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Connecticut - Fairfield County
Support Group Meeting Date/Time Facilitator/Contact

Family and Caregiver Support Group

1st Thursday and
3rd Wednesday
of every month
4:00 PM

Sandy Jenkins
Jewish Senior Services®
Grasmere by the Sea
Adult Day Program
One Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

Family and Caregiver Support Group

2nd Tuesday
of every month
4:00 PM

Francee Sviridoff
Jewish Senior Services®
The Jewish Home
175 Jefferson Street
Fairfield, CT 06825

Caregiver support group issues of Alzheimer's, stroke survivors, cancer, chronic/terminal illness Meets as needed: bimonthly for 1.25 hours Laurence C. Segall
43 Old Hollow Road
Trumbull, CT 06611
New Canaan Southwestern CT Support Group 1st Wednesdays at 7:15 pm in New Canaan (860) 567-1104
Alzheimer's Caregiver support group. 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 1:45p.m. in Waveny Care Center's library. Ilene P. Sumberg
Waveny Care Network
3 Farm Road
New Canaan, CT  06840
Myasthenia Gravis Support Group
for those with a neuromuscular autoimmune disease.
3rd Sunday s of most months from 2 - 4 p.m. in the Hawley Conference Center
Marianne Schustek
Southwestern CT. Myasthenia Gravis Support Group
St. Vincent's Hospital
2800 Main St.
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Family/Friends caregiver group 1st Wednesdays from 6:00PM to 7:30 PM Joan E. Farley
Jewish Family Service
2370 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
203-366-5438 ext 219
Epilepsy Support Group 1st Tuesdays unless noted. No July/August mtgs.
6pm to 7:30 pm
Marita Ferguson
Ability Beyond Disability
4 Berkshire Blvd
Bethel CT 06801
Mental illness 3rd Wednesdays
7:30-9 pm
Judy Gardner
NAMI Fairfield
First Church Congregational
148 Beach Road
Fairfield CT 06824
203-259-8396 x30

1st Tuesdays
7-8:30 p.m.

Pam Corker
Norwalk Hospital
1st floor, Rehab Area

For a more extensive support group listing, visit

Mild Brain Injury

1st Tuesdays 4:30 p.m.

Lynn Yessian
Main Street Physical Rehab (Upper Level)
Caregiver support group for those caring for a loved one with dementia or age related illness. 2nd Mondays from
12 noon to 1pm

Sally Harding, MSW
ElderHouse, Inc.
7 Lewis Street
Norwalk CT 06851

Lyme, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia 2nd Thursdays o
12 noon - 1pm
Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association
90 East Ridge
Ridgefield CT 06877

Dementia / Alzheimers

2nd Thursdays

Maria Victor-Smith
sponsored by Alzheimer's Assoc.
3 Tanglewood Court
Ridgefield, CT 06877

GAPS- Grandparents As Parents Support

Thursday evenings 6:00-7:30 and Friday mornings 9:30-11:00.

Lisamay Cleary-Cast
Family and Children's Aid
75 West Street
Danbury, CT 06810

All-male Alzheimer's Caregivers


First and Third Tuesdays or Second and Fourth Tuesdays at 1:30-2:30 p.m.


Gene Conrad
Alzheimer's Association
237 Strawberry Hill Ave.
Stamford, CT 06902

Any Family Caregiver

Last Wednesday of Month
Monroe Senior Center

Joan E. Farley
Senior Solutions
Box 2026
Fairfield, CT 06484