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

Caregiver Support Group

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

Jewish Senior Services®
Grasmere by the Sea
Adult Day Program
One Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
203-365-6470
adultday@jseniors.org
jseniors.org
 

Caregiver Support Group

2nd Tuesday
of every month
4:00 PM

Francee Sviridoff
Jewish Senior Services®
175 Jefferson Street
Fairfield, CT 06825
203-365-6400
info@jseniors.org
jseniors.org
 

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
203-722-7763
lcsegal@charter.net
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
203-594-5301
isumberg@waveny.org
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
203-929-7627
mschustek@sbcglobal.net
 
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
joan@jfsct.org
 
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
203-826-3130
mmf101063@yahoo.com
 
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
judygt@earthlink.net
Open

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

Pam Corker
Norwalk Hospital
1st floor, Rehab Area
203-966-5445

For a more extensive support group listing, visit
www.biact.org

Mild Brain Injury

1st Tuesdays 4:30 p.m.

Lynn Yessian
Main Street Physical Rehab (Upper Level)
203-797-7597
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
203-847-1998
info@ElderHouseadc.com

Lyme, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia 2nd Thursdays o
12 noon - 1pm
Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association
90 East Ridge
Ridgefield CT 06877
203-438-5555
Email

Dementia / Alzheimers

2nd Thursdays

Maria Victor-Smith
sponsored by Alzheimer's Assoc.
3 Tanglewood Court
Ridgefield, CT 06877
203-894-8241

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
203-205-2623
Email

For caregivers of family members or friends diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or Dementia.

2nd & 4th Thursday of every month from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Lynn Westfield
Norwalk Senior Center
11 Allen Road
Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 847-3115 ext. 108
mow-­nsc@­snet.­net

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
203-323-6649
conradnote@att.net

Any Family Caregiver

Last Wednesday of Month
6:00-7:30pm
Monroe Senior Center

Joan E. Farley
Senior Solutions
Box 2026
Fairfield, CT 06484
203-451-6328
jefsss@optonline.net