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Local Support Groups

 

PDSA Local Support Groups

PDSA has support groups across the United States and Canada and new groups continue to form.  Listed below are existing groups with scheduled meeting dates.  No group listed in your area?  Consider forming a group and becoming a facilitator.  We’ll provide you with a New Facilitator Kit to help you get a group started.  For information about an existing group or to form a new one, contact Jody Shy at jshy@pdsa.org  or call toll free at 1-877-528-3538.

The contact information in this section is provided as a service EXCLUSIVELY to patients and families. IT IS NOT TO BE USED FOR COMMERCIAL GAIN IN ANY FORM OR FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE UNLESS STATED IN WRITING FROM PDSA. Interested parties other than patients and families should contact pdsa@pdsa.org for more information.

 

ITP PARENTS TELECONFERENCE GROUP
2016 Meeting Dates: February 3, April 6, June 1, August 3, October 5, December 7
2017 Meeting Dates: February 1, April 4, June 7, August 1, October 4, December 12

CANADIAN TELECONFERENCE GROUP - CANADA
2015 Meeting Dates: April 8, June 24, September 16, November 18
2016: TBA

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - CANADA
2016 Meeting Dates: February 4, May 5, September 20, November 15
2017 Meeting Dates: January 17, March 21

WATERLOO-WELLINGTON, GREATER TORONTO AREA, ONTARIO - CANADA
2015 Meeting Dates: April 19, November 22
2016: October 16

NEW ZEALAND

PHOENIX, ARIZONA
2016 Meeting Dates: February 6, April 9, June 18

ROGERS (NORTHWEST), ARKANSAS
2017 Meeting Dates: January 24

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 

ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
2016 Meeting Dates: April 11, July 20

PATTERSON, CALIFORNIA

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA
2016 Meeting Dates: January 16, March 4, June 18, August 3, October 18, December 29
2017 Meeting Dates: February 18

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

MIAMI, FLORIDA
2015 Meeting Dates: February 2
2016: TBA

NORTH FLORIDA

ATLANTA, GEORGIA
2016 Meeting Dates: February 27, May 28, August 27, November 12

SOUTHEAST, GEORGIA

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
2016 Meeting Dates: April 9, July 16, November 5 (Visit Chicago page to verify dates/location)

PEORIA, ILLINOIS

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

DETROIT, MICHIGAN 

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA

OMAHA, NEBRASKA

CENTRAL/NORTH NEW JERSEY
2016 Meeting Dates: January 23, May 21, September 17, November 19

NORTH NEW JERSEY

SOUTH NEW JERSEY

CAPITAL DISTRICT (ALBANY AREA), NEW YORK

LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK

TRIANGLE, NORTH CAROLINA

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA

CINCINNATI, OHIO

CLEVELAND, OHIO
2016 Meeting Dates: January 28, March 10, May 12, July 14, September 8, November 10
2017 Meeting Dates: January 12, March 9, May 11, July 13 (this meeting only will take place in Conference Room A, lower level), September 14, November 9
Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm
Cleveland Clinic Independence, Conference Room B, 8th Floor
5001 Rockside Rd., Crown Centre II
Independence, Ohio 44131
IMPORTANT PARKING INFO: Please park on the upper level of the parking deck.  Lower level employee parking is for Independence FHC providers and physicians.

Facilitator: Caroline Kruse, kencaroline@att.net

DAYTON, OHIO

POWHATAN POINT, OHIO – SOUTHEASTERN OH/WV

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

POCONOS, PENNSYLVANIA

RHODE ISLAND

CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
2016 Meeting Dates: February 13, May 14, August 13, November 12

AMARILLO, TEXAS (PANHANDLE)

DALLAS FORT WORTH, TEXAS
2016 Meeting Dates: January 23, April 23, August 27

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
2016 Meeting Dates: January 24, April 24, July 24, October 23

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN
2016 Meeting Dates: April 2, July 23, October 22