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Florida - Support Groups


Broward County
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Support Group Meeting Date/Time Facilitator/Contact
Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Cancer, Women's Support Group Every Tuesday
7pm-8:30pm
Brenda Ferriolo
Breast Cancer Support Group
Memorial Hospital South   Women's Imaging Center  
3600 Washington St.
Hollywood FL 33021
954-791-6318
Brenda.Ferriolo@gmail.com
Developmental Disabilities such as Autism, Cerebral Palsy,
Spina Bifida, Prader-Willi Syndrome, and Retardation
2nd Fridays
(none in July)
9:30 am - 12:00 n
 
Bob Wessels-chairperson
Family Care Council-Area 10
201 West Broward Blvd.
Room 408
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33021
954-468-2747
info@fccbroward.org
Parkinson Disease
Caregivers meet at the Wed. meeting at 2:00 P.M. while P.D. clients do Physical Therapy
2nd Tuesdays
6:00 pm 

Last Wednesdays
1:00 pm.
Carol Eickhorn, ARNP
North Ridge Medical Center/National Parkinson Foundation Outreach Center
5757 North Dixie Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33334
954-202-1274
carol.eickhorn@tenethealth.com
 
LBD Support Group
(and other caregiving challenges) LBD is the second leading cause of degenerative dementia in the elderly. Check out the website at www.lbda.org
Also serving Palm Beach county
3rd Thursdays from
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

 

Carol Caughran
Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc
3100 Coral Hills Drive
(Next to the hospital)
Coral Springs, FL 33065
954-240-4055
ccaughran@Yahoo.com
Alzheimer's free support group
1st and 3rd Mondays 6:30 PM Stacy Hamilton
Manor Oaks Nursing Home
2121 E. Commercial Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
954-410-6268
Any chronic medical illness (e.g., cancer, dementia, etc).  For caregivers of adult loved ones.  Please contact us for date/time information
(Also serving Palm Beach county)
Dr. Stefanie McKee
Hospice By The Sea, Inc. - Aloesea Caregiver Program
1200 East Las Olas Blvd., #203
Ft. Lauderdale FL 33301
954-462-4115
caregiver@hbts.org
 

Gilda’s Club South Florida
Cancer Support for anyone touched by Cancer. Family, Friends, and children.
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm

Every Wednesday
9:00am - 8:00pm
Betsy Malone
Gilda's Club South Florida
119 Rose Dr.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
954-763-6776
betsy@gildasclubsouthflorida.org
www.gildasclubsouthflorida.org
 

Survivors & Thrivers - a group for those who have lost a loved one or had their loved one enter a long-term care facility.  Our focus is on coping with our loss and making the most of the rest of our lives. 

2nd Thursdays
of every month
10:30 am - 12:00 n

Ron McCoy and Rose Parra
Meyerhoff Senior Center  Southeast Focal Point
3081 Taft St.
Hollywood, FL 33021
954-966-9805
rmccoy@meyerhoffcenter.org

We are a stroke support group offering help to stroke patients and their caregivers. 1st Wednesdays Daniel or Suzanne
NW Medical Center Stroke Support
State Rd 7
Margate, FL 33063
954 968 6933
cwww.info@strokegoup.org
 
Any caregiving problem 1st Tuesdays  from
11:30-1:00 pm
 
Coral Ridge
Presbyterian Church
5555 N.Federal Hwy
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308
954-334-5360
b.collier@comcast.net
 
Caregiving 101 Course
Free and open to the public.
Call to reserve your space.
Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. Anastasia L. Smith, BSHS
City of Miramar
Social Services Department
2801 S. W. 186th Avenue
Miramar, FL  33029
954-967-1605 /
954-602-3347
alsmith@ci.miramar.fl.us
 
Grandparents raising grandchildren
meeting for Grandparents and monthly social event for Grandparents and grandchildren
1st Fridays
10:00 am -12 noon
Donna Bailey
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Broward
3641 N 54 Ave
Hollywood, FL, 33021
954-983-3538
FlGrandsWithKids@aol.com
A community elder resource center
providing education, support and socialization for blind/legally blind adults/seniors
in Broward County. 

Visit our website at www.lcvis.org

Thursdays from
10 am - 2 pm
at 10200 Sunset Strip, Sunrise FL 33322

 
George Bisbikos
The Learning Center
for Vision Impaired Seniors
9606 NW 26 Street
Sunrise, FL 33322
954-742-3214
georgenisbikos@msn.com
 
Spousal Caregivers Once a month - posted on www.meetup.com Karen Mitchell
WellSpouse
1980 NE 55th Court
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
954-567-0823
ucarewecare@comcast.net
Grandparents raising their grandchildren. Every other Tuesday from 10am-12pm



Jennifer Ferguson-Sparks
JAFCO
4200 N University Drive
Sunrise, FL 33351
954-749-7230
jennifer@jafco.org
ALS Support Group 2nd Tuesdays
1:00  – 3:00 pm
Jessica Bianchi
The ALS Association Florida Chapter
2300 N Commerce Parkway
Weston  FL 33326
888-257-1717 Ext. 122
 jbianchi@alsafl.org
Caregiver Support Group-For anyone caring for a loved one who is ill.  3pm, 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month

Meeting is held at
St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Pembroke Pines

Maria Eugenia Castillo, MSW  
Catholic Hospice
2900 W. Cypress Creek Rd  #7
Fort Lauderdale, FL  33309
954-676-5465
Mcastillo@catholichospice.org
 . 

For those suffering from stroke and their support system. To be arranged.  Currently pending Neil
SOUTH BROWARD NEURO STROKE SOCIAL SUPPORT GROUP
6361 Farragut St.
Hollywood FL 33024
954 966 9476
mmycroftt2@yahoo.com
All Caregiver concerns Varied Su-Ann Zarrett
Community Home Health
Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton
FL 33498
561-306-2764
suzi11031@aol.com
Any Caregiver
free participation
2nd and 4th Wednesdays 5:00pm to 6:30pm Dr. Claude Sassoon
A. Lewis & Associates, P.A.
4390 N. Federal Hwy #215
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
954-234-6998 claude@csassoon.com
Any Caregiver 2nd and 4th Friday
5:00 to 6:30 pm




Irene H. Savarese,
MS, LMHC, LMFT
A. Lewis & Associates, P.A.
1995 E. Oakland Pk. Blvd. #350
Fort Lauderdale FL 33306
954-776-0406, Ext 3
irenesavarese@yahoo.com
W.O.W. - Women Out of Work Tele-Group Conveniently from anywhere by phone. 
Call or email for more info.
Mondays
8pm-9pm
by phone
Dena J Bower, LCSW, CAP
Behavioral Training Institute
2500 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 409
Hollywood, FL 33020
DBCoach@mindspring.com
954-920-5020
Women's Life Journey - Creating Balance In A Chaotic World.   
Call for info
Wednesdays,
6pm-7pm
Rita Sordellini, EdS., LMHC
Behavioral Training Institute
2500 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 409
Hollywood, FL 33020
DBCoach@mindspring.com
954-920-5020
 
Women Professionals -
Life & work strategies to help you achieve balance, goals & greater success.
Monday,
Bi-Weekly,
12 noon - 1pm
Conveniently from Anywhere by Phone
Dena J Bower, LCSW, CAP
Behavioral Training Institute
2500 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 409
Hollywood, FL 33020
DBCoach@mindspring.com
954-920-5020
Recovery 4 Women
The Next Step!
Conveniently from Anywhere by Phone
Tuesdays
8:30pm-9:30pm
by Phone.
Call for Info
Dena J Bower, LCSW, CAP
Behavioral Training Institute
2500 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 409
Hollywood, FL 33020
DBCoach@mindspring.com
954-920-5020
Women Warriors: from Military Trauma to Healing - Conveniently from anywhere by phone Thursdays,
Bi-Weekly,
5:30-6:30pm
by phone
Dena J Bower, LCSW, CAP
Behavioral Training Institute
2500 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 409
Hollywood, FL 33020
DBCoach@mindspring.com
954-920-5020
Healing Trauma & Abuse - A Safe Space for Women Ready to Heal.  A journey to wholeness. Tuesdays
5:30pm-6:30pm Conveniently From Anywhere By Phone
 

Dena J Bower, LCSW, CAP
Behavioral Training Institute
2500 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 409
Hollywood, FL 33020
DBCoach@mindspring.com
954-920-5020
Parenting support for divorced parents, stepparents, any and all coparents. Learning to cooperate with other adults and put the children first. All interested adults welcome. Tuesdays, 5 p.m. Dr. Tracy Mallett
Florida Family Options, Inc.
233 N. Federal Highway Ste. 69
Dania Beach FL 33004
954-665-4115
information@family-options.com
 

Alzheimer's Caregivers

2nd & 4th Thursday
of the Month 
4:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m

Earnest Carlton, Ph.D.
& Laurie Langholtz, LCSW
University Pavilion
7425 N. University Dr.
Tamarac, FL 33321
954-724-6284
Barbara.Lay@HCAhealthcare.com

Spousal Support Group For Dementia And Stroke.

Every Wednesday from 9:30 - 11:30

The Volen Center
1515 W Palmetto Park Rd Boca Raton, Fl

David Levy
4800 Lyons Tech Parkway Ste 4
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
561-482-0086