Support Groups


22q

Louisiana 22q Support Network
Website:  n/a
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Louisiana-22q-Support-Network-275895999216552/
Service Area:  State of Louisiana
Contact Person:  Ashley Bourg – 504.232.7238

ADHD

Louisiana Capital Area CHADD
Website:  http://www.lacachadd.org/
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/groups/LACACHADD/
Service Area:  Greater Baton Rouge Area
Contact Person:  Belynda Gauthier

New Orleans ADHD Support Group
Broadmoor Arts and Wellness Center
Website: https://neutralgroundtherapy.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/neutralgroundtherapy/
Service Area: New Orleans Metro Area
Contact Person: Casey Blair- 504.475.9694

Adoption

Birthmom Support Group
NOLA Counseling Service
Website: http://www.nolacounselingcenterllc.com/
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: New Orleans Metro Area
Contact Person: Melanie Moore- 504.273.4178

Alzheimer’s

ALZ Group – Support Group
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Website: http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Caddo Parish Area
Contact Person:  318.636.6172

ALZ Group – Support Group
Brookdale Shreveport Assisted Living
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Caddo Parish Area
Contact Person:  Linda Smalley – 318.524.2100 

ALZ Group – Support Group
Franklin Parish Council on Aging
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Franklin Parish
Contact Person:  Mary Wilson – 318.435.7579

ALZ Group – Support Group
Ouachita Parish Council on Aging
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Ouachita Parish
Contact Person:  318.387.0595

ALZ Group – Support Group
Montclair Assisted Living
Website: http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp 
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Caddo Parish Area
Contact Person:  Joanna Hensley – 318.797.1114 

Alzeimers – Abbeville Support Group
Abbeville General Hospital
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Vermillion Area
Contact Person:  Michelle Domingue – 337.893.5030  

Alzeimers – Alexandria Support Group
Calvary Baptist Church
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Greater Alexandria Area
Contact Person:  Cindy Avery – 318.445.5640

Alzeimers – Alexandria Support Group
The Power Center – Chritus Cabrini
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Greater Alexandria Area
Contact Person:  Becky Watkins – 318.448.6938

Alzeimers – Baton Rouge Support Group
Sunrise at Siegen
Website: http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Greater Baton Rouge Area
Contact Person:  Chelsea Baldwin – 225.765.7538 

Alzeimers Caregiers/Memory Loss Support Group
The Glen Retirement Center -Harold Library
Website: http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Caddo Parish Area
Contact Person:  Susan Skinner or Sandra McGraw – 318.798.3500

Alzeimers – Chalmette Support Group
St. Bernard Parish Hospital
Website: http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  St. Bernard Parish
Contact Person:  Audrey Baker – 985.960.1964

Alzeimers – Crowley Support Group
Encoure Healthcare & Rehabilitation
http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: Acadia Parish
Contact Person: angelique Credeur – 337.257.1328

Alzeimers – Hammond Support Group
Live Oak Village of Hammond
Website: http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp 
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area: Tangipahoa Parish
Contact Person:  Lisa Wascom – 985.345.8787

Alzeimers – Houma Support Group
Terrebonne Place
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area: Terrebonne Parish
Contact Person:  Courtney Carrere – 504.329.9646

Alzeimers – Houma Support Group
Terrebonne Parish  Main Library
Website: http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area: Terrebonne Parish
Contact Person:  Courtney Carrere – 504.329.9646

Alzeimers – Jefferson Support Group
Ochsner Medical Center – Brent House
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Greater New Orleans area
Contact Person:  Charles Baril – 504.220.9837

Alzeimers – Kenner Support Group
Brookdate at Kenner
Website: http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Greater New Orleans area
Contact Person:  Tina Lipps – 504.467.1000

Alzeimers – Lafayette Support Group
Asbury United Methodist Church
Website: http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Lafayette Parish
Contact Person:  Janenne deClouet – 337.316.2074

Alzeimers – Lafayette Support Group
The Community Room
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp 
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Lafayette Parish
Contact Person:  Debra Harrington – 337.581.1333

Alzeimers – Lake Charles Support Group
Brookdale at Lake Charles
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Calcasieu Parish
Contact Person:  Leslie Cubbage – 337.202.0858

Alzeimers – Lockport Support Group
The Broadway Elder Living and Rehabilitation
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area: Lafourche Parish
Contact Person:  Courtney Carrere – 504.329.9646

Alzeimers – Metairie Support Group
Sunrise Assisted Living
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Greater New Orleans area
Contact Person:  Diane Smith – 504.889.9777

Alzeimers – Morgan City Support Group
Maison Jardin Senior Living Community
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  St. Mary Parish
Contact Person:  Courtney Carrere – 504.329.9646

Alzeimers – New Iberia Support Group
First United Methodist Church
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Iberia Parish
Contact Person:  Nathaniel Mitchell – 337.519.3010

 

Alzeimers – New Orleans Support Group
Poydras Home
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Greater New Orleans area
Contact Person:  Elena Cambre – 504.897.0535

Alzeimers – New Orleans Support Group
Touro Synaogue
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Greater New Orleans area
Contact Person:  Claire Jacobi – 832.474.0310

Alzeimers – New Orleans Support Group
Vista Shores Assisted Liviing and Memory Care
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Greater New Orleans area
Contact Person:  Tracy Brown – 504.875.2513

Alzeimers – River Ridge Support Group
St. Francis Villa Assisted Living
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Greater New Orleans area
Contact Person:  Shannon Reale’ – 504.738.1060

Alzeimers – Shreveport Support Group
Trinity United Methodist Church
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Ruston
Contact Person:  Gary or Susan Green – 318.255.0647

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Group
Sunrise at Siege
Website: http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Greater Baton Rouge Area
Contact Person:  Chelsea Baldwin – 225.765.7538 

Alzeimers – Slidell Support Group
Slidell Memorial Hospital
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area: St. Tammany Parish
Contact Person:  Audrey Baker – 985.960.1964

Alzeimers – Slidell Support Group
Live Oak Village of Slidell
Website:  n/a
Facebook:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Service Area: St. Tammany Parish
Contact Person:  Laura Blumley – 985.781.4545

Alzeimers – Thibodaux Support Group
Thibodaux Regional Medical Center
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Lafourche Parish
Contact Person:  Courtney Carrere – 504.329.9646

Alzeimers – Thibodaux Support Group
The Claiborne
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Lafourche Parish
Contact Person:  Courtney Carrere – 504.329.9646

Brookdale Lake Charles Support Group
Brookdale Lake Charles
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Calcasieu Parish
Contact Person:  504.335.2795

Care Partner Meeting
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  St. Tammany Parish Area
Contact Person:  Matt Estrade – 504.339.1757

Covington Senior Center
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  St. Tammany Parish
Contact Person:  Matt Estrada – 504.339.1757

First United Methodist Church Support Group
First United Methodist
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Caddo Parish Area
Contact Person:  Carl Rhodes – 318.424.7771

Many Healthcare – North
Slidell Senior Center
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp 
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Sabine Parish
Contact Person:  Denise Clayton – 318.256.9233

National Family Caregiver Support Group
Calcasieu Council on Aging
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Calcasieu Parish
Contact Person:  337.474.2583

The Gardens Support Group
Brookdale Lake Charles
Website:  http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Calcasieu Parish
Contact Person:  337.480.1550

Sulphur Senior Center Support Group
Sulphur Senior Center
Website: http://www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_support.asp
Facebook:  n/a
Service Area:  Calcasieu Parish
Contact Person:  337.528.0002

Amputee

Amputee Support Group for Amputees and Care Givers
Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital
Website: https://brrehab.com/site.php?pageID=293&eID=5616
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BRRehabHospital/
Service Area: Baton Rouge and surrounding areas
Contact Person: Roxane Bingham- 225.231.3123

Amputee Support Group
Hamilton Medical Building, 1st Floor
Website: www.lsndc.org/index.php/component/cpx/?task=resource&id=477799&tab=3
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: Lafayette Parish
Contact Person: Jason Bland- 337.989.6764

Touro Rehabilitation Center Limb Loss Support Group
Website: http://www.touro.com/rehab-limbloss
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/touro
Service Area: Greater New Orleans Area
Contact Person: Joshua Berthelot- 504.897.7477

Asperger

Adult Asperger/High Functioning Autism Meetup Monthly
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center
Website: www.adultautismnola.com
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: Greater New Orleans
Contact Person: Jasper Fields-  adultaspergersnola@gmail.com 

Autism

Ascension Parish Autism Support Group
Website: n/a
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/ascensionautism/
Service Area: Ascension Parish, but anyone is welcome.
Contact Person: Sandra Trammell 225.205.5211

Autism Answers of Louisiana
Website: http://autismanswersla.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Autism-Answers-of-Louisiana-103829123017800/
Service Area: Tangipahoa Parish
Contact Person: Jolene Barlow 985.549.0836

Chase Answers
St. Francis Xavier’s Old Church
Website:  http://www.teamtmr.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chaseanswers/
Service Area: New Orleans Metro Area, but anyone is welcome.
Contact Person: Carol Aswad or Jeanna Broussard Chase

Champions of Greater New Orleans
Website: n/a
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/championsofgreaterneworleans/
Service Area: Greater New Orleans Metro Area
Contact Person: Dee Ducote- 504.390.1995

Strengthening Outcomes with Autism Resources
SOAR Autism Support Group
Website: http://www.soarwithautism.org/support-groups.html
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Strengthening-Outcomes-with-Autism-Resources-soar-199752583394289/
Service Area:  St. Tammany Parish, but anyone is welcome.
Contact Person: Anne Galiano – 504.812.9548

SOAR Strengthening Outcomes with Autism Resources
SOAR Autism Support Group
Website: http://www.soarwithautism.org/support-groups.html
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Strengthening-Outcomes-with-Autism-Resources-soar-199752583394289/
Service Area: Tangipahoa Parish
Contact Person: Sherri Houin – 985.370.2300

Tuesday Morning Parent Support Group
Dr. Lori Olson
Website: www.lolsonphd.com
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: Greater New Orleans
Contact Person: Dr. Lori Olson- 504.400.9218

Autism Society of Acadiana, Evangeline Parish
Support Group starting back in August 2017
Website: www.acadianaautism.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AutismSocietyOfAcadianaEvangelineParish/
Service Area: Lafayette and Evangeline Parishes
Contact Person: Rhonda Allen- 337.235.4425

Crane Rehab- Pediatrics
Website: https://www.cranerehab.com/for-kids
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cranerehabpediatrics/
Service Area: New Orleans Metro Area
Contact Person: 504.866.6990

Behavioral Health

NAMI Family Support Group- NOLA
NAMI New Orleans
Website: http://www.namineworleans.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namineworleans/
Service Area: Uptown New Orleans
Contact Person: Shannon Williams- 504.896.2345

NAMI Family Support Group-  Lafayette
NAMI Acadiana
Website: nami@namiacadiana.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NAMI-Acadiana-142244065849290/
Service Area: Lafayette
Contact Person: Marietta Puckett- 337.654.2138

NAMI Family Support Group: Northshore
Website: www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Program-Details?classid=1e0b058d-b862-4da8-9ba6-a782f3b76ca0&state=LA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namisttammany/
Service Area: Southeast Louisina
Contact Person:  Nicholas Richard- 985.626.6538

NAMI Family Support Group-NOLA
Website: http://www.namineworleans.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namineworleans/
Service Area: Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, & Plaquemines Parishes
Contact Person: Shannon Williams- 504-896-2345

NAMI Connections Support Group-Lafayette
First Lutheran Church
NAMI Acadiana
Website: http://www.namiacadiana.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NAMI-Acadiana-142244065849290/ 
Service Area: Acadiana
Contact Person: Denver Nobles- 337.849.6764

NAMI Connections Support Group- Lake Charles
Website: http://www.namiswla.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/swlanami/
Service Area: Lake Charles
Contact Person: Jessica Weaver- 337.433.0219

NAMI Connections Support Group-Covington
St. Tammany Parish Hospital
Website: https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Programs?classkey=39d47f5e-5fb3-403e-b28e-ad0868acd481
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namisttammany/
Service Area: Covington
Contact Person: 985.626.6538

NAMI Connections Support Group-Hammond
North Oaks Medical Center
Website: https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Programs?classkey=39d47f5e-5fb3-403e-b28e-ad0868acd481
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namisttammany/
Service Area: St. Tammany Parish
Contact Person: 985.626.6538

NAMI Connections Support Group- Westbank
Website: https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Program-Details?classid=517c8f45-4722-48f7-a3be-4d672928cac2&state=LA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namineworleans/
Service Area: New Orleans’ Westbank
Contact Person: Shannon Williams- 504.896.2354

NAMI Connections Support Group- NOLA
NAMI New Orleans Uptown Friendship Club
Website: https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Program-Details?classid=6707a44b-0cdf-4d93-97c1-1ba3a95d8ef6&state=LA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namineworleans/
Service Area: Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, and Plaquemines Parishes.
Contact Person: Shannon Williams- 504.896.2345

NAMI Connections Support Group- Northshore
Website: https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Program-Details?classid=74c77fb6-2734-42fb-86b0-9421230de37a&state=LA 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namisttammany
Service Area: Slidell and surrounding areas.
Contact Person: 985.626.6538

NAMI Central Louisiana
Website: https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Details?state=LA&local=a91f4d86-bed6-4dfb-a75b-880ecc532691
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: Rapides Parish
Contact Person: 318.613.0387

NAMI Baton Rouge
Website: http://www.namibr.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namibr
Service Area: Greater Baton Rouge Area
Contact Person: 225.273.6061

NAMI Northwest Louisiana
Website: https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Details?state=LA&local=47ca3202-bb6e-4d7d-8efb-613d78b8ae0f 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NAMI-Northwest-Louisiana-Affiliate-161706980620178/
Service Area: Northwest Louisiana
Contact Person: Robin Steed- 318.813.2956

NAMI Ruston
Website: http://www.namiruston.org/index.html
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: Lincoln, Claiborne, Bienville, Union, Ouachita, and Jackson.
Contact Person: Dr. Jerrilene Washington- 318.247.3982

NAMI St. Tammany
Website:  www.namisttammany.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namisttammany/
Service Area: Covington, Hammond, Slidell, and surrounding areas.
Contact Person: 985.626.6538

NAMI Southwest Lousiana
Website: www.namiswla.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/swlanami/
Service Area: Calcasieu, Cameron, Jeff Davis, Allen & Beauregard Parishes.
Contact Person: 337.433.0219

Blind and Vision Loss 

Lighthouse Louisiana
Website: http://www.lighthouselouisiana.org/get-help
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LighthouseLouisiana/
Service Area: Greater New Orleans
Contact Person: A. Springer- 504.899.4501

Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

Acquired Brain Injury Survivors of Southeast Louisiana (ABIS)
Website: www.abisnola.org
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: Jefferson Parish
Contact Person: R. Rowley- 504.849.9069

Baton Rouge Head Injury Association (BRHIA)
Greenwell Spring Library
Website: https://brrehab.com/site.php?pageID=293
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BRRehabHospital/
Service Area: Baton Rouge
Contact Person: Toni Hamilton- 225.231.3108

North Oaks Rehab Hospital TBI and SCI Support Group
Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Support
Website: http://www.northoaks.org/Classes-Events/Event-Details.aspx?Event=123 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mynorthoaks/
Service Area: Tangipahoa Parish
Contact Person: Jacqueline Guendouzi –  985.549.2503

Brain Injury Support Group of Northwest Louisiana
Website: http://www.biala.org/support-groups-living-brain-spinal-cord-injury
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BrainInjurySupportGroupofNWLouisiana2016/
Service Area: Caddo & Bossier Parishes
Contact Person: Kathy- 318.617.8932 or Think First- 318.226.0066

Spinal Cord Injury Support Group
Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center
Website: http://www.biala.org/Default.aspx?PageID=20880071&A=WebApp&CCID=41603&Page=2&Items=6
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LourdesRMC/
Service Area: Lafayette Parish
Contact Person: 337.470.2000

Touro Support Groups for TBI and SCI
Touro Rehabilitation Center
Website: http://www.touro.com/rehab-support-groups
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Touro-Hospital/197593706923825
Service Area: New Orleans Metro Area
Contact Person: Cortney Russell or Vera DeLuca – 504.897.8476

West Jefferson Medical Center Stroke Support Group
Website: http://www.wjmc.org/docs/WJMC-Stroke-Support-Group-Schedule.pdf
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/westjeffersonmedicalcenter/
Service Area: West Bank of New Orleans and surrounding areas
Contact Person: Ina Dragicevic – 504.349.2564

Brain Injury Association of Louisiana/United Spinal Louisiana Chapter
Website: http://www.biala.org/support-groups-living-brain-spinal-cord-injury
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/braininjuryla/
Service Area: New Orleans Metro Area
Contact Person: 504.982.0685

Baton Rouge Spinal Cord Support Group
Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital
Website: https://brrehab.com/site.php?pageID=293&eID=5444
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BRRehabHospital/
Service Area: East Baton Rouge
Contact Person: Roxanne Bingham- 225.231.3123

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Self-Help for the Hard of Hearing
Broadmoor Branch Library
Website: http://caddocoa.org/index.php?src=gendocs&ref=Support%20Groups
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/caddocoa/
Service Area: Caddo Parish
Contact Person: Mary Temple- 318.868.7603

Developmental Disabilities

MUHSEN – Support Group for Muslim Families
Website:  https://muhsen.org/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/MUHSENOrg/
Service Providers: https://muhsen.org/service-provider-directory/
Contact: Rana Ottallah, Head of Louisiana Chapter – ranaottallah@yahoo.com

Diabetes

Adult Diabetes Support Group
CHRISTUS Schumpert Diabetes Center
Website: http://www.defeatdiabetes.org/our-community/business-directory/8706/christus-schumpert-health-system/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Defeat-Diabetes-Foundation-132906600065886/
Service Area: Shreveport/Bossier
Contact Person: 318.222.4363

Adult Diabetes Support Group
CHRISTUS St. Francis Cabrini Hospital
Website: http://www.defeatdiabetes.org/our-community/business-directory/8655/christus-st-frances-cabrini-hospital/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/christusstfrancescabrini/
Service Area: Rapides Parish
Contact Person: 318.448.4964

Adult Diabetes Support Group
CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital
Website: http://www.defeatdiabetes.org/our-community/business-directory/8686/christus-st-patrick-hospital/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/christusstpatrick/?hc_ref=SEARCH
Service Area: Calcasieu Parish
Contact Person: 337.491.7532

Diabetes & Metabolism Associates
Website: http://www.defeatdiabetes.org/our-community/business-directory/8694/diabetes-metabolism-associates-2/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Defeat-Diabetes-Foundation-132906600065886/
Service Area: New Orleans Metro Area
Contact Person: 504.455.1300

Adult Diabetes Support Group
Diabetes Self-Management Center
Website: http://www.defeatdiabetes.org/our-community/business-directory/8679/diabetes-self-management-center-health-care-group/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Defeat-Diabetes-Foundation-132906600065886/
Service Area: Lafayette Parish
Contact Person: 337.232.1717

Adult Diabetes Support Group
Glenwood Regional Medical Center
Website: www.grmc.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GlenwoodRegional
Service Area: Ouachita Parish
Contact Person: 318.329.4395 Ext. 4396

Adult Diabetes Support Group
LSU HSC-HCSD at Huey Long Medical Center
Website: http://www.defeatdiabetes.org/our-community/business-directory/8656/lsu-hsc-hcsd-at-huey-p-long-medical-center/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Defeat-Diabetes-Foundation-132906600065886/
Service Area: East Baton Rouge Parish
Contact Person: 318.483.7338

Epilepsy and Seizures

Epilepsy Support Group- East Jefferson General Hospital
For Adults, Teenagers and Parents of Children with Epilepsy
Website: www.ejgh.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=299&Itemid=314
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: Eastbank of Jefferson Parish
Contact Person: Kelly April- 1.800.960.0587

Epilepsy Support Group- Ochsner of New Orleans
Website: http://epilepsylouisiana.org/support-services/support-groups/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/epilepsy.louisiana.7
Service Area: Greater New Orleans Area
Contact Person: Kelly Howell- 225.298.5499

Epilepsy Support Group
LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport
Website: http://epilepsylouisiana.org/support-services/support-groups/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/epilepsy.louisiana.7
Service Area: Shreveport and surrounding areas.
Contact Person:  Kelly Howell- 225.298.5499

Support for Parents of Kids with Epilepsy and Seizures (SPOKES)
Website: www.brrehab.com/site339.php
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BRRehabHospital/
Service Area: Baton Rouge and surrounding areas.
Contact Person: Kelly Howell- 225.298.5499

Support for Parents of Kids with Epilepsy and Seizures (SPOKES)
Children’s Hospital Auditorium
Website: http://epilepsylouisiana.org/support-services/support-groups/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/epilepsy.louisiana.7
Service Area: Greater New Orleans area.
Contact Person: Kelly Howell- 225.298.5499 

Fibromyalgia 

F.A.C.T.S., INC. (Fibromyalgia. Activists. Cooperative. Team. Support.)
Website: www.fmcpaware.org/support-groups/browse-support-groups.html?sid=75:Louisiana
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: Baton Rouge
Contact: Della Pressler- 225.752.3162

Grief and Bereavement

Emmanuel Baptist Church Grief Share Support Group
Website: www.ebcshreveport.org/calendar-2/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/emmanuel.b.church.54/
Service Area: Caddo and Bossier
Contact Person: Kay Asher- 318-917-4085

St. Matthew’s Methodist Church Grief Support Group
Website: http://www.stmatthewsumc.com/GriefShare
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stmattsumc/
Service Area: Jefferson Parish
Contact Person: 504.888.1155

Grief Support- Christian Fellowship Church
Website: http://www.cfchurch.com
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: New Orleans Westbank
Contact Person: Nancy Sarver- 504.340.8127 

Grief Support- Woodland Park Baptist Church
Website: http://www.woodlandparkbaptist.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wpbchammond/
Service Area: Tangipahoa Parish
Contact Person: Iris Cleveland- 985.345.4013

Grief Support- Hospice of Shreveport/Bossier
Website: http://www.hospicesb.com/support-groups/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HospiceShreveportBossier/
Service Area: Shreveport/Bossier
Contact Person: Rosemary Lafargue or Sandra Huber 318.865.7177

Footprints of Hope Bereavement Group- Maddie’s Footprints
Website: http://www.lafayettegeneral.com/support_groups.aspx
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LafayetteGeneral 
Service Area: Lafayette
Contact Person: 337.534.4209

Bereavement Support Group
Slidell Memorial Hospital Regional Cancer Center
Website: http://slidellmemorial.org/Events/EventsDisplay.asp?p1=8855&p2=Y
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: Slidell and surrounding areas.
Contact Person: 985.280.6612

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C Support Group
Glenwood Mall Community Center
Website: http://new.dhh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/1023
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: West Monroe
Contact Person: Carolyn Babd- 318.368.9204

Mental Health

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of New Orleans
Website: http://www.dbsaneworleans.org/id20.html
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dbsaneworleans/
Service Area: New Orleans Metro Area
Contact Person: Shannon- 504.896.2345

NAMI Family Support Group- NOLA
NAMI New Orleans
Website: http://www.namineworleans.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namineworleans/
Service Area: Uptown New Orleans
Contact Person: Shannon Williams- 504.896.2345

NAMI Family Support Group-  Lafayette
NAMI Acadiana
Website: nami@namiacadiana.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NAMI-Acadiana-142244065849290/
Service Area: Lafayette
Contact Person: Marietta Puckett- 337.654.2138

NAMI Family Support Group: Northshore
Website: www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Program-Details?classid=1e0b058d-b862-4da8-9ba6-a782f3b76ca0&state=LA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namisttammany/
Service Area: Southeast Louisina
Contact Person:  Nicholas Richard- 985.626.6538

NAMI Family Support Group-NOLA
Website: http://www.namineworleans.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namineworleans/
Service Area: Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, & Plaquemines Parishes
Contact Person: Shannon Williams- 504-896-2345

NAMI Connections Support Group-Lafayette
First Lutheran Church
NAMI Acadiana
Website: http://www.namiacadiana.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NAMI-Acadiana-142244065849290/ 
Service Area: Acadiana
Contact Person: Denver Nobles- 337.849.6764

NAMI Connections Support Group- Lake Charles
Website: http://www.namiswla.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/swlanami/
Service Area: Lake Charles
Contact Person: Jessica Weaver- 337.433.0219

NAMI Connections Support Group-Covington
St. Tammany Parish Hospital
Website: https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Programs?classkey=39d47f5e-5fb3-403e-b28e-ad0868acd481
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namisttammany/
Service Area: Covington
Contact Person: 985.626.6538

NAMI Connections Support Group-Hammond
North Oaks Medical Center
Website: https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Programs?classkey=39d47f5e-5fb3-403e-b28e-ad0868acd481
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namisttammany/
Service Area: St. Tammany Parish
Contact Person: 985.626.6538

NAMI Connections Support Group- Westbank
Website: https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Program-Details?classid=517c8f45-4722-48f7-a3be-4d672928cac2&state=LA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namineworleans/
Service Area: New Orleans’ Westbank
Contact Person: Shannon Williams- 504.896.2354

NAMI Connections Support Group- NOLA
NAMI New Orleans Uptown Friendship Club
Website: https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Program-Details?classid=6707a44b-0cdf-4d93-97c1-1ba3a95d8ef6&state=LA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namineworleans/
Service Area: Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, and Plaquemines Parishes.
Contact Person: Shannon Williams- 504.896.2345

NAMI Connections Support Group- Northshore
Website: https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Program-Details?classid=74c77fb6-2734-42fb-86b0-9421230de37a&state=LA 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namisttammany
Service Area: Slidell and surrounding areas.
Contact Person: 985.626.6538

NAMI Central Louisiana
Website: https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Details?state=LA&local=a91f4d86-bed6-4dfb-a75b-880ecc532691
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: Rapides Parish
Contact Person: 318.613.0387

NAMI Baton Rouge
Website: http://www.namibr.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namibr
Service Area: Greater Baton Rouge Area
Contact Person: 225.273.6061

NAMI Northwest Louisiana
Website: https://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Details?state=LA&local=47ca3202-bb6e-4d7d-8efb-613d78b8ae0f 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NAMI-Northwest-Louisiana-Affiliate-161706980620178/
Service Area: Northwest Louisiana
Contact Person: Robin Steed- 318.813.2956

NAMI Ruston
Website: http://www.namiruston.org/index.html
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: Lincoln, Claiborne, Bienville, Union, Ouachita, and Jackson.
Contact Person: Dr. Jerrilene Washington- 318.247.3982

NAMI St. Tammany
Website:  www.namisttammany.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namisttammany/
Service Area: Covington, Hammond, Slidell, and surrounding areas.
Contact Person: 985.626.6538

NAMI Southwest Lousiana
Website: www.namiswla.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/swlanami/
Service Area: Calcasieu, Cameron, Jeff Davis, Allen & Beauregard Parishes.
Contact Person: 337.433.0219

Multiple Sclerosis 

MS Self-Help Support Group
The East Jefferson Wellness Center
Website: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/LAM/Groups-and-Discussions/Programs/Metairie
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mslouisiana
Service Area: East Bank of Jefferson Parish
Contact Person: Maureen Ardoin- 504.400.4749

MS Self-Help Support Group
Gretna Community Center
Website: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/LAM/Groups-and-Discussions/Programs/New-Orleans-West-Bank-Jesters
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mslouisiana
Service Area: Westbank of New Orleans
Contact Person: Kim Maloz- 504.394.2274

MS Self-Help Support Group
Tangipahoa Police Sub Station
Website: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/LAM/Groups-and-Discussions/Programs/Amite-Hammond 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mslouisiana
Service Area: Amite and Hammond.
Contact Person: Stephanie Carter- 985.542.2705

MS Self-Help Support Group
Family Road of Greater Baton Rouge
Website: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/LAM/Groups-and-Discussions/Programs/Baton-Rouge 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mslouisiana
Service Area: Baton Rouge
Contact Person: Donna Hildebrandt- 225.721.0810

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Website: http://caddocoa.org/index.php?src=gendocs&ref=Support%20Groups
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Caddo-Council-on-Aging/1714514548565858
Service Area: Shreveport
Contact Person: Kay Asher- 318.212.4720

Parkinson’s  Disease

Parkinson’s Disease Caregiver Group
Website: http://caddocoa.org/index.php?src=gendocs&ref=Support%20Groups
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Caddo-Council-on-Aging/1714514548565858
Service Area: Caddo Parish
Contact Person: Pat Hudnall- 318.549.9744

Parkinson’s Disease Support  Group
Website: http://caddocoa.org/index.php?src=gendocs&ref=Support%20Groups
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Caddo-Council-on-Aging/1714514548565858
Service Area: Caddo Parish
Contact Person: Jamie Charvat- 318.212.6826

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group
Touro Infirmary
Website: http://www.touro.com/rehab-parkinsonsgroup
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/touro/
Service Area: Greater New Orleans Area.
Contact Person: 504.897.8135

Stroke

Stroke Support Group Meeting
Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital
Website: https://brrehab.com/site.php?pageID=293&eID=5444
Facebook: n/a
Service Area: Baton Rouge and surrounding areas.
Contact Person: Roxane Bingham- 225.231.3123

Stroke Survivors and Caregivers Support Group
Langiappe Hospital
Website: http://universityneurosurgery.com/index.php?src=gendocs&ref=ConditionsSupportGroups&category=ResourcesLinks
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversityNeurosurgery
Service Area: Caddo Parish
Contact Person: 318.934.0533

Acadiana Stroke Support Group
Website: http://www.lafayettegeneral.com/support_groups.aspx
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LafayetteGeneral
Service Area: Lafayette and surrounding areas.
Contact Person: Kelly Langian, Stroke Coordinator – 337.289.7740

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