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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.

  • Doc In A Box: Des Moines, IA


    1378 Northwest 124th Street #200, Clive, IA 50325, USA
    Clive, IA 50325
    866-423-4692
    info@ibdiowa.com
    Meets: First Tuesday of March, June, September and December

  • 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)


    3303 Southwest Bond Avenue, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Portland, OR 97239
    503-318-0882
    jenjo_icn@yahoo.com
    Meets: 3rd Thursday, 3rd Thursday 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 on November 27th at 6:30pm at the Menifee Community Center. 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

  • Nashville Teen Support Group


    4000 Clarksville Pike, Nashville, TN 37218, USA
    Nashville, TN 37218
    Support group for patients grades 6-12 and their parents.
    615-356-0444 ext 2
    mchianese@ccfa.org
    Meets: Sunday, TBD

  • 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 has a new location and will be held at Beth Israel Hospital, Union Square East. The meeting will be held in the 2nd Floor Conference Room. For the meeting dates in August through December, the meeting time will be 6:30-8:00pm. 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: 10/2/2014, 11/6/2014 & 12/4/2014, Monthly. Dates: 10/2, 11/6, 12/4

  • North White Plains IBD Support Group


    456 North Street, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    White Plains, NY 10605
    This support group provides a welcoming atmosphere for patients and caregivers affected by Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. A variety of topics and occasional seminars are offered. The group takes place at the First Baptist Church in the Wilson House building at 456 North Street in White Plains. The entrance to the parking lot is on Bryant Ave (The Wilson House is the brick house with 4 columns and a wooden door).
    bschoenfeld11@gmail.com
    Meets: Tuesday, 1st Tuesday of each month

  • 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


    585 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530, USA
    Garden City, NY 11530
    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 IBD Support Group


    101 West 8th Avenue, Spokane, WA 99204, USA
    Spokane, WA 99204
    Annette.Jensen@providence.org
    Meets:

  • 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)

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