New England Chapter

72 River Park Street, Needham Heights, MA 02494, USA Suite 202
Needham, MA, 02494
Phone: (781) 449.0324
Fax: (781) 465.7273

Welcome to the New England Chapter!  We serve Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

*NOTICE* Seacoast Support Group Canceled for November 2015. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. This is a one time cancellation and the group is scheduled to meet in December.

*NOTICE* We have been experiencing technical difficulties with our  find a support group page and are looking to resolve these issues quickly. For assistance finding a support group in your area please e-mail

UPCOMING EVENTS: More details on all of our events can be found by clicking the 'Events' tab in the bar at the left of your page


Western MA Patient Symposium 11/16 - Click here for more info, or to register.

Are you interested in becoming a Mentor for others with IBD? Are you looking to receive one on one support from a trained mentor? Then contact to find out how to get involved in our Power of Two Program!


Thank you to everyone who made it out to a CCFA Take Steps Walk this year. We look forward to seeing you all again next year!


A Fete of Food & Wine: Have you been to CCFA's signature food and wine event of the year? The Fete of Food & Wine will be held on Friday, November 6, 2015 at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston. Join us for a culinary tour of food and wine, with live and silent auction items, dancing, and live music. The evening will honor Dr. Adam Cheifetz, Humanitarian of the Year, and Matt Light, Man of the Year.

Buy your tickets here:

CCFA Young Professionals Committee: Meets monthly. E-mail Jenna Wilson, for more information.


Team Challenge New England: We're recruiting for the Fall/Winter 2015 Team Challenge season! Run or walk a half marathon, train for a triathlon/Ironman or ride in a great cycling event at one of our amazing destination races. In exchange for fundraising, Team Challenge New England participants receive personalized training by professional run and walk coaches for an entire season. Additionally, the training program includes clinics and helpful tips on topics like nutrition, hydrations and injury prevention. Cross the finish line today in support of finding a cure for Crohn's and colitis. Want to learn more? Visit and RSVP to one of our Information Sessions!



Other ways to connect with us:


Take Steps Be Heard!

Join a walk for Crohn's & Colitis.
Register for a walk near you!

Get Fit, Make Friends, Change Lives!

Team Challenge Endurance Training Program

  • Half Marathon
  • Triathlon

Run or walk a half marathon, train for a triathlon, or ride in a great cycling event at one our amazing destination races while raising vital funds for research. Join Team Challenge today!