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Support groups provide a place for individuals affected by a similar condition or circumstance to provide and receive support and share their experiences.

Not all support groups are facilitated by an American Liver Foundation volunteer. Some support groups are facilitated by 3rd party organizations and individuals in this region.

Delhi - Hepatitis C & Hepatitis B Support Group (Including Family, Friends, Medical)

O'Conner Hospital Conference Room - Directions
Rt 28
Delhi, NY

Meets: 2nd Thursday Of Every Month 6:00-7:00pm (Longer If Needed)

Meetings open to all living with HCV and/or HBV, their families, friends and support including medical personnel. These meetings respect confidentiality and ask participants to do the same. As weather does not always permit, please call ahead to make sure meetings are taking place. Refreshments provided by O'Connor Hospital.

Contact Lillian de Mauro for more information.

Phone: 607-746-7199


Geneva - Finger Lakes Hepatitis Support Group

- Directions
160 N. Main St
Geneva, NY

Meets: Fourth Friday Of Every Month At 7:00 P.M.

Contact Preston Dinkel for more information.

Phone: (315) 789-4307


Hepatitis C Support Group

- Directions
111 Central Ave
Newark, NJ 7102

Meets: Last Wednesday Of The Month At 12 Noon

There will be no support group meeting in the summer, but meetings will resume in September. If you are interested in participating please call Nancy Scangarello ahead of time to confirm the fall dates.

Contact Nancy Scangarello for more information.

Phone: 973-877-5645


Hepatitis C Support Group

Methodist Hospital - Directions
506 6th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11265

Meets: 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

New Group in Brooklyn! Methodist Hospital Hepatitis C Support Group - in the executive dining room on teh ground floor adjacent to the cafeteria. Facilitated by Smruti Mohanty, MD, MS, FACP, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Will meet regularly on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Open to all Hepatitis C Patients. Contact:

Contact Smruti Mohanty, MD, MS, FACP, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Facilitator) for more information.



Ithaca - Hepatitis C Support Group

Ithaca, NY
Location: To be determined
Audience: People with Hepatitis C

Meets: 3rd Saturday of each month at 12PM

As of February 2014 this group is 'in formation'. Please call or email Elisa if you are interested in attending meetings and she will inform you when the meetings will begin after their agency move in May 2014.

Contact Elisa Harris, MS CHEA (Substance Use Program Coordinator) for more information.

Phone: 607 798 1706


Long Island (Hepatitis C)

New Temporary Location: Briarcliff College (From: 01/2014-04/2014) - Directions
1055 Stewart Ave. (2nd Floor, 2A)
Bethpage, NY 11714

Meets: Meets first Monday of each month, 7pm - 9pm

Meeting Details: Parking is available right in front of the building. There are stairs and/or an elevator, which will take you to Room 2A right upstairs.

Contact Gina Pollichino, RN (American Liver Foundation) for more information.

Phone: (631) 754-4795


NJ - Brick (Transplant Support Group)

Ocean Medical Center - Directions
425 Jack Martin Blvd
Brick, NJ 08724

Meets: 1st Thursday of every month from 7:00 - 8:00 pm

General transplant support group that includes liver as well as heart, lung, kidney, etc.

Contact Sue for more information.

Phone: 732-477-0704


NJ - St Michael's Educational Lectures

Newark, NJ
Newark, NJ

Meets: Noon-2pm Every other Wed (except July and August)

Eduactional Lecture - Topics changes every monthly

Meeting every other Wednesday (except July and August)


Lunch will be provided

Contact Liver Center for more information.

Phone: 973-877-5056 (973-877-5105)


NJ - Voorhees (Support Group)

Barry Brown Health Educational Center - Directions
106 Carnie Blvd
Voorhees, NJ

Meets: 2nd Tuesday Of The Month 7-9:30pm

Contact Phone: Henry Hager, Jr. for more information.

Phone: 856-983-8247


NJ - Wyckoff (Caregiver Support Group)

Christian Health Care Center - Directions
301 Sicomac Road
Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Meets: First Tueday of the month, 12:00-1:00pm

Open to all caregivers.

Contact Kerri Sherer for more information.

Phone: 201-848-5830


NY - Albany (Hepatitis C Support Group)

Albany Gastroenterology Consultants, Pc - Directions
1375 Washington Ave
Suite 101
Albany, NY 12206

Meets: Meets Once Per Month. Check Website For Date/Time & Any Changes.

There will be no support group meetings during the summer months of July and August. We will begin the meetings again in September.

Contact Yvonne Fuller for more information.

Phone: 518-438-4483


NY - Binghampton (Hepatitis C)

Trinity Memorial Church
44 Main Street
Binghamton, New York

Meets: Every Other Tuesday at 6:00PM

Contact Saleem Diaz for more information.

Phone: 607-798-1706


NYC - (Newly Diagnosed Cancer)

Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington, Garden Conference Room, Lower Level

Contact Lynette Williams, LMSW at (212)-305-5274 or Madeline Encarnacion at (212) 305-6320 for further information. Support group is bilingual! There will be no meetings for the months of June, July or August but please check back in September for a new schedule.

Contact Lynette Williams, LMSW, or Madeline Encarnacion for more information.

Phone: 212-305-5274 (212-305-6320)


NYC - Brooklyn (Hepatitis C Support Group)

New York Methodist Hospital - Directions
Carrington Pavilion Entrance, 506 Sixth Street between 7th and 8th Avenues (See Details Below)
Brooklyn, NY

Meets: Meets First Tuesday of each Month 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Getting There: Executive Dining (next to Hospital Cafeteria) Carrington Pavilion entrance 506 Sixth Street between 7th and 8th Avenues Park Slope, Brooklyn; Public Transportation: F Train to Seventh Avenue. B67 (Seventh Ave.), B63 (Fifth Ave.), B75 (Smith St.), and B69 (Vanderbilt Ave.)

Refreshments will be served.

Contact Betty Vega for more information.

Phone: (718) 780-5367


NYC - Brooklyn (Hepatitis-C)

Kings Pharmacy - Directions
357 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Meets: Meets fourth Wednesday of each Month, 5:30-7:00pm

  • Do you have questions about your medications?
  • Do you want to improve your quality of life?
  • Do you want to hear & share ideas with other people in your condition?

Directions:B/Q train to 7th Avenue or 2/3 train to Grand Army Plaza or B41 bus to Flatbush and 7th Avenue

Next Meeting: April 2nd.

Refreshments will be served!!!

**Free and open to the public.

Contact Sweta Chawla for more information.

Phone: 718-230-3535 ext 23


NYC - Downtown Manhattan Hepatitis C Support Group

Hudson Park Public Library - Main Fl - Directions
66 Leroy Street, New York, NY 10014
New York, NY

Meets: Meetings are from 6-8 PM -- Entry doors close at 7PM

Anyone impacted by or interested in Hepatitis C

Anyone wishing to have a specific HCV issue discussed please contact Lillian de Mauro at

Facilitated by Lillian de Mauro

Meetings Are Free / Refreshments are provided by members and always welcome

Space provided by the Hudson Park Public Library, for more info and directions

Contact Lillian de Mauro for more information.

Phone: 607-746-7199


NYC - Manhattan (HCV Support Group)

Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center
25 Allen Street
New York, NY 10002

Meets: Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Contact Johnny Benjamin for more information.

Phone: 212-226-6333 ext 119


NYC - Manhattan (Hep C Treatment Group in Spanish)

CitiWide Harm Reduction HCV Groups - Directions
226 East 144th Street
Bronx, NY 10451

Meets: Every Thursday: 2pm -3pm

Contact Andres Andino for more information.

Phone: (718) 292-7718 ext. 259


NYC - Manhattan (Hep C Treatment Group)

CitiWide Harm Reduction HCV Groups - Directions
226 East 144th Street
Bronx, NY 10451

Meets: Every Friday: 10am- 11am

Contact George Santana for more information.

Phone: (718) 292-7718


NYC - Manhattan (Hepatitis C Positive Living Group)

CitiWide Harm Reduction HCV Groups - Directions
226 East 144th Street
Bronx, NY 10451

Meets: Every Wednesday: 2:30pm 3:30pm

Contact Fred Johnson for more information.

Phone: (718) 292-7718 ext. 228


NYC - Manhattan (Hepatitis C)

Center for the Study of Hepatitis C
1305 York Ave at 70th and York, 2nd Floor Patient Resource Center
New York, NY

Meets: First Wednesday of the month; 4:00-5:00pm

Contact Mary Olson for more information.

Phone: 646-962-4742


NYC - Manhattan (Hepatitis C)

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Guggenheim Pavillion - Directions
100th Street and Madison
2nd Floor, Room 2C
New York, NY

Meets: Third Wednesday of each month; 6- 7:30 p.m.

Contact Viktoriya Khaitova for more information.

Phone: 212-659-8928


NYC - Manhattan (Hepatitis C)

Weill Medical College of Cornell University/New York Presbyterian Hospital - Directions
450 East 69th Street and York Ave
New York, NY

Meets: meets first Wednesday monthly; 6-7pm

Contact Mary Ahern, NP for more information.

Phone: 212-746-4338


NYC - Manhattan (Hepatitis C)

Montefiore Hospital - Directions
3400 Bainbridge Ave
2nd Floor Conference Room,
Bronx, NY 10467

Meets: Third Thursday of the Month, 6-7 PM

Contact Mara Tushaj for more information.


NYC - Manhattan (Hepatitis C)

New York Harm Reduction Educators - Directions
953 Southern Blvd.
Room #302
Bronx, NY 10459

Meets: Every Wednesdays at 11 AM

Contact Donald Davis for more information.

Phone: (718) 842-6050


NYC - Manhattan (HVC Support Group)

Positive Health Project
301 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018

Meets: Every Friday; 1:00-2:00pm

Contact Yvette Gonzalez for more information.

Phone: 212-465-8304


NYC - Manhattan (L.O.L.A. Support Group)

New York Blood Center - Directions
310 East 67th Street
New York, NY

Meets: Third Wednesday monthly; 6-7:30pm

Phone: 718-892-8697


NYC - Manhattan (PBC Support Group)

Mt. Sinai Hospital- East Building - Directions
1425 Madison Avenue
Corner of East 98th Street, 11th Floor, Room 1184
New York, NY 10029

Meets: Thursdays, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

The support group meetings are restricted to those with PBC and their invited family/friends.

Sandwiches and beverages will be available

Contact Martin Goetz for more information.

Phone: 212-241-5735


NYC - Midtown Manhattan (NYU Hepatitis C Support Group)

New York University Medical Center - Directions
560 1st Ave. (between 30th and 31st) , Main entrance of NYU Langone Medical Center
Smilow Conference Room- # 1301 (13th floor)
New York, NY

Meets: Last Wednesday of each month, 6:15pm

Who should attend: ANYONE affected by Hepatitis C, and Co-infection, family & friends welcome

Contact Ronni Marks for more information.

Phone: 917-612-2731


NYC - Post Transplant Support Group

New York Presbyterian Hospital - Milstein Hospital Building - Directions
177 Fort Washington Avenue
7 Hudson South - Reemtsma Conference Room 213
New York, NY

Meets: First and Third Thursday of every month, 10:00-11:30AM

The Post-Transplant Support Group meets twice a month to share experiences, ideas and mutual support.

Contact Aimee Muth for more information.

Phone: 212-305-1884


NYC - Pre-Transplant Educational Workshop

New York Presbyterian Hospital - Directions
1130 St. Nicholas Avenue
Room 114
New York, NY 10032

Meets: Thursdays from 3:00 - 4:30

Please contact Aimee Muth to confirm your attendance.

Contact Aimee Muth for more information.

Phone: 212-305-1884


NYC - Queens (H.E.L.P.P.)

NY Hospital of Queens, Flushing
Flushing, NY

Meets: Sunday afternoon monthly

Hepatitis Education Liver Disease Awareness Patient Support Programs (H.E.L.P.P)

Contact Teresa Abreu for more information.

Phone: 718-352-7772


NYC - Transplant Support Group

The Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital - Directions
One Gustave L. Levy Place
New York, NY 10029

Meets: Thursdays 1pm

This support group is open to all patients and patient's family members who are pre or post liver and/or kidney transplantation. Entrance on 1468 Madison Ave.; (100th St. and Madison Ave.); Guggenheim Pavillion; Floor: 9 Center, Patient Lounge

Phone: (212) 241-7944


Online Support Group - AcariaHealth Hepatitis C

Meets: Various Times Online (Listed below)

Be a part of these one of a kind group discussions regarding
Hepatitis C therapies!

Upcoming Sessions:
First Timers (for treatment naïve patients)
First Thursday of each month at 9pm EST

Give it Another Go (for treatment experienced patients)
Second Thursday of each month at 12pm EST

One Day at a Time (for patients on active treatment)
Third Thursday of each month at 12pm EST

What Can I Do About...? (for patients seeking help with side
effect management)
Fourth Thursday* of each month at 9pm EST
*Nov. and Dec. sessions will be held on the third Thursday due to the Holidays

Contact Barbara Morgan, RN for more information.

Phone: (800) 511-5144 Ext. 1033


Staten Island - NY (HIV - HCV Coinfection Support Group)

Community Health Action of Staten Island HIV - HCV Coinfection Support Group - Directions
56 Bay Street, 6th Floor Conference Room
Staten Island, NY 10301

Meets: Fourth Thursday of Every Month, 1:00-2:00PM

Meeting is facilitated by Joe Grossman from the harm Reduction program @ Staten Island University Hospital.

Next Meeting: Thursday March 27th.

Contact Barbara Sullivan for more information.

Phone: 718-808-1314


Transplant Support Organization Serving the NY of Westchester, Bronx, Putnam and Dutchess

Congregation Sons of Israel - Directions
1666 Pleasantville Road
Briarcliff Manor, NY

Meets: Every Third Wednesday of each month from September to June, 7:00-7:30PM Social Time, 7:30-9PM

Contact Rush Masry for more information.

Phone: 914-941-2616


TRIO Long Island (Transplant Recipients International Organization)

145 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY
(Directly across from North Shore University Hosp.)

Meets: Second Wednesday of every month from September to June at 7:30pm

LI TRIO is a non-profit all volunteer organization committed to improving the quality of lives touched by the miracle of transplantation through education, support, advocacy, and organ donation and transplantation awareness. Individuals who have undergone transplant surgery provide support for other transplant candidates, recipients, their families and donor family members.

Contact Dave Rodgers, President for more information.

Phone: (516) 942 4940


TRIO Manhattan Chapter (Transplant Recipients International Organization)

New York Organ Donor Network
460 West 34th Street, 15th FL
(Near 10th Avenue)
New York, NY

Meets: 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm (No meetings in July and August)

TRIO Manhattan is an independent, not-for-profit, international organization committed to improving the quality of life of transplant candidates, recipients, their families and the families of organ and tissue donors.

Contact Tina Marie Sammon, President for more information.

Phone: (347) 427-7764


Westchester County (Hepatitis C)

Westchester Medical Center

Meets: every other Wednesday; 6-8pm

Contact Mimi Greenman for more information.

Phone: 914-493-7641


Western NY PBCers Support Group

- Directions
113 Creston Court
Rochester, NY 14612

Meets: meets formally twice yearly - Spring & Fall

A support group for people diagnosed with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC). Although we only meet as a group twice a year we do meet with new members at anytime needed and always take phone calls and questions.

Contact Carol Roberts (PBCers Organization) for more information.

Phone: 585-225-7845


Williamsville - Hepatitis C Support Group

Erie Community College, North Campus, School Of Dental Hygiene-Community Room - Directions
Main and Youngs Rd
Williamsville, NY

Meets: 2nd Tuesday Of The Month 6:30 - 8:00 Pm

Currently on hold, please contact Karen for more information.

Contact Karen Andres for more information.

Phone: (716)631-2517


Page updated: July 3rd, 2012