's disease or Ulcerative colitis, you are not alone. The University of Maryland and CCFA can help! Come join us as we continue this journey together.
Meets: currently on hiatus
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232
Please join us from September to May for our parent/child support group on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital Family Resources Center.
Val and Scott Shirley (615) 202.9436
Meets: 3rd Tuesday, Monthly during school year