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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.

  • Gwinnett County


    665 Duluth Highway 120
    Lawrenceville, GA 30046
    Gwinnett Resource Center
    (770) 781-2815
    raysaabreu@bellsouth.net
    Meets: Tuesday, Monthly, starting in September 2013

  • IBD Social Group


    11000 Roosevelt Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19116
    We call ourselves The Indestructible IBDers. We will be meeting monthly and will give us a chance to gather and meet new people, make new friends, and discuss daily living with IBD, but most importantly help support each and form a great strong network!
    jennifer.sariego@yahoo.com or richman1985@yahoo.com
    Meets: Sunday, June 23, 2013 : 12:00pm

  • Kids with Crohn's & Colitis - Portland (KwCCpdx)


    12155 Southwest Broadway Street, Beaverton, OR 97005, USA
    Beaverton, OR 97005
    503-318-0882
    jenjo_icn@yahoo.com
    Meets: 1st Saturday, Monthly

  • Macon (Bibb County), GA


    777 Hemlock St
    Macon, GA 31201
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, West Tower, Meeting Room 1
    (478) 737-8788
    kjhague@cox.net
    Meets: Sunday, Monthly - third Sunday

  • Menifee Support Group


    30627 Menifee Road
    Menifee, CA 92584
    Our next Menifee Support Group meeting is in August. We are on hiatus for June and July. Our support group usually meets the 4th Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Menifee Community Center 30627 Menifee Road, Menifee, CA 92584
    (619)497.1300
    sandiego@ccfa.org
    Meets: 4th Thursday of the Month

  • Need to chat? Support in Marquette, MI


    Marquette Township, MI
    Please call or email Charlie Gorton if you need to talk.
    Charlie Gorton: 906-249-3263 or 906-361-0411
    ta_2me@yahoo.com
    Meets:

  • Need to chat? Support in Hastings, MI


    Hastings, MI 49058
    If you need someone to talk to, please call Karri!
    Karri Essner: 269-908-8955
    Meets:

  • New York City First Tuesdays Support Group


    10 Union Square East, New York, NY 10003, USA
    New York, NY 10003
    This support group meets at Beth Israel Phillips Ambulatory Care Center in Union Square East (near Panera). Meetings are held in the Second Floor Conference Rooms. This group is open to men and women with IBD, as well as caregivers and friends! Topics related to IBD are discussed as people share their stories to empower others with hope.
    halam49@gmail.com
    Meets: Tuesday, Monthly, First Tuesday of the month

  • New York City Women's IBD Support Group


    Union Square East, New York, NY 10003, USA
    New York, NY 10003
    This support group is open to all ages of women with IBD. This is a welcoming environment for new and not-so-newly diagnosed women. Attention: This group location has a new location starting 6/19 and will be held at Beth Israel Hospital, Union Square East. Due to the change, for the 6/19 meeting Only, the meeting time is 6:00pm-7:30pm for Thursday, June 19th Only. The meeting will be held in the 2nd Floor Auditorium. For the remaining meeting dates July-December, the meeting time will resume to regularly scheduled time 6:30-8:00pm. Meetings will then be held in the 2nd Floor Conference Room. Directions: Inside Beth Israel, pass the Check In Desk to the Elevator Banks. Take the Elevators to the 2nd Floor. From the left side Elevator Bank, take a left and the meeting space is just through the hall towards to main atrium to your left. From the right side Elevator Bank, take a right and the meeting space is just through the hall towards the main atrium to your left. Be sure to check with your Facilitators what the Bathroom Code is.
    Wavehill24@yahoo.com
    Meets: 6/19/2014, 7/10/2014, 8/7/2014, 9/4/2014, 10/2/2014, 11/6/2014 & 12/4/2014, Monthly. Dates: 6/19, 7/10, 8/7, 9/4, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4

  • 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

  • Parents' Support Group: Dix Hills, NY


    Dix Hills, NY
    A new support group for parents with children (young or adult) with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, centrally located in Dix Hills. If you are new to this support group, please call the chapter office at 516-222-5530 to register. This group was previously located in Commack. Please note that locations and times are subject to change, especially on weeks containing a civil or religious holiday.
    516-222-5530
    apadva@ccfa.org
    Meets: Wednesday, first Wednesday of each month

  • Parents' Support Group: Garden City, NY


    Garden City, NY
    A support group for parents with children (young or adult) with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. If you are new to this support group, please call the chapter office at 516-222-5530 to register. Please note that locations and times are subject to change, especially on weeks containing a civil or religious holiday.
    (516) 222.5530
    apadva@ccfa.org
    Meets: Tuesday, monthly

  • Parents' Support Group: Port Jefferson Station, NY


    Port Jefferson Station, NY
    A support group for parents with children (young or adult) with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. If you are new to this support group, please call the chapter office at 516-222-5530 to register. Please note that locations and times are subject to change, especially on weeks containing a civil or religious holiday.
    (516) 222.5530
    apadva@ccfa.org
    Meets: Tuesday, monthly

  • Pediatric Support Group


    San Diego, CA
    Coming soon in the Summer of 2014...
    (619) 497-1300
    sandiego@ccfa.org
    Meets: monthly

  • Pediatric Support Group: Des Moines, IA (Parents & Children Welcome)


    1111 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314, USA
    Des Moines, IA 50314
    515.954.9915
    lfox@mercydesmoines.org or rlanoux@ccfa.org
    Meets: Thursday, every third Thursday (Jan/March/April/May/Sept/Nov)

  • Pleasantville IBD Support Group


    350 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570, USA
    Pleasantville, NY 10570
    This support group provides a welcoming atmosphere for patients and caregivers affected by Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
    bschoenfeld11@gmail.com
    Meets: Tuesday, 1st Tuesday of each month

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