Local Support Groups

July 24, 2017  
Filed under Health & Wellness

Below is a sampling of local support groups for caregivers and those they are taking care of. Please call the support groups for the latest times and dates, as meetings are subject to change.

Alzheimer’s Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Association, Vermont Chapter

300 Cornerstone Drive, Suite 128, Williston

Third Wednesday of the month

Helpline: (800)-272-3900

The Residences at Quarry Hill

465 Quarry Hill Rd., South Burlington

Third Saturday of the month, 10–11 a.m.

Tanya Seeley, 652-4114

Vermont Telephone Caregiver Support Group

Second Tuesday of the month, 4-5:30 p.m.

Pamela Beidler, 316-3839 or pbeidler@alz.org

Birchwood Terrace

43 Starr Farm Road, Burlington

Last Tuesday of the month, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Kristen Kaigle, 863-6384

kristen.kaigle@kindred.com

The Arbors at Shelburne

687 Harbor Road, Shelburne

Third Wednesday of the month, 9:30-11 a.m.

Cathy Michaels, 985-8600

cmichaels@benchmarkquality.com

Allenwood at Pillsbury Senior Communities

90 Allen Road, South Burlington

Third Tuesday of the month, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Wendy Bombard, 735-1123 Wendy@tlcnursing.com

The Residence at Shelburne Bay

185 Pine Haven Shores Road, Shelburne

First Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m.

985-9847

Caregiver Support Groups

Project Independence

112 Exchange Street, Middlebury

Third Friday of the month, noon-1:30 p.m.

Nancy Conant, 388-3983

mail@elderlyservices.org

The Residence at Otter Creek

350 Lodge Road, Middlebury

Second Monday of the month, 7 p.m.

Courtney Allenson, 377-3388

Grief Support Groups 

Lamoille Home Health

54 Farr Avenue, Morrisville

First and third Tuesday of the month, 5:30–6:30  p.m.

Oona Lee, 888-4651

Cancer Support Groups

Cancer Patient Support Foundation

Sarah Lemnah, 488-5495 or toll free (888) 277-3707

The Cancer Patient Support Foundation provides support for all of Vermont and northern New York.

Chittenden County

Blood Cancers Support Group

Kerry Stanley, LICSW, 847-6873

 Friends for Life Thursday Tea

Hope Lodge, Burlington

First Thursday of the month, 10-11:30 a.m.

Rose Colletti, 847-5714

Luncheon for Cancer Survivors and their Caregivers


University of Vermont Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology Healing Space

First Tuesday of the month, 12-1:30 p.m.

Rose Colletti, 847-5714

Luncheon for Caregivers of Cancer Survivors 


University of Vermont Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology Healing Space

Third Tuesday of the month, 12-1:30 p.m.

Kathleen McBeth, 847-5715

Champlain Valley Prostate Cancer Support Group

Hope Lodge, Burlington

Second Tuesday of the month, 6-8 p.m.

Mary L. Guyette, 274-4990, vmary@aol.com

Wives of Prostate Cancer Survivors

The Growth Center, 8 Pearl Street, Essex Jct.

Second Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m.

Carla Osgood, 879-1207

Women’s Cancer Support Group

The University of Vermont Medical Center Frymoyer Resource Center

First and third Tuesday of the month, 5-6:30 p.m.

Rose Colletti, 847-5715

Multiple Myeloma Support Group

Hope Lodge, Burlington

Third Tuesday of the month, 5-6:30 p.m.

Kay Cromie, 655-9163,

kgcromey@aol.com or JoAnn Nielson, 847-5649

Washington County

All Types of Cancer

Ellen Fein, 229-1134

Talking Together

Betty Blouin, 223-7342

Addison County

Helenbach Cancer Support Group


Ripton, Vt.

For all individuals whose lives have been affected by cancer.

Nola Kevra, 388-6107

Interage Caregiver Support Group

747-3587

Other Support Groups 

Vermont Chapter of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association

See website for list of support groups.

847-3366, (888)-763-3366

www.parkinsonvt.org

Brain Injury Association of Vermont Support Groups

(877)-856-1772

www.biavt.org

Burlington

Department of Labor, 

63 Pearl St., Conference Room A

Fourth Friday of the month, 11 a.m.

Colchester

Fanny Allen Hospital, 790 College Parkway

First Wednesday of the month, 5:30–7:30 p.m.

Middlebury

Isley Library, 75 Main St, Middlebury

Second Wednesday of the month, 6–7:30 p.m.

Huntington’s Disease

Fourth Tuesday of the month, 5:30–7 p.m. Contact Linda Martinez prior to attending first meeting at lmarti4068@aol.com.

New England Region Chapter

Helpline: (800) 345-HDSA

www.hdsa.org

 

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