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New York - Support Groups

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Support Group Meeting Date/Time Facilitator/Contact

The Domestic and Other Violence Emergencies (DOVE) Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital offers weekly support group sessions for female survivors of sexual violence. Any Caregiver who experienced any type of sexual violence is welcome. Join us in a safe space to break the silence, share and heal together.

Pre-screening interview required. For more information or to schedule an intake, please contact:
Verena Salvi.

Every Wednesday from March 12 to May 14
6:00 PM

Verena Salvi, LMSW
New York Presbyterian Hospital
180 Fort Washington Ave
New York, NY 10032
212-305-3569
ves9033@nyp.org

Non-Disease Specific Caregiver Support Group
 

1st Tuesday of every month 12:30 PM

Rev. Marion Gambardella
Emblem Health
Neighborhood Care
215 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10023
866-469-0999
magambardella@yahoo.com
www.ehnc.com

Caregiver Empowerment
Non-Disease Specific Family Caregiver Group Support Meeting
Any Caregiver Welcome

Offers: Sharing with each other, daily Self-Care Exercises, a relaxation guided meditation to release tension and stress, guidance on resource information, creative visualization meditations
 

Starting Thursday,
January 23th 2014
at 2:00 PM

These are monthly meetings. For more dates please contact Rev. Gambardella

Rev. Marion Gambardella
Emblem Health
Neighborhood Center
206-20 Linden Blvd.
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
646-476-1294
magambardella@yahoo.com
www.ehnc.com

Caregiver Empowerment
Non-Disease Specific Family Caregiver Group Support Meeting
Any Caregiver Welcome

Offers: Sharing with each other, daily Self-Care Exercises, a relaxation guided meditation to release tension and stress, guidance on resource information, creative visualization meditations
 

Starting Saturday,
January 25th 2014
at 3:15 PM

These are monthly meetings. For more dates please contact Rev. Gambardella

Rev. Marion Gambardella
Spiritual Conditioning
2067 Broadway - 5th Floor
(Between 71st & 72nd Streets)
New York, NY 10023
212-873-9650
magambardella@yahoo.com
marionagambardella.com

Caregiver Empowerment
Non-Disease Specific Family Caregiver Group Support Meeting
Any Caregiver Welcome

Offers: Sharing with each other, daily Self-Care Exercises, a relaxation guided meditation to release tension and stress, guidance on resource information, creative visualization meditations
 

1st Tuesday
of every month
at 12:30 PM

Rev. Marion Gambardella
New York City Partnership for
the Family Caregiver Corps.
215 W. 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
212-873-9650
magambardella@yahoo.com
www.ehnc.com
Spanish speaking telephone support group for caregivers of patients with serious medical illness
(non-specific) who are unable to attend face-to-face groups
 
  Dante Tipiani, MSW
(212) 844-1713
 
ADAC Mount Sinai Hospital
Spanish speaking caregivers of people with Alzheimer's Disease and other related disorders
Every Monday from 11:00 am - 12 noon Mari Umpierre
One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1228
New York, NY 10029
212-241-6197
mari-umpierre@mssm.edu
Jewish Home & Hospital Lifecare System
Anyone dealing with physically and cognitively disabled adults and seniors
 
Meeting times to be determined Rise Landsman
120 W 106th St.
New York, NY 10025
212-870-5919
rlandsman@jhha.org
Carter Burden Center for the Aging Caregiver Information and Referral Clinic
Resource Information
Appointments can be scheduled by telephone or e-mail Mary Dodd
Carter Burden
Center for the Aging
1484 First Avenue
New York, NY 10075
212-879-7400
doddm@carterburdencenter.org
carterburdencenter.org
Caregivers
Support Group

Educational Trainings are also offered.

Call for dates and time.
2nd Thursdays
11am-12pm
English Caregivers Support Group

3rd Wednesdays
11am-12pm
Spanish Caregivers Support Group
Julissa Sosa
Presbyterian Senior Services
325 East 156th Street
Bronx, NY 10451
718-585-1640
jsosa@pssusa.org
 

Support group for spousal/partner caregivers of all ages

3rd Tuesdays
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Barbara Marder
Well Spouse Association
Ansche Chesed Synagogue
251 West 100th Street
New York, NY 10024
212-706-1145 office OR
917-930-9953 cell
psych2@rcn.com
Caregiver support groups.
Non illness specific
Mondays
2:30pm - 4:00pm
& 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Wednesdays
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Dionisio Cruz, LCSW
New York Presbyterian Hospital
525 E 68th. Street
New York City, NY 10021
212 746 -4365
dic9002@nyp.org
 
Parkinson's Disease caregivers 1st Thursdays at 4pm Dr. Neima Isaac Phd, MSW
New York University
Medical Center
400 east 34th Street
New York, NY 10016-4998
1-212-263-5018
 
Caregivers to the elderly Support Group  1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

No fee
Natalie Levinson & Evelyn Stahl
Caregivers to the Elderly Support Group
105 East 22nd Street, 4th floor. Conference Room C
New York City, NY 10010
212-288-1831 -  Natalie
212-986-9715  - Evelyn
sl339@cornell.edu
 
Any caregiver Beginning February 9, 2009 from 1-2pm, group meets every other Monday Eduardo Sanchez
Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center
415 East 93rd Street
New York NY 10128
212-360-7620
esanchez@isaacscenter.org
Emotional and spiritual support to all those who are dealing with life-threatening illness, grief and bereavement, and caregiving Meeting schedule on line at www.friendsindeed.org Various staff facilitators
Friends In Deed
594 Broadway, Suite 706
New York, NY 10012
212-925-2009
cburke@friendsindeed.org
Lewy Body Dementia 2nd Tuesdays from 12:30-2:00 pm Norma Loeb
Lewy Body Dementia Association
Times Square
New York NY 10018
212-556-1278
normal@nytimes.com
Caregivers of patients diagnosed with a brain tumor of any type 9/22/09, 10/20/09, 11/17/09, & 12/15/09 from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Rochelle Guttman, LCSW
The Brain Tumor Foundation
1350 Avenue of the Americas, #1200
New York NY 10019
212-265-2401
Email
A Workshop for Caregivers - any and all caregivers.
www.nyimc.org
For many, overwhelm and stress have become all too common.
This workshop will move us towards deeper care, both for ourselves and for others.
Friday October 2, 7-9pm
Saturday October 3, 10am-5pm
Sharon Salzberg & Cheri Maples
New York Insight Meditation Center
28 West 27th Street
10th floor
New York, NY 10001
212-213-4802
nyinsight@earthlink.net
Caregivers of all types are welcome. This includes, but is not limited to: Spouses caring for husbands or wives, Adults caring for other relatives, siblings, aunts and uncles or friends, Parents caring for disabled children, Children caring for   parents, siblings or elderly grandparents, Family caring for a mentally or physically ill person.
 
Additional counseling and case management services are also available
Last Wednesdays of  from 6:30-7:30 pm OR  last Thursdays  from 11:00am-12:00pm Avi Moskowitz
Shared Care
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood
54 Nagle Avenue
New York NY 10040
212-569-6200 ext. 233
amoskowitz@ywashhts.org
 

 
Caregiver support group and cancer wellness Day and evening Susan Broxmeyer-LCSW
Sid Jacobson Jewish CommunityCenter-PICC
300 Forest Drive
East Hills NY 11548
516-484-1545  X196
sbroxmeyer@sjjcc.org

Our program is called Caregivers' connections. Various groups and workshops meet in the evening throughout the year.

We offer programs that meet by teleconference for the convenience of caregivers who cannot travel to an onsite group.
Fran Rod
DOROT, Inc.
171 West 85th New York NY 10024
(973) 763- 1511
frod@dorotusa.org
 

 
 
New Mother"s Support Mondays 12:15 pm
11 Morningside Heights
 
Mondays 2:30 pm
Upper West Side

Tuesdays 12:30 pm
Inwood

Thursdays 11:45 pm Washington Heights

Thursdays 2:30 pm
Upper West Side
Jessica Shapley
Momsupport
Various Locations
New York NY 10040
347-975-7123
jessica@momsupport.org

Our support group is for caregivers of all ages caring for a loved one aged 60 and over who is blind or visually impaired.

We also serve grandparents who are blind or visually imapaired caring for a grandchild under the age of 18.

Or grandparents who are not blind or visually impaired caring for a grandchild under the age of 18 who is blind or visually impaired.

 

2nd Friday of each month from 1pm to 2:15pm.

It is followed by a presentor each month from 2:30 to 3pm.

Elizabeth Lee
VISIONS Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
500 Greenwich Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10013
212-625-1616 ext. 149  dcruz@visionsvcb.org

Sober Living:
A Search For Meaning

Weekly support for substance abuse, addition support, relapse prevention & recovery support

Wednesdays
8:30-9:30pm

Kimberly Pitrelli, MA, LMHC
Kimberly Pitrelli- Private Practice
31 East 32nd Street, Suite 908
New York, NY 10016
631.356.5856
Kim.pitrelli@gmail.com

Women's Wellness Group

Women's mental health & wellness, spiritual concerns, self-worth & empowerment support, relationship help

Tuesdays
5:45-6:45pm

Kimberly Pitrelli, MA, LMHC
Kimberly Pitrelli- Private Practice
31 East 32nd Street, Suite 908
New York, NY 10016
631.356.5856
Kim.pitrelli@gmail.com