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Resources in Our Area

We have a location near you where you can find support. Please note that the support groups listed below are community-based support groups and are not American Liver Foundation support groups.

Augusta Hepatitis Support Group

VA Hospital - Directions
950 15th Street, 4D Conf. Room
Specialty Care #25
Augusta, GA 30901

Meets: 4th Monday of each month 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.

Contact Angela Hardy, RN, MSN for more information.

Phone: 706-733-0188 x3844

 

Central Carolina Liver Association

Carolina Medical Center - Directions
1000 Blythe Ave
Charlotte, NC 28227

Meets: Meets 2nd Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Contact Mary Szpara for more information.

Phone: 704-888-0592
Web: www.carolinaliver.org
Email: mmszpara@bellsouth.net

 

Emory Transplant Support Group

St. Joseph's/ Candler - Directions
5353 Reynolds Street
Professional Office Bldg, Suite 212
Savannah, GA 31405

Meets: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Contact Karen Traver, R.N. for more information.

Phone: 912-819-8350

 

Grady Hospital Support Group

Emory University Faculty Office Building - Directions
School of Medicine, Room 108
49 Butler Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Meets: 1st Wednesday of each month 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Phone: (404) 703-4884

 

Hep C & Chronic Liver Disease Support Group

- Directions
101 Robeson Street
Suite 102
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Meets: 3rd Weds

The group meets 3rd Wedneday of the months January, March, May, July, September and November

Contact Billie Kennedy for more information.

Phone: 910-864-7828

 

Hep C Hope

Contact Dave Gettleman for more information.

Web: www.hepchope.org
Email: contact@hepchope.org

 

Hep C Support Group

VA Medical Center - Directions
508 Fulton Street
9th Floor
Durham, NC 27705

Meets: Weekly each Wednesday, 1 - 2 p.m.

Support group for veterans

Contact Tim Virgilio for more information.

 

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Freeman Center for Jewish Life - Directions
Duke University campus
Durham, NC

Meets: Meets 2nd Tuesday, 7 - 9 p.m.

Contact Pat Bixby for more information.

Phone: 919-681-6819
Email: bixby001@mc.duke.edu

 

Hepatitis and Liver Transplant Support Group

TMH Diabetes Clinic - Directions
1981 Capital Circle Northeast
Tallahassee, FL

Meets: 7 pm 9 pm, First Monday of the every month (including holidays)

Contact Pam Langford for more information.

Phone: 850-443-8029
Web: www.HEALSoftheSouth.org
Email: figment@netally.com

 

Hepatitis Focus/Support Group DeKalb County

Absolute Care - Directions
2484 Briarcliff Road
Atlanta, GA 30020

Meets: 1st & 3rd Wed of each month 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Contact Salah Salin for more information.

Email: sista_lah@yahoo.com

 

Hepatitis Support Group

Randolph Hospital- Patient Welcome Center - Directions
364 White Oak Street
Asheboro, NC 27203

Meets: Meets 1st Friday at 7 p.m.

Contact Fred DeFriess for more information.

Phone: 336-633-8707

 

Liver Transplant Support Group

Tampa General Medical Group Transplant Specialty Services - Directions
409 Bayshore Boulevard
4th Floor
Tampa, FL 33606

Meets: 1st and 3rd Friday of the month (see below for times and agenda)

This support group meets from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on the first Friday of the month and 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on the 3rd Friday with a guest speaker scheduled from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on the 3rd Friday of the month.


Our mission is to provide compassionate emotional support to pre and post liver transplant patients, caregivers, family and loved ones through their journey of liver transplantation. For more information, contact Marsha Levine 813-210-1333 or Evie Agustin Colon Legon* at 813-348-9726. *Se Habla Español.

Contact Marsha Levine or Evie Agustin Colon Legon (Se Habla Espanol) for more information.

Phone: 813-210-1333 (813-348-9726)
Web: https://www.tgmg.org/specialties-services/liver-2/

 

Pediatric Parent Support Group at CHOA

Egleston

Meets: 2nd & 4th Wednesday each month 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Separate supervised activities provided simultaneously for pediatric patients.

Contact Lauren Sanders for more information.

Phone: (404) 315-3733
Email: lormengel@aol.com

 

Metro Atlanta:
Piedmont Hospital Liver Support Group - Mason Transplant Clinic

Transplant Unit Conference Room - Directions
6th Floor
1968 Peachtree Road, N.W
Atlanta, GA 30309

Meets: Every other Monday at 11:00 a.m.

Hepatitis C patients, pre and post liver transplant patients.

Contact Airetta Maney for more information.

Phone: 404-605-2374

 

Piedmont Hospital Outreach Transplant Clinic

Memorial Hospital - Directions
Hoskins Center, Classroom 2
4700 Waters Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404

Meets: First Tuesday of each month

Contact Jan Lorentz, RN for more information.

Phone: 912-350-9905

 

Brevard County:
Space Coast Hepatitis Support Group

Wuesthoss Hospital (Cardiac Rehab) - Directions
1010 Beverly Drive
Rockledge, FL 32955

Meets: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m

Contact Mary Kraft for more information.

Phone: 321-453-1864
Web: www.spacecoasthepatitissupportgroup.org

 

Northern Pinellas County:
Tampa Bay Hepatitis & Liver Disease Support Group

Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rms 1,2,&3 - Directions
3231 McMullen Booth Road
Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Meets: 4th Thursday of every month from 7-9pm

Contact Cindy Runyon for more information.

Phone: 727-535-1498
Email: runyonc2001@yahoo.com

 

Manatee County:
Tampa Bay Hepatitis & Liver Disease Support Group

Manatee Memorial Hospital - Directions
220 90th Avenue North East
Bradenton, FL

Meets: First Tuesday of every month from 7-9pm

Contact Debbie Barnes for more information.

Phone: 941-776-8135
Email: dvrbarnes@msn.com

 

Southern Pinellas County:
Tampa Bay Hepatitis & Liver Disease Support Group

Edward White Hospital - Auditorium - Directions
2299 9th Ave. N
Suite 1-G
St. Petersburg, FL 33713

Meets: 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7-9pm

Contact Don Vauiso for more information.

Phone: 727-577-0836 (727-393-8039)
Email: leejay.lee@verizon.net

 

Transplant Caregivers Support Group

Tampa General Hospital - Directions
1 Tampa General Circle
B104 in the cafeteria
Tampa, FL 33606

Meets: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM on the 2nd Wednesday of every month

We believe caregivers affected by transplantation should have the opportunity to understand the journey ahead and how to best prepare for the journey. For more information, contact Stanley Genstein 813-260-3723 or Pattie Jones 661-406-3494 or Evie Agustin Colon Legon* 813-348-9726. *Se Habla Español.

Contact Stanley Genstein, Pattie Jones and Evie Agustin Colon Legon (SE Habla Espanol) for more information.

Phone: 813-260-3723 (661-406-3494)
Web: https://www.tgh.org/
Email: sgenstein@tampabay.rr.com

 

Tucker/Gwinnett Support Group

First United Methodist Church of Tucker, Room 203 - Directions
5095 LaVista Road
Tucker, GA 30084

Meets: 1st Thursday of each month 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Email: arwithers@worldnet.att.net

 

Birmingham:
UAB Liver Center

Kirklin Clinic - Directions
2000 6th Avenue South
4th Floor Conference Room
Birmingham, AL 35233

Meets: 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

Make plans to attend the

“Liver Disease Support Group Meeting”

Parking available in the Kirklin Clinic Patient Deck

For more information call 205-975-5676 or email LiverCenter@uab.edu

Phone: 205-975-5676

 

Page updated: June 17th, 2015