Support Groups



ADD Support Group (Attention Deficit Disorder)

Support group for children and adults who have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder. Families are also welcome.

Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Jones Memorial Health Center Auditorium, Glasgow Avenue

Contact the Learning Disability Association of Western New York at (716) 679-1601

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Alcoholics Anonymous

A self-help group for individuals who recognize that they have a drinking problem and want help.

Meets several times a week.

Contact the Alcoholics Anonymous Information Line at (716) 484-1544

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Breast Cancer Support Group (Jamestown)

This is a support group for women who have been diagnosed with Breast Cancedr. It is designed to help meet the emotional needs of women in all phases of adjustment following their diagnosis. Meetings are open to the public and free of charge.

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM

Friendly's Restaurant, Brooklyn Square, Jamestown

Contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345

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Breast Cancer Support Group (Dunkirk/Fredonia)

Monthly group meetings are held for women who have encountered Breast Cancer for support, sharing, and caring. Refreshments are served and everyone is welcome.

Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM

Brooks Hospital, 1st Floor Library

Call (716) 673-1206 or (716) 672-2574

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Cancer Education and Support Program

A general cancer program led by certified Oncology Nurses who provide education and support to those persons diagnosed with or those who care for persons with cancer.

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7:00 - 9:00 PM

WCA Hospital, Classrooms 2 and 4

Contact the WCA Wellness Program at (716) 664-8619

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Celiac Disease / Gluten Free Diet Group

A self-help support group to help individuals manage the difficult Gluten Fee Diet

Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 7:00PM

WCA Hospital

Celiac Support Group Contact Person: Lori Hofgren, (716) 483-6191

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Chautauqua Hear SHHH

A self-help group for the hearing impaired.

Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month

James Prendergast Library, Cherry Street

Contact Connie Gustafson at (716) 665-6373

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Hospice Chautauqua County

Bereavement services, support services

Contact Jamie Probst at (716) 338-0033

20 W. Fairmount Ave.
Lakewood, NY 14750
www.hospicechautco.org

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Multiple Sclerosis Society

A public support group for Multiple Sclerosis patients. Open to the public.

Contact the Chautauqua Region MS Society at (716) 488-1883 or WCA Physical Therapy at (716) 664-8278

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Parkinson Disease Support Groups

Westfield Memorial Hospital
1st & 3rd Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.

Chautauqua County Home
1st Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.

St. Luke's Episopal Church
1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.

American Parkinson Disease Association
Information & Referral Center
Westfield Memorial Hospital
Jim Fischer, Coordinator
(716) 793-2113

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Prostate Support Group - Man-to-Man

All men with prostate cancer are welcome to attend.

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM

The medical offices of Drs. Walter, Jung & White

Contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345

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RTS Bereavement Services

For families who have experienced miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, or whose infant was still-born or who lived only a short while.

Meets monthly

Contact WCA Maternity at (716) 664-8365, 24 hours a day

This program is offered to the community by trained members of the Woman's Services Department of WCA Hospital.

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Southern Tier Kidney Association

Meets monthly

Contact WCA Dialysis at (716) 664-8226

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United Ostomy Association

Meets monthly with Certified Enterostomal Therapist/RN

Contact WCA Nursing Services at (716) 664-8214

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Weight Loss Surgery Support Group
Hamot Bariatric Surgery Center

First Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Emphasis on preoperative period and six months following surgery.

Third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Emphasis on six months or more following surgery.

Second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Lap-band support.

For more information, call, (814) 877-6997.

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