Local Support Groups

ALL IN-PERSON SUPPORT GROUPS ARE CANCELLED AT THIS TIME.
VIRTUAL SUPPORT GROUP INFORMATION WILL BE UPDATED AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE. 

ANGELES ESPECIALES PARENTS SUPPORT GROUP
A Spanish-speaking support group for parents of children with special needs
Virtual support groups will take place the second Wednesday of each month from 9-11:30 a.m.
Visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/nerihm71/?ref=share
The focus of the group is to teach parents how to access resources related to:
-Special education
-Grants and scholarships
-Children’s and adult’s right
-Recreation
-Adaptive sports
For more information contact Helen Neri at 909-699-3614 or email helen2508@yahoo.com

EPILEPSY SUPPORT GROUP
Second Tuesday of every month, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Virtual group information coming soon.
For more information, please contact Melissa Pajarito at 909-558-9415.

HEAD INJURY AND TRAUMA SPINAL SUPPORT GROUP (HITSS)
Adult and Pediatrics Group Meeting
Fourth Monday of the month, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Virtual group information coming soon.
Call 800986HITSS(800-9864487).

INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP
Second Thursday of the month, 6-7 p.m.
For more information about the support group, please contact the Digestive Disease Center at 909-651-4996.

LARYNGECTOMEE SUPPORT GROUP
A group for laryngectomy patients.
To attend the virtual support group on the third Sunday of the month
from 1 to 2 p.m. email jdatema@llu.edu or call 909-558-2325 for more information.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP
Third Wednesday of every month, 10-11:30 am.
For more information, please contact LLUH ORC at 909-558-6144 or ssanlucas@llu.edu.

PEDIATRIC BRAIN AND SPINE TUMOR
First Monday of every month, 4:30 – 5:30 pm.
Virtual group information coming soon.
For more information, please contact: Janine Davis at (909) 651-4721 or Adriana Martinez at (909) 558-6388.

SICKLE CELL EDUCATION SERIES
Adult and family Support Group and Education Series
Second Thursday of the month, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Virtual group information coming soon.
For more information email sicklecell@llu.edu or  call (909) 851-8194.

STROKE/ANEURYSM SUPPORT GROUP
Join us for Life Enriching:
-Information
-Motivation
-Education
-Connections
-Relationships
-Encouragement
Third Tuesday of the month, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Virtual group information coming soon.
Led by Dr. Promod Pillai (Department of Neurosurgery)
For more information, please contact John Purifoy at (909) 558-4726.

TOTAL SPINE HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP
Second Monday of every month, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Virtual group information coming soon.
For more information, please contact Korina Lopez at (909) 651-4725.

RESOURCE GUIDE

Amputee Coalition (AC)
8882675669 or TTY 8655254512
www.amputee-coalition.org
 

Arthritis

Arthritis Foundation
800-283-7800
www.arthritis.org
 

Juvenile Arthritis Alliance
(JA Alliance)
800-283-7800

Blindness

American Foundationfor the Blind
8002325463
Addresses critical issues facing people with visual disabilities, including employment, independent living, literacy and technology
www.afb.org
 

Blindness Support Services
9513419244 Information, referrals, housing support, counseling, Braille tape transcription, speakers bureau, transportation assistance and prevocational training
 

Braille Institute
7148215000
www.brailleinstitute.org
 

National Federation of the Blind
4106599314
Resources include publications, aids and appliances, conventions, employment and training.
www.nfb.org
 

Brain Injury

Brain Injury Association ofAmerica, National Brain InjuryInformation Center
8004446443
Creating a better future through brain injury prevention, research, education and advocacy
www.biausa.org
 

Cerebral Palsy

United Cerebral Palsy
800USA5UCP (800-8725827)
national@ucp.org
www.ucp.org
 

Multiple Sclerosis

National Multiple SclerosisSociety/Southern CaliforniaChapter
800FIGHTMS (800-3444867)
 

Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy Association
800-572-1717
www.mda.org
 

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

United Spinal Association
www.spinalcord.org
 

Stroke

Stroke Association ofSouthern California
3105751699
Free education and tools for patients and caregivers
www.strokesocal.org
 

American Brain Tumor Association
8008862282
www.abta.org