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Resources in Our Area

Browse the tabs below to find support groups, clinical trials, and other area resources that may help you. A downloadable resource guide is also available:


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.


Mid-America Division Resource Guide

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This downloadable file provides extensive information on resources within the Mid-America Division's coverage area.

Columbia, Mo - Mid-Missouri Liver Transplant Support Group

Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital, Room D237 - Directions
800 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65201

Meets: First Wednesday of each month, 2-3 PM

Not an ALF-affiliated support group

Contact Suzanne Opperman for more information.

Phone: (573) 814-6334

 

Immanuel Baptist Church

Wichita, KS - Directions
1415 S. Topeka
Room 252
Wichita,, KS

Meets: 3rd Thursday of Every Month from 6-8 PM

Hepatitis C support group

Contact Carol Harms for more information.

Phone: 1.316.269.2495
Email: carolharms87@yahoo.com

 

Kansas City, KS - Liver Transplant Support Group

Kansas University Medical Center, Wyandotte Room - Directions
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160

Meets: First Wednesday of each month, 7 PM

Not an ALF-affiliated support group

Contact Greg for more information.

Phone: (816) 455-2940

 

Missouri Hep C Alliance- Support Group

Missouri
Columbia, Hannibal, Jefferson City, Lake of the Ozarks, Sedalia and Springfield, MO

Meets: TBD

PLEASE NOTE : There are no established support groups in these cities/areas, however, if enough interest is generated, Bruce will be able to get some meeting times set up. Please contact Bruce Burkett at the above number if you are interested in a Hepatits C support group in any of the following cities: Columbia, Hannibal, Jefferson City, Lake of the Ozarks, Sedalia or Springfield, MO.

Not an ALF-affiliated support group

Contact Bruce Burkett for more information.

Phone: Toll Free - 866.434.1975 (Local: 573.442.6599)

 

Springfield, IL - Hepatitis C Support Group

Springfield Department of Public Health - Directions
1415 E. Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Meets: Third Monday of each month, 6-8:00 PM

Not an ALF-affiliated support group

Contact Don Hunt for more information.

Phone: (217) 789-2182

 

St. Louis, MO - Hepatitis Support Group

St. Louis Gastroenterology Consultants, P.C., - Directions
10012 Kennerly Road, Suite 101
St. Louis, MO 63128

Meets: Second Thursday every other month, 5-7 PM

Not an ALF-affiliated support group

Remaining 2012 Dates: October 11 & December 13th

2013 Meetings

February 14

April 11

June 13

August 8

October 10

December 12

Meetings are free of charge; dinner provided and open to all. No RSVP required, but appreciated for December meeting.

Contact Mary Anne Gadell for more information.

Phone: (314) 543-5200 x2931

 

St. Louis, MO - Liver Transplant Support Group

St. Louis University Hospital, Learning Resource Center - Directions
3635 Vista
St. Louis, MO 63104

Meets: Fourth Wednesday of each month, 1 PM

Not an ALF-affiliated support group

Contact Betsy Mackey for more information.

Phone: (314) 577-8867

 

St. Louis, MO - Pre & Post Liver Transplant Support Group

Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Center for Advanced Medicine Building - Directions
4921 Parkview Place
3rd Floor, Farrell Conference Room #2
St. Louis, MO 63110

Meets: Third Wednesday of each month, 6:30 - 8 PM

Not an ALF-affiliated support group

PLEASE NOTE: No meeting for November, due to holiday.

Contact Kelly Dougherty, MSW for more information.

Phone: (314) 362-1956

 

St. Louis, MO - Veteran's Hepatitis C Support Group

VA Medical Center-Jefferson Barracks Division - Directions
1 Jefferson Barracks Drive
Building 51, Room 1E 145
St. Louis, MO 63125

Meets: Meets every Thursday, 2-3 PM

Not an ALF-affiliated support group

Contact Mary D'Angelo for more information.

Phone: (314) 894-6598

 

St. Robert, MO - Mid-Missouri Hepatitis C Support Group

General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital
St. Robert, MO 65473

Meets: Third Monday of each month, 7 PM

Not an ALF-affiliated support group

Contact Chuck & Joyce Lynn for more information.

Phone: (573) 336-3029
Email: help4hepc@yahoo.com

 

Page updated: October 4th, 2011