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Arizona - Maricopa County
   
Support Group Meeting Date/Time Facilitator/Contact

Bosom Buddies of Arizona
Ahwatukee/Chandler
Breast Cancer
Support Group

Provides education and support for those diagnosed with breast cancer. No preregistration required, no cost, may bring family or friends.

2nd Saturday
of every month
10:00 AM

Deb Sidwell
Bosom Buddies of Arizona
4545 E. Chandler Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85048
602-460-9893
bosombudsdeb@gmail.com
bosombuddies-az.org

Bosom Buddies of Arizona
East Valley
Breast Cancer
Support Group

Provides education and support for those diagnosed with breast cancer. No preregistration required, no cost, may bring family or friends.

2nd Tuesday
of every month
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Betty Baerg
Bosom Buddies of Arizona
6644 E. Baywood Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85026
480-358-0198
bettybaerg@cox.net
bosombuddies-az.org

Bosom Buddies of Arizona
West Valley
Breast Cancer
Support Group

Provides education and support for those diagnosed with breast cancer. No preregistration required, no cost, may bring family or friends.

1st Thursday
of every month
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Becky Chase
Bosom Buddies of Arizona
La Quinta Inn
16321 N. 83rd Ave.
Peoria, Az 85382
623-236-6616
beckybosombud@gmail.com
bosombuddies-az.org

Bosom Buddies of Arizona
Northwest Valley
Breast Cancer
Support Group

Provides education and support for those diagnosed with breast cancer. No preregistration required, no cost, may bring family or friends.

3rd Tuesday
of every month
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Becky Chase
Bosom Buddies of Arizona
Banner Boswell
Medical Center
Support Services Bldg
13180 N. 103rd Dr.
Sun City, AZ 85351
623-236-6616
beckybosombud@gmail.com
bosombuddies-az.org

Bosom Buddies of Arizona
Circle of Help
Advanced Breast Cancer
Support Group

Provides education and support for those diagnosed with advanced or recurrent breast cancer. No preregistration required, no cost, may bring family or friends.

4th Thursday
of every month
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Teresa Hill
Circle of Help
John C. Lincoln Breast
Health & Research Center
19646 N. 27th Ave. Ste #205
Phoenix, AZ 85027
602-942-1666
advancedbreastcancer@gmail.com
bosombuddies-az.org

Any caregiver is welcome. Join our new Support Group in Central Phoenix. We meet up at SunTree Adult Program. Respite is available by calling SunTree Adult Day Program 602-442-4900

2nd Thursday
of every month
4:00 PM

AZCaregiver.org
Lois Van Halle
4120 N. 20th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
602-442-4900
CRL@AZCaregiver.net
azcaregiver.org

Caregiver group
for people taking care
of loved ones with cancer
3rd Wednesdays
5:30 pm

Gerrie Jakobs, LCSW
Virginia G. Piper
Cancer Center at
Scottsdale Healthcare
10460 N. 92nd St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
480-323-1321
gjakobs@shc.org
shc.org

Phoenix (For BMT Patients) / Family Support Group 3rd Tuesdays Brenda Keith, RN
(602) 239-5241
Kathy Murphy, MSW
(602) 239-4361
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
Chandler / Family Support Group 3rd WednesdaysJune Lundy, MSW
(480) 917-1181
Berlinda Dion, RN
(480) 963-4561
East Valley Regional
Cancer Center
Glendale Parkinson Support Group 3rd Thursday
1:30 p.m
(602) 247-2961
Glendale / Family Support Group 1st Tuesdays Jane Rian, MSW
Thunderbird Banner Hospital
(602) 250-0493
Sun Lakes /Caregiver Support Group Every Thursday
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Neighbors Who Care, Inc.
25808 S. Parkside Dr.
Sun Lakes, AZ 85248
480-895-7133 caregiver@aaaphx.org
Mesa Y-ME Breast Cancer Network of Arizona (480) 657-9341
Phoenix Caregiver Support Group 1st Wednesdays from 10:30 am - noon 870-6060, Ext. 4515
Mesa /Friend to Friend 2nd Saturdays
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sirrine Adult Day
Health Care
2523 E. Boston St.
Mesa, AZ 85213
480-464-1061 caregiver@aaaphx.org
Mesa /Family Caregiver Support Group Every Wednesday Mesa Senior Center
247 N. MacDonald
Mesa, AZ 85201
480-962-5612 caregiver@aaaphx.org
Paradise Valley Y-ME Breast Cancer Network of Arizona  480-657-9341
Surprise / Male Caregiver Group 1st and 3rd Tuesdays
1:30 PM
Foundation for Senior Living Catholic Center
Surprise, AZ 85374
623-933-4300 caregiver@aaaphx.org
Sun City / Parents Caring for Developmentally Disabled Adult Children

3rd Friday of Feb/Apr/Sep/Nov
9:30 AM

Benevilla, Lakeview
United Methodist Church
10298 W Thunderbird
Sun City, AZ 85351
623-584-4999 socwork@benevilla.org

Sun City / Caregivers of Loved Ones with Alzheimer's and Dementia Tuesdays
10:00 AM

Benevilla, Faith
Presbyterian Church,
16000 N Del Webb Blvd,
Sun City, AZ 85351
623-584-4999 socwork@benevilla.org

Avondale / Family Caregiving for Adults with Memory Loss 4th Thursdays
6:30 - 8:00PM
Avondale Public Library
328 W. Western Ave. Avondale, AZ 85323
623-932-1104 caregiver@aaaphx.org
CAPS - Children of Aging Parents. Network & Support group for caregivers of any kind  June Laraway
The Laraway Organization
11307 N. 118th Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
jlaraway@cox.net
Tempe Parkinson Support Group 3rd Tuesdays
1:00 p.m
602-831-3290

Family Caregivers
Non-Disease Specific

Last Tuesdays
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location varies. Please call

Lois Von Halle
Well Spouse Association
2634 N. 56th Place
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
602-672-9234
lvh314@aol.com 
Scottsdale / Growth Through Loss and Love
oss of any kind
Meets as needed John Chuchman, MA, Pastoral Bereavement Educator and Companion
8158 E. Del Caverna Scottsdale, AZ 85258
480-596-9265 poetman@freeway.net
Area Agency on Aging
Gay and lesbian caregivers support group.  Everyone is welcome
Last Saturdays
10:00 am - Noon
Scott Hawthornthwaite
1366 E. Thomas Rd., 3rd Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85014602-264-2255
caregiver@aaaphx.org
DES Aging and Adult Admin. Working family caregivers. All caregivers who work downtown are welcome. 2nd Wednesdays
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Scott Hawthornthwaite
Chris Andrews
789 W. Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-542-4446 caregiver@aaaphx.org
Support for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's or any type of dementia. 2nd and 4th Mondays
10:30 - 11:30 am
Marty Finley
Alzheimer's Association
12301 W. Bell Rd, #A-102 Surprise, AZ 85374
623-815-2494
mfinley@diocesephoenix.org
For parents caring for children with behavioral, alcohol, drug addiction
and other problems. 
NORTHWEST PHOENIX:
Tuesdays 7 - 9:15 pm. at
Larkspur Christian Church
3302 W. Larkspur Dr.
(between Cactus/T-bird & 35th Ave.; from I-17, left on 31st Ave, right onto Larkspur)

MESA:
Thursdays 7 - 9:15 pm. at First Presbyterian Church
161 N. Mesa Dr.
(Between University & Main, next to YMCA) 

Nora Haenn
Support Through
Other Parents
3302 W. Larkspur Dr.
Phoenix, AZ 85029
623-846-5464
nhaenn@hotmail.com
 
All caregivers & family members are welcome4th Tuesdays
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Courtney Long, MSW,
Life Coach
South Mountain Adult Day Services (Foundation for Senior Living)
6520 S. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85040
602-532-2980
clong@fsl.org
 
American Chronic Pain Assoc for the West Valley of Phoenix. We are both adults living with chronic pain & we strive to help others (men & women) learn to live their lives to the fullest in spite of chronic pain.1st meeting - Tues from 11a-1p

All future meetings will be at the same location. Please contact us for schedule.
Katie & Shelley
West Valley (Phoenix) Chronic Pain
9201 W Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85037
1-800-533-3231
wvcpain@gmail.com
  
Spousal/Partner caregivers
not disease specific
2nd Thursdays
10 to noon
Marie Leak
Well Spouse Association
3801 E. Greenway Road
Phoenix AZ 85032
602-992-6350
wsamarie@cox.net
Kinship Caregiver support groups Various times and locations throughout the month

Duet:
Partners in Health & Aging
602-274-5022 www.duetaz.org

General Caregiver, Alzheimerís and Parkinsonís support groups Various times and locations throughout the month. Duet:
Partners in Health & Aging
602-274-5022 www.duetaz.org.
Graves' Disease Support Group.  Open to patients with Graves' and other thyroid disorders.  Caregivers and family members welcome. Call for more information Kimberly Dorris
Graves' Disease Foundation
11500 E. Cochise Drive
Scottsdale AZ 85259
480-661-1169
phoenix.gdf@cox.net
Free Breast Cancer Support Groups for cancer patients, family members and caregivers. Thursdays
6:00 - 8:00 pm
For more information
click here
The Wellness Community
Arizona / John C. Lincoln Breast Health and
Research Center
19646 N. 27th Ave., Ste. 205
Phoenix, AZ 85027
602-712-1006 
623-780-4673
kwisdom@twccaz.org  
All family Caregivers Welcome Every Monday
1pm - 3pm

Bonnie Kosar
Neighbors Who Care
10450 E. Riggs
Sun Lakes, AZ 85248
480-895-7133
nwccaseMgr@gmail.com

Alzheimer's 3rd Wednsdays
10:00 am
 
Kim Woda
Hawthorn Court
13822 S 46th Place
Phoenix AZ 85044
480-598-1224
kwoda@srg-llc.com 
This is Strictly a spousal/partner caregiver support group
We also include those who were former spousal caregivers and are now widows and widowers.
2nd Thursdays
10 to noon
St. Joan of Arc Chruch
Marie Leak
Well Spouse 
3801 E. Greenway Rd.
Phoenix AZ 85032
602-992-6350
wsamarie@cox.net
Caregiver Support group for primarily caregivers of people with neurological issues (stroke, TBI etc) 2nd Mondays
1:00-2:00 pm
Ashley Bridwell, LMSW
St. Joseph's Hospital
and Medical Center
114 W. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85013
602-406-6688
ashley.bridwell@chw.edu

Family Caregiver support group and educational event

2nd Thursdays each month

Lunch is served. 
Loved ones are welcome, please call in advance

Adrian Williams, RN
Atria Chandler Villas
101 S Yucca Street
Chandler,  AZ 85224
480-899-7650
email

Any Caregiver. This group helps individuals develop life long coping skills and offers support. 

Saturdays
9:00 am -11:00 am.

Ron Gluff
Ron Gluff LPC
3115 S Price Road
Chandler, AZ 85249
602-317-9391
rgluff1@yahoo.com

Any Caregiver

Most every Sunday
11:15 am.
Upstairs in room G 7

Bob Spear
Arizona Community Chuch
9325 S. Rural Road
Tempe, AZ 85284
(480) 821-8566
bobdalespear@cox.net

We serve the behavioral health community whose loved ones suffer with bipolar, schizophrenia, depression, anxiety and mood disorders.

Monday Evenings
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Barbara Di Clemente
PSA Behavioral Health
2255 W Northern Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
480-259-8620
Barbara.Diclemente@azpsa.org

Alzheimer's & Memory Support Group

1st Friday
of every month
9:00 AM

Birt's Bistro at Benevilla 16752 N Greasewood St Surprise, AZ 85378
623-584-4999 socwork@benevilla.org

Alzheimer's & Memory Koffee Klatch

2nd and 4th Thursday
of each month
10:30 AM

Birt's Bistro at Benevilla 16752 N Greasewood St Surprise, AZ 85378
623-584-4999 socwork@benevilla.org

Grief Before Loss
Support Group

Last Wednesday
of each month
10:00 AM

Birt's Bistro at Benevilla 16752 N Greasewood St
Surprise, AZ 85378
623-584-4999 socwork@benevilla.org

General Caregiving Support Group

3rd Friday
of each month
9:00 AM

Birt's Bistro at Benevilla 16752 N Greasewood St Surprise, AZ 85378
623-584-4999 socwork@benevilla.org

Parkinson's Caregiver Support Group

3rd Tuesday
of each month
(Sept-May)
3:00 PM

Benevilla
Shepherd of the Hills
United Methodist Church
13658 Meeker Blvd
Sun City West, AZ 85351 623-584-4999
socwork@benevilla.org

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Support Group

Various venues/times/dates.

 

Call for information
623-207-6016
sgriffin@benevilla.org